The annual Pan American Food and Music Festival returns to Toronto this year and it’s bringing all the rich diversity of cuisine, music, and art.

Get ready to celebrate two days of delicious food and live bands on July 22 and 23, 2023 at Nathan Phillips Square. This free event is back for its 11th year, supporting the cultural identity shared among Canadians and the 41 other countries of North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean.

Non-profit Toronto-based cultural organization, ArtsXplosion produces the event and it’s a hit every year.

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Festival highlights include the salsa competition, Empanada eating contest, Folklore dances, and Pan American Parade, just to name a few.

Local vendors will serve up the best eats from the Americas and Caribbean so come hungry and be ready to dance.

Saturday’s programming begins at 12 PM and runs until 10 PM and Sunday from 11 AM to 7 PM.

The entire weekend’s itinerary can be found here. You won’t want to miss this exciting event.

Pan American Food and Music Festival

When: July 22 & 23, 2023
Where: Nathan Phillips Square