Food, Festival, and Fun: 2022 Spring Events in Toronto
- March 24, 2022
There is never a dull moment in Toronto, and if you are the sort who likes to experience new things, spring offers a handful of events to partake in during your free time. From historical tours to festivals and circuses, here are some recommended events.
Toronto Food & Drink Fest
When: April 22 to 24
What: Canada’s largest food and drink festival brings together local chefs, restaurants, wine makers, craft beer brewers, and more. At the Toronto Food & Drink Fest, you can taste some of Toronto’s best culinary delights while learning to cook from some of the best. A festival highlight is the Chef Workshop, where Toronto’s best chefs cook live on stage.
Jane’s Walk Festival
When: May 6 to 8
Where: See this link for a list of walks and tour locations.
What: Named after the influential urban studies thinker, Jane Jacobs, Jane’s Walk is a community lead-event that involves a series of walking tours across Toronto and other Canadian cities. The tours involve talks and conversations about Toronto’s history, design, urban planning, and future. It can be a wonderful way to learn about the city.
Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival
When: March 16 to April 3
Where: Purple Woods Conservation Area
What: In this free event, you can learn how Canada’s most famous condiment, maple syrup, is made. Take a free hike through the sugarbush to find out how sap from maple trees is turned into syrup. Various maple syrup products are available from the heritage store, including maple roasted parmesan dressing and maple garlic dip.
Cirque du Soleil's Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities
When: April 13 to May 23
Where: Under the big top at Ontario Place
What: The largest contemporary circus in the world, Cirque du Soleil hailed from Quebec but has become a household name with its tours and Las Vegas shows. Their new show, Kurios, tells the story of an inventor who defies the laws of space and time to reinvent the world around him. This colourful and creative spectacle will leave you with a sense of wonder. For more information, visit here.