Who doesn’t love food?

If you’re anything like me, than you’re the ultimate foodie. You live and breathe to try out the hottest restaurant in the city and always keep an open mind to new dishes.

If you’re looking to start your summer with deliciousness, we’ve got good news for you! Starting this Spring, amazing food festivals are going to be held in Toronto.

To help you plan your next food adventure, we created a list of all the food festivals you *have* to attend this spring.

T.O. Food & Drink Festival

A vendor at TO food and drink festival is serving a customer a hamburger.
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Featuring the best eats from the streets, cocktail workshops and more, this event isn’t your typical food festival. You’ll have the chance to explore the best food and drink in Toronto while watching local and celebrity chefs cook amazing meals, right on stage.

Attendees will have the chance to show off their culinary skills in the Florida Citrus Recipe contest. By using Florida orange juice as the main ingredient to make a delicious meal, contestants will have a chance to let their creativity flow and impress the judges.

So what are you waiting for? Invite your friends and buy your tickets for only $19 where you will be able to taste the best food and drink from local chefs, winemakers and restaurants. This event will run from April 5 to April 7.

Taste of Little Italy

A freshly baked tomato and basil pizza is on a cutting board.
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I’m sure we all have our favourite Italian dish. Whether it’s pizza, pasta or even bruschetta, if you’re someone who loves Italian cuisine, you’re in luck!

Taste of Little Italy is returning to College Street this year. That’s right! You can visit Italy and learn more about its food and culture without leaving Toronto.

From June 14 to June 16, there will be delicious food, free tastings and entertainment, right in the heart of Little Italy. This is an event you don’t wanna miss!

Spring into Spice

Two friends are enjoying glasses of wine.
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Canada’s very own ethnic food and wine festival is returning this spring! Just imagine having a sip of wine made in France and pairing it with a Guyanese dish. Sounds like the perfect culinary experience right?

This food festival is all about pairing wines with unique spices. With over 30 ethnic food vendors and wine importers, you’ll have the chance to experience a taste of the Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, and much more.

This food festival will be held on Saturday, May 11 in downtown Toronto.

Now that you’re aware of the different food festivals to attend, go ahead and buy your tickets. I’m sure you’re in for the best culinary experience.


Students are waiting in line for a fresh bowl of soup, from IGNITE's Soupbar.
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Nothing hits better than a good soup day! While you plan for an exciting itinerary consider grabbing a container or bowl of fresh and delicious soup from our Soupbar. Soups are completely FREE and available at the North, IGS and Lakeshore campuses.

Please note, that our soups are frozen or hot, based on your campus. Grab your soup while it lasts!

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