Even though we’re missing the summer Taste of Burlington program (BUT, the winter event is just six months away), there’s still a way to get your fix of the restaurants we all love.
During the month of August, select restaurants are offering a special summer prix fixe menu to get out of the kitchen and on to the patio! Check the Taste of Burlington’s restaurant page and look for the Summer Prix Fixe icon.
Summer and Fall Culinary Events: This summer experience one or more of the great culinary events here in Burlington guaranteed to keep your palate happy! Many downtown restaurants are participating in these events.
Lakeside a la Carte
@Spencer Smith Park
More than 47 restaurants, wineries, spirits and breweries bring out their best temptations for sampling. White, marquis style tents, the shimmering back drop of the lake, live entertainment, and more…it’s the ultimate summer garden party! Monies raised support local charities. Limited number tickets available.
Burlington Food Tours
Aug. 19/Sept. 23/Oct. 21 – email for tickets
@Downtown – various locations / walking tour
Burlington Food Tours will take you downtown Burlington to explore the city’s unique local restaurants and historical buildings. During the five to six stops, meet the city’s best chefs, taste excellent food, meet amazing people and find the hidden gems that make downtown unique. Whether you This is an interactive intimate experience to learn about those behind Burlington’s food scene.
Canada’s Largest Ribfest
@Spencer Smith Park
Each year, Canada’s largest Ribfest features award-winning Ribbers from all over North America who show off their succulent skills and compete for titles such as “Best Sauce” and “Best Ribs”. The event takes place over Labour Day weekend and provides visitors with jam-packed, family-friendly fun, including musical entertainment, an artisan fair, activities for the kids and, of course, messy, mouth-watering ribs.
E-A-T is an event created for foodies to navigate the neighbourhood and sample delicious and authentic food. Guests will enjoy visiting each restaurant in their chosen tour over the course of an afternoon. Each group will be led by a two-person guide team and at each stop along the tour you will enjoy a signature tasting dish as well as a specialty cocktail prepared specifically for E-A-T guests.