Here’s the round up of food and beverage events in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba for October. Check back often as we will update as we become aware of new events. If you have others, please feel free to submit them to us.
Weekly Farmer’s Markets:
Times, locations and dates of all Farmers’ Markets in Alberta: http://www2.alberta.com/guides/farmers_markets/ab_markets.html
Food Festivals & Events
Andrew Garlic Festival, 13 October 2012, Andrew, AB. Tickets $3 per person. Huge Farmers Market , Bench Show, Lions Pancake Breakfast, Perogy Dinner, Hay Rides, Entertainment all day long on stage, Beer Gardens, Childrens Activities, Guest Speaker on Garlic, Garlic Peeling Contest, Banquet, Dance, Silent Auction, Camping available. http://www.andrewagsociety.com/#!vstc3=garlic-festival/vstc0=events
Rocky Mountain Food and Wine Festival, October 12th and 13th, 2012. Stampede Park BMO Centre, Hall D & E, Calgary. Wine and food lovers are invited to indulge at the 15th annual Calgary Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival. The Festival will feature a wide array of world-class wine, premium spirits, import and micro-brewed beer, and an assortment of local culinary creations in a fun, social, and relaxed atmosphere. With larger halls and more exhibitors the Festival is expected to be one of the most successful events to date! http://www.rockymountainwine.com/calgary.html
24th Annual Great White North Pumpkin Fair and Weigh-off, 5 – 6 October, Smokey Lake, AB. http://www.smokylake.ca/calendars/show_event/14234
Culinary Treasure Hunt, 13 October 2012, Calgary. You can compete against the city’s fun foodies and be crowned Culinary Cowboy/Cowgirl and win prizes. You’ll get a list of destinations, perform crazy fun things and take pictures to earn points. The team with the most points wins. 9 a.m. launch party at Casel Marché. Register at culinarycalgary.ca — $20 per team, proceeds to Brown Bagging for Calgary’s Kids.
Ranchmen’s Club’s Pastry Chef Showcase, 21 October 2012, Calgary. The Pastry Chef Guild of Alberta and L’Arche Calgary team up to bring you the sweet life. It’s a great opportunity to stuff your face with the best that some of our finest pastry chefs have to offer in support of L’Arche Calgary and scholarships for SAIT baking and pastry arts students. We believe that life is short, you should eat dessert first. This is your best opportunity to eat dessert and nothing but. There will be good bread, cheese and wine, too. But dessert rules! pastryshowcase.ca
Whisky in the Warehouse – Auction Week, 31 October 2012, Calgary. Spend Halloween at Willow Park Wines & Spirits this fall by raising a glass or two of the water of life. Our most important Whisky event of the year, brings together our favourite distillers from Scotland, our valued Importers and friendly focused Whisky lovers. With over 100 Whiskies in the room, there is a chance to taste old favourites and discover exclusive new arrivals. Our kitchen team, with the help of the city’s top chefs, will make sure that your belly is as full as your glass. Pipers and highland dancers round out the evening and guarantee you’ll feel transported to Scotland. Contact Alix email@example.com 403.296.1640 x 277.
Times, locations and dates of all Farmers’ Markets in Saskatchewan: click here.
Thank to Michelle Peters-Jones from The Tiffin Box for putting together the event listings for the Prairies