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2016 Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos

(see also: 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2011 - 2010)

January 13-14, 2016  NL Organic Conference
St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Agriculture and the Atlantic Canada Organic Regional Network (ACORN) are pleased to invite you to attend the Organic Opportunities Conference.  The conference will be a great opportunity to get information on the organic movement and hear from industry leaders in the organic sector.  It will also be a great opportunity to dialogue among farmers and government departments.


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 1-3, 2016  36th Annual Cow Head Lobster Festival
Cow Head, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Since 1980, the Cow Head Lobster Festival has kicked off the summer tourism season in Cow Head, Newfoundland.  If you are visiting Gros Morne National Park, plan to take in the Cow Head Lobster Festival. Lobster dinners at venues around town, music, etc.

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

August 3-7, 2016  Annual Caplin Cod Festival
Triton, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Parades, community campfire, entertainment, and food galore including cod, lobster, salmon, fisherman's brewis, squid, steak, burgers, soup and much more.

August 3-8, 2016  30th Annual Mussel Bed Soiree
Lewisporte, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Community festival celebrating Newfoundland culture and heritage with activities for people of all ages--entertainment, fishermen's brewis, fishing derby, dances, pet show and the Lewisporte Harbour Cup (open to all sailors).

August 12-14, 2016  Brigus Blueberry Festival
Brigus, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
A fun-filled weekend for all ages. Folk festival, parade, pie-eating contest, moose burgers, fireworks, and a 3-foot blueberry pie on display.

September 16-17, 2016  Roots, Rants & Roars
Elliston, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
A regional celebration of the natural gifts of Newfoundland and Labrador food, culture and sea--culinary competition, food hike, music and more.

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.


September 18-21, 2016  Aquaculture Canada and Cold Harvest 2016 Conference and Tradeshow
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Aquaculture is recognized globally as a sustainable food production activity that is both an adaptation to climate change and requires adaptation for climate change. Canada has a role and responsibility to play in growing more seafood, and this year’s theme reflects that necessity. The conference will highlight advances in science and technology of Canadian aquaculture, in preparing for the sustainable food systems of the future.

October 6-13, 2016 - Eastport Peninsula Agricultural Exhibition
Eastport, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
The Beaches Heritage Centre hosts its annual agricultural exhibition including the Harvest Queen pageant, dinner theatre, dances, parade, pie eating contest, and agricultural displays.

October 7-9, 2016 - Annual Fogo Island Partridgeberry Harvest Festival
Fogo Island, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
A celebration of local food and crafts with Partridgeberry and Harvest themes, Farmers and Crafts Marketplace, children's tent, an all day Kitchen Party with entertainment and of course delicious foods to eat.

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.)


2015 Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos

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July 9-13, 2015  Exploits Valley Salmon Festival
Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Celebrates the return of the migrating Atlantic salmon, focusing attention on one of nature's most spectacular phenomena. Features world class entertainment, salmon dinners and much more.

August 11-15, 2015  Makkovik Trout Festival
Makkovik, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
One of the main events is the trout supper, which offers trout served in many ways such as smoked, fried, stewed, and fish & brewis. Fireworks, rowing races, music and more.



2014 Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
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July 25-27, 2014  Humber Valley Strawberry Festival
Pasadena, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Activities include a strawberry dessert contest, jelly & jam contest, bread baking contest, strawberry eating contest, kids' corner, music, fireworks and dances.

August 1-3, 2014  Mary's Harbour Crab Festival
Mary's Harbour, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
The schedule includes a crab bake-off, blessing of the fleet, fireworks, 5k run, entertainment, fish-n-brewis, and crab boat races.

September 27-28, 2014  Port au Port Agricultural Fall Fair
Port au Port, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
An annual event featuring fresh vegetables, crafts, petting zoo, historical church tour and fresh pork sale.

September 27, 2014  2nd Annual Food ‘n Garden Fair
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Memorial’s Botanical Garden, and its dedicated partners, offer the public the exciting opportunity to participate in the Food ‘n Garden Fair! Featuring new chefs and retuning favorites, this year is set to be bigger-and-better! Guests at the Garden can expect:  multiple demonstrations, displays and tips on: gardening; growing vegetables, herbs and composting;  kids’ component including vegetable creature creations, newspaper planters and various other activities;  a unique food tasting experience where local chefs will tempt your taste buds with their culinary creations using ingredients provided by our local farmers, and;  the annual Potato Peeling Contest – for kids and adults!  In addition to recognizing 2014 as the “International Year of the Family Farm,” the Food ‘n Garden Fair will continue to honour Ken Proudfoot’s legacy as a research scientist, potato breeder, avid gardener and a Friends of the Garden member.


2013 Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
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September 28-Oct 4, 2013  World Seafood Congress
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
'Creative Solutions for Global Challenges'  The focus of  the 2013 WSC will be ”Market Access” and will include a range of subject areas that are currently being finalised by a technical committee. (also: )


2011 Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada 2011
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Exhibitions

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October 1, 2011  MUN Potato Festival
Saint John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden hosts a full day of potato tasting, exhibits, and information, children's activities and more. Admission is by a donation of food or funds to support Community Food Sharing.


2010 Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada 2010
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September 7-10, 2010 - 55th Annual Fisheries Technology Conference
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Join us in St. John’s, Newfoundland for our 55th annual conference as we explore the current state of fisheries resources, its regulatory issues, processing challenges and the latest in biotechnology, marine nutraceuticals and functional foods.




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