Taste of Lawrence 2018

Taste of Lawrence is a three-day food and cultural festival that takes place in the Wexford Heights BIA. As Scarborough’s largest street festival it boasts the most enticing flavours from every cultural community in the GTA. Locals and tourists alike come to the festival to experience the Taste firsthand as they celebrate their cultures and learn about the rich heritage of others.

The festival was founded 15 years ago by Councillor Michael Thompson and a group of community members who had a vision for attracting visitors to the vibrant community on Lawrence Ave that is now known as the Wexford Heights BIA. The first event was held in a local parking lot and attracted just over one thousand people. However, with diligence and vision from the councillor and the BIA, the festival population has grown to accept more than 200,000 people onto Lawrence Ave.

About Taste of Lawrence

Exceptional International Food Options! This is the place to be for a FOODIE! 

Over 130 street vendors

Midway rides and amusements on the street for family fun

Main stage with all day music and family stage with entertainment for the whole family

Constant support from Ward 37 Councillor Michael Thompson

Volunteer opportunities!

A true world festival

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