Do you have a love for exceptional food and the expert agriculture it takes to cultivate great flavours? Learn about where garlic comes from and how it is nurtured to become a household favourite ingredient. From September 9-10, visit the Community Hall at The Stratford Rotary Complex for the annual Stratford Garlic Festival.
Garlic Tastings & Pairings
This weekend-long event will be educational and delicious for those foodies who are interested in the farm-to-table values that define one of Ontario’s top culinary destinations. On Saturday and Sunday, treat your palette to a wide variety of tastings and pairings where you’ll be surprised to see just how versatile garlic can be. Throughout the weekend, you’ll also have the opportunity to interact with Ontario garlic farmers who have dedicated their lives to cultivating the region’s best garlic.
Stratford Chefs on Stage
In addition to these informative booths and presentations, you’ll also get to see garlic come to life as renowned chefs take to the stage to transform its potent flavours into one-of-a-kind dishes. The 2017 Chefs on Stage component of the Stratford Garlic Festival is a thrilling display of the talent and tasty bounty characteristic of the Greenbelt region.
Unique Shopping & Gifts
Don’t worry, you won’t have to leave the flavours you fall in love with behind because the Garlic Festival includes numerous opportunities for guests to shop and purchase their favourite products. Set your Christmas presents apart by collecting diverse sauces, herbs and preserves that will make the perfect stocking stuffers.
Entertainment for the Whole Family
This flavourful festival promises fun for the whole family. This year, the Agricultural Society has gone above and beyond to ensure the little ones will be as entertained as their parents. From live musical performances to treasure hunts and kid-centric contests, the Garlic Festival in Stratford is a great way to spend the weekend teaching your children about food in a fun way.
Don’t miss this unique event in the heart of Ontario’s farm country. Book your stay at The Parlour hotel, so you can enjoy every minute of the Garlic Festival. After a day of tasting, unwind, pamper yourself and indulge in an upscale meal at our elegant hotel. Contact The Parlour today at 519 271 2772 to make your plans to visit the 2017 Garlic Festival.