Gastronomic events not to be missed this fall

Les Comptonales

Updated on Aug 3, 2023

In the Eastern Townships, the festivities don’t end with the summer months, in fact, it’s quite the contrary! Come celebrate Autumn with us by participating in these 8 super epicurean gatherings.

La Fête des vendanges

October 2, 3, 4, 9 and 10 2023

For its 30th edition, the very popular Fête des vendanges of Magog will reunite more than 90 exposants, including wineyards, microbreweries, distilleries and many local producers and artisans. Located at Merry Pointe, this event will rejuvenate your taste buds and sense of celebration in so many ways!

La Grande Coulée - Beer Festival

September 15, 16 and 17 2023

The beer will flow at the foot of Mount Orford during this 6th edition of La Grande Coulée beer fest. Brewers of the region are eagerly awaiting you, such as the Dunham, Canton Brasse and the Memphré breweries. You’ll also be able to try beer from other regions of Quebec, such as Jackalhop brewery and the Corsaire pirate's brewery. Epicurean meals, Fall colours, a festive ambiance. . . All, an absolute must!

The Annual Apple Pie Festival

September 17, 2023

Just reading the name of this festival makes one’s mouth water . . . and this has been the case for the last 39 years! At the Annual Apple Pie Festival, when we eat we are also giving to a very good cause since all the profits of the event go to support the Missisquoi Museum. This festival gathers locals and tourists alike to savour delicious apple pies. With activities for children and historical exhibits, it’s the perfect time to visit (or revisit) the picturesque town of Stanbridge East.

Le Festival des bières de Waterloo

September 23, 2023

Come to Waterloo’s Beer Festival to discover local brewers and alcohol beverage producers. There will also be food served, a lot of food! The sixth edition of the festival will create quite an ambiance at the Parc du Centenaire, for sure! Psst! Visit the festival’s Facebook page soon, to find out which brewers will be there.

The Bromont à la Ferme Event

Every weekend, the picturesque and gastronomic heart of Vieux Bromont will be the celebration setting for this free family activity. To mark the arrival of autumn and its bounty of harvests and delicacies, the Bromont à la Ferme event will be showcasing carefully selected local producers at its mini farmers’ market. On site, enjoy a picnic lunch and sample some of the nectars offered at La Route des vins Brome-Missisquoi’s wine bar. Fun for all and 100% local flavours, we guarantee!

La virée gourmande des Comptonales

October 7 and 8, 2023

La Virée Gourmande des Comptonales foodie outings places local gastronomy and the region’s producers at the forefront during this event. La Virée offers eight stops on a gourmet tour with all kinds of festivities and a multitude of savoury tastings, placed within a country setting, accompanied by passionate people and a free shuttle service!

Le Grand Marché des récoltes

October 9, 2023

To perfectly close the Comptonales, 25 producers will come together in the heart of Compton, in the beautiful parc des Lions, for the Grand Marché des récoltes. The occasion to complete your tour of all the succulent local products that the region has to offer.

La Foire aux citrouilles, Pumpkin Fair

October 14 and 15, 2023

La Foire aux citrouilles, the Pumpkin Fair is a family event, organized by the Gros-Pierre Orchard. There you’ll find the good witch Orise, a garden filled with colourful pumpkins, a giant pie and a pumpkin-decorating workshop. The Pumpkin Fair is simply two days of pure pleasure as you visit this charming site. Disguise the kids and drive out to the Fair!

Sherbrooke met la table Dinning Event

October 13 to 29, 2023

The event Sherbrooke met la table honours unique and delicious restaurants you might come across on one of your visits to this fabulous tourist destination. For the event, over 20 restaurants will offer a 3-course table d’hôte menu varying from $30 to $50, for lunch or in the evening. Right here is where you’ll find which restaurants will participate in this great initiative.

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