2016 Ontario, Canada 2016 January through June Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos (see also: 2017 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010)
January 14-16, 2016 London Wine & Food Show London, Ontario, Canada An annual event showcasing London's culinary culture.
January 15-31, 2016 Niagara Icewine Festival Niagara, Ontario, Canada For three weeks in January the Niagara region is transformed into a wintry wonderland, celebrating one of Canada's most cherished products, Ontario Icewine.
February 4-5, 2016 London Dairy Congress London, Ontario, Canada Introducing the newest Dairy event in Ontario. This show brings together leaders to showcase the latest industry trends and newest technology. You’ll find interactive educational sessions, a strong lineup of 150 exhibitors, and an educational junior dairy component. Free Breakfast Included With Ticket Purchase - Served 8-10am Daily!
February 19-21, 2016 - London Boat, Fishing & Outdoor Show London, Ontario, Canada Show goers will see hundreds of exhibits in acres of show space featuring new boats for sale, fishing accessories and outdoors adventure and travel opportunities all under one roof at the Western Fair District. Take advantage of the exclusive show specials and deals or if you are new to boating, fishing or the outdoors, start your research at the show - bring your questions for our boat dealers and fishing & outdoor product specialists.
February 28-March 1, 2016 Restaurants Canada Show Toronto, Ontario, Canada Restaurants Canada proudly presents Hospitality Unleashed: the Restaurants Canada Show every year in Toronto. It’s the biggest event of the year for the hospitality industry! (Formerly called the CRFA Show/HostEx). Thousands of visitors and exhibitors flock to the show each year to learn about exciting new products, discover new trends and ideas, connect and network with colleagues, and gather tips and trends to help grow and promote their business.
March 2-4, 2016 London Farm Show - London, Ontario, Canada The London Farm Show at the Western Fair District is now in its 78th year and features over 275,000 square feet of exhibit space, and over 360 exhibitors. As the Largest Indoor Spring Farm Show in Eastern Canada it continue to provide companies an opportunity to display big brand equipment, provide insightful speaker programs and showcase the latest products and services in agriculture. Attendance: 15,000.
March 4-6, 2016 - 6th Annual Hamilton Boat, Fishing & Outdoor Show Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. Located Right Beside The Hamilton International Airport. A Spectacular Show Experience! 108,000 square foot location full of show stopping features, special attractions & hundreds of exhibits of boats, fishing, outdoor accessories and recreational power products. The Hamilton Boat, Fishing and Outdoor Show is one of the premier regional boat, fishing and outdoor shows in Canada. Come get inspired, get informed, be entertained and most importantly be ready to take advantage of great show deals.
March 5-6, 12-20 & 25-27, 2016 - Maple Syrup Festival at Bronte Creek Oakville, Ontario, Canada Visit Bronte Creek Provincial Park for the annual Maple Syrup Festival and enjoy 1890's costumed interpreters demonstrating how to tap maple trees and how to make maple syrup. View artifacts in the maple museum, take a wagon ride, and enjoy hot pancakes with pure maple syrup. Weekends through March.
March 6-27, 2016 Maple Syrup Festival Westfield Heritage Village, Ontario, Canada Explore the making of maple syrup at Westfield Heritage Village. Join us for living history programs, embark on an old-fashioned horse and wagon ride, stroll the 1860's village, and savour the flavour of Canada's own sweetener. March 6, 13, 16, 17, 20, 25 & 27.
March 12-13, 2016 Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival Warkworth, Ontario, Canada For over 30 years the community has marked the coming of spring with a fun-filled family weekend with events to enjoy both at Sandy Flat Sugar Bush and the Village of Warkworth in Ontario, Canada.
March 12-20, 2016 Bugfeast Food Truck Festival Cambridge, Ontario, Canada Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory. BugFeast 2016: Come Sample REAL Insects Food Truck Style! Join us during March Break and put your taste buds to the test! We'll tempt you with 3 bugtastic food samples: • "Chripin' Chimis Mexican Food Truck" serving Crunchy Cricket Tacos • "Ento-Melt" serving Open-Faced Grilled Cheese with Superworms • "Jiminy's Juice and Smoothie Bar" serving a tropical fruit beverage with insect protein powder. Samples are FREE with paid admission. Are you brave enough to eat a bug?
March 19-20, 2016 Maple in the County Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada Celebrating the maple syrup industry of Prince Edward County with various events at sugarbushes, farms and businesses throughout the area. Visit one of the participating sugarbushes, enjoy pancake breakfasts with fresh maple syrup, taffy on snow, S'mores, petting zoos, BBQ sausages, fire trucks, lumberjack show, artisan vendors, wineries and more.
March 19-20, 2016 Junior Beef Expo - London, Ontario, Canada Join our future in Agriculture as Juniors 21 and under compete for cash and prizes in showmanship and confirmation.
March 29-April 3, 2016 Maple Sugar Festival - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada The Maple Sugar Festival guarantees fun-filled activities for everyone. Aside from serving delicious pancakes and offering a traditional style sugar shack brunch, we also encourage you to come and take part in our festivities including sleigh rides, a petting zoo, storytelling, entertainment, etc.
April 1-24, 2016 County-licious - Prince Edward County, ON, Canada Prince Edward County's twice annual celebration of fine dining featuring dinner menus created by each participating chef exclusively for the event.
April 2, 2016 Elmira Maple Syrup Festival - Elmira, Ontario, Canada Fun for the whole family--pancakes with maple syrup, pancake flipping contest, sugar bush tours, crafts, petting zoo and much more. The event raises money for local charities. Attendance: 68,000.
April 2-3, 2016 Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival Sunderland, Ontario, Canada Everyone enjoys the exciting variety of events taking place during the festival weekend.
April 6-7, 2016 London Poultry Show - London, Ontario, Canada The two-day show is a blend of trade show and professional development featuring networking opportunities, a wide array of products & services, guest presentations and informative seminars. Attendance: 35,000.
April 7-9, 2016 Eat & Drink Norfolk - Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Norfolk County Fairgounds. With close to forty different food producers, restaurants, wineries, and breweries, all from within or close proximity to Norfolk County, it’s a great way to ‘nibble and nosh’ your way around the County, all under one roof. Each of the exhibitors is proud to showcase samples of their fine culinary products to the many who attend Eat & Drink Norfolk.
April 8-10, 2016 Toronto Food + Drink Market Toronto, Ontario, Canada Let your taste buds lead the way as you sip, savour and sample your way through the Toronto Food + Drink Market where it is all about eating, drinking, shopping and learning! From wine and beer samples and restaurant delicacies all the way to grocery store products, you won't walk away unsatisfied!
April 15-17, 2016 London Spring Home & Garden Show London, Ontario, Canada This is southwestern Ontario's largest home, renovating, gardening, landscaping and lifestyle Show.
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 22-24, 2016 11th Annual Food & Drink Fest Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Food & Drink Fest... the Festival with Taste! The Region's Most Fun & Delicious Culinary, Wine, Spirit and Beer Expo! Come and experience an exciting variety of local and international wines & spirits, craft beers, and culinary treats created by some of the Hamilton, Burlington & Niagara Regions' most popular restaurants, breweries & wineries. Enjoy terrific live musical entertainment, fun informative cooking demonstrations all in one convenient and central location! Free Parking.
May 1-3, 2016 - Baking Association of Canada Baking Showcase 2016 Toronto (Mississauga), Ontario, Canada Western Canada's only baking industry specific trade show to see, touch & taste the newest & your favourite products, ingredients, equipment, services, technology and baked goods (fresh, proof & bake, par-baked, freezer-to-oven, thaw & serve).
May 3, 2016 20th Annual Bon Appetit Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Charitable giving never tasted better. Bon Appetit Ottawa provides a recipe for both hunger and poverty relief in the National Capital Region. Driven by the hospitality industry to support the operational needs of local charities BAO has a particular focus on children and the elderly.
May 7, 2016 12th Annual Spirit of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada Spirit of Toronto is Toronto’s Annual Whisky Gala, a spectacular evening featuring a dazzling array of 100 plus whiskies and premium spirits, tutored tastings, live jazz, gourmet catering, classic cocktails, and a poolside cigar bar on the outdoor lower level of Roy Thomson Hall.
May 7, 2016 Annual Maple Festival & All That Jazz Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada Where you're once again tempted by the Maple Syrup Products, especially the maple donuts! This is a festival that appeals to young and old alike, made better by the spirit of the town’s residents. Enjoy a hot pancake breakfast, stroll through the historic town with its many boutique shops and services and to see the joy on the faces of the children as they wait to go on the latest rides. While enjoying maple products sit a listen to some of the many jazz bands sprinkled throughout the town.
May 14, 2016 12th Annual Terroir Wine & Farmer's Market Picton, Ontario, Canada Annual Terroir at the Crystal Palace in Picton. Sample newly-released wines from 20+ Prince Edward County wineries, taste delicious food from local restaurants and shop for cheese, baked goods, preserves and other farmer's market favourites. A farm-to-table experience showcasing local food, handcrafted wine, artisan bread, preserves and other one-of-a-kind products from local farmers.
May 18, 2016 The Brewers Plate Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada Unlimited tastings from over 20 celebrated chefs, food artisans and fresh Ontario craft breweries create an extraordinary local sustainable, feast for you! Gourmet cuisine, libations, a relaxed atmosphere, live music and entertainment, and a silent auction creates a foodie’s paradise! Time: 6:15pm. Price: $95.
May 21-22, 2016 Halal Food Festival Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada Halal Food Fest in Toronto will be a celebration of halal food and the diversity of the city, and of Canada as a country laden with culture.
May 28, 2016 Beeton Honey & Garden Festival Beeton, Ontario, Canada The Festival features over 170 vendors including beekeepers and honey products. Enjoy a full day of great food, shopping and entertainment and enter the Cooking With Honey contest.
May 28-29, 2016 Apple Blossom Tyme Festival Colborne, Ontario, Canada Celebrate Spring and our apple-growing heritage with farm tractors, classic cars, festival foods, marketplace, entertainment and a pie-eating contest.
June 4-5, 2016 Great Canadian Cheese Festival 2016 Picton, Ontario, Canada 6th annual festival, where cheese lovers meet to learn, talk, taste and buy the best artisan cheese from across Canada. Cheese Tastings & Tours, Cooking with Artisan Cheese Classes, etc. Attendance: 5,000.
June 9-12, 2016 LaSalle Strawberry Festival LaSalle, Ontario, Canada For over 25 years the LaSalle Strawberry Festival has been treating the residents of Windsor and Essex County to some of the most fun and greatest entertainment that there is to offer. With a beauty pageant, parade, live sound stage, huge carnival and midway there is definitely something for everyone!
June 10-19, 2016 Ontario Craft Beer Week Various locations, Ontario, Canada Ontario Craft Beer Week is a week-long, province-wide festival that celebrates the thriving locally-based craft beer industry in Ontario and exposes consumers to the premium quality and culture of Ontario craft beer.
June 11-19, 2016 Niagara New Vintage Festival Niagara, Ontario, Canada Internationally acclaimed wines, fresh produce, and a culinary experience unique to Ontario are at the centre of this two weekend gastronomic extravaganza.
June 16-18, 2016 Toronto Wine & Spirit Festival Toronto, Ontario, Canada Toronto’s first outdoor wine and spirit festival, is back for its 8th year! In partnership with the Redpath Waterfront Festival, which means we are going to be even bigger and better than ever! We return to the city’s fabulous waterfront, centrally located in downtown Toronto. Join us at Sugar Beach, at Jarvis and Queen’s Quay! From wine samples, craft beer, and pairing seminars in our Wine & Spirit School, to some of the world’s finest spirits, live music and a waterfront breeze, The Toronto Wine & Spirit Festival is the perfect event to kick off the summer season … a summer solstice.
June 17-19, 2016 Beach BBQ & Brews Festival Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Beach BBQ & Brews Festival is an annual festival taking place on Father’s Day weekend at Woodbine Park. An incredible venue located at Woodbine Park in the “Beach” in the east end of Toronto. Supported by the City of Toronto and buoyed by a large consumer base this event is family friendly, active and the place to be! Come out to this FREE EVENT to enjoy great BBQ, Live Music, Children’s Area (complete with rides!), BBQ competitions, Grilling Demonstrations, Craft Vendors and of course the Beer and Beverage vendors. It’s a community favourite and has something for everyone!
June 17-19, 2016 Beer & BBQ Show - London, Ontario, Canada Come and sample Ontario's established culture of craft beers and local grillers and participate in the variey of sports, cooking demos and activities running on the weekend.
June 18, 2016 St. Agatha Strawberry Fest St. Agatha, Ontario, Canada Our secret recipe: a pinch of fun, a dash or laughter, and lots of strawberries! Held every 3rd Saturday in June.
June 25, 2016 PoultryFest Niagara Smithville, Ontario, Canada Throughout the day visitors enjoy live entertainment, car & tractor shows, the Culinary Experience stage and more.
June 30-July 3, 2016 Whitchurch-Stouffville Strawberry Festival Stouffville, Ontario, Canada Highlights include the Lions beef BBQ, comedy night, parade, carnival, crafters, fireworks and, of course, strawberries!
2017 Ontario, Canada 2017 January through June Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos
May 2-4, 2017 SIAL Canada 2017 Toronto, Ontario, 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.
2015 Ontario, Canada 2015 January through June Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos these events waiting for new dates
April 28-30, 2015 SET Canada 2015 Toronto, Ontario, Canada SET Canada, a national show dedicated to food retail and food service sectors, is a unique opportunity to discover the latest in technology and equipment dedicated to food retail and food service. SET Canada is the place to meet with your clients and acquire a visibility within potential buyers. Held in Montreal even years and in Toronto odd years.
May 16-18, 2015 4th Annual Food Truck Eats! Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada Kick off your summer at the ultimate backyard bash held over the May long weekend in Wine Country! This year at Peller Estates Winery, the annual Food Truck Eats will bring together 15 Food Trucks and 5 pop-up food vendors to deliver some of the most daring, tasty and innovative street food available, alongside some of our award-winning VQA Peller wines. Your ticket includes entrance to the event, one glass of wine, a souvenir event glass and live entertainment at the event.
June 14, 2015 A Taste of Warm Bread Westfield Heritage Village, Ontario, Canada Come and taste a little history! Warm, soft, crusty - bread is the theme of this day. Learn how different types of breads are made in hearths, woodstoves and the bake oven. Samples will be available!
June 21, 2015 Smoke & Steam Show Keene, Ontario, Canada Lang Pioneer Village Museum. View unique antique tractors and steam engines up-close and learn more about the many uses of smoke and steam!
2014 Ontario, Canada 2014 January through June Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos these events waiting for new dates
June 30, 2014 Toronto Ribfest Food and Music Festival Toronto, Ontario, Canada The 15th Annual Toronto Ribfest Food and Music Festival is a “Ribfest” unlike any other – with many new, fun and nutritious food options; plus two stages with non-stop music and entertainment.
2013 Ontario, Canada 2013 January through June these events waiting for new dates
January 26, 2013 Chocolate and Cheese Festival Campbellford, Ontario, Canada After the Polar Plunge enjoy tasty treats as the Chocolate and Cheese contestants seek to be our best bakers. Prizes drawn throughout the day.
February 5-7, 2013 Canadian International Farm Show Toronto, Ontario, Canada The 27th edition of the Canadian International Farm Show returns to the International Centre in Mississauga and will be showcasing all of the leaders of Canada’s thriving AG market.
April 5-7, 2013 The Toronto Wine and Cheese Show Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Wine & Cheese Show will occupy space within the Good Food & Drink Festival as its own exclusive feature: the Toronto Wine & Cheese Experience. This will be an intimate version of the Wine & Cheese Show, offering an engaging opportunity with a focus on wine. We expect that the natural partnership of these two special shows combined with the move to downtown Toronto will provide you with a better experience
April 28, 2013 Flavour Festival Peterborough, Ontario, Canada THE FLAVOUR FESTIVAL WILL NOT TAKE PLACE IN 2014.
June 22-23, 2013 Ottawa Veg Fest '13 Ottawa, Ontario, Canada We are pleased to announce that the 2013 event will be organized by Ottawa Local Motives (OLM). They have a long and successful history of organizing environmental and healthy living events in Ottawa, and will combine Veg Fest with an exciting new event, Yoga Fest and share the theme: “Celebrating a Healthy Ottawa.”
2012 January-June - Ontario, Canada Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Exhibitions these events waiting for new dates
February 18, 2012 Bridgenorth Winter Panfish Festival Ennismore, Ontario, Canada (expired domain: www.clearvieworganizing.com/22.html ) Held on Chemong Lake in Ennismore, the event is free and equipment is provided. Dress warm and come out to try ice fishing.
May 4-5, 2012 Tequila & More, Tasting & Sampling Show Toronto, Ontario, Canada Everything you know about tequila is about to get better! Sample more than 30 brands of tequila and enjoy authentic Latin foods, music, dance and art.
June 15-16, 2012 Barrie Beer Fest - Barrie, ON, Canada We have many great brewers lined up for the multitude of beer lovers who will be attending. Held at the Barrie Curling Club, the fest will offer local entertainment and pub grub.
June 16, 2012 36th Annual Berries & Blooms Festival (domain expired: www.strawberryfest.ca ) Beamsville, Ontario, Canada Big, ripe, juicy berries and colorful blooms, a sunny day in June, hundreds of families enjoying the great outdoors with terrific entertainment, arts & crafts and delicious food.
2011 Ontario, Canada: January to June 2011 Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Exhibitions these events waiting for new dates
May 7-14, 2011 Salut Wine & Food Festival Toronto, Ontario, Canada Salut Toronto & Calgary is taking 2012 off to work on some exciting new food & wine programs!
2010 Ontario, Canada: January to June 2010 Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Exhibitions these events waiting for new dates
May 21-22, 2010 Korean Food Products & Beverages Exhibition - Toronto, Ontario, Canada In line with the Korean government's efforts to globalize Korean food, various Korean food ingredients and products will be showcased in one place for the Canadian mainstream public, grocery chains and mainstream retailers.
June 5-19, 2010 Il Buon Gusto for Villa Foundation Toronto, Ontario, Canada For 2 weeks participating restaurants in our community will donate a portion of their sales to Villa Foundation. Please help us provide more a more to our seniors, assist individuals with intellectual disabilities or mental illness pursue their life dreams and goals and support cultural programs that enrich the lives of thousands daily by enjoying a meal at one of our fantastic Buon Gusto partners! Help us make a difference by sharing our Italian passion and celebrating Il Buon Gusto with us! Buon appetito!