Food Festivals Not to Be Missed in Canada Summer 2014

Food festivals Canada

 

Summer is on its way and that means more opportunities to bask in the glorious sunshine and sav our some of Canada’s finest cuisine. Without a doubt, we can be very proud of our wide range of fine establishments – from restaurants to convention centres to gourmet food stores – all offering exceptionally high quality food. There are a range of food festivals held around Canada each summer which give locals and visitors alike the chance to taste some of this fine cuisine. Here are four of the best.

 

Niagara Food and Wine Expo, Niagara ON

Date: Friday, May 2nd – Sunday, May 4th

Niagara Food and Wine Expo is an international tasting event featuring wines, beers and spirits from around the globe as well as stunning regional wines direct from neighbouring vineyards. Samples of wine are served alongside fresh, local cuisine prepared by top restaurants in the area.

 

EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival, Vancouver BC

Date: Friday, May 30th – Sunday, June 1st

EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival is the ultimate consumer food expo. Celebrity chefs, popular local restaurants, wineries, food and beverage manufacturers, cookbook authors and many others from the culinary world will come together for a three day public extravaganza at the Place Stadium. The festival encompasses unique food experiences, opportunities to learn behind-the-scenes culinary magic from professional chefs, entertainment through celebrity chef cooking demonstrations and culinary competitions.

 

The Rocky Mountain Wine and Food Festival, Banff AB

Date: Friday, May 30th – Sunday, June 1st

The Rocky Mountain Wine and Food Festival takes place in the beautiful surroundings of the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel. Guests can enjoy a weekend of indulging in delectable cuisine from Banff’s most popular restaurants, as well as a wide selection of local and international wines, premium spirits, single malt and blended scotches, specialty liqueurs, and import and micro-brewed beer. In addition, The Grand Tasting Hall offers the unique opportunity to explore new products and menus, interact with experts, and savour tried and true favourites.

 

Taste of the Danforth, Toronto ON

Date: Friday, August 8th – Sunday, August 10th

Taste of the Danforth is held every year in August. The three day festival is organised by Toronto’s Greek community of over 200,000 people. It takes place in Danforth Avenue in the centre of “Greek town” in Toronto. Visitors can enjoy great Greek food, entertainment shows, contemporary and traditional music and dance shows.

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