The Eastern Townships Offers a Bellyful of Festivities

Do you love to eat and to discover exceptional products? Are you a party animal who loves to have a good time? Here are 13 not-to-be-missed dates this year!

Festibière de Sherbrooke

May 31 to June 2, 2019

Sherbrooke’s Victoria Park is transformed into a beer garden where you’ll be able to taste the products of about thirty microbreweries and several food truck offerings. Discover a variety of beers brewed in the Eastern Townships and throughout Quebec as you enjoy a festive ambiance thanks to all the musical performances offered here as well.
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Clé des champs de Dunham

June 1 and 2, 2019

A true showcase for producers and artisans of Brome-Missisquoi, the event La Clé des champs de Dunham presents at least fifty stands set along the Main street in the town of Dunham. Come and participate in this event which launches the agritourism season and taste the local products offered as you’ll appreciate all the diversity and talent of the region’s producers.
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Sherbrooke t’en bouche un coin

June 7 to June 9, 2019

What you can expect when you attend the Sherbrooke t’en bouche un coin? Over all, you’ll enjoy three days of gastronomical events gathering about twenty of the best chefs of the region, wine and cocktail bars, workshops and culinary performances, and the trendy Veston-Talons, Jacket & Pumps evening.
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Bouffe ton centro

August 3, 2019

For the Bouffe ton Centro street festival, Wellington Street North takes on a very party-like air! About 70 exhibitors will occupy the street and invite festival goers to treat themselves to a multitude of delicious bites prepared by local chefs. Inflatable games, entertainment and a ton of surprises are on the program.
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Fête des vendanges Magog-Orford

On August 31, September 1–2 and September 7–8, 2019

With over 300 regional products to discover, the Fête des Vendanges Magog-Orford is the biggest open-air epicurean site in Quebec! Let yourself be carried away by this not-to-be-missed taste experience held on the shores of magnificent Lake Memphremagog. savour the products of Quebec’s wine, cider and agri-food producers; learn the basics of winemaking by attending conferences and fun activities; enjoy several musical performances and let your kids play in a zone set up just for them.
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The Route des vins of Brome-Missisquoi Harvest Season

September 7 to September 29, 2019

In September, celebrate the wine harvesting season by heading out to one or several of the 22 vineyards of the Route des Vins de Brome Missisquoi. Most of them organize several activities for this occasion: meeting winemakers, tours of their installations, tastings, grape harvesting, traditional grape stomping… Consult the laroutedesvins.ca web site … and mark your calendars!
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Grande Coulée – Beer Fest

September 13–15, 2019

Microbrewery beer amateurs are invited to come and quench their thirst at the Grande Coulée beer festival. Here they’ll find more than twenty exhibitors who have come together at the foot of Mount Orford. Between two tastings, take the chairlift to the top of the mountain and admire the surrounding landscape as it slowly takes on its fall transformation.
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Circuit saveurs et savoir-faire des Sources

September 14 and 15, 2019

Take the route that will lead you through the different towns and villages of the MRC Des Sources on a local discovery circuit, showcasing the rich agri-food products and crafts of the region. During these open-house visits, more than 30 businesses will welcome you and invite you to try their terroir flavours.
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The Apple Pie Festival

September 15, 2019

The apple Pie festival has been held in the picturesque town of Stanbridge-East for the last 37 years. Of course, there will be plenty of apple pies to savour, but you’ll also discover many different stands, children’s activities and picnic areas. Visitors can also visit the historical exhibits and heritage sites of the Cornell Mill and Hodge’s General Store.
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Canard & Gourmandises

September 20 to 22, 2019

The gastronomical festival in the heart of the town of Knowlton, the Canard & Gourmandises culinary event, gathers about forty local exhibitors who will showcase their duck products. Discover the great variety of flavours these duck products offer during this festival with its town fete-like airs.
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Waterloo Beer Festival

September 21, 2019

Come discover delicious and beautiful products at the Festival de bières de Waterloo. Savour beers produced in the region in the festive and friendly ambiance at the Place du Centenaire in downtown Waterloo.
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The Comptonales

October 5 and 6, 2019

Come meet the producers and product transformers of the region on this 8-stop route taking you through the countryside of Compton. Use the free shuttle service linking all the different destinations and discover many savoury products all along this unique gourmet route. At each gathering point, you’ll find passionate producers and artisans, musicians and activities for children.
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Sherbrooke met la table

October 2019

Sherbrooke met la table is a flavour-filled invitation to celebrate Sherbrooke’s gastronomy. More than 20 participating restaurants offer three-course table d’hôte menus for $15 or $20 for their lunch service, and $25 to $35 for the evening menu. The timing is perfect for trying new restaurants!
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