food events august toronto

The top 15 food events in Toronto this August

Food events in Toronto for August 2019 are all about summer treats, like plenty of barbecue and brews, while some of the biggest festivals of the season like Taste of the Danforth and Taste of Manila are on. There's a new Caribbean food festival and plenty of sweet and savoury treats to try.

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    • August 2-5
      A huge fleet of the city's best food trucks is pulling to Woodbine Park for a huge, four-day festival featuring all kinds of great street food treats.
      Woodbine Park
    • August 2-5
      Don't forget the wet naps as this huge annual rib festival features ribbers from all over the province dropping by for a weekend of sticky-fingered fun.
      Thomson Memorial Park
    • August 4
      New this year is a festival dedicated to the robust taste of rum with a focus on blends from the Caribbean to coincide with Caribana.
      Ontario Place
    • August 9-10
      Summers are for cracking open a cold one, and there'll be lots of them at this big festival featuring local and regional craft brewers, food and music.
      Roundhouse Park
    • August 9-11
      The biggest food festival of the season will see nearly 2 million people flood the Danforth for a weekend of Greek food and tons of fun festivities.
    • August 9-11
      Jerk eats are at the heart of this big Caribbean food festival with a weekend of performances by R&B stars like Ginuwine, activities and more.
      Centennial Park
    • August 9-11
      This massive Pan-Asian night market is ready to celebrate ten years of delicious street food from over 150 vendors seeped throughout the West Island.
      Ontario Place
    • August 10
      Vegans, rejoice! This big festival is back with tons of plant-based food, drinks and march from vendors all across the country, plus music and activities.
      Fort York National Historic Site
    • August 10-11
      Sweet tooth's are in for a treat as this big dessert festival returns with a tons of confectionary creations, ice cream, baked goods and savoury stuff.
      David Pecaut Square
    • August 17-18
      The biggest celebration of Filipino culture is on with a massive street festival featuring hundreds of food vendors, shopping, performances and lots more.
      Bathurst and Wilson
    • August 17-18
      Goodies from over 41 countries make up this big festival with tons of flavours, music, dance, and performances from all over the Americas.
      Yonge-Dundas Square
    • August 23-24
      Over 100 types of ciders from all over the region and beyond are on tap, alongside food pairings, music, games, contests and more.
      Sherbourne Common
    • August 23-25
      Ribs, chicken wings, corn, sausages and corn bread are just some of the grilled goodies on at this big festival dedicated to all-thing barbecue.
      Ontario Place
    • August 24
      Part of Dundas Street East is shutting down for this big neighbourhood street festival with local breweries serving up fresh suds, food and artisans.
      Dundas and Carlaw
    • August 30 - September 2
      North America's biggest Caribbean food festival is making its way to Toronto for a four-day celebration of Caribbean food, music and arts.
      Downsview Park
    Lead photo by

    Hector Vasquez

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez

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