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September 21, 2014

Toronto Garlic Festival

Come for Ontario garlic, stay for delicious garlic-inspired dishes by local chefs! Pair meals with craft beer or wine and engage in talks, demos, contests. Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 from 9 am to 5 pm at Evergreen Brick Works in the Don Valley. Free shuttle from the parkette beside Broadview Subway Station.

Website: www.TorontoGarlicFestival.ca

Evergreen Brick Works – 550 Bayview Avenue

 
Date: September 21, 2014
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June 29, 2014 – September 28, 2014

Oh Canada! Farmer’s Market Sweets Tour

Price: Adults $39.82, Children $26.55

Date/Time: Every Sunday, 10am (2.5 hours approx) from June 29 – September 28

Venue: 28 Gristmill Lane (by the cart with the 5 barrels on them)

Website: www.tastytourstoronto.com

Details: Celebrate Canadian culture on Toronto’s only farmer’s market tour and the only tour in Canada focussed exclusively on Canadian and local sweets, taking place in the historic Distillery District.

Special: Tour bookings made by Canada Day (tour can take place after) bring home a tour-exclusive ice wine macaron.

Features: Guided tour on the history of Canadian sweets like maple syrup & ice wine; speak with farmers and sample local produce; enjoy several exclusive treats, including your own customized butter tart; a savoury & boozy bonus to end the tour; discounts at select merchants; and happy times for all!

 
Start: June 29, 2014
End: September 28, 2014
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June 1, 2014 – September 28, 2014

Distillery Sunday Market

Market Square, 28 Gristmill Lane, under the Spider

Event – Every Sunday, June 1 – September 28, 10am-3pm

Stroll down historic Gristmill Lane and browse a selection of local, fresh, and beautiful goods produced by farmers and artisans. Weekly events, live music, and community – the charming Distillery Historic District is the perfect setting for Toronto’s most interesting producers to showcase their preserves, produce, delicacies, and artisan goods!

Free admission.

For more information, please visit www.thedistillerydistrict.com

 
Start: June 1, 2014
End: September 28, 2014
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October 4, 2014

Oktoberfest Dinner Cruise

Saturday, October 4th, 2014 – 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. – Oktoberfest Dinner Cruise ($86.27 per person)

Put on your lederhosen and get your polka on aboard the Showboat! The Oktoberfest Dinner Cruise includes a three hour cruise and a delicious German-inspired buffet dinner with schnitzel, bratwurst, sauerkraut and more.

Mariposa Cruises has been sailing the city’s Harbourfront from April to New Year’s Eve for more than 25 years and welcomes over 100,000 guests each season. Mariposa Cruises has built its reputation as the leader in the Toronto harbour, with an impressive fleet of seven distinctive ships, varying in size and style. Docked in a prime location at Toronto’s waterfront alongside Queens Quay Terminal, Mariposa Cruises can accommodate groups of 15 to 575.

Website: tickets.mariposacruises.com/index.php?event_id=896

April 19, 2014 – October 11, 2014

Secret Menu & Side Streets Food Tour

Dates: April 19, May 17, June 8, July 6, September 7, October 11. Time: 11:00 AM.

First, we took you for a day in the life of a Toronto foodie on our Foodies on Foot Favourites Food Tour, then, we took you across one of the most entertaining routes in the city on our 501 Streetcar Food Tour, and, now, we are making you a true foodie insider, by exposing the secret menus at some of our favourite locations throughout the city, and, bringing out some of the hidden gems that are off the beaten path. Join us for our secret menus & side streets food tour. We will visit 5-6 locations where we will indulge in either “off menu” items or track down some of the tastiest places that are tucked away on a side street.

Tickets: www.foodiesonfoot.ca/secret-menus-side-streets-toronto-culinary-food-tour/

 
Start: April 19, 2014
End: October 11, 2014
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October 11, 2014

Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise

Saturday, October 11th, 2014 – 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. – Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise ($86.27 per person)

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the whole family aboard the stunning Captain Matthew Flinders. Indulge in a delicious Thanksgiving plated meal prepared fresh by our chef while you enjoy a peaceful reprieve from busy city life. Take in Toronto’s breathtaking skyline during a three-hour cruise with a cocktail from our fully licensed cash bar.

Mariposa Cruises has been sailing the city’s Harbourfront from April to New Year’s Eve for more than 25 years and welcomes over 100,000 guests each season. Mariposa Cruises has built its reputation as the leader in the Toronto harbour, with an impressive fleet of seven distinctive ships, varying in size and style. Docked in a prime location at Toronto’s waterfront alongside Queens Quay Terminal, Mariposa Cruises can accommodate groups of 15 to 575.

Website: tickets.mariposacruises.com/index.php?event_id=940

October 12, 2014

Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise

Sunday, October 12th, 2014 – 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. – Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise ($86.27 per person)

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the whole family aboard the Showboat. Indulge in a delicious Thanksgiving buffet prepared fresh by our chef while you enjoy a peaceful reprieve from busy city life. Take in Toronto’s breathtaking skyline during a three-hour cruise with a cocktail from our fully licensed cash bar.

Mariposa Cruises has been sailing the city’s Harbourfront from April to New Year’s Eve for more than 25 years and welcomes over 100,000 guests each season. Mariposa Cruises has built its reputation as the leader in the Toronto harbour, with an impressive fleet of seven distinctive ships, varying in size and style. Docked in a prime location at Toronto’s waterfront alongside Queens Quay Terminal, Mariposa Cruises can accommodate groups of 15 to 575.

Website: tickets.mariposacruises.com/index.php?event_id=941

October 5, 2014 – October 19, 2014

Urban Mushroom Forage

October 5, October 19, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Cost: $69.

Location: Don Valley (Participants will receive location details prior to the event).

Discover the joys of foraging as we explore the Don Valley in search of wild mushrooms and edible plants. Our expert guide will share his many years of knowledge and point out interesting plants and maybe a few animals too, as we hunt for these gourmet treasures. Although we cannot guarantee success, we do guarantee a fun-filled morning in the great outdoors, some mild to medium physical activity and a tasty gourmet lunch prepared by our chef. You even get to keep what you find and we’ll throw in some delicious recipes for you to try at home.
Space for this event is limited to 24 participants, so reserve now to avoid disappointment! Come enjoy the great outdoors & learn about nature’s bounty….all just minutes from downtown. Please note this activity runs rain or shine, participants will receive an email with more info such as basic items to bring along, suggestions on how to dress and a detailed map of the meeting location.

For more details: www.culinaryadventureco.com/tour/urban-mushroom-forage-spring-and-fall/

 
Start: October 5, 2014
End: October 19, 2014
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January 18, 2014 – November 30, 2014

Foodies on Foot Favourites Tour

Dates: January 18, February 9, September 27, November 30. Time: 11:00 AM.

Everyone loves having an insider. A person that can take them to the hidden gems that only a local industry insider knows. Come with us as we take you to some of our favourite gourmet and specialty food stores and discover many of the distinct neighbourhoods we frequent daily. We will be taking you to 5-7 food merchants and have you discover a few neighbourhoods while having the chance to ride the TTC. This tour is constantly changing, as, we have several favourites in different neighbourhoods, so, no two tours are exactly alike.

Tickets: www.foodiesonfoot.ca/foodies-on-foot-favourites-food-tour/

 
Start: January 18, 2014
End: November 30, 2014
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Location: Foodies on Foot

February 27, 2014 – December 25, 2014

Little India Food & Cultural Walking Tour

Every Thursday
 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

Cost: $69.

Meeting Point: 1439 Gerrard St. East, SW corner of Gerrard St. East and Ashdale Ave. (in front of Chandan Fashions).

Delve into the tastes and culture of one of Toronto’s most flavourful neighbourhoods. Discover the aromas and sample fabulous Indian delicacies as you learn about traditions and customs while strolling through one of the largest and oldest South Asian markets in North America.
From dosas to desserts…we will take your taste buds on a culinary adventure that runs the gamut from Indian Street Foods such as Grilled Corn, to Samosas, Kebabs, authentic Tandoor cooked Naan Bread and THE absolute best Butter Chicken in Toronto…to name but a few. Take a sneak peak into one of the kitchens for a culinary demonstration, find out the best places to shop for Indian spices and cookware and hear a sprinkling of Toronto history and local stories. You’ll feel like you have taken a journey to India without ever leaving the city.
Easily accessible by public transit – take the Bloor/Danforth subway eastbound to Coxwell station. Transfer to the 22A Coxwell bus towards Victoria Park via Kingston Road (5 mins, 6 stops), and then walk west on Gerrard to Ashdale Ave (3 mins). We meet on the SW corner in front of Chandan Fashions, 1439 Gerrard St. E. Tours run rain or shine.

For more details: www.culinaryadventureco.com/tour/little-india-food-cultural-walking-tour/

 
Start: February 27, 2014
End: December 25, 2014
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