April 6-8 2018

Friday  4pm - 10pm
Saturday  12pm - 10pm
Sunday  12pm - 5pm
FirstOntario Centre Hamilton


The Experience - 2018 Info COMING SOON
Food and Drink Fest... The Festival with Taste gives you the unique opportunity to sample, sip and savour a vast variety of local wines, craft beers and chef inspired foods from the regions top restaurants, craft breweries and Ontario wineries all in one fun filled outing! Not to mention, a great selection of international wines and spirits, bakeries and delicious food products for you to try and take home. 

What a wonderful way to explore the ever evolving culinary scene of our unique region! Join us at this year's 12th Anniversary celebration of the area's most beloved annual food event!  Gather your family, friends and co-workers and "raise a glass" at the Festival with Taste! 
How it works...
Once inside, you will receive a complimentary sample glass in order to enjoy the various alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks that will be showcased. There are also take-home sample plates, wine glass caddies, souvenir aprons and re-usable shopping bags available for purchase at the Food and Drink Fest Shoppe.

Sample Tickets are available for purchase at the entrance to the show, which you will then use as currency to redeem samples at the various exhibitor displays. FLOORPLAN

Sample Ticket Pricing:
$10 you get (10) Sample Tickets
$20 you get (20) Sample Tickets 
(Most samples will range between 1- 7 Sample Tickets)

While enjoying the delicious culinary offerings of our great region, you and your gang can mingle with fellow guests, listen to live entertainment on the main stage, take in one of the many daily cooking demonstrations or do a little shopping and bring your favorites home! There are endless food pairings to discover, adventurous flavors to try, new trends, features and releases to learn about, real Chefs, Brew Masters and Wine Makers to talk to and a one of a kind experience to take advantage of. Plan your visit to the Food and Drink Fest today and join the party!

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