Your Step-by-Step Guide to Toronto Soup Festival!

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Toronto Soup Festival!

TORONTO (October 5, 2018)Toronto Soup Festival is a 2-day outdoor event at Garrison Common (Historic Fort York) in support of SECOND HARVEST. The festival will be showcasing a wide variety of gourmet soups, stews and chilis, plus artisan exhibitors.

Attendees will be treated to signature cuisine, fresh baked goods, live entertainment, hot beverages, hotter campfires, and a fascinating array of culinary demonstrations.

Online or at the Festival Gates (100 Garrison Road)





Plan to bring your own bowl, Thermos or reusable takeout container, plus cash to purchase sampling tickets. If you’d like to go cash-free, download the Token Mobile app. ATMs will also be available onsite for your convenience.

This event will be happening rain or shine, so please dress for the weather.




Upon entering the grounds, grab your official Toronto Soup Festival spoon-lanyard, and snap an Insta-worthy photo at the festival’s life-size stockpot! When you’re ready to eat, purchase your food vouchers from the festival’s ticket booth or load your Token Mobile App.

INSIDER TIP: If you don’t end up using all of your tokens, you can transfer them to friends & family or simply donate them to SECOND HARVEST!




For sizzling tricks & tips, hit up the PHILIPS SOUPMAKER DEMONSTRATION STAGE and watch some of the province’s top culinary chefs ladle up their most-loved soup medleys. Stick around after for the tastings in support of SECOND HARVEST!

Once the soup has heated your body, grab your family and/or squad and warm your toes around the CAMPFIRE.

Afterwards, take in some ear-pleasing acoustic LIVE ENTERTAINMENT featuring musical artists such as Los Angeles’ Frank Ryan and local vocalist Jessica Leung!

Kids are FREE so bring the little ones! Stop by the KID’S ZONE for games & activities that are sure to keep them happy and occupied.

INSIDER TIP: Use any of the activations above as a meet-up point for your friends and family.




Top featured vendors will include:
• Chef Matt Basile of Fidel Gastro’s
• Chef Romain Avril of Neruda
• Chef Ted Reader of Ted’s BBQ
• Trevor Lui & Hemant Behagwani of Fat Rabbit
& many more!

Pop by the GREAT LAKES BEER “BARLEY BOIL” EXPERIENCE to taste what GLB has been up to.
Also, enjoy some of their beloved Pumpkin Ale!




Stroll into the FARMER’S MARKET for quality meats, produce & fresh baked goods to take home, lovingly harvested by Niemi Family Farms and AE Natural Meats.

Don’t forget to transfer any remaining tokens to your friends or donate them directly to SECOND HARVEST.

After the festival, share your soup inspo with Toronto Soup Festival. Tag @SoupFestival or #SoupFestivalTO on Twitter and Instagram!