Do a good deed by helping out kids in need by visiting your local Dairy Queen this week. Then head down to one of many food festivals happening across the city.
St. Lawrence Market, August 12th-14th
Starting on the Friday with an exclusive sit down dinner right on Front Street featuring many of the area’s top events, the festival then carries into the weekend with a variety of family friendly events all while exploring the greatest that is our city’s biggest market.
All Dairy Queens, August 11th
The net proceeds for every Blizzard sold at all of Canada’s Dairy Queens will go to our local Children’s Miracle Network. So head out to enjoy your favourite frozen treat while helping out a great cause.
Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, August 13th
Some of the internet’s most popular video stars will be performing some of their most famous works. Admission is free.
Fort York, August 13th
Even meat lovers can find a dish or two to enjoy as the Vegan Food and Drink fest takes over Fort York this Saturday. Many of North Americas top vegan vendors will be on hand as well as a few gem from the city. Tickets start at $10.00. Food is extra.
Mississauga, August 12th-13th
Expanding on their successful one day event away from their usual bimonthly spot in Etobicoke, Food Truck’n Friday ventures out into a weekend of delicious mobile eats at the D.O.T Furniture store. Enjoy ice cream, jerk and South American food as some of the city’s best trucks will be in attendance.
Yonge-Dundas Square, August 13th-14th
Now into its third year, The Pan American Food festival takes over Yonge-Dundas square. Two days of hot and spicy food, demos, music and dance. Don’t miss the Ceviche competition which pits chef against chef to win the glory of the best ceviche of the festival.
Roundhouse Park, August 13th-14th
The weather is still stinking hot therefore another weekend brings us another beer fest. This popular events also includes a plethora of food trucks and over 35 different craft beer brands. Tickets are $20 advance, $25 at the door.
Another street festival takes over the roads of Toronto, this weekend being the BIA of York-Eglinton shutting down Eglinton from Dufferin to Marlee. Food, music and entertainment will encourage visitors to discover what a great neighbourhood this is. Admission is free.