The Eastern Townships Offers a Bellyful of Festivities

Updated on May 14, 2024

Do you love to eat and to discover exceptional products? Are you a party animal who loves to have a good time? Here are 10 not-to-be-missed dates this year!

Festibière de Sherbrooke

May 31 to June 2, 2024

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. Ciders and non-alcoholic drinks will also be available. 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. With the new Soif de Nature theme, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a beer by the fire with the smell of roasted marshmallows, accompanied by songwriters! And what better way to make the most of the weekend than to camp near by? Numerous campings (or hotels) are reday to receive you and your friends.

La Clé des champs de Dunham

June 1 and June 2, 2024

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.

Spirituo - Spiritueux & Mixologie Event

Juilly 20 to Jully 21, 2024

Born out of a passion for mixology, the Spirituo event’s goal is to showcase Québec spirits and the art of mixology. On the shores of Lake Memphremagog, you’ll meet mixologists from everywhere in Québec and savour their creations. You’ll also enjoy all the street performers and a show during the evening

Sherbrooke t’en bouche un coin

June 6 to June 9, 2024

What you can expect when you attend Sherbrooke t’en bouche un coin? Over all, you’ll enjoy four days of gastronomical events gathering about twenty of the best food producers and chefs of the region, wine and cocktail bars, workshops and culinary performances.

Fête des Vendanges

August 31 to September 1-2 and September 7-8, 2024

With tons of regional products to discover, the Fête des Vendanges 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.

The Route des vins of Brome-Missisquoi Harvest Season

From mid-September to mid-October, celebrate the wine harvesting season by heading out to one or several of the 21 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 Route des Vins website for the complete program, still to be announced.

Grande Coulée – Beer Fest

September 13 to September 15, 2024

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.

Waterloo Beer Festival

September 21, 2024

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

La Virée Gourmande des Comptonales

October 12 and October 13, 2024

Come meet the producers and product transformers of the region on this 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.

Sherbrooke met la table

October 2024

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 $20 for their lunch service, and $30 to $50 for the evening menu. The timing is perfect for trying new restaurants!

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