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13 summer festivals coming to Ontario Place this year

Summer festivals at Ontario Place for 2018 are stacked with newcomers like Pizza Fest, BurgerMania,  A Tavola and the Spark Arts Festival, plus perennial favourites like Bud Light Dreams. Also, the Waterfront Night Market has found a new home here.

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    • May 26
      Back again is this one-day, all-Canadian festival of musical talent featuring headliners July Talk, A Tribe Called Red and Toronto's own Charlotte Day Wilson.
      RBC Echo Beach
    • June 8-10
      All things Italian are on the menu at this giant food celebration featuring drinks, music and authentic Italian flare.
      Ontario Place
    • June 8-10
      It wouldn't be summer without an arts festival and VIBE is showcasing a youth-led weekend of vendors, performances and programming from Toronto artists.
      Ontario Place
    • June 15-17
      The holy grail of Mexican fare gets a weekend of celebrations alongside live music, hot sauce tastings and a sangria and margarita bar.
      Ontario Place
    • June 22-24
      The Toronto Craft Beer Festival pops off with tons of craft and independent brews on tap, plus food, activities and tunes all weekend long.
      Ontario Place
    • June 23-24
      One of the city's premier trance/EDM festivals is happening at Ontario Place with electro legends Armin Van Buuren, Galantis and Kaskade on deck.
      RBC Echo Beach
    • July 6-8
      It's the first ever BurgerMania where burger vendors from all over the city come together for a patty smackdown.
      Ontario Place
    • July 20-22
      All things gooey, cheesy and doughy get a festival. Even pasta and meatballs are welcome, and of course drinks galore.
      Ontario Place
    • August 10-12
      Back after last year's venue debacle, this night market is known for a huge selection Pan-Asian food, as well as art and lifestyle goods.
      Ontario Place
    • August 24-26
      Get the wet naps ready for this summer's installment of all things barbecue, bourbon and brews, plus music, axe throwing and bull riding.
      Ontario Place
    • September 8
      New this year is this full day of family fun with music, live art, crafting and programming for kids and adults to enjoy.
      Ontario Place
    • September 15
      Take a 5 km run through Ontario Place and reward your efforts with a cold brew, food and music. If running isn't your thing, there's free beer yoga on as well.
      Ontario Place
    Lead photo by

    Hector Vasquez

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez

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