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2019 Nova Scotia, Canada 2019
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos
(see also: 2018  -  2017  -  2015)

February 1-28, 2019  Dine Around: The Flavours of Nova Scotia
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Every year, restaurants across the province showcase an array of Nova Scotia product and creativity at an attractive price during Dine Around. Running for the month of February, three course prix-fixe menus are offered at participating restaurants for the price of $25, $35, or $45 per dinner. Book directly with participating restaurants.


February 7, 2019
Imbibe: A Cocktail Event
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
A collection of Nova Scotia's best mixologists brought together to create legendary cocktails for guests to imbibe! With 25 restaurant/bars plus the NSLC you're in for a night of delicious sample size cocktails - more than 40 to be exact - hors d'oeuvres and music make this event the perfect evening out!   7:00pm - 9:30pm.

February 15, 2019  Rare and Fine Wine - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
An evening for the true wine lover.  With a selection of over 40 wines, rated above 90 points and above by the world's major wine publications, these wines have never been available in Nova Scotia before. Quench your wine palate with world class wines from Champagne, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Napa Valley, Piedmonte, Veneto, and Tuscany, amongst many others.  All wines are poured in Riedel Glassware, accompanied by decadent hors d'oeuvres while overlooking the Halifax Harbour with live jazz music. Throughout the night Bishop's Cellar staff will be on hand to help you purchase any wines with which you fell in love.  Compass Room, Casino Nova Scotia.  7:00pm - 9:30pm.  Regular Ticket $119 + HST  *Must be 19 + to attend event.

February 28, 2019  Savour Food & Wine Show
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
The Savour Food & Wine Show is Atlantic Canada's premier food and wine event, showcasing Nova Scotia's finest restaurants, wines and beverages. Operating now for ten years, it has attracted a wide and dedicated audience to make it 'the' food and wine event of the year!  Over 80 restaurants, wine and beverage merchants create delectable samples allowing you to taste the night away. Halifax Convention Centre.


March 7, 2019  Decadence
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Join us for an evening of pure indulgence at the Prince George Hotel. A night filled with delectable dishes and luscious desserts, paired with fine wines from Nova Scotia and around the world.  Discover how the perfect wine pairings enhance both the sweet and savoury creations crafted by Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Culinary Arts students. Discover your favourite wine and food match, and come back for more! All dishes are designed and prepared by students of the NSCC Pastry Arts and Culinary Arts programs, under the direction of their chef-instructors; students are on hand to serve and explain the dishes as you enjoy a decadent night out in downtown Halifax.

March 22-24, 2019  Pictou County Home Show
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
This all-new event is a showcase of products and services related to new home construction, renovations, remodels and home improvement project… and, it will be co-located with the Stones RV Spring Forward Sales Event!  (also: )

March 29-31, 2019  Ideal Home Show: The Big One
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Atlantic Canada’s largest home show! Halifax Exhibition Centre is the place to be this spring for the region’s ultimate showcase for indoor and outdoor living.

April 22, 2019  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.


May 29-June 3, 2019
87th Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Festival
Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada
A springtime celebration of our traditions and agricultural heritage. The aim is to promote the best family event for all Valley communities and visitors making it the leading festival in Atlantic Canada. The second longest consecutive running festival in Canada.  Attendance: 150,000.

June 6-9, 2019
Shelburne County Lobster Festival
Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
Come experience the Lobster Capital of Canada and enjoy a weekend full of family fun activities, events and of course, lots of lobster! Our festival is held every June to celebrate the end of our Lobster season (November to May) and to recognize the importance of our lobster fishing industry to the economy, history and culture of Shelburne County.

August 3, 2019
Food Day Canada 2019
Nationwide, Canada
The largest national food event in the country, encouraging and inspiring people to celebrate local food and community.

August 8-11, 2019
45th Annual Digby Scallop Days
Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada
The Town of Digby has been an active fishing community throughout the years, famous for the delicious scallops harvested from our local waters.

August 9-10, 2019  Halifax Seaport Cider & Beer Fest
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
The annual "Beer on the Pier" festival will feature 200 beers and ciders, great East Coast food, 3 local bands, and one awesome weekend!

August 14-31, 2019  Wild Blueberry Harvest Festival
Various Locations, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nova Scotia is the largest processor of wild blueberries in the world and is the second largest producer on earth (2nd only to Maine). Many, many events in communities throughout the region.

September 9-15, 2019  Organic Week - Nationwide, Canada
Canada’s National Organic Week is the largest annual celebration of organic food, farming and products across the country.  (Also: )

October 12, 2019  Shelburne County Giant Pumpkin Festival
Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada
Many activities including NS Giant Pumpkin weigh-off, pumpkin carvings, children's events, BBQ's, and scarecrow making.

October 14, 2019 - THANKSGIVING DAY CANADA - Nationwide, Canada
A day of thanksgiving celebrating the harvest and other blessings of the past year. (2nd Mon. in Oct.)


2018 Nova Scotia, Canada 2018
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos
events waiting for new dates

February 20, 2018 - 5th Nova Scotia Organic Forum
Hortonville, Nova Scotia, Canada
Committed to learning more and contributing to the future of organic agriculture in Nova Scotia? The NS Organic Forum is a great chance to gather and get inspired by your organic peers, while also providing guidance to the ACORN team as they set goals for 2018/19!

March, 2018  ApEx 2018 - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
There will be no show in 2018 - the Show will re-launch a new and improved show in 2019


2017 Nova Scotia, Canada 2017
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos
these events waiting for new dates

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: )


2015 Nova Scotia, Canada 2015
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos

these events waiting for new dates

October 9-13, 2015  Maritime Fall Fair
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
The Maritime Fall Fair will not be taking place in 2015. Please stay tuned for details as planning is underway for the Fair in 2016.




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