Did you know York Region has a vibrant arts & culture community and is booming with a myriad of festivals and events? In fact, The Festival Trail was created in 2017 to highlight just that! Now in its third year, the Festival Trail boasts 40 festivals and events throughout York Region, spanning over 200 days. From live music, theatre, craft beer, pizza, exotic cars, midway rides, and so much more, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
For the foodies, where to start?! There are number of Ribfest’s to lick your fingers at, the best burger joints at The Burger Fest, food trucks from across the GTA at Food Truck Frenzy, a wide variety of Asian street foods at the TD FCCM Taste of Asia Festival, and 15+ of the best pizzerias at Vaughan Pizza Fest. Whichever you choose, you’ll be in for some mouth-watering fun!
For the car aficionados, Markham is calling your name – from the exotic luxury cars at Unionville’s Exotic Car Show to the classics at the Markham Auto Classic Show, where 100’s of cars will line their respective Main Street.
And for some good old-fashioned midway family fun, the Whitchurch-Stouffville Strawberry Festival and the Sutton Fair and Horse Show have got you covered.
So download a copy of the 2019 Festivals & Events Trail Guide and starting planning your summer around your top festival picks! Did we mention, a handy dandy York Region Festival Trail app is also available to help you map out your summer!