Toronto & Surrounding Areas Local Events June 15th to June 18th 2023
Looking for an adventure-packed weekend? Look no further! Toronto and its surrounding areas are hosting a variety of exciting events from June 15 to June 18. From night markets to food and music festivals, there is something for everyone. In this post, we will provide an overview of each event with all the important details you need to know - including what to expect, where to go and how to get more information. So, grab your friends, family or date and get ready to have some fun!
Lucky Lion Night Market: A Culinary Adventure in Markham
Get your taste buds ready for the Lucky Lion Night Market, taking place at CF Markville Shopping Centre in Markham. A food festival unlike any other, featuring over 100 food items from various cultures and cuisines. Enjoy the showstopping lion dancers and entertainment for the whole family. The event is free to enter and runs from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Multicultural Fine Food Festival: A Day of Fun, Food and Festivities
If you’re a foodie looking to taste dishes from around the world, don't miss the Multicultural Fine Food Festival at the International Centre in Mississauga. Enjoy foods from over 25 countries and watch cooking demonstrations and musical performances from different cultures. Admission is free for children under 12 years old, $5 for seniors and students, and $10 for adults. The event runs from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Sound of Music Festival: Canada’s Largest Free Music Festival
Music lovers, mark your calendars! Attend Canada’s largest free music festival, the Sound of Music Festival, at Spencer Smith Park in Burlington. With over 100 acts across multiple stages and genres, you can enjoy local and international artists. The event is free to enter and runs from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, and from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday. Don't miss out on carnival rides, vendors, food trucks, beer gardens and a family zone with interactive games and crafts. Follow them on Instagram @soundofmusicfest for more information.
Toronto Beaches Rib & Beer Fest: A Weekend Full of Mouthwaterin’, Finger Lickin’, Belly Rubbin’ Good BBQ
Are you a fan of mouth-watering BBQ ribs or authentic Mexican street food? Well, this weekend in Toronto, you can indulge in both! First up is the Toronto Beaches Rib & Beer Fest at Woodbine Park. From June 16 to June 18, prepare to have your taste buds tantalized by some of the best rib teams in North America. Choose from award-winning BBQ options like ribs, chicken, and pulled pork from Billy Bones BBQ, Camp 31 BBQ, Crabby’s BBQ Shack, Fat Boys BBQ, and more. Wash it all down with a variety of ice-cold beverages from the beer market, featuring Molson beer and other refreshments. The event also includes live music, a kids zone, and a marketplace.
Taco Fest: A Celebration of Toronto’s Best Tacos
If you’re looking for something else to satisfy your cravings, check out Taco Fest at The Grounds at Hotel X. From June 16 to June 18, you can sample over 20 vendors serving up authentic Mexican street food, like tacos, burritos, nachos, and quesadillas. Enjoy margaritas, sangria, tequila, beer, and more at the bar, while taking in live music, salsa dancing, hot sauce tastings, and more. Don’t miss your chance to indulge in some of Toronto’s best food this weekend! For more information on each event, visit their websites or follow them on Instagram.
We hope you enjoyed this guide to the best weekend events in Toronto and its surrounding areas. As you can see, there’s no shortage of fun and delicious things to do this weekend. Whether you want to try new foods, listen to live music, or have some family fun, there’s an event for you. So don’t miss this opportunity to make the most of your weekend and experience the diversity and vibrancy of Toronto and its neighbouring cities. For more information on each event, visit their websites or follow them on Instagram. And don’t forget to share your photos and stories with us using the hashtag #WeekendEvents. Have a great weekend!