11 Montreal food events worth checking out in June

Jun 2 2016, 1:32 am

Featuring a feast for charity, a car meet with coffee, and a tea tour, Montreal’s food events calendar for June is full with a variety of events to satisfy ever foodie.

We’ve complied a list, which we will keep adding to, of upcoming food-related events happening in the city this June.

The Great Montreal Poutine Fest

A fleet of 20 street food trucks run by the best poutine chefs from Montreal will take over the Jacques-Cartier Quay in the Old Port for four days. Drooling yet?

When: Thursday, June 23 to Sunday, June 26
Where: Jacques-Cartier Quay in the Old Port
Tickets: Free

Artisan Vegan Cheese Workshop

Whether you`re lactose intolerant or a vegan, this workshop needs to be on your to-do list. Explore a plethora of animal-free cheeses, which can be used for a variety of culinary projects.

When: Thursday, June 2, 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: Studio Sundari – 6264 Rue Saint-Hubert
Tickets: Tickets are priced at $20 and are available here

Cars and Coffee

Experience the first Cars and Coffee presented by Porsche Prestige. Owners of vintage cars, modified cars, and sports cars, are invited to showcase their vehicles and share their passion with other car enthusiasts while sipping on some fine coffee and indulging in delicious breakfast pastries.

When: Sunday, June 5, from 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Porsche Prestige, 3535 Chemin De La Côte De Liesse
Tickets: Free

La Grande Gourmandise

A great family event offering many activities! Discover and sample gourmet products, partake in demonstrations with chefs, and enjoy their lovely terrace for lunch and dinner.

When: Friday, June 17 to Sunday, June 19
Where: Parc Vincent-d’Indy, 1075, rue Lionel-Daunais Boucherville
Tickets: Free

Strangers in the Night 12

Strangers in the Night is back and promises to be bigger than ever! The CF Fairview Pointe Claire parking lot will be transformed into a virtual hall under the stars, where over 200 tables from Montreal’s top restaurants will be ready to feed you all night long. The best part? All proceeds go towards the Starlight Children’s Foundation.

When: Saturday, June 18
Where: CF Fairview Pointe Claire parking lot, 6801 Rte Transcanadienne
Tickets: Various prices available. Click here to purchase

Festival Portugal International de Montréal

A lively festival promoting and celebrating the Portuguese culture through various events featuring music, dance, and plenty of amazing Portuguese food vendors to indulge in.

When: Friday, June 10 to Sunday, 12
Where: Various locations
Tickets: Free

Afternoon Tea: Le Total in Montreal

Curious about tea? Then this tasting tour is right up your cup. You’ll experience a variety of tea tasting and a course in technique, visit three amazing retailers, and indulge in sweet and savoury foods to accompany tea and a tea-based cocktails.

When: Thursday, June 2, 2 pm to 7 pm
Where: 4101 decarie boul, Montreal
Tickets: Tickets are priced at $125 and are available here

Montreal Beer Festival



America’s most important beer festival is back for its 23rd edition expecting over 180,000 festivalgoers! Enjoy an entire week of activities related to beer and fine food.

When: Wednesday, June 8 to Sunday, June 12
Where: Isle Bonsecours, 364 de la Commune Street East
Tickets: Free

A Taste of the Caribbean

Welcome to Quebec’s premier Caribbean cultural event. Get ready to taste culinary delights from the various islands of the Caribbean through local restaurants, guest chefs, and cooking demonstrations.

When: Thursday, June 16 to Sunday, June 19
Where: Palais des congrès de Montréal, 201 Viger Street West
Tickets: Free entry or VIP tickets available for $95 here

Food Photography and Styling Workshop in Montreal

Learn how to improve your food styling skills and get useful tips on creating gorgeous setups to vow even your toughest Instagram critic. After each workshop, you will have the chance to practice what you learned through fun assignments.

When: Thursday, June 16 to Friday, June 17
Where: Best Western Ville-Marie Hotel & Suites, 3407 Peel Street
Tickets This event is sold out but visit their website for more info or new ticket releases


The Eurofestival will showcase the cultures and traditions of European communities living in Quebec through a variety of cultural activities with food being the main draw. Perogies anyone?

Found my new favorite polish restaurant ☺️💁🏻 #beetsoup #perogies

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When: Friday, June 10 to Sunday, 12
Where: Montreal Clock Tower, Rue Quai de l’Horloge, Montréal
Tickets: Free


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