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These Spring Events are Showcasing some of Ontario’s Tastiest Destinations

Ontario is a smorgasbord of culinary delights, and over the next few months, food lovers will have the opportunity to indulge in a series of mouth-watering festivals and events across the province. From the jazzy beats accompanying your meal in Markham to the global flavours waiting to be discovered in St. Thomas & Elgin, there’s a taste for every palate. Let’s embark on a gastronomic journey through Ontario’s tastiest regions.


January 23 – March 22, 2024

Visit Markham

Jazzlicious combines the soulful sounds of jazz with exquisite culinary creations. This event promises an unforgettable experience where music enhances the flavor. Various venues across the city are involved, from vibrant rhythms coupled with the rich flavours of Indian cuisine at the Ambiyan Indian Restaurant to a hypnotizing blend of jazz and blues in a prestigious Draco at Toronto Marriott Markham, this is a must-experience event.


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January 15 – March 31

Tourism Kingston

Kingstonlicious is a celebration of Kingston’s vibrant food scene. This event showcases the best local chefs and their creations through signature events and prix fixe menus at incredible restaurants across the city. Don’t miss Feast On®-certified eats at AquaTerra, Atomica, Dianne’s Fish Shack & Smokehouse, Harper’s Burger Bar, Otter Creek Kitchen,and Wharf & Feather.


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Global Flavours: International Taste Experience of St. Thomas & Elgin

February 1 – 29, 2024

A partnership between Elgin County and Railway City Tourism

This event takes you on a culinary journey around the world, without leaving Ontario. Globe Trotters Bistro in St. Thomas offers dishes inspired by international cuisines, while Elgin Harvest focuses on using local ingredients to create globally inspired dishes.


March 1 – 17, 2024

Peterborough & the Kawarthas

Brr-o-licious celebrates the hearty, comforting dishes that warm us from the inside out during the colder months. We recommend a wood-fired pizza at Feast On®-certified Publican House Brewery and Pub. Pair it with an Ontario craft beer while you’re at it, brewed right in-house.

Brant Eats

February – April 30, 2024

County of Brant

Brant Eats highlights the culinary diversity of the County of Brant. The Paris Wincey Mills Co. combines history with a taste of local and international foods, while Stillwaters Plate and Pour offers an exquisite dining experience by the Grand River. With so much variety there’s something for everyone. Read more.


February 1 – 29, 2024

Heart of Ontario

NOSH celebrates the culinary excellence of the Heart of Ontario. We 12/10 recommend The Ancaster Mill, an elegant Feast On®-certified establishment nestled by a waterfall that provides a menu reflecting the seasonal bounty.

Taste of Oakville

February 15 – March 10

Visit Oakville

Taste of Oakville is a showcase of the best that this upscale town has to offer. Oliver’s Steakhouse delivers an unparalleled dining experience with its top-quality meats and elegant setting. Tribeca Coffee Co. is a must-stop for coffee aficionados, offering expertly crafted brews and a cozy atmosphere.

Discover a New Culinary Adventure

As we tour through these culinary festivals and events, it’s clear that Ontario’s food scene is as diverse as it is delicious. Each event not only celebrates local chefs and restaurants but also invites us to explore the rich tapestry of cultures and flavors that make up this province.

Whether you’re a local or a visitor, these tasty initiatives offer the perfect opportunity to indulge your senses and discover new favorite dishes. So, grab your fork and let’s dive into Ontario’s culinary adventure!