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2016 Alberta & NW Territory, Canada
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos
(see also: 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2009)


February 12-13, 2016  Winefest - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Winefest is an all-inclusive event, offering you the chance to sample from hundreds of local and international wines, port, sparkling, and dessert wines while indulging in a gourmet selection of complimentary hors d'oeuvres. One ticket is all you need to enjoy unlimited sampling. Indulge at Winefest - a full-bodied experience that will engulf, seduce and satisfy your senses!

 

February 19-20, 2016  Winefest - Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Winefest is an all-inclusive event, offering you the chance to sample from hundreds of local and international wines, port, sparkling, and dessert wines while indulging in a gourmet selection of complimentary hors d'oeuvres. One ticket is all you need to enjoy unlimited sampling. Indulge at Winefest - a full-bodied experience that will engulf, seduce and satisfy your senses!

April 1-2, 2016  Edmonton's International Beerfest
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Bigger and better! Edmonton’s International Beerfest takes over 40,000 sq feet of space in Edmonton’s premier conference destination; The Shaw Conference Centre. With over 200 beers available for tasting, a whole new line-up of entertainment, and Edmonton’s most popular and best beer serving establishments represented; this year is shaping up to be a blast. The event has sold out six years straight, so get your tickets early!

April 12-14, 2016  CPMA Convention & Trade Show 2016
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Canadian Produce Marketing Association Convention & Tradeshow. Fresh Success.

April 22, 2016  Earth Day - Worldwide
Growing out of the first Earth Day in 1970, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.

July 21-30, 2016  A Taste of Edmonton - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
This festival is a dazzling array of tastes and sounds that fill Churchill Square, with live music and an array of food styles from around the globe.

July 29-31, 2016  31st Annual Blueberry Bluegrass & Country Music Society Festival - Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada
Music, craft vendors, food, camiping available.

July 30, 2016  Food Day Canada 2016 - Nationwide, Canada
The largest national food event in the country, encouraging and inspiring people to celebrate local food and community.

August 11-14, 2016  Taste of Calgary - Calgary, Alberta, Canada
The annual festival celebrating international foods and beverages, with live music presented through the day.

 

September 3-4, 2016  24th Annual BBQ on the Bow Festival
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Talented teams of chefs from Canada and the U.S. will vie for cash prizes, trophies and the title of "Alberta Champion" in Canada's oldest BBQ competition.  Learn the secrets of our celebrity chefs as they demonstrate and grill up their favorite recipes at the BBQ on the Bow Kitchen. Entertainment, children's area and vendors.

September 3-5, 2016  Prairie Gardens Corn Fest
Bon Accord, Alberta, Canada
A family event with corn eating contests, corn mazes, face painting, corny jokes, veggie art and more.

September 11, 2016  Harvest of the Past & Harvest Food Festival - Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Held at the Ukranian Cultural Heritage Village, the festival has been described as one of the best autumn events in Canada, with harvest activities, historic demonstrations, and musical entertainment.

September 14, 2016  FEASTival of Fine Chefs
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Presented by the Alberta Food Processors Association. All foods featured are grown or processed in Alberta.

September 17-25, 2016  Organic Week - Nationwide, Canada
Canada’s National Organic Week is the largest annual celebration of organic food, farming and products across the country.  (Also: www.facebook.com/organicweek )

October 1, 2016  28th Annual Great White North Pumpkin Fair
Smoky Lake, Alberta, Canada
Great Pumpkin competitors haul their gourds to Smoky Lake from across BC, Alberta, and Saskatchewan--all for the chance to be crowned the heaviest pumpkin, squash or watermelon. Also midway, crafts, entertainment, farmers' market and food venues.

October 10, 2016  THANKSGIVING DAY CANADA
Nationwide, Canada
A day of thanksgiving celebrating the harvest and other blessings of the past year. (2nd Mon. in Oct.)

October 14-15, 2016 - Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
The 19th annual festival returns for two days of indulgence! Quality beverages and cuisine in a fun, social and relaxed atmosphere.

November 4-5, 2016 - Rocky Mountain Wine and Food Festival
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
The largest and most exciting wine and food event in Alberta. The Festival offers a chance to sample a massive variety of wine, scotch, import beer and premium spirits, along with gourmet food samples from local restaurants and hotels.

 

November 9-13, 2016  Farmfair International
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Alberta Supreme Cattle Show, Ranch Horse Competition & Sale and More.
 

 

2015 Alberta & NW Territory, Canada
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos

these events waiting for new dates

March 26-28, 2015  Northlands Farm & Ranch Show
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
In light of programming decisions Northlands has recently made, we will no longer produce the Northlands Farm & Ranch Show.  In place of that show, we are moving forward with plans to produce the Northlands Amazing Agriculture event in the spring of 2016. This new standalone event will focus on educating elementary aged children, and fulfil an identified need to increase learning opportunities about local food systems for children. For more information, contact agriculture@northlands.com

August 16, 2015  Wild Mushroom Exposition
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Everything you want to know about wild mushrooms. Displays of specimens, experts on hand to help you identify your samples, mushroom food tastings, and a guided mushroom walk through the Garden.

September 20, 2015  Fruit Growers Festival
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Presented by the University of Alberta Devonian Botanic Garden. Sample the abundance of fruits that can be grown right here in a Zone 3 garden. Guest speakers and children's activities.
 

 

2014 Alberta & NW Territory, Canada
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos

these events waiting for new dates

May 30-31, 2014  Rocky Mountain Wine and Food Festival
Banff, Alberta, Canada
The Banff Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival will not be taking place in 2015 due to space unavailability at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. Festival management anticipates the return of the Festival in the near future.

June 15, 2014  6th Annual Rhubarb Day
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

September 28-29, 2014  Alberta Foodservice Expo
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
The Alberta Foodservice Expo has been cancelled for 2014
 

 

2013 Alberta & NW Territory, Canada
these events waiting for new dates

July 18-20, 2013  Rum Runner Days
Crowsnest Pass, AB, Canada
A family orientated weekend that celebrates the diverse heritage, sport, culture and history of the Crowsnest Pass and its people. During Prohibition Crowsnest Pass was an epicenter for smuggling liquor into the United States.
 

 

2012 Alberta & NW Territory, Canada 2012
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Exhibitions

these events waiting for new dates

June 16, 2012  Beer Barge 2012
Yellowknife, Northwest Territory, Canada
An annual celebration in honor of what was once the biggest event in town--the arrival of the supply barge! The first barge typically carried the summer's stock of alcohol. Now a great way to celebrate Yellowknife's history.

June 16-17, 2012  Falher Honey Festival - Falher, Alberta, Canada
The 21st annual event features music, a bee beard demonstration, beer garden,  honey market, parade, pancake breakfast, honey glazed ham supper, and fireworks.

October 26-28, 2012  Fairmont Banff Springs 21st Annual Int’l Festival of Wine & Food - Banff, Alberta, Canada
Enjoy three rewarding days in a spectacular mountain setting filled with wine tastings, seminars and fine cuisine.  Mingle with the wine world's most prestigious names as you taste a treasury of varietals and vintages.
 

 

2011 Alberta & NW Territory, Canada 2011
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Exhibitions

these events waiting for new dates

September 3-4, 2011  Harvest Festival - Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada
The farm machinery is humming and the ovens are hot as we celebrate sights, sounds and smells of bringing in the harvest - from a ladies perspective! (no website: domain has expired)

September 24, 2011  Baconfest - Calgary, AB, Canada
Join us for all things Bacon including, the Bacon games, the Bacon eating championships, a Bacon poetry slam, Bacon experts and row after row of delicious Bacon goodies.
 

 

2009 Alberta & NW Territory, Canada 2009
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Exhibitions

these events waiting for new dates

April 10-11, 2009  Rocky Mountain Wine and Food Festival
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
The Red Deer event has been canceled for 2009. May return in future years.

April 28-29, 2009  Bar & Beverage Conference & Expo
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

July 18, 2009  Citytv's Taste of the City
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (no website)
Pacific National Exhibition from 12pm - 8pm. Discover the diversity of Vancouver's culinary culture at this tasting extravaganza.  Sample portions of signature menu items from dozens of Vancouver's restaurants.  Admission is free, and visitors purchase taste tickets in .50 cent denominations that can be exchanged at all the vendors for sample size portions. For more information contact:  jane@eat-vancouver.com

September 25-26, 2009  Red Deer International Beerfest
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

 

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