Our round of events to check out this weekend!
Just because the Pan Am Games are done doesn’t mean that there’s nothing exciting to do in Toronto. Not only do we have the start Parapan Am Games to look forward to but there’s also a incredible amount of events happening. So let’s take a look at our top picks of events to check out this weekend:
Panamerican Food Festival
A one of a kind gastronomic event is taking over the heart of Toronto, one that promises to reveal the flavours of the Americas, local artists and talent. From July 30th to the August 3rd, the third annual PAN AMERICAN Food Festival will showcase the best of the best food products, celebrating the great cultural diversity of the 41 countries of North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. The Pan American Food Festival (PAFF) will showcase restaurants, food producers, chefs and the variety of national and regional cuisines of the Western Hemisphere, with a spotlight on one country each year. The spotlight country this year is Mexico, need we say more?
Toronto Caribbean Carnival
The Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival is an exciting three-week cultural explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine, and revelry as well as visual and performing arts. It has become a major international event and the largest cultural festival of its kind in North America. As Carnival is an international cultural phenomenon, the great metropolis of Toronto and its environs will come alive as the city explodes with the pulsating rhythms and melodies of Calypso, Soca, Reggae, Chutney, Steel Pan and Brass Bands.
Toronto Food Truck Festival
Downsview Park hosts the one-day festival, which offers food lovers an opportunity to sample from some of the province’s best food trucks. A varied line up of vendors like CORNehCOPIA, Fit To Grill, Dolcella Gelato, Me.N.U. and more, ensures there will be delicious eats and treats to suit every taste. Dishes will be priced at $6 or less. Food Star Pass holders will be admitted at 11:30 a.m. Get more info here!
Cobourg Sandcastle Festival
Surf, Sun and Sand… Dig up your shovels and pails and get down & dirty in Cobourg this summer. Sandcastle building competition, master sculptures, inflatables and a live DJ. Register here!