Ontario farmers sell heirloom garlic & local chefs cook with Ontario garlic, plus music, film screenings, culture talks, cooking demos, and beer & wine. Festival Pics & Festival Video

Festivals Pics

View our slideshow of Toronto Garlic Festival highlights.


Get your winter supply of Ontario garlic from more than 20 local farmers.


Local chefs slice, dice and chop fresh Ontario garlic into their favourite garlic dishes.

Activities, Films, Music & Speakers

$5 admission includes free access to cooking demos, film screenings, live music, raw garlic shots and the Garlic Breath Contest.

Festival Mission

The Toronto Garlic Festival is the annual celebration of Ontario’s garlic harvest where Ontario farmers sell garlic and local chefs cook with garlic. Workshops and demonstrations occur all day during the festival by farmers, gardeners, chefs, cicerones, scientists and health experts. The festival promotes Ontario garlic year-round through garlic donations to charitable fundraisers and appearances ... More ...

Ontario Garlic: The Story from Farm to Festival

The taste of Ontario garlic is as rich and varied as its history. Delve into the fascinating story and science surrounding this alluring allium in Peter McClusky's book "Ontario Garlic: The Story from Farm to Festival." Meet Peter personally at the annual Garlic Festival in Toronto.