Who’s hungry?! Well, obviously everyone in Toronto and the GTA is because food festivals have become extremely popular in recent years. It makes sense because our neck of the woods is so multicultural and what better way to share our region’s many cultures than through a delicious party?! Stay tuned for more too because our list will keep growing all summer. So, hit your local park and/or city square, and chow down with help from our Guide to Spring and Summer Food Festivals in Toronto and the GTA!

June bannerLakeshore Village BIA: Grilled Cheese Challenge
When: June 8, 2024
The Lakeshore Village BIA welcomes back their free annual Grilled Cheese Challenge street festival, Ontario’s largest celebration of grilled cheese sandwiches!

Riverside BIA: Riverside Eats & Beats Streetfest
When: June 8, 2024
Taste the eats and feel the beats at the 2024 Riverside Eats & Beats Streetfest, which spans 10 vibrant blocks along Queen Street East.

Toronto Beaches Rib & Beer Fest
When: June 14-16, 2024
Toronto Beaches Rib & Beer Fest returns with mouthwatering, finger lickin’ good BBQ in a full weekend of food, fun and entertainment.

Taste of Little Italy
When: June 14-16, 2024
Taste of Little Italy transforms College Street into a bustling free street festival where locals and visitors enjoy food and live music.

Mississauga Halal Food Fest (MHFF)
June 15-16, 2024
The 11th Annual Handi Mississauga Halal Food Fest (MHFF) connects the diverse variety of halal cuisines, along with serving up plenty of fun and entertainment.

Stouffville Strawberry Festival
When: June 28-30, 2024
Stouffville Strawberry Festival in Whitchurch-Stouffville on Canada Day weekend features a carnival, performances, food, and fireworks.

Taste of Asia Festival
When: June 28-30, 2024
Taste of Asia Festival is a free event that celebrates Asian food and culture! Experience North America’s largest outdoor Asian festival with three days of cultural events, family-friendly attractions, and food.

Taste of Lawrence
When: July 5-7, 2024
Taste of Lawrence Festival is a fun-filled weekend with mouth-watering food, music and dance shows, midway rides, and more.

Taste of the Middle East Festival
When: July 5-7, 2024
Taste of the Middle East Toronto Festival transforms Nathan Phillips Square into a magical blend of Arabic Music, Art, Heritage and Food.

Downtown Toronto Ribfest
July 12-14, 2024
Chow down on delectable ribs and more BBQ food at the Downtown Toronto Ribfest at Yonge-Dundas Square, with FREE Admission!

Festival of India
When: July 13-14, 2024
The 52nd Annual Festival of India features a pre-festival gathering, a parade on Yonge Street and further festivities on Centre Island.

Vaughan Latin Festival
When: July 13, 2024
Enjoy latin culture at the free Vaughan Latin Festival at Mackenzie Glen Park with live performances, delicious food, and dancing.

Albion Islington Square BIA: 15th Annual Fusion of Taste Festival
When: July 13-14, 2024
Albion Islington Square BIA hosts the 15th Annual Fusion of Taste Festival, with international food, kiddie activity zone, live music and more.

Gerrard India Bazaar: Festival of South Asia
When: July 20-21, 2024
The annual TD Festival of South Asia closes the Gerrard East neighbourhood to traffic for two full days, with arts and culture, live entertainment, fashion shows and lots of food vendors.

Toronto International Brazil Fest
When: July 20-21, 2024
BrazilFest is a free vibrant celebration of Brazilian culture to experience the country’s captivating rhythms and mouthwatering flavours.

Pan American Food and Music Festival
When: July 20-21, 2024
The free Pan-American Food and Music Festival includes concerts in numerous musical styles and genres, food and dance competitions, and more.

Midtown Yonge BIA: Summer Block Party
When: July 20, 2024
Get ready to groove, samba, and feast your senses with Midtown Yonge BIA’s Summer Block Party with bands, DJ, and cuisine.

Fun Philippines Toronto Food & Music Festival
When: July 26–28, 2024
Fun Philippines Toronto Food & Music Festival is a three-day festival showcasing the best of Filipino culture with street food, music, culture and public art highlighting Filipino artists and cultural groups from Canada and the Philippines.

Taste The Caribbean Food Festival
When: Little Jamaica: July 27-28, 2024; St. Lawrence Market: August 4 & September 1, 2024
Experience Caribbean fusion through foods, drinks and artisans at the free Taste The Caribbean Food Festival in Little Jamaica on Eglinton West and St. Lawrence Market downtown.

Island Soul Festival
When: August 1–5, 2024
Over the August Long Weekend, things get hot at Harbourfront Centre with the 26th edition of Island Soul! Soak up the Caribbean flavour through a unique blend of music, film, food, comedy, multidisciplinary arts and cultural activities.

Street Eats Market: 2024 Festivals
When: May — September 2024
Get your fill of delicious global cuisine at Street Eats Market, hosting food festivals held at outdoor venues across the GTA.

Take a bite of our full list of Food & Drink events in Toronto here!