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posted by: Super 5 Inn on: June 26, 2017

Any Toronto foodie worth their salt knows that summer is the prime time to cleanse the palette and mark their calendars for summer’s tastiest food fest events. From halal bakeries and oyster bars to hidden restaurants and Instagram famous food trucks, there’s a smorgasbord of food outlets to try this July. Work up an appetite and trek down to one of these epic Toronto food festivals.


Taste of Lawrence

July 7-9


Head down to the Wexford Heights BIA for Scarborough’s biggest and most flavourful food and culture festival, Taste of Lawrence. You’ll get to smell and sample the tantalising dishes of more than 130 street vendors, from Asian, Jamaican, Italian roots and more. Celebrate the rich cultural diversity and heritage of Lawrence Avenue locals with food, music, rides, and arts and crafts.


TO Food Fest

July 9


Get a taste of the best restaurants Toronto has tucked away, from the high-profilers to the hidden gems at TO Food Fest. Showcasing some of the most talented and creative chefs of the city, this festival provides a diverse palette of dishes, from spicy lemongrass chicken tacos to chewy pho beef dumplings.


Halal Food Festival

July 15-16


Ever tried a desert with crispy dough, rich ricotta, salty akawie cheese, and a glaze of sweet rosewater? Sample a delicious Kunafa, along with hundreds of other Halal dishes at the Halal Food Festival, hosting over a 100 food stalls. Get a taste of Toronto’s cultural diversity with two days of cuisine, demos, seminars, performances and high-paced cook-offs.


Ontario Oyster Festival

July 16


Get ready for some prime oyster shuckin’ at Ontario’s 26th annual Oyster Festival. Cheer on your favourite shucker at the oyster shucking competition, dance to some live music, and tuck in for some of the most unique and scrumptious oyster dishes of the year. The Ontario Oyster Festival is one gourmet seafood fest you won’t want to miss!



July 7-23


Now’s your chance to discover some of the most loved and celebrated restaurants of Toronto, with over 200 venues participating in this year’s Summerlicious festival. There will be a diverse variety of three-course prix fixe menus to indulge in across the city at decent prices. Lamb tartar, pork and eggplant buns, and herb okra stew are just a few of the many dishes featured.


There are plenty of mouth-watering food festivals to get excited about this July. Food festivals have been growing in numbers and attendees for years, earning Toronto its place as one of the highest ranked foodie cities in Canada. Once you’ve wined and dined, take a break at Super 5 Inn Toronto. We offer comfort and convenience with our close proximity to Pearson International airport, free wi-fi, and our clean, cozy rooms. Book your stay today!