15th Annual Festival on Bloor
June 12, noon to 6:00 p.m.
Bloor Street West between Spadina Avenue and Bathurst Street
Live music, theatre and fitness demonstrations, children’s activities, food court and arts and crafts vendors.
Taste of Little Italy
June 17 to June 19
College Street between Bathurst Street and Shaw Street
The area becomes a pedestrian square with food, music, a little vino and a lot of fun for the family.
June 30 to July 3, 11 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Centennial Park at Rathburn Road and Centennial Park Boulevard in Toronto’s west-end.
Food (with 13 professional ribbers), live entertainment, midway games and rides, haunted house, children’s play area and shopping. All proceeds are donated to charity.
Fresh Wednesdays at Nathan Phillips Square
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Enjoy free noon-hour concerts and a Farmers’ Market with fresh locally grown produce in the heart of the city.
Canada Day Fireworks at Ontario Place
July 1, 10:30 p.m.
Celebrate the nation’s birthday with a spectacular fireworks display. Free with admission to the park.
45th CHIN International Picnic
July 1, 2, 3
The largest free picnic in Canada features food, entertainment (e.g., community performers, circus shows, dog/cat shows, petting zoo, midway rides/amusement) and international shopping bazaar.
BIG on Bloor
July 23 and 24, 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Bloor Street West from Dufferin Street to Lansdowne Avenue
A celebration of local businesses, community, arts and culture.
8th Annual BrazilFest Toronto 2011
Earlscourt Park near Landsdowne Avenue and St. Clair Avenue West
A celebration of Brazil with performers, food and family area.
Pilaro’s Taste of The Danforth
August 5 to August 7
Danforth Avenue between Broadview Avenue and Jones Avenue
is closed off to traffic during this popular event that features food vendors offering special deals and samples plus music and family-friendly activities.
Masala! Mehndi! Masti!
August 19 to August 21
Countries from across South Asia join in a celebration of diverse arts, culture and food.