2016 Quebec, Canada 2016
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos
(see also: 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012)
February 18, 2016 CHFA Quebec 2016 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Canadian Health Food Association Conference & Trade Show.
February 25-27, 2016 Mondial des Cidres - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
In a magical setting of ice sculptures, come meet forty or so cider and agri-food producers and taste their products. Talks, ice sculpting, fireworks and more.
March 1-29, 2016 Festival Beauceron de l'Erable
Saint-Georges, Quebec, Canada
Festival Beauceron de l’Érable gathers 50,000 people all over Beauce for fun days every year. During the sugaring-off season, many activities featuring maple products are held: music, sporting games, cultural and gastronomic events as well as special family and school gatherings. The Festival also includes participation of restaurants, special masses, talent shows and promotional stands.
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.
April 13-15, 2016 SIAL Canada 2016 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
The leading North American agrifood show. SIAL Canada offers to North American and worldwide producers and distributors a powerful business platform to make a way into the North American marketplace. Held in Montreal even years and in Toronto odd years.
May 3-4, 2016 Le Salon Depanneurs, Epiceries & Cie
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
An educational conference and trade show designed to provide leading education and the industries best trade show to convenience and grocery retailers across Québec.
May 21-23 & 28-29, 2016 Fete du Chocolat de Bromont
Bromont, Quebec, Canada
Celebrate chocolate in all its forms. Set in the heritage sector of Bromont, the Fest is a one-of-a-kind event. Enjoy tastings and cultural activities.
June 8-12, 2016 23rd Mondial de la Biere - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Beer Festival, an innovative tasting journey into the World of Beer.
June 18-26, 2016 Festival de la Truite Mouchete (Speckled Trout Festival)
St. Alexis-des-Monts, Quebec, Canada
Held at Lake Alexis, the tournament will be an entertaining family fun activity, with entertainment, a parade, Seniors Day, Kids Day & more.
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 3-6, 2016 Festival du Bleuet
Dolbeau-Mistassini, Quebec, Canada
A veritable symbol of the Lac Saint-Jean region, the blueberry is celebrated at this festival. Events include exhibitions, performances, contests, a night-time parade, giant blueberry pie, etc.
August 4-7, 2016 Festival du Cochon de Sainte-Perpétue
Sainte-Perpetue, Quebec, Canada
Sample all sorts of pork-based dishes and visit the documentation centre, where you can learn all about hogs. Music, sports competitions and family activities.
August 5-14, 2016 Montreal's Italian Week Festival
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Celebrates the people and passions of the Italian-Canadian community. Enjoy a wide range of activities--gastronomy, sporting prowess, music, and arts.
August 12-14, 2016 Foire Gourmande - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
This three-day culinary fair serves up a veritable smorgasbord of activities. 50 exhibitors, over 250 tastings, and chefs in action.
August 18-21, 2016 Festibiere de Quebec
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Taste more than 500 different beers offered by 65 breweries. Music, conferences, and shows. Attendance: 65,000.
August 19-21, 2016 Fiesta des Cultures de Saint-Remi
Saint-Remi, Quebec, Canada
Inspired by the presence of foreign agricultural workers in our lovely region. Discover the flavours of Latin America through gastronomy, dance, music, history and art.
August 25-27, 2016 Festival de la Poutine
Drummondville, Quebec, Canada
Festival organized in honour of poutine, that tasty blend of fries, gravy and curd cheese that's become one of Quebec's culinary specialties. Music in a family-friendly atmosphere.
September 1-4, 2016 Festival du Boeuf d'Inverness
Inverness, Quebec, Canada
This edition of the festival will offer braised beef and smoked meat suppers, shows, and a rodeo.
September 2-5, 2016 Bieres et Saveurs - Chambly, Quebec, Canada
Beer & Flavour is a celebration with a New France atmosphere. Discover Quebec brewed beer and regional products, as well as flavours from around the world.
September 2-5, 2016 Les Delices d'Automne
Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada
This agri-tourism event is the ideal opportunity to discover and sample products from the Mauricie region and elsewhere. Chefs competitions, cooking demonstrations, and entertainment.
September 3-11, 2016 La Fete des Vendanges
Magog, Quebec, Canada
This celebration of Quebec's wines and agricultural products heralds the coming of the fall colours. On the shores of Lake Memphremagog, over 140 producers present their products.
September 9-11, 2016 Festival Oktoberfest des Québécois - Repentigny, Quebec, Canada
Quebec-based microbreweries, homegrown products, music, and local artisans in a delightful park setting.
September 17-18, 2016 - Festival de la galette et des saveurs du terroir - Laval, Quebec, Canada
Families and those passionate about agri-food products, history and culture are invited to the Festival de la galette (and regional products), held in the heart of Old-Saint-Eustache. This festival is a must-see for regional products amateurs. It’s an opportunity to discover touristic and heritage attractions as well as the cultural life of Saint-Eustache.
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 )
September 23-25, 2016 Brome Lake Duck Festival
Lac-Brome, Quebec, Canada
Weekends only. Highlights of the festival include culinary demonstrations, where one can sample the world renowned Brome Lake duck, farmer's market, music, art, and games for children.
September 29-October 9, 2016 - Festival de la Galette de Sarrasin
Louiseville, Quebec, Canada
A festival focusing on buckwheat and its many delicious products, including pasta, cakes, pancakes, bread, pizza and even beer. Cultural and social activities galore.
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.)
November 3-5, 2016 15th Edition Montréal Passion Vin
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
To the great delight of wine enthusiasts, the Montréal Passion Vin wine-tasting event is back again in 2016 for its edition. It will be held at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel .