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Vaughan Ribfest starts tomorrow and goes all weekend long


Friday August 12

Vaughan Ribfest 2022

Dufferin Clark Community Centre- 1441 Clark Ave W, Thornhill

Free admission (Food and drink available for purchase)  – 4pm – 11pm

Get ready for mouth waterin’, finger lickin’, belly rubbin’ good BBQ! Grab some BBQ and head over to our Beer Market featuring local top brewers from across Ontario serving craft beer and cocktails. With lots of different beers & beverages to choose from, you won’t leave thirsty! There is free admission, free parking, live music, giant yard games, kids zone and classic carnival eats and treats! This festival runs all weekend long, from Friday August 12 until Sunday August 14.

Saturday August 13

Craft Market at the Woodbridge Village Farmers Market

Woodbridge Pool and Memorial Arena – 5020 Highway #7, Vaughan – 9am – 1pm

Free entrance (Food, drink and other items will be available for purchase)

The Woodbridge Village Farmers Market has invited unique and talented craft vendors. Come for gifts for family, friends or yourself! The vendors will be bringing all your favourite products, such as honey, maple syrup, micro greens, strawberries and just picked produce. There will also be pies, cured meats, bread, strudels, empanadas, teas, and more. 

For more information, please click here.

Free gallery tours – Varley Art Gallery of Markham

Every weekend until Aug. 27

The Varley Art Gallery is offering FREE guided tours every Saturday and Sunday this summer until August 27.

The tours start promptly at 1 PM and 3 PM. Registration is not required. Please arrive 5 to 10 minutes before the tour is scheduled to begin.

To learn more information or to book a private group tour, please email: or KYoung-Shing@markham.caSidewalkable Saturday at Schomberg Main Street

Schomberg Main Street – 10am – 4pm

Free (Food, drink and other items will be available for purchase)

King Township invites you to come out to Main Street in Schomberg for Sidewalkable Saturday on August 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy live music by BottomsUp, face painting, balloon twisting, food samples, sidewalk sales and more! Make it a day out with your family and experience the historic charm that the heart of Schomberg has to offer.

For more information, please click here.

Richmond Hill Rotary Craft Beer Tasting Festival

Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts – 10268 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill – 4pm – 11pm


After a long two years the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill is excited to be bringing back the Richmond Hill Craft Beer Festival. This year’s festivities will feature craft breweries from all around Ontario, along with craft ciders and spirits. We are thrilled to be able to present live entertainment hosted by MC Liam Kelly with musical acts Flyball Governor Band, Jimmy and the Buzz, & more to come. Local restaurants Aneal’s Taste of the Islands and King Henry’s Arms will be offering some delicious handheld eats. All proceeds from this event will go to local and international charitable projects, supported by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill. Tickets are only $25 and can be purchased in advance, online through Eventbrite. All tickets purchased prior to the day of the event include 3 sample tickets good for three 6 oz beers.

For more information, please click here.

Sunday August 14

Tea & Art Market at the Plaza

Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts (Courtyard & Indoor Plaza Suite) – 10268 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill – 10am – 8pm

Free admission (Food, drink and other items will be available of purchase)

FREE COMMUNITY EVENT! Join us at the Richmond Hill Performing Arts Centre on Sunday, August 14th, 2022, from 10am to 8pm for our Art Market & Tea @ the Plaza event. Enjoy live music, grab some coffee / tea and shop local vendors & artisans! 

For more information, please click here.

Taste of Portugal at Canada’s Wonderland

Canada’s Wonderland – 1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive, Vaughan – 12pm – 10pm

Entrance included with park admission (Food and drink available for purchase)

Step into a festival celebrating the time-worn charm of Portugal, with lively street entertainment and traditional Portuguese foods! The sounds, sights, and flavours of the new Taste of Portugal food festival at Canada’s Wonderland will transport you to Portugal’s seaside villas and vineyards where you can savour the country’s Atlantic-European cuisine including succulent roast chicken and the sweet, rich and perfectly crisp Portuguese custard tarts.

For more information, please click here.

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