7 Toronto food events to check out this weekend: October 6 to 9

Oct 6 2017, 7:39 pm

Thanksgiving long weekend is here and food events in Toronto are predominately turkey-focused. Look forward to FREE dinners, festive buffets, beer pop-ups, and also dumplings, Jewish food, and more.

Here’s what’s happening in Toronto over the weekend:

Steambox Dumplings Pop-Up


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Good company, cold beers, and a pile of dumplings is the perfect way to spend the first Friday in October as this pop up takes place at the east side brewery.

When: October 6, 4 pm
Where: Left Field Brewery 36 Wagstaff Drive, Toronto
Price: Admission is free.

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Thanksgiving-themed Sausage Party

Sausage Party Toronto food events

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Thanksgiving-themed fully loaded veggie hotdogs and beer are good reasons to give thanks at this festive event. On the menu, dogs topped with vegan stuffing, mushroom gravy and cranberry sauce, another dressed in mac and cheese, fakin’ bacon and panko crunch, and finally, a weiner loaded with sweet potato casserole with torched marshmallows.

When: October 6, 7 pm
Where: The Steady, 1051 Bloor Street West, Toronto
Price: $7 per weiner

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Chau X Henderson Brewing Co.

Henderson Brewing Co beer

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This Thanksgiving-themed pop up promises beer and festive food. While the menu has yet to announced, at least you know the beer will be the Best.

When: October 7
Where: Henderson Brewing Co., 128A Sterling Road, Toronto
Price: $7 per weiner

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Feeding the 5000

Feeding the 5000


Torontonians are invited to attend the first-ever edition of Feeding the 5000 at the EDIT Festival, a completely free dinner that’s open to the public to help raise awareness of food waste. What exactly is on the menu? 5000 diners will be enjoying a communal meal that’s made entirely from food that would otherwise be wasted.

When: Sunday, October 8, 1 pm to 4 pm
Where: East Harbour, 21 Don Roadway, Toronto

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Thanksgiving Dinner


In case your invite got lost in the mail, or burned the turkey… there’s lots of Toronto restaurants serving up festive feasts this weekend and we rounded them all up.

When: October 8 and 9
Where: Restaurants across Toronto


NoshFest gefilte fish

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If you don’t know bubkes about Jewish food then this event is for you! Toronto’s Jewish food fest showcases delicacies like bagels with schmear, gefilte fish, pickles, and more plus cooking demos, a live Klezmer band, and kid-friendly activities.

When: October 9, 10:30 am to 5 pm
Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto
Price: $10

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Brewer’s Backyard Torontoberfest


The super-green Evergreen Brick Works

This final fall edition of Brewers Backyard is free to attend and family-friendly. On site pouring brews, find Beau’s, Big Rig, Muddy York, Junction, Sawdust City, Left Field, Big Rock, and Collective Arts plus lots to eat from WVRST, Chimney Stax Baking Co., Fidel Gastro’s and more.

When: October 9, 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Price: Free

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