2017 Manitoba, Canada 2017
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos
(see also: 2014 - 2012 - 2011)
January 24-26, 2017
Manitoba Potato Production Days
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Held annually since 1973, the conference's main objective is to communicate current and pertinent potato production information to producers. As well, it provides a venue for retailers to promote the latest in potato-production products and equipment.
April 17, 2017 - Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Join us at Winnipeg’s hottest food and wine events! Taste of the Nation Winnipeg and the Chef’s Dinner bring together the city’s hottest restaurants, chefs and mixologists to raise the critical funds needed to end childhood hunger.
April 22, 2017 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 30-May 6, 2017 16th Annual Winnipeg Wine Festival
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
A fundraiser for Special Olympics Manitoba including a gala dinner, auction, public tastings and more.
June 29-July 2, 2017 Flin Flon Trout Festival
Flin Flon, Manitoba, Canada
Prizes for the largest trout, pickerel, northern pike, and perch; canoe derby, golf tournament, parade, Bathing Beauty contest, sail boat races, baking and flour packing contests.
July 27-30, 2017 Manitoba Threshermen’s Reunion and Stampede
Austin, Manitoba, Canada
The annual event will offer something for everyone. All museum exhibit buildings are open. A free grandstand show each afternoon features a parade of vintage farm equipment and contests such as a sheaf tying demo and a threshing competition. A rodeo is held each evening, ending with a dance on an open air dance floor.
July 28-30, 2017
Manitoba Sunflower Festival
Altona, Manitoba, Canada
The annual festival includes a pageant, parade, stage show, street dance, quilt show, garden tours, and Mennonite food.
August 5, 2017
Food Day Canada 2017
The largest national food event in the country, encouraging and inspiring people to celebrate local food and community.
August 11-12, 2017 Portage La Prairie Potato Festival
Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada
Baby Spud contest, pancake breakfast, children and family performers, Battle of the Bands, concessions (including free French fries), headlining evening entertainment, local crafters and much more!
August 11-13, 2017 Winkler Harvest Festival & Exhibition
Winkler, Manitoba, Canada
A celebration of the area's agricultural heritage and the bounty of harvest time. The region is known for its production of potatoes, corn, sugar beets, and small grains.
August 25-27, 2017 51st Annual Morden Corn & Apple Festival
Morden, Manitoba, Canada
Free Hot Buttered Corn & Cold Apple Cider. Miss Corn & Apple Festival Queen Pageant, Parade, entertainment, midway, pancake breakfasts, arts & crafts sale. Always the 4th weekend in August. Attendance: 50,000.
September 16-24, 2017 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 9, 2017 - THANKSGIVING DAY CANADA
A day of thanksgiving celebrating the harvest and other blessings of the past year. (2nd Mon. in Oct.)
October 25-28, 2017 Manitoba Ag Ex - Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Manitoba's largest all breed cattle show and sale. Join us for the official kick off to the Expo, The Taste of Beef!