Tastemaker 2018

It’s finally May! With April and a belated winter done and over with we thought we’d help you ring in the new month with a look at this May’s best events. With good weather and good vibes on the horizon here are some of the best May events Toronto has to offer.

TASTEMAKER TORONTO

WHEN: May 18 – 19  2018
WHERE: Evergreen Brick Works Pavilions (550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto)
COST: $60

Tastemaker 2018

The world’s first May 4 Star Wars Day event returns in 2018 for its biggest celebration yet!

Foodies of Toronto rejoice! We’ve got ourselves a new food festival which promises guests a diverse variety of food and drinks under one roof. Tastemaker Toronto is a curated and immersive food festival for every adventurous foodie. The event features a ton of amazing food (duh) and some special collaborations between some of Toronto’s biggest chefs. Tastemaker Toronto is bound to feed all your senses in the best way possible.

For more information and tickets to Tastemaker Toronto, click HERE.

STAR WAR’S DAY TORONTO

WHEN: May 4 2018
WHERE: The Rec Room (255 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto)
COST: $10 – 55

Star Wars Day

The world’s first May 4 Star Wars Day event returns in 2018 for its biggest celebration yet! Star War’s Day Toronto is back and packed with a whole night of geeking out and celebration. The party starts off with all-age family-friendly fun but don’t worry the fun begins later for all those 19+. But no matter what, you can expect great live music, a costume contest, some creative fan films and paradise and so much more.

For more information and tickets to Star War’s Day Toronto, click HERE.

VEGGIELICIOUS

WHEN: May 4 – 21 2018
WHERE: Various Locations
COST: Prices Vary
Veggielicious 2018
Photo: Emily Thompson

It’s back again! Veggielicious is Toronto’s favourite plant-based culinary experience for all those to enjoy. Veggielicious offers gourmet meals and deals with some of the best restaurant, cafes and bakeries all over the city. Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, a meat-eater or somewhere in-between this is a great event to enjoy some plant-based foods. (Plus, you won’t feel guilty about eating a delicious meal right after).

For more information on Veggielicious 2018, click HERE.

CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK

WHEN: May 7 – 13 2018
WHERE: Various Locations
COST: $75-150
Canadian Music Week 2018
Photo: Canadian Music Week

Canadian Music week. Hailing as Canada’s biggest New Music Festival the festival will surely be the best place for music junkies this month. You can enjoy discovering new sounds and artists from various genres. In addition to new artists music goers can be excited to see shows from 2 Chainz, Sloan, Cupcakke, Alice Glass and many more.

For more information and tickets to Canadian Music Week, click HERE.

TORONTO KPOP CON

WHEN: May 18 – 20 2018
WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre (222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto)
COST: Prices Vary
Toronto KPop Con 2018
Caption: Toronto KPop Con

Remember Gangnam Style? K-Pop has slowly been taking over the world and Toronto has its very own festival to showcase that. Back again for its fourth year, Toronto K-Pop Con 2018 is a weekend packed event with games, vendors, dance performances and shows from artists all the way from South Korea. This year’s performers include the group A.C.E and Amber! Interested in diving into the world of K-Pop? This might be the perfect event for you.

For more information and tickets to Toronto KPop Con, click HERE.

SING! THE TORONTO VOCAL ARTS FESTIVAL

WHEN: May 23 – June 3 2018
WHERE: Various Locations
COST: Prices Vary
SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival
Photo: SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival

It’s the (pitch) perfect event for all acapella lovers in Toronto. Coming back for its 7th year, SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival celebrates the best in acapella music from all over the world. This year’s events have a lot to offer. You can expect headline worthy performances, great learning experiences and free events. This festival is sure to showcase just how amazing the human voice is and inspire you to maybe try making some music with your own voice.

For more information and tickets to SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival, click HERE.

TORONTO POUTINE FEST

WHEN: May 24 -27 2018
WHERE: Yonge And Dundas Square 1 Dundas Street East, Toronto
COST: Prices Vary
Toronto Poutine Fest
Photo: Poutine Fest On Tour

Is there really anything more Canadian than poutine? Probably not, and to celebrate Toronto will be having its own Poutine Festival! Yonge and Dundas Square will be home to some of Canada’s best food trucks. Offering over 50 types of gourmet poutine, you’re bound to make our country proud with the amount you’ll be eating. So dig in!

For more information on Toronto Poutine Fest, click HERE.

INDIGENOUS FASHION WEEK

WHEN: May 31 – June 3 2018
WHERE: Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West,Toronto)
COST: $15-25
Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto 2018
Photo: Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto 2018

The first ever Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto (IFWTO) takes place this year. Presenting the most distinct and progressive Indigenous artists working in fashion, textiles and craft. IFWTO launches with runway showcases, a curated exhibition, panels, lectures, hands-on workshops and a marketplace. IFWTO includes work by 75% Indigenous women artists. And feature a Far North Spotlight with delegations travelling from Nunavut and Greenland.

For more information and tickets to Indigenous Fashion Week, click HERE.