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August 3, 2014 – August 4, 2014

Jambana

August 3 – August 4, 2014. – Action packed from start to finish JAMBANA™ is a one of a kind festival that is fun for the whole family demonstrating the rhythms, tastes and flavors of Canadians of African, Jamaican and Caribbean heritage.

For more information, please see website: www.jambana.com

Location: Markham Fair Grounds — 10801 McCowan Road

 
Start: August 3, 2014
End: August 4, 2014
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Location: Jambana

August 8, 2014 – August 10, 2014

Pilaros Taste of the Danforth

August 8 – 10, 2014. Greektown Taste of the Danforth sponsored by Pilaros is one of Toronto’s signature events, showcasing the best of Hellenic food, culture, and music our multicultural city has to offer – from souvlaki to mezes, authentic Greek music to interactive children’s games! Come enjoy the culture that makes the Danforth a year round destination. Greektown Taste of The Danforth sponsored by Pilaros Kicks off it’s 20th Year!

Website: www.tasteofthedanforth.com

Location: Danforth Avenue (East of Broadview Avenue)

September 5, 2014 – September 7, 2014

Taste of the Kingsway Festival

September 5 to 7, 2014 – Food and entertainment extravaganza with plenty of fun activities for everyone. Beer/wine gardens, two grand stages, rides, dog show, face painters, rock climbing walls, auto show, merchant demonstrations, art exhibits and so much more… Free admission!

Website: www.tasteofthekingsway.ca

Bloor St. West – easily accessible Royal York subway

 
Start: September 5, 2014
End: September 7, 2014
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June 28, 2014 – September 13, 2014

Pick-nic in the Park

Dates: June 28, July 26, September 13. Time: 11:00 AM.

Join us on our newest food tour! What better way to enjoy the great weather than with a pick-nic? Come with us as we explore some of our favourite gourmet and specialty food stores and discover a few distinct Toronto neighbourhoods on this walking tour. We will walk through 2 neighbourhoods, stopping into 5-6 food shops/restaurants, as we pick up goodies to fill our picnic basket. With a bit of nibbling along the way, as you will not be able to resist, we end the tour with a beautiful picnic in the park to enjoy the delicious creations we picked up from the best food shops and restaurants in the area.

Tickets: www.foodiesonfoot.ca/pick-nic-in-the-park-toronto-culinary-tour/

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Start: June 28, 2014
End: September 13, 2014
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Locations: Roy Thomson Hall

Toronto Symphony Orchestra

September 13, 2014 – September 14, 2014

Cabbagetown Festival

(Held 2nd weekend of September). There are so many events going on in Toronto over the summer that it can be hard to pick out which ones to carve out time for. If you’re looking for a warm family feel and a whole lot of culture then the Cabbagetown Festival just might be the perfect fit. It’s held annually on the second weekend of September and has events going from Thursday to Sunday.

For more details: www.cabbagetownpa.ca

Location: Cabbagetown Neighbourhood

 
Start: September 13, 2014
End: September 14, 2014
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Location: Cabbagetown Festival

May 20, 2014 – September 18, 2014

Escape the City Canoe Paddle and Beach Dining Adventure

Every Tuesday and Thursday evening (from May 20 to Sept 18).

Tickets : Adults (ages 16+) $135 Youth (ages 12 to 15) $100.

Location: Depart from Harbourfront Canoe & Kayak – 283A Queens Quay West

This event is a Canadian Signature Experience™. Join us on a leisurely paddle to the beautiful Toronto Islands in a heritage freighter canoe, a replica of those used by early Canadian settlers. With a professional canoe guide, we will explore a bird sanctuary, paddle past some beautiful sailboats and yacht clubs while we hear about the natural geography and evolution of the area. Watch in awe as planes take off and land from Billy Bishop airport right above our heads!
Once we hit the shore, we will feast on a gourmet dinner picnic, (no burgers and hotdogs here!) with delicious dishes featuring local Ontario products and prepared by one of Toronto’s hottest young Chefs. Relax after an amazing meal and watch the beautiful colours of the sun set over the island rivers….you will soon forget we are mere minutes away from Canada’s largest city.
As darkness falls, we will board our canoes and paddle back, taking in the magnificent skyline view from the water. You will see the city as you’ve never seen it before. You will leave with a full belly and incredible memories of an amazing voyage to the islands. What are you waiting for? Come escape the city with us!

For more details: www.culinaryadventureco.com/tour/escape-the-city-canoe-and-beach-dining-adventure/

 
Start: May 20, 2014
End: September 18, 2014
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January 12, 2014 – September 21, 2014

A Taste of Kensington Food Tour

Dates: January 12, February 15, March 15, April 13, May 25, June 22, July 20, September 21.
Start Time: 11:00 AM.

Kensington Market is a distinctive multicultural neighbourhood in the core of the city. An older neighbourhood and one of the city’s most well-known. It was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in November 2006. Bordering Chinatown, the indoor/outdoor market may be one of the most photographed sites in Toronto. To some, gritty and rugged, to others, a throwback of the way life once was, to foodies, heaven. Relatively untouched for years, Kensington has been undergoing a state of gentrification, without losing its character. Explore one of the last authentic markets in Toronto on our Taste of Kensington Food Tour.

Tickets: www.foodiesonfoot.ca/a-taste-of-kensington/

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Start: January 12, 2014
End: September 21, 2014
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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 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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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/

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Start: April 19, 2014
End: October 11, 2014
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Locations: Roy Thomson Hall

Toronto Symphony Orchestra