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2016 Prince Edward Island, Canada 2016
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos

(see also: 2015 - 2014 - 2012)

February 26-27, 2016  Int’l Potato Technology Expo
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
For nearly 20 years, the International Potato Technology Expo has been bringing potato growers, from across the Maritimes and beyond, together with the leading equipment manufacturers and product solutions that potato farmers depend on and trust.

March 11-13, 2016  PEI Provincial Home Show
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Celebrating over 30 years making a house a home! Join us at the Eastlink Centre for the 32nd edition of the PEI Provincial Home 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.

May 27-28, 2016  Festival of Wines
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Two nights of wine tasting with sparkling new features, including Friday's Grand Tasting. As you explore over 250 new and limited quantity wines from around the world, your tastebuds will be delighted with roving food stations. This year's festival will feature the wines of Spain.

June 27-July 3, 2016  Tignish Irish Moss Festival
Tignish, Prince Edward Island, Canada

July 18-24, 2016  PEI Potato Blossom Festival
O'Leary, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Miss PEI Potato Blossom pageant, farmers' banquet, farm machinery show, parade, talent show, car show, horse pull, fun run and entertainment.

July 18-24, 2016  Summerside Lobster Festival
Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
The Summerside Lobster Festival’s week-long Festival will offer community fun, cultural events /activities and culinary components including celebrity chef demonstrations, food samplings, special themed days, a mini midway for kids and families and much more. Steeped in tradition of celebrating the community, its culture and history with world famous PEI lobster, this event has been bringing residents and visitors together to enjoy family fun in Summerside for years.

July 28-31, 2016  Murray River Fisheries Festival
Murray River, Prince Edward Island, Canada
A community tradition with lobster suppers, midway, parade, dory races, log rolling, poultry show, cooking demonstrations and firemen's challenge.

July 29-31, 2016  The 63rd Annual Crapaud Exhibition
Crapaud, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Music, Exhibition, Heavy Horse Pulls and Western Horse Show.


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

August 3-7, 2016  Tyne Valley Oyster Festival
Tyne Valley, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Home of the Canadian Oyster Shucking Championship. Get ready to party at the 50th annual celebration of the oyster!

August 5-6, 2016  PEI Truck and Tractor Pull Championships
Crapaud, Prince Edward Island, Canada

August 20-24, 2016  Kensington Harvest Festival
Kensington, Prince Edward Island, Canada

August 24-28, 2016  Provincial Plowing Match and Agriculture Fair
Dundas, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Experience the Dundas Fair, like you did when you were young! ... we still have that "Down Home" feel of an old-time country fair. So, come back and join us, and "Feed Your Country Soul!"

September 1-4, 2016  Evangeline Agricultural Exhibition and Acadian Festival
Abram-Village, Prince Edward Island, Canada
L'Exposition agricole et le Festival acadien de la région Évangéline.  Sample some traditional Acadian dishes or watch the parade - it's one of best on the island. Other fun activities include craft displays, the ever-popular Music Jam and dancing, with devils to prod you on!  Arts and culture aren't your thing? Then how about taking in the agricultural exhibition, where you can admire award-winning cows and horses and many other farm animals. This 111th edition has so much in store for the whole family!

September 2-3, 2016  PEI Beer Festival
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Part of the Fall Flavours Festival, this event is focused on educating visitors and Islanders alike on the art and craft of brewing and tasting beer. The festival always features a great variety of beers, live entertainment and food pairings. The city comes alive after the festival ends each night with live entertainment featured across the city at various venues!  (also: )


September 2-October 2, 2016  PEI Fall Flavours Festival
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
The Fall Flavours Festival, a month long culinary celebration highlighting authentic Island tastes and traditions, takes place during September in communities across Prince Edward Island. The Festival features a variety of acclaimed guest chefs hosting a wide range of unique culinary experiences.

September 14-17, 2016 - PEI International Shellfish Festival
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Four days of  jam packed activities with culinary demos, celebrity chefs, exciting (and delicious) chowder and oyster shucking competitions and Atlantic Canada's largest kitchen party!

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.  (Also: )

September 25 , 2016 - Great Island Grilled Cheese Challenge
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Come celebrate Canadian cheese at this outdoor event hosted by Dairy Farmers of Canada and the PEI Association of Chefs and Cooks. PEI's top chefs compete for the title of the Island Grilled Cheese Champion. Sample them all and pick your favourite. Meet local cheese makers and sample their cheeses. Our special guest is Food Network's Chef Anna Olson. She'll be cooking up a cheesy dessert inspired by Prince Edward Island cheese. Come out and meet Anna Olson and sample her cheesy dish.

Nationwide, Canada
A day of thanksgiving celebrating the harvest and other blessings of the past year. (2nd Mon. in Oct.)


2015 Prince Edward Island, Canada 2015
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos

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May 21, 2015  7th Annual PEI Savour Food & Wine Show
Confederation Centre of the Arts, PE, Canada
This is your chance to get up close and personal with Prince Edward Island's finest Executive Chefs, Sommeliers and Restaurateurs. Discover the innovative culinary terrain as you savour, sip and taste fine wines while sampling the unique creations of PEI's top chefs. Savour Food & Wine is simply Mingle-Licious! An evening of pure decadence. Savour celebrates and promotes the talents of local chefs, artisan distilleries/wineries and sommeliers, as well the diversity of Prince Edward Island's quality food products.

June 12-27, 2015  Dine Around Prince Edward Island
Various locations, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Beat the summer traffic! Enjoy some of the Island's signature restaurants at great prices before the summer really heats up. Participating restaurants Island wide are featuring special 3 course meals at fixed prices of $25, $35 or $45.


2014 Prince Edward Island, Canada 2014
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos

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July 12, 2014  Culinary Bootcamp: Island Flavours
Prince Edward Island, Canada
Come and learn why this culinary experience was named, by the Canadian Tourism Commission, as one of Canada's Signature Experiences!  With inspiration from here and abroad, chef will take you on a delicious culinary journey through PEI’s local bounty- shellfish, beef, pork and, of course, potatoes. Local products will be used in creating a flavourful menu that each participant will savour and go home with new skills to bring into your kitchen. Pastas, breads, salads, fish and meat are just a few of the dishes we will put together throughout the day.  This experience includes a trip to the local market where you will pick out a few seasonal, local ingredients to include in your recipes. A true farm-to-table experience.  Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm  - Cost: $249.00  Other 2014 Dates: August 16, 29 & September 11, 22.

August 9, 2014  Culinary Bootcamp: Taste of Asia
Prince Edward Island, Canada
No region of the world offers the culinary diversity of Asia. From the hearty flavours of Korea, the subtle tastes of Japan, the unique blend of spicy and sweet of Thailand to the incredible variety of China, Asia is truly a taster’s paradise. Our Taste of Asia Cooking Camp gives you the opportunity to learn first-hand from a culinary professional who has trained in these styles in their countries of origin. Join our chef for a delicious journey throughout the region and discover the techniques and flavour profiles essential to creating authentic dishes from our featured countries.  Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm - Cost: $199.00   Other 2014 Dates: September 13.


2012 Prince Edward Island, Canada 2012
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Exhibitions

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July 28-August 5, 2012 - St. Peters Bay Wild Blueberry Festival
St. Peters, Prince Edward Island, Canada
A community celebration benefiting local parks and activities. Dances, parade, golf tournament, concerts fireworks, blueberry pancake brunch and more.




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