6 Ontario Spring Food Festivals Worth a Road Trip

Spring is officially here, which means food festival season is well on it’s way! Here’s a look at the 6 food-focused festivals we’re hitting the road for this season.

Eat & Drink Norfolk

April 5th – 7th, 2018     Norfolk County

The very best of Norfolk County all under one roof for 3 days! We’re talking food, wine, beer and farmers all in one place. Voted one of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals & Events, the second you show up, it’s easy to see why!

Spring Countylicious

April 6th – 28th, 2018    Prince Edward County

Each season, the restaurateurs of Prince Edward County get together to celebrate the changing of the seasons with prix-fixe menus and unique packages. It’s a great time to visit The County as everyone is a-buzz with all things spring!

Dairy Capital Cheese Fest

April 28th, 2018   Oxford County

The 3rd Annual Dairy Capital Cheese Fest is a one day interactive family event that will celebrate Woodstock, Ontario and Oxford County’s recognition as the Dairy Capital of Canada and connect our community to local cheese makers, artisans, restaurants, breweries and wineries in Woodstock and the surrounding area.


May 2nd, 2018   Thunder Bay

If you have a kid or two who want to get into the food industry, this Northern Ontario festival is for you. The focus of the event is on hands-on experiences guided by food and drink professionals, including opportunities to try the process and sample finished goods.


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The Taste Maker Tour

May 18th – 19th, 2018    Toronto

Launching in 2018, Tastemaker plans to feed an audience hungry for new experiences. It’s all happening at the Evergreen Brick Works and promises to transform how we experience food festivals in Ontario.

Gatineau BeerFest

May 31st – June 2nd, 2018   Ottawa

Discover artisans, local produce, beer and food matches, among friends and family at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa. This annual festival is always a great time and we can’t wait to explore the 30+ breweries pouring!

For a look at more edible events in Ontario happening now, check out our Events Calendar!

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