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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.


January 29-31, 2016  Lifestyle Home Show
London, Ontario, Canada
A variety of products and services for in and around the home.  (also: )

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 15-19, 2016  Canadian Culinary Federation National Chefs Conference
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
53rd Annual Conference.  This international event brings chefs from around the world to compete and experience fine foods.

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 10-12, 2016  24th Annual Rosy Rhubarb Festival
Shedden, Ontario, Canada
Entertainment, baking contest, pie sale, car show, and much more.

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 24-25, 2015
Spring Sessions: Toronto's Festival of Beer
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
It's finally here, another session of Toronto's Festival of Beer - and this time in the spring

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 20-21, 2014  6th Art of Eating Food & Wine Festival
Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada
Art of Eating festival cancelled for June, 2015

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

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
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Held on Chemong Lake in Ennismore, the event is free and equipment is provided. Dress warm and come out to try ice fishing.

April 6-9, 2012  Easter Egg Hunt at the Maple Sugarbush
McDonalds Corners, Ontario, Canada
Children's Easter egg hunt, pancake meals, maple taffy-on-snow, and horse drawn sleigh rides.

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
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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!




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