It’s the first weekend of fall in Montreal but don’t assume this city is ready to hibernate.
The weather is going to be beautiful so take advantage while you still can by attending Oktoberfest, Omnivore World Tour, or day tripping to Lac-Brome Duck Fest.
Here are the Montreal food events happening this weekend that you should have on your radar:
The beer-fueled festival might be rooted in German tradition but Montrealers are up to celebrate. We’ve rounded up some of the most noteworthy Volks-festivies in and around Montreal this fall.
When: September and October
Where: Across Montreal
This culinary festival offers a taste of island life sans passport. The initiative from the Martinique Tourism Committee offers a workshops, tastings, dishes, and cocktails “inspired by their vision of the gastronomy of Île aux Fleurs.”
When: September 14 to 24
Where: Participating restaurants and bars in Montreal.
Day trip to Knowlton, Quebec, this fall for a ducking good time at Lac-Brome Duck Fest. Expect everything from BBQ duck to duck poutine, along with 30 exhibitors serving up wines, ciders, and spirits from the best vineyards and distilleries.
Where: 38 Oak Knowlton, Quebec
When: September 23 and 24 from 10 am to 5 pm
Top chefs from across Montreal congregate on stage for cooking demos and master classes hosted by this famous French food publication. Look forward to appearances by Adrien Renaud (Food Lab), Stephanie Labelle (Pâtisserie Rhubarbe), Marc-Olivier Frappier (Joe Beef, Liverpool House), and many more.
When: September 23 and 24
Where: Société des Arts Technologiques, 1201 boulevard Saint Laurent, Montreal