We are well into September and the awesome food and beverage-centric events just keep on coming – and we are thrilled about it.
Here are 6 Vancouver food events to check out, all taking place in or near the city this week, September 25 to October 1, 2017.
Feast on the Fraser is back this fall for ten days of food-filled fun in New Westminster. Taking place from September 22 until October 1, this event offers everything from longtable dinners to cultural tastings and everything in between. Feast on the Fraser was created to show people the best of what New West has to offer – from food to fun, this schedule is packed with exciting culinary events.
When: September 22 to October 1
Where: Multiple venues around New Westminster
Cost: $25-$135; buy online
This class by Tartine and Maple will take you to Provence and demonstrate Bouillabaiss, a fish and shellfish stew. Attendees will learn how to make Pissaladière (flatbread covered in caramelized onions, olives and anchovies), Bouillabaisse, and Navettes de Marseilles (orange flower flavoured biscuits, accompanied by homemade peach in syrup and vanilla ice cream).
When: September 27 from 6 to 9 pm
, 477 Powell Street, Vancouver
Cost: $69; buy via Eventbrite
This event kicks off with a cocktail and reception at the Alumni Centre, which is followed by a six-course feast, local wine and beer (for purchase), live music, and entertainment. The after-dinner entertainment includes special shows and exhibits planned just for you at UBC’s world-class Arts and Culture District.
When: September 28 from 4 to 10 pm
Where: UBC, 2329 West Mall, Vancouver
Cost: $25-$45; buy online
The Cheese and Meat Festival allows consumers to taste their way through international and local meats, accompaniments (pickled items, chocolates, coffees, etc) and cheeses while pairing them with wine, beer, and cider. The festival takes place at the historic RoundHouse in Yaletown. All attendees will be given a small charcuterie board upon entry that will allow for samples to be placed on the board while vendors describe the item being showcased.
When: Saturday, September 30 from 3 to 9:30 pm
Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Center, 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
Cost: $35 – $125; buy via Eventbrite
On September 30 head to Hester Creek Estate Winery for local garlic growers, artisan crafters, food carts, live entertainment, and more. This family friendly event is in support of the Oliver Elementary School Farm to Table lunch program. Admission is by donation to the program and the festival runs from 11 am to 5 pm, and there’s live music all day.
When: Saturday, September 30 at 11 am
Where: Hester Creek Estate Winery, 877 Road 8, Box 1605, Oliver
Cask and Keg is an outdoor, evening event focused on celebrating the creations from local distilleries, breweries and cideries. This fun, relaxed evening will be filled with live entertainment provided by The Big Easy Funk Ensemble, tasty morsels created by a variety of food trucks and locally made artisan wares on display by select vendors. All admission tickets include a souvenir glass and three tasting tickets.
When: Saturday, September 30 from 6 to 10 pm
Where: Oliver Community Park, 6359 Park Drive, Oliver
Cost: $20-$25 per person; or at gate buy online