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New date! One of Harbourfront Centre’s most popular festivals, the Hot + Spicy Food Festival serves up diverse hot food and flavours from around the globe, occasionally pairing a spicy dish with hot sounds of the region.

 

Curatorial Statement

Events will be added to this schedule as they are confirmed.

International Marketplace

6:00pm –12:00am

Shop for delightful treasures from the four corners of the globe!

Shopping

World Café

6:00pm –12:00am

Waterfront's summer food hotspot offers delicious cuisine from around the world.

Food

The Red Hot Marketplace

6:00pm –12:00am

The Red Hot Marketplace is a place to sample and purchase an eclectic variety of spices, sauces, marinades and dips - all with a hot and spicy flair!

Food

Shopping

Michael Schmidt: Organic Hero or Bioterrorist

6:30pm

This film follows an activist farmer as he struggles to continue providing his “farm fresh milk” while battling authorities, preparing for his trial and attempting to find a political solution to legally provide raw milk in Canada.

Film

Learning

The Sauce Boss

7:00pm

Bill Wharton a.k.a the Sauce Boss mixes his own spicy original music, Florida Slide Guitar Blues, and adds his famous Liquid Summer hot sauce right into the cooking demonstration of his own gumbo recipe.

Music

Food

Lady Son and Articulo Veinte

8:00pm

Experience the vibrant and lively mix of contemporary Afro Latin Roots music, with its traditions in NuYorican Salsa & Cuban Guajiro Culture.

Music

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown – A Reading and Conversation

8:30pm

Join us for a book reading and conversation with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, renowned British author of The Settler's Cookbook: An Immigrant's Memoir of Food and Fusion.

Literary Arts

Food

Lectures

Circus Alchemy

9:00pm

A blend of fire, dance and circus in a new breed of spectacle arts for the masses.

Theatre

SalsAfrica

9:30pm

Delivering funky African salsa guaranteed to get you moving!

Music

Kid's Guide to Harbourfront Centre

10:00am – 9:00pm

An interactive discovery walk for kids around the Harbourfront Centre site!

Family

International Marketplace

12:00pm –12:00am

Shop for delightful treasures from the four corners of the globe!

Shopping

World Café

12:00pm –12:00am

Waterfront's summer food hotspot offers delicious cuisine from around the world.

Food

The Red Hot Marketplace

12:00pm –12:00am

The Red Hot Marketplace is a place to sample and purchase an eclectic variety of spices, sauces, marinades and dips - all with a hot and spicy flair!

Food

Shopping

Free canoe rides!

1:00pm

Enjoy free canoe rides in the Natrel pond.

Family

Emerging Chef Competition

1:00pm

Four talented culinary schools square off for the glory and the title of Emerging Chef. The winner and guest will go to the BREEZES RUNAWAY RESORT, JAMAICA for seven nights.

Food