One-Tank Trip for April 15/17
(c) By Jim Fox
Discovering food sensations and local dining favourites are a big part of day-tripping.
We get some help finding these favs from Festivals & Events Ontario that has selected this year’s mouth-watering top events to “delight your taste buds.”
“Pack up the family and your appetite and savour the season’s culinary delights,” said FEO’s Nichole Fogarty, who offers these food fest highlights.
|Some of the two tonnes of fresh berries at the LaSalle Strawberry Festival.|
- Streetsville Founders Day Bread & Honey Festival, June 2 to 4, in Mississauga.
This fun-filled family fest features a big parade at 10 a.m. on Saturday, two stages of live entertainment, a petting zoo, pony rides, children’s inflatables, crafts and souvenirs. breadandhoney.ca
- Lasalle Strawberry Festival, June 8 to 11, in this Greater Windsor community.
The fest features a carnival, fireworks, pageants, a parade, live entertainment, vendors and juicy local strawberries. lasalle.ca
- Jerkfest, Aug. 11 to 13, in Etobicoke (Toronto).
|Tacos anyone? Spicy treats are at Jerkfest in Toronto.|
Experience tantalizing tastes, mysterious flavours and captivating aromas of spicy chicken, pork, beef, lamb, seafood and vegetables. Live entertainment, kids’ activities and prizes. jerkfestival.ca