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The top 5 food truck events in Toronto this summer

While there are plenty of regular curbside spots to find your favourite food trucks, perhaps the best way to experience pure street food bliss is by following a convoy of mobile kitchens when they congregate at a summer festival.

Here are 5 upcoming festivals in and around Toronto where you can find a pack of food trucks. For daily locations and photos, be sure to check out

Ajax Downs Canada Day Food Truck Event
Celebrate Canada Day at this free food truck event hosted by Abbey's Kitchen that's taking place at Ajax Downs Race Track (50 Alexander Crossing, Ajax) between 5:30pm and 10pm. Head east of the city for the giant fireworks display and stay to enjoy eats from food truck favourites; The Feisty Jack, Hogtown Smoke, Cafe de Monde Creperie, Bestia, Curbside Bliss and Rome'n Chariot.

Roundhouse Craft Beer (and Food Truck) Festival
Joining 20 craft breweries from across Ontario will be roster of food trucks supplying beer-friendly fare. This annual summer highlight will take place outdoors, on the weekend of August 9 and 10 at Roundhouse Park (255 Bremner Blvd.) from noon until 7pm. Expect to see food trucks like Gorilla Cheese, Dobro Jesti and Mr. Corn (to name just a few) in attendance. Advance tickets are on sale now for $20.

TO Food Fest
Now in its third year, this food market at the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto (5183 Sheppard Avenue East, Scarborough) will take place on Sunday, August 10 from 1pm to 6pm and will feature 40 or so vendors from Toronto's top restaurants and food purveyors. While the complete line-up has yet to be announced, food trucks Blue Donkey Streatery, Buster Sea Cove and ME.N.U are already on the bill. Admission costs only $2 or a donation to the Food Bank.

Food Truck Frenzy at CNE
As if there weren't already an overwhelming array of indulgent eats at the Ex, this food truck rally taking place the weekend of August 22 to 24 will see at least a dozen of Toronto's top trucks parked on Princes' Boulevard in front of the Allstream Centre and Direct Energy Centre. Expect to find Fidel Gastro and Hogtown Smoke among the roster of participating trucks.

Awestruck 2014
Capping off the season, this food truck rally and awards ceremony is hoping for clear skies (unlike last year) when it goes down at Celebration Square in Mississauga on Saturday, September 6th. Admission will be free and while the line-up is still yet to be announced, expect gourmet street eats like tacos, BBQ, and poutine from 40 or so trucks from Toronto and beyond.

For more food truck events, keep an eye on or download the Toronto Food trucks app for iPhone or Android.

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