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The top 10 food events in Toronto this August

Food events in Toronto this August feature some of the summer's most highly anticipated festivals. From the Big Feastival in Oro-Medonte to the popular vegan love-in at Fort York, you'll have a hard time choosing how to indulge over the next 31 days.

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    • August 4-7
      Instead of chasing them down, catch Toronto's best food trucks all in one place. There will be lots to taste here, so pace yourself.
      Woodbine Park
    • August 11
      Tickets to this outdoor dinner don't come cheap ($200 each), but some of the proceeds go to a good cause. If you're willing to fork out the dough, you'll be treated to a five-course meal right on Front Street.
      Berczy Park
    • August 11-13
      This night market has a new location for 2017, so head to Toronto's abandoned power plant to feast!
      Hearn Generating Station
    • August 11-13
      This festival's all about food and music - and lots and lots of jerk chicken.
      Centennial Park
    • August 12
      Celebrate some of the best kothu roti, a Sri-Lankan street dish made from roti, vegetables, egg and/or meats, at this annual event with free admission.
      Scarborough civic centre
    • August 12-13
      Indulge your sweet tooth at this festival that's all about dessert.
      David Pecaut Square
    • August 18-20
      Find Weezer and Chuck Hughes in the same place at this new food and music event in Oro-Medonte. It's like WayHome, but for families and food lovers.
      Burl's Creek, Oro-Medonte, Ontario
    • August 19
      Vendors from Toronto, as well as some from around the world, serve up all sorts of plant-based and meat-free food and drink items at this annual festival.
      Fort York National Historic Site
    • August 19-20
      The corner of Bathurst and Wilson shuts down for this street festival featuring food and drinks from the Philippines.
      Bathurst and Wilson
    • August 25-27
      Ontario Place will smell like a BBQ pit at this festival that celebrates grilled meat, beer and bourbon. Come hungry and thirsty to this one.
      Ontario Place
    Lead photo by

    Hector Vasquez at the Waterfront Night Market

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at the Waterfront Night Market

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