Taste of Asia Markham

Taste of Asia: A Celebration of Asian Culture and Cuisine

The Taste of Asia festival is returning to Markham in the summer of 2023, and it promises to be a feast for the senses. This three-day event celebrates the multicultural mosaic of Canada by bringing together the flavours, fragrances, and colours of many Asian countries. With a diverse lineup of food vendors, cultural performances, and fun activities for all ages, this festival is a must-attend event for foodies and culture enthusiasts.

Event Highlights


Taste of Asia Markham


Experience NORTH AMERICA’S LARGEST OUTDOOR ASIAN FESTIVAL! Three BIG days of cultural events, family-friendly attractions, and food. Taste of Asia, Canada’s largest Asian festival, is an annual event organized by the Federation of Chinese Canadians in Markham (FCCM), and the Association of Progressive Muslims of Canada (APMC). It is an exciting, high-energy event celebrating harmony, cuisine, and culture for the past twenty years. Heading into its 21st year, there will be even more culturally diverse activities – both flavourful and fun!

Free Admission. Everyone welcome!

Food Stands: Over 150 food vendors serving up a variety of cuisine.

International Stars: Cultural performances showcasing traditional music, dance, and art forms from many countries.

Guest Speakers: Leaders of the community speaking on Canada’s diversity and addressing racism.


Plan Your Visit


To make the most of your visit to the Taste of Asia festival, here are some tips to help you plan your visit:

  • Check the festival’s website for event details
  • Admission is FREE!
  • Operating hours: June 23 5pm – 11pm, June 24 11am – 11pm, & June 25 11am – 5pm
  • Arrive early to avoid the crowds and secure a good spot for your favorite performances
  • Wear comfortable clothing and footwear as you’ll be walking around a lot
  • Bring sunscreen, hats, and plenty of water to stay hydrated
  • Bring cash as some vendors may not accept credit cards
  • Consider taking public transportation as parking may be limited

The Taste of Asia festival is a celebration of Asian culture and cuisine that brings people together in a fun and festive atmosphere. We’ll see you there!

Photos: @cfooodie

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