Join Variety – the Children’s Charity of Ontario and Canadian Food Truck Festivals for a family-friendly, accessible Halloween. The festival features over 11 of the GTA’s best food trucks, craft beer, live entertainment, kids activities, costume contests, Halloween treats, prizes, giveaways and more. Grab your kids, costumes and pets, and bring your appetite!

All proceeds from the festival go towards supporting Variety Village’s inclusive programs and facilities for children and adults of all abilities.


    Minimum donation of $10 per person/$20 per family.


    • Saturday, October 28, 11:00 a.m – 8:00 p.m
    • Sunday, October 29, 11:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m

    Variety Village, 3701 Danforth Avenue, Scarborough

    FREE Parking (first come, first served)
    Additional parking along Danforth avenue is available.

    Rain or Shine. Dress warm. Limited seating – Chairs and Blankets are a good idea!

Get Involved!


    Calling all local crafters and small businesses! With over 2,000 attendees, this is the ultimate destination for foodies and families alike, and it’s the perfect place to promote your product and connect with your community. Whether you’re a skilled artisan, a passionate small business owner, or anything in between, we want you to be a part of our event.




    Connect your brand with over 2,000+ Foodies at our outdoor signature Halloween Food Truck Festival in partnership with Canadian Food Truck Festivals. With a range of sponsorship opportunities available, including event branding and product placement, we’ll work with you to craft a customized package that fits your specific needs.



    Are you passionate about good food and community spirit? Join our team of dedicated volunteers and be part of the exciting food truck festival experience. Whether you want to lend a hand with setup or assist in the clean-up efforts, your support will be invaluable. Apply now to become a food truck festival volunteer.



    Enjoy a variety of live music performances throughout the event from some of Toronto’s best local talent including one of Toronto’s most notorious electric violists Dr. Draw, singer, songwriter and AMG recording artist Josh Taerk, alongside Twitch entertainer Kayar Live and more!

    Dates/Times: Saturday, October 28

    Dates/Times: Sunday, October 29

    • Aaron Allen
    • Samantha Elyse
    • The Flying Sparrows
    • Thorn Among Roses

    Dates/time subject to change.



    Hosted by Paediatric Physiotherapy and Associates, the Kid’s Corner features fun-filled activities for children that are physical, artistic, and interactive for youth 12 and under. Come and experience our kids zone located outdoors, in the upper parking lot.

    • Face-painting
    • Crafts
    • Games
    • Sensory Play
    • Hands-on learning
    • Photobooth

    We’re bringing together the perfect pairing of Craft Breweries and Food Trucks! Check out our vendors below.

    More to come!

    As you savor the flavors, take in the lively ambiance filled with live music, entertainment, and the joyous camaraderie of fellow food and beer lovers.


    We’re gathering a line up of incredible makers and artisans for your shopping enjoyment! From handcrafted jewelry to exquisite artwork, artisanal food and beverages to eco-friendly products, apparel, Home décor, Houseware and more – there’s something for everyBody. Here’s a sneak peak at some of the vendors at the festival.

    We are hoping to make this year bigger, and better than ever! If you are interested in becoming a vendor, apply here.


    Did you know Variety Village offers programming and services for all ages and stages? Check out our 176,000 sq.ft. facility! Come in for a tour, learn about programming, camps, memberships, and services for the whole family. Recreational space will be available for visitors to use.

    Special Membership Offer!
    Two-days only! Save $50 discount on annual Family Memberships and a $25 discount on annual Individual Memberships during our business hours Saturday and Sunday of the Festival.


    Get ready for a spooktacular celebration of Halloween at our Food Truck Festival, where we’re bringing the fun of contests to both people and pets! Dress up in your most creative and jaw-dropping costumes, and enter our thrilling costume contest for a chance to win fantastic prizes. From cute and funny to spooky and surreal, let your imagination run wild as you showcase your Halloween style.

    Best Costume Prizes to be won:

    • Family
    • Kids (x2)
    • Pet