On the hunt for Ontario’s best food truck festivals? Get ready to dive into a variety of options offering a full spectrum of greasy, delicious flavours to healthy-ish or eco-friendly eats. All summer long you’ll find food truck festivals hopped full of craft beers and local fare prepared in a plethora of hand-held ways. There’s even a music festival where the food stands are just as interesting as the musical talent. Check out our list!
King City Craft Beer and Food Truck Festival 2019
June 8, 2019 | King City, Ontario
To start off your summer fun, head over to King City to taste what Ontario brewers have been fermenting to start off the season. You’ll find Ontario craft beer to whet the palate and plenty of delicious food to satiate your hunger.
Taste Toronto Taco Fest
June 14 – 16, 2019 | Toronto, Ontario
This event calls for stretchy pants and extra napkins. Taco Fest is rife with delicious, bright flavour combinations and enticing spice levels.
King StrEatery Food Truck Festival
June 15, 2019 | Kitchener, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario has some hidden gems when it comes to food. Join their King StrEATery Food Truck Festival to see what this Ontario city is serving up for local eats.
St. Marys Rotary Craft Beer & Food Truck Festival
June 16, 2019 | St. Marys, Ontario
Beer. Food. What else do you need? It’s not only King City that’s showing off their craft brewers. Head to St Marys, just North of London, Ontario, for a delicious start to your summer adventures.
The Stop’s Night Market
June 18 -19, 2019 | Toronto, Ontario
Not exactly a food truck festival, The Stop’s Night Market is an opportunity to enjoy good food and to build community. Proceeds go towards The Stop at Community Food Centres Canada to ensure that those less fortunate have access to quality food. Expect satisfying food from the 65+ chefs serving food to support the night.
Afro Fest 2019
July 5 – 7, 2019 | Toronto, Ontario
Toronto’s Afro Fest has all the best things in one place — great music (new and old), great festival shopping and an incredible variety of African eats. Bring a picnic blanket and enjoy the weekend.
Hillside Music Festival
July 12 – 14, 2019 | Guelph, Ontario
Hillside Music Festival is one of the only eco-friendly festivals in the Province, and not only do they host great musicians, but also an impressive roster of food vendors. Whether you prefer something crisp and greasy or healthy and convenient, there are plenty of options to go around. Not only that but there’s no one-use plastic on site. Your ticket comes with a reusable cup and food is served on reusable dishes.
Burlington Food Truck Festival
July 19 – 21, 2019 | Burlington, Ontario
Burlington Food Truck Fest is one of four festivals under the Canadian Food Truck Festivals brand. Expect 40 trucks, free admission and plenty to eat and drink.
Toronto Food Truck Festival
August 2 – 5, 2019 | Toronto, Ontario
August is the Sunday of Summer. At this point in the year, you know Fall is coming and you want to get every last drop out of Summer. This festival is ready to serve with live eating competitions, live music and a sea of vendors to choose from.
Pickering Food Truck Festival
August 9 – 11, 2019 | Pickering, Ontario
A festival for the whole family, Pickering Food Truck Festival hosts a children’s village for your little ones, a beer garden for you, and live entertainment to help the food go down.
Brampton Food Truck Festival
August 30 – September 1 | Brampton, Ontario
The forth festival put on by Canadian Food Truck Festivals, Brampton Food Truck Festival is talking advantage of the final days of Summer with an entire weekend event. Expect 40 vendors, live music and cold beer to chase away the heat.