Ukraine Festival Toronto

Toronto Food Events: Soupalicious, Lobstahpalooza, Wines of Portugal Urban BBQ, Garlic Festival

Toronto Food Events rounds up the most delicious events, festivals, pop-ups, winemaker dinners, supper clubs and other food related happenings in Toronto this week and next. You can find us here every Friday morning.


  • The Toronto Food & Wine Festival kicks off today, Friday, September 18, and runs until Sunday, September 30 at the Evergreen Brick Works (550 Bayview Ave.). There will be a Tasting Pavilion featuring over 130 food, wine, and spirit exhibitors plus celebrity chef talks, demos, and more.
  • The Toronto Ukranian Fest takes over Bloor West Village this weekend from September 18 to 20. Look forward to live Ukrainian foods, a beverage garden, and more.
  • Roncesvalles' Polish Fest is also on this weekend on September 19 and 20, and will feature multiple stages, Polish song and dance goups, food vendors and merchants.
  • The 5th annual Toronto Garlic Festival is on this Sunday, September 20 at Wychwood Barns. Admission is $5 for the day of food vendors, cooking demos, presentations, and live music.


  • Soupalicious will bring together 30+ restaurants, chefs and food/community agencies to ladle out soup samples on Sunday September 27 from noon - 3pm at Artscape Wychwood Barns (601 Christie St.). Advance tickets are $15, but if you bring your own spoon you'll be privy to extra samples.
  • Rock Lobster Food Co. & Matty's Seafood Brands host Lobstahpalooza at El Gordo's Food Market (214 Augusta Ave.) on Sunday, September 27 from 1pm to 8pm. Tickets are $50 for a lobster with all the fixin's including corn on the cob, potato salad and freshly baked roll plus two drink tickets.
  • Now in its fifth year, Canada's Baking & Sweets Show will take place at the Toronto Congress Centre (650 Dixon Rd.) Friday, September 25 to Sunday, September 27. One day admission is $20 while a three day pass is $40 for access to bake-offs, demos, and a showcase of exhibitors.
  • There's still time to enter our contest to win tickets to the Wines of Portugal Urban BBQ taking place on Sunday, September 27 from 1pm to 4pm at Big Crow (176 Dupont St.).

black creek pioneer villageThanks to Black Creek Pioneer Village for sponsoring this post.

What food events did I miss? Add them to the comments.

Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Eat & Drink

Toronto's most famous sushi restaurant reinvents itself in the face of fraud and a lockdown

Toronto pub known for its massive rooftop patio has permanently closed

People are lining up for the $1 tacos at this hidden gem in Toronto

Toronto is getting a farmers' market exclusively for Afro-Caribbean food

15 vegan cupcakes in Toronto that might be better than the real thing

Toronto neighbourhood bar with charming patio has closed down permanently

This is what patios in Toronto looked like on the first day of reopening after lockdown

How this chef became Toronto's butter chicken king