There is no shortage of opportunities to celebrate the riches of our region during the summer months. What a pleasure to plan vacations and weekend getaways according to our gourmet passions! Here are some festive events not to be missed this summer, on the theme of terroir, beer or wine.
Laval Beer Festival
Already a 6th edition for the Laval Beer Festival, which invites us to celebrate beer in all its forms in the company of 85 exhibitors, including some forty Quebec microbreweries, for an adventure of discoveries and tastings embellished with several musical shows.
► July 15 to 17
► Center de la nature de Laval
►< strong> https://festivaldesbieresdelaval.com
Terrebonne Wine and History Festival
A must-see for wine lovers, the Terrebonne Wines and History Festival offers a festive three-day meeting with several renowned sommeliers, wine exhibitors and gourmet kiosks for tastings, conferences and wine and cheese evenings.
► August 5 to 7
► Jardins Vitré Park, Terrebonne
► < /strong>https://iledesmoulins.com/programmation/festival-vin-et-histoire-de-terrebonne/
Gourmet festivals of Lanaudière
For its 17th edition, the Fêtes gourmandes de Lanaudière presents more than 55 exhibitors, producers and processors, and scenes of culinary demonstrations on the theme of the Quebec forest. BBQ challenge bringing together amateurs and professionals of the grill, entertainment for children, farmhouse, musical shows and fireworks.
►August 18 to 21
►Parc des Cultures, Saint-Jacques de Montcalm
Festibière de Québec
More than 120 exhibitors will meet this summer on the quays of the Port of Québec in the Espace 400e to celebrate the 11th edition of the Festibière de Québec. Musical programming, microbrewery booths, agri-food exhibitors and beer-themed activities.
►August 18 to 21
► Quai de l'Espace 400e, Quebec
► https ://infofestibiere.com/
The gourmet activities of the Val Notre-Dame Abbey
< p>A host of gourmet activities are offered at the Abbaye Val Notre-Dame de Saint-Côme, such as hikes and tastings of wild edibles from the forest or forest picnics consisting of a four-course country meal cooked on a wood stove. wood and served outdoors.
► Several dates until October
► Val Notre-Dame Abbey, Saint- Côme
Beers and Flavors of Chambly
For 19 years, Bières et Saveurs de Chambly has been inviting beer lovers to the bucolic setting of the historic Fort-Chambly park. Beer, cider, alcohol from Quebec and local products are offered for tasting by more than 110 exhibitors. Musical shows, inflatable games and other entertainment for young and old.
►September 2 to 5
Myco : Appointment forest gastronomy
An invitation to Mauricie pickers to discover wild mushrooms, berries, forest herbs, game and other forest treasures showcased in 24 restaurants. Interpretation and introduction to wild edible activities also offered by pickers, producers and mycological organizations in the region.
►September 30 to October 10
For its 11th edition, the Écomarché de l’île brings together several artisan producers in the enchanting setting of Île Saint-Bernard. Under the sign of eco-responsibility and ecological transition, it is an opportunity to discover gourmet products, alcohol, crafts and other eco-responsible local products.
► Saint-Bernard Island, Châteauguay
Fête des Vendanges de Magog
For its 29th edition, the Fête des Vendanges will bring together more than 80 exhibitors including vineyards, microbreweries, distilleries and local artisans in the setting of Parc de la Pointe-Merry, on the shores of Lake Memphremagog. Tasting activities and musical programming.
► September 3 to 5 and 10 and 11
► Parc de la Pointe-Merry, Magog
The Taste of the North Shore
A brand new gourmet route has just been inaugurated, that of the North Shore. This circuit put forward by Tourisme Côte-Nord offers a series of gourmet stops and regional products to discover along Route 138 between Tadoussac and Natashquan. A perfect tool to plan your stay.