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: www.mpltd.ca/homeshows/ )
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.
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
April 6-8, 2018 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. (also: www.mpltd.ca/homeshows/ )
May 26-27, 2018 86th 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 7-10, 2018 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 4, 2018 - Food Day Canada 2018 - Nationwide The largest national food event in the country, encouraging and inspiring people to celebrate local food and community.
August 9-12, 2018 44th 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 10-11, 2018 Halifax Seaport 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 17-September 1, 2018 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 8-16, 2018 Organic Week - Nationwide, Canada Canada’s National Organic Week is the largest annual celebration of organic food, farming and products across the country.
October 6, 2018 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.
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: www.facebook.com/organicweek )
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.
2014 Nova Scotia, Canada 2014 Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos these events waiting for new dates
November 12-16, 2014 Devour! The Food Film Fest Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada This November join us in Wolfville, Nova Scotia for five jam-packed days of film, food and wine. We will be serving up the latest from the world of culinary cinema, paired with wine tours, tastings, pop-ups, and industry sessions. Not to mention the fabulous gala dinners featuring renowned chefs celebrating the very best of local and international food and wine. DevourFest. Eat it up!
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October 5-27, 2013 Valley Pumpkin Festival Annapolis Valley Region, Nova Scotia, Canada The festival captures and communicates the agriculture, cuisine and culture of the fall season in the Annapolis Valley. Corn mazes, pumpkin people, pumpkin weigh-off, wine events, art displays, Pumpkin Idol, pumpkin regatta and much more!
2012 Nova Scotia, Canada 2012 Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Exhibitions these events waiting for new dates
July 19-23, 2012 CATCH - Nova Scotia Seafood Festival Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada CATCH looks forward to seeing seafood fans again in 2012 on the Halifax waterfront. Visit the culinary stage at the Halifax Tall Ships Festival.
September 22, 2012 Honey Harvest Festival - Sydney, NS, Canada Sponsored by the Cape Breton Organic Beekeepers' Cooperative, the festival offers honey tasting, beeswax candle making, live honey bee observation hive, and music.
2011 Nova Scotia, Canada 2011 Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Exhibitions these events waiting for new dates
October 8-9, 2011 Savour Louisbourg - Louisbourg, NS, Canada At the Fortress of Louisbourg you can experience living history at more than a dozen buildings, including three authentic working 18th century restaurants. Savour Louisbourg includes 18th century culinary workshops on the basics of early French cuisine, food preservation, baking and more.
2010 Nova Scotia, Canada 2010 Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Exhibitions these events waiting for new dates
September 19-21, 2010 Culinary Tourism World Summit Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The theme of this Summit is "One World, One Table: Using Culinary Tourism for Economic Development." This is a timely theme, given the financial crisis sweeping the globe. All people must eat, but not everyone chooses to shop, play golf, or go to the theater or ballet. Cuisine is the only attraction purchased by all visitors that can be fully leveraged to enhance further the economic development of businesses and destinations. Attend the World Summit to get ideas about what you and your business can do to help you survive.