Escape to one of Ontario’s most loved culinary trails.
Welcome to Ontario’s Apple Country, where the moderating effects of Georgian Bay and the Niagara Escarpment create perfect conditions for growing amazing apples – and baking perfect apple pies! The Apple Pie Trail is your guide to local apple art, history, cideries, cafes, orchards, shops and galleries in and around The Blue Mountains. Visit the Apple Pie Trail family, 37 year round and seasonal stops taking you from Collingwood to Meaford including six stops in the Blue Mountain Village including Apple Crumble, Caramel Candy Apples, Coffin Ridge Forbidden Fruit Hard Cider, freshly pressed Apple juice and Apple Galette.
Fall Harvest Festival
September 28 – October 12, 2016
Discover the Fall Harvest Festival menus at Casino Rama Resort’s participating restaurants.
OUR GETAWAY FOR 2 AT CASINO RAMA RESORT INCLUDES:
• Deluxe King Suite in our luxury hotel
• Complimentary Hotel Valet parking
• $100 resort credit per room (can be used for dining or spa services, non-transferable)
• $10 free play per person for members of the Players Passport Club (membership is FREE)
Package starts at just $296 (+ tax)
(Valid on weekday, non-event days only)
Call now to book your stay!
Quote Code GETAWAY (4382929)
Based on availability. (Some date restrictions apply)
Players Passport Club Card required to redeem free play offer.
Membership is Free, sign up online
Upgrade your concert experience to include all that The Great Indoors has to offer with an entertainment package:
• 2 premium concert tickets,
• a one night luxury hotel stay and;
• a $30 breakfast voucher for the following morning!
Packages are available for a variety of concerts.
For more information on these exclusive packages, including pricing and availability, please call Casino Rama Resort toll free at 1-800-832-PLAY (7529).
Please note: Must be 19 years of age or older to participate. Packages must be paid in full at time of reservation. We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express. No cancellations. Deposit may be required upon check-in at the hotel. Guest is responsible for any charges above the breakfast voucher.
Cooking in the Country
Do you love to cook? Do you love to Eat? Chef Gary has designed some great experiences for you to enjoy! The Art of Flambe!, A Local Taste and Tour and Culinary Skills are just a few of what is waiting for you at Cedars. Our classes are designed so you will have fun and enjoy no matter what your skill level is. We can also design a custom class or evening with as little as 4 guests! Get more info and pricing by visiting our Culinary Page
2 nights’ accommodation in one of our fully equipped cottages with Gas BBQ, private deck and Fire pit Wine tasting at Georgian Hills Vineyard OR Cider tasting at Beaver Valley Cider. Local Cheese platter with Local Cider in your cottage on arrival. Gourmet Dinner served in your cottage.
Contact us for Gourmet Package.
Valentine’s Every Day!
Have your Romantic Rendezvous at a Boutique Luxury Resort, Couples Only.
Algonquin Park is a Signature Vacation Destination. It has endless hiking trails and lakes, incredible nature that abounds at every turn and museums and galleries. Now with the onset of spectacular fall colours it is a special time to Escape.
All-Inclusive. 1st Class Gourmet Dining.
Succulent 5 Course Dinner Included. Breakfast in Bed Included.
Bring your own Wine/Champagne for Evening Dinner and pay $0.00 Corkage-Fee.
HOT TUB Luxury up to 33% OFF from $242pp/n
King Bed and a Double Soaker Jacuzzi both in-front of the Wood Burning Fireplace.
with free firewood, 50″TV, free Netflix streaming and free wifi.
Private Outdoor Hot Tub on your own Lakefront Balcony.
Dinner and Breakfast are included in the Price.
Free Algonquin Park Pass for Trails and Museums and Free Sports Equipment.
50% OFF Algonquin Spa
Horseback Trail Rides
FREE: Algonquin Park Daily Pass to Endless Trails and Museums and Galleries.
FREE: Billiards, Gym and Sauna Room
FREE: Mountain Bikes, Canoes, Kayaks, Tennis, Badminton.
“For 50 years we have been committed to providing you exceptional getaways, please enjoy. Sorensen Family since 1967” Facebook Assured with 50,000 likes!
Your Getaway includes:
• overnight accommodation
• winery tour, tasting (4 wines) and cheese board
• 3 course dinner in cabin
• buffet breakfast for two
This one is about the food, the drink, and the two of you. Dine in where every table is the best table in the house.
• Rates from $389
• Valid through: June 29, 2016
PROMOTIONAL CODE: D60
• Accommodation in a luxurious guest room
• Breakfast for two adults daily in Cottages Restaurant
• Dinner for two adults daily in either Teca, Muskoka Chophouse or Cottages Restaurant from a select menu (appetizer, entree and dessert)
Escape the city for the quiet beauty of Gatineau Park and enjoy the country charm of the Wakefield Mill. Sample our fine cuisine and comfortable rooms while taking in the scenic splendor of MacLaren Falls. From $349.
- Overnight accommodation;
- 3-course table d’Hôte dinner in the Muse restaurant;
- Full country breakfast;
- Gratuities on the meals;
- Use of outdoor pool & hot tubs
The Norsemen Restaurant in Huntsville is Muskoka’s ultimate Bistro, with casual dining and “Old Muskoka” charm. Treat yourself to the best game, seafood, steak, schnitzel and ribs in a historic lodge with stone fireplaces and a screened in porch. The Norsemen has a reputation for great food and great times. Get off the beaten path, enjoy the lakeside view, and savour the superb cuisine. Just 15 minutes from Huntsville and Algonquin Park, but a million miles away from it all.
Enjoy a fun-filled yet relaxing getaway at one of Ontario’s premier lakeside resorts in the heart of the world famous Muskoka – Georgian Bay lake district. Located in a quiet sheltered cove on the northern shores of Gloucester Pool, part of the historic Trent Severn Waterway, the resort encompasses over 700 meters (2000 feet) of pristine shoreline and over 100 acres of property. The views are breath taking, and it is difficult to believe that the greater Toronto area is only a short 90 minute drive.
Over the years, Severn Lodge has gained a well-earned reputation for delicious foods, popular wines, and gracious country hospitality. All meals are served in the Main Lodge Dining Room where guests can enjoy a view of our spectacular waterfront.
Menu items are both regional and international, and are carefully selected to ensure a delightful variety of choices. They are meticulously prepared by our executive chef and his staff, and served by our friendly and courteous servers. Meals are prepared from basic ingredients, and careful attention is given to using fresh, high quality, and healthy ingredients. Guests can also choose from a wine list that features a selection of the most popular international and domestic VQA wines.
The resort features:
- Accommodation in a lake view room or suite
- Delicious meals
- Use of lodge’s recreation facilities including an outdoor swimming pool & whirlpool spa, sandy beach & lake swimming, waterpark featuring a 25’ water trampoline, water slide & climbing pyramid
- Canoes, pedal boats, stand-up paddle boards, mountain bikes, 100 acres of wooded hiking trails, tennis, basketball, volleyball, shuffleboard, fishing, and games room
- Terrific fishing in Gloucester Pool
- Summertime water-skiing & tubing, and evening entertainment
- Outboard boat & jet ski rentals
- Daily maid service
- Auto parking & baggage handling
- Nearby (extra charge) there is a full service spa, championship golf courses, horseback riding, picturesque lakeside villages with shopping, historic attractions, live summer theatre, boat cruises, and more!
Severn Lodge also has several cottages & suites with kitchens where guests can do their own cooking.
Severn Lodge has been family owned and operated for nearly a century, and is dedicated to providing the highest standards of hospitality, comfort, and personal service.
Why not call us today at 844-284-9135 or visit www.severnlodge.on.ca.
October 21-23, 2016 | From $650 per couple
Join us as we celebrate all things Fall. Enjoy a yoga class Saturday morning, followed by our country breakfast. Go for a walk, book a spa service or spend time in the WaterSpa. The highlight of the weekend will be our 5-course harvest dinner with wine pairings ( with a special host Jonathon Cummings from The Small Winemakers Collection), served at family style table groupings on Saturday night. This first time event is sure to become an annual event. Minimum nights apply
Red Red Wine Weekend
November 4-6, 2016 | From $305 per couple
There’s still time! This weekend is one of our fall favourites for fine food, fine wine and relaxed fun. We offer our finest cuisine, add in some wild game, a red wine tasting, a little skeet shooting and of course plenty of time to enjoy our WaterSpa.
Year round, The Briars features a number of fantastic culinary events. The Christmas season brings Gala Buffet Dinner and Dances, and a spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration. Throughout the year we feature a number of wine appreciation nights, generally themed and paired with multiple fantastic gourmet courses. Join us for an overnight getaway, a featured event or simply take a drive to the country to join us for a meal. An easy 50 min drive from Toronto, find out what everyone is raving about!
Wine Tour Getaway
Tour Grey County’s award winning wineries and enjoy tastings and tours. Visit Coffin Ridge Winery and Georgian Hills Winery each a 20 minute drive from the Inn. Package includes falls-view guestroom, $30 dining credit per person, winery tour map and sawyers breakfast.
Maple $95 per person
Cherry $110 per person
Mahogany $125 per person
Maple $110 per person,
Cherry $125 per person
Mahogany $140 per person
July – August rates:
Maple $110 per person,
Cherry $125 per person
Mahogany $140 per person
*Transportation not provided, contact winery for tasting and touring hours. Additional fees may apply.
An Asado Feast on the Beach
July 16 & August 20, 2016
Would you like to enjoy a unique culinary feast and make new friends while dining on the banks of the French River? Join us for this twice-yearly event that is not to be missed!
Join us for a mouth-watering Argentinean Asado at The Lodge at Pine Cove. Chef Ignacio, who hails from Argentina, will delight in making you “Carne a Las Brasas” (Ontario Lamb & meat selection) that is grilled for seven hours over an open fire — then served with salads, sauces and of course a beautiful Argentinean dessert. Stay to watch a spectacular sunset and a sky full of stars after dinner. Bring a guitar, flute, or other instrument — or just bring yourself and enjoy this uniquely international culinary adventure.
Price: $55 per person / $25 for children up to the age of 12
Dates July 16 and August 20, 2016
SOAK AND SAVOUR ALONG THE APPLE PIE TRAIL
Get away and get back to your best self with our exclusive spa and cheese tasting package:
- Overnight accommodations in a deluxe guest room or one bedroom suite
- Access to Scandinave Spa for two adults.
- Complimentary cheese tasting plate for two at The Cheese Gallery in Thornbury – featuring Ontario cheeses, honey, breads paired with locally made hard cider, Forbidden Fruit from Coffin Ridge Winery
- Valid for Sunday – Friday arrivals
- Rates from $270 per night
Book online, or call 866-716-8101 and mention rate code PKGSPCH1 to escape today. Access to the baths cannot be guaranteed at time of arrival as they may already be at capacity. Guests must be 19 years or older to access the spa. Check hours of operation for The Cheese Gallery.
Muskoka Fall Foodie Road Trip Package
Until October 31 | From $236*/night
Take yourself (and your tastebuds) on a Muskoka foodie road trip and explore local food producers right here in Muskoka. Then indulge in a 3-course Fall harvest menu that highlights local fare.
• 3-course Fall harvest dinner
• $50* resort credit
Merry in Muskoka with Chef Michael Smith
November 11-13 | From $399/pp
Chef Michael Smith is back for another weekend full of fun, food and festivities – it’s like a big holiday party – and you’re invited!
Get to know Canada’s best known chef, cookbook author and Food Network Canada TV show host as there will be lots of opportunities to meet, mingle and interact with Chef Michael himself – plus delicious dishes from his latest cookbook during a festive interactive dinner like no other. Fa la la your way up to Muskoka for this unforgettable weekend!
- Two nights’ accommodation
- Friday night reception – Chef Michael’s “Holiday Open House” 7 – 8:30pm – Meet and mingle with wine & beer sampling and light fare featuring Chef Michael’s signature food station, followed by an informal chat with Chef Michael (8pm)
- Saturday breakfast buffet
- Holiday gifting marketplace onsite 9am – 5pm
- Let’s Talk Turkey Workshop sponsored by the Turkey Farmers of Ontario 1pm – 2:30pm
- Cookbook signing session 3pm – 5pm (books not included)
- Chef Michael Smith’s “Merry in Muskoka” Dinner Party – an interactive evening of fun and food like no other!. Reception 6:30pm includes one glass of wine; dinner festivities start at 7pm. Cash bar, bottles available.
Join Georgian Bay Airways and over 800 other “Fly & Diners” a year, for an unforgettable lunch or dinner experience at World Famous Henry’s Fish Restaurant on Frying Pan Island in Sans Souci. Departing from our base in Parry Sound Harbour we’ll fly you directly to Henry’s – accessed only by boat or seaplane – where you’ll be fed the best Pickerel (Walleye) you’ve ever had! Enjoy your meal while overlooking magnificent yachts parked at the docks, and beautiful Georgian Bay. Minimum of two passengers. Ask about our deluxe upgrade.
Bed & Breakfast – Starting from $142*/night based on double occupancy
Come enjoy the beauty of the Valley with our great Barrie hotel deals. Escape from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy a quiet evening here; our bed and breakfast package is the perfect option for your next getaway. Relax in the hot tub, indulge in a fabulous dinner or take a hike through the peaceful Copland Forest. The serenity will boost your spirit – making you feel relaxed and refreshed. Package includes: Accommodation in a Horseshoe room , Breakfast buffet for everyone in your room (rate shown is for two adults)
Dining Getaway – Starting from $202*/night based on double occupancy
In the words of George Bernard Shaw, “there is no sincerer love than the love of food”
Escape with your love to Horseshoe Resort to experience our Dining Getaway Package. Dine at the new Inn Steakhouse or the popular Crazy Horse Sports Bar & Grill. Package includes: Accommodation in a Horseshoe Room, $50 Dining Credit
Spa & Dine – Includes $140 Spa & Dining Credit based
Indulge yourself and feel renewed with the spa and dine package. Whether escaping for a romantic weekend or just looking to relax, this year-round package has everything you need to feel good. Package Includes: Accommodation in a Horseshoe Room for two people, $100 spa credit per adult, $40 dining credit at Crazy Horse or the INN Steakhouse / per adult.
Harvest the Fall Flavours
October 21 – November 6, 2016
It’s time for our local farmers to harvest their crops, and for local chefs to create some unique dishes. Experience our local flavours through delicious 2-3 course set meals created by participating Flavours of Ontario’s Lake Country Chefs!
Enjoy a 2-3 course set lunch and/or dinner menu at participating restaurants around Ontario’s Lake Country.
Rawley Resort . Marina. Spa defines luxury, relaxation, and supreme comfort in an all suite boutique resort located in a peaceful, beautifully landscaped setting on the waterfront overlooking the historical Trent Severn Waterway. A true gem which offers our guests a combination of luxurious surroundings, sumptuous cuisine and splendid service. Each of our one and two bedroom suites reflects a unique look tastefully decorated with comfortable furnishings and fine amenities to provide first class accommodations to ensure an unforgettable getaway.
For rates or reservations call 1.800.263.7538 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
With Sherwood Inn’s quaint, authentic Muskoka charm, breathtaking surroundings and Lake Joseph views, is it any wonder that it would be the perfect place to bring that special someone for a romantic adult escape? With Sherwood’s incredible culinary reputation this package includes breakfast buffet and four course dinner daily for each person. Visit us once. Love us forever.
- On-site accommodations
- Daily breakfast for each person
- Daily four course dinner for each person
Harvest Table Dinner
September 13, 2016 | $25*
Join our executive chef, Jeffrey Wilfong, out in the gardens this September for a unique long table dining experience that you won’t want to miss! Held in our kitchen gardens, you will enjoy a 12-course farm-to-table tasting dinner that is inspired by the vegetables and herbs grown onsite. Your longtable experience will include delicious options such as Foie Gras, Velouté De Chataignes, Beef Tenderloin and more (click here to view the menu). There are only 20 spots available per day so don’t hesitate to sign up.
*You must be an overnight guest on these days to participate in the harvest table dinner.
Indulge without the guilt; as a Canadian health spa, Ste. Anne’s believes in nourishing the body on all levels. Relaxation would not be complete without taking care of the great appetite that develops during your stay at the spa. We have gone to great lengths to put together a dining experience that is both healthy and wholesome. You will notice that we don’t discuss calories or fat content on our menus. If your requirements are left wanting by our philosophy please feel free to ask the chef to prepare a special meal. The dress code in the dining room is very casual, be yourself, and be relaxed!
Our culinary team considers the healing powers of food for the body and soul when creating Ste. Anne’s breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Specifically designed to intrigue and delight, each dish generates a strong response from guests who appreciate the creativity while taking comfort in knowing that every ingredient is hand-selected after thorough consideration.
Private Chef Experience
For a limited time, this $300+ value is complimentary (based on availability) for groups of 5 or more when you reserve a stay in one of our 5 uniquely appointed spa cottages. One of the most unique attributes of our Ste. Anne’s Spa Cottage experience is the ability to have your very own Chef prepare a delicious 4-course dinner for you in the privacy of your accommodation. This is your chance to get all of your culinary questions answered and really get to know one of Ste. Anne’s own Chefs.
Your group will choose hors d’oeuvre, appetizer, main dishes and dessert in advance, and then look on as your Chef creates tantalizing items like caramelized sea scallops, marinated beef tenderloin and wild mushroom crepes.
Family resort on crystal clear ahmic lake, 60 miles of waterways to explore, 1,2,3 and 5 bedrm HK cottages, new renovated, mostly lakefront, some with their own private hottub , fireplaces, Swiss-Canadian style restaurant/bar, hiking trails. Summer activities like boating, fishing, swimming,etc., winteractivities like snowshoeing, x-country skiing, snowmobiling with direct access to C104D, etc.
Weekend Package : $ 199.00 plus HST per person, incl 2night accommodation, breakfast and dinner on Saturday , free use of canoe/kayaks/pedalboat or snowshoes, upgrade to cottage with hottub $ 20.00 per person
The Swiss Country House Restaurant
LLBO – OPEN YEAR ROUND – Authentic Swiss and Canadian cuisine right on resort! Mouth-watering Dishes and impeccable Service you’ll only find at our casual / fine dining Swiss Country House Restaurant featuring traditional Swiss dishes like Schnitzels, Cordon-bleu, Swiss potato Roesti, Steaks, Fish and more…
Or for Dessert a homemade Apple Strudel, homemade Pies, and much more.
Tap into Maple Getaway
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 to Tuesday, May 31, 2016
When you are planning your maple sugar route make sure you add an overnight stay to relax and enjoy the best Lake Simcoe has to offer. you’ll enjoy comfortable deluxe accommodations, great scenery on the water, wonderful food, excellent service and when you wake up , be treated to our very own pancake breakfast, featuring The FARMGATE Harrington’s Family Maple Syrup, a recommended stop along the way.
$109.00 Getaway Package Includes:
– Deluxe Lagoon View Room**
– Pancake Breakfast for Two featuring The FARMGATE Harrington`s Family Maple Syrup
– $30.00 Lakeview Restaurant Voucher
– Available Thursday, Friday or Saturday Nights
– Reservations must be made directly with the Resort, Quote Code : LHLC2016
** rate is based on double occupancy, space is subject to availability, available March 1st to May 31st applies to accommodations for Thursday, Friday or Saturday nights only.
Presenting a getaway package to satisfy the most savvy food lovers! Delight your palate with the award-winning cuisine of Chef Buder. Your culinary getaway includes an overnight stay in a charming guestroom and a three course dinner in our Headwaters Restaurant. The spectacular view is complimentary!
Call 1-800-383-3976 to book today with promo code: CONNO
BED & BREAKFAST
The Millcroft getaway that’s here to stay! Relax in the comfort of your charming guestroom and enjoy a country breakfast buffet in the morning.
Call 1-800-383-3976 to book today with promo code: BNB
GOURMET DELIGHTS 2 NIGHT WEEKEND PACKAGE
Join us at Oakview Lodge for two nights and enjoy amazing culinary delights for $275 per person. During your two night stay we will tempt your palate with two fabulous four course gourmet dinners and each morning you will delight in a decadent full breakfast of crepes, omelettes, eggs “your way”, bagels, croissants, fresh fruit….whatever your heart desires. During the day you can take part in the many indoor and outdoor activities available at the lodge and in the surrounding area. Your luxury lakeview suite provides an enchanting bedroom with an inviting queen size bed, a private sitting room with fireplace & satellite TV and a private ensuite four piece bath. Come join us for a gourmet culinary experience you will never forget. Price based on double occupancy and is subject to applicable taxes and gratuity.
WINDOWS AT ROCKY CREST IN MUSKOKA
With spectacular views of Lake Joseph and a menu filled with exciting, Canadiana-inspired dishes, Windows at Rocky Crest Resort offers fine dining in a traditional Muskoka setting. From appetizer to dessert, every mouthful will surprise and delight your taste buds. The best steak and seafood served in Muskoka. Tempt yourself with fresh lobster from our live lobster tank, also our Muskoka fine dining room serves only the finest quality premium cuts of Canadian beef, expertly grilled to your exact preference. In addition, Windows menu includes many other traditional favorites, as well as freshly prepared soups, salads and homemade desserts. Experience exceptional Muskoka resort dining at its best at Rocky Crest Resort on Lake Joseph.
Open for breakfast and dinner. Reservations are recommended for dinner. Hours of operation are subject to change, based on business demands. Call 1-800-263-5763 to book your reservation today.
Enjoy casual fine dining in the original century old Muskoka lodge which has also seen substantial restoration of its early architecture. The menu offers seasonally inspired cuisine, emphasizing fresh, simple preparation using locally grown foods. The majestic post and beam architecture of the main lodge affords a captivating and panoramic view of the lake and surrounding forest.
Includes 2 to 5 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast daily plus $50 spa allowance
2 nights from $310 per person
3 nights from $446 per person
4 nights from $576 per person
5 nights from $700 per person
2 nights from $344 per person
3 nights from $495 per person
4 nights from $638 per person
5 nights from $775 per person
Rates are based on double occupancy.
Experience the stunning nature, awe inspiring art, fascinating history, fine folk, and warm hospitality of Haliburton County. Yours Outdoors experience packages offer a rich variety of experiential, informative, active, and entertaining activities led by professional guides and involving local experts, naturalists, artisans, and personalities.
Packages are scheduled year round or by request. Check the Calendar for upcoming experiences.
Wild Edibles Forage and Lunch (monthly June to October)
Come forage the woods, wetlands and roadsides of the Haliburton Highlands. Learn how to identify and when to harvest the choicest parts of wild edibles. Returning to Windfall Food Forest we’ll preserve a part of our harvest drawing on the ancient art of fermentation. Then we’ll gather around the long trestle table nestled among the pines overlooking the lake to savour some local and wild fare.
Tastes of Haliburton: Full Day (Late May to Thanksgiving)
Join Yours Outdoors for a home-grown taste tour of the Haliburton Highlands. Start your day with an informative wild edibles hike in the company of a knowledgeable local guide, moving on to the Wintergreen Barn where you will learn to make your own Haliburton Tortiere or Maple Syrup Pie. Guess what’s for lunch! Just up the road we will visit a family run organic farm, Waverly Brook Farms for four seasons of flavour; followed by a behind the scenes tour of Moon Shadows Estate Winery, a unique winemaker who uses maple syrup and fruit to produce some incredibly tasty wine. Tour includes free samples! Cap off the day with an optional fine dining experience, Haliburton-style!
View our full calendar for all of our getaways and events
A WILDERNESS GOURMET DELIGHT
Our 2 night package includes, 2 superb, 5 course dinners in Bartlett’s famous dining room. A bottle of wine comes with each diner. There is more – our hearty breakfast buffet and prepared entrees start you day. One Charcuterie lunch for 2 people, served in our dining room or brought to your private cottage.
Rates starting at $199.00 per person, per night based on double adult occupancy
CAMPING IN LUXURY AND A FREE FIVE COURSE DINNER
Our 2 night package includes a tent with a fully made king size bed. Your own private washroom is located in a building next door. Breakfast each morning includes our breakfast buffet and your own breakfast entrée cooked to order. All of this and ONE free dinner for one person in Bartlett’s award winning dining room.
Rates starting from $105.00 per person, per night, based on double adult occupancy.
THE ALGONQUIN PARK “DINING OUT PACKAGE”
A chance to dine at two Algonquin Park Resorts. Choosing this 2 night package allows you to have our famous 5 course meal at Bartlett and your second night dinner will be in the log dining room at Killarney Lodge on Lake of Two Rivers, just 9 km down the road. Killarney Lodge has a well-earned reputation for fine country dining. Included – 1 bottle of wine for each dinner.
Availability – Book early as there is limited availability of this Package.
Rates starting from $201.50 per person, per night, based on double adult occupancy
Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival
June 11, 2016
Are you ready for the sweetest showdown of the year? Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival and Contest is the province’s premier event celebrating everyone’s favourite ooey-gooey pastry—the butter tart!
Each year tens of thousands of visitors flock to Midland, Ontario to taste the best of the best butter tarts in the province. Our butter tart contest draws professional and home bakers from all over the province to compete for the title ‘Best Butter Tart in Ontario’. Over the years, audiences have come to love watching the butter tart contest, tasting along with our panel of judges so they too can be a part of the experience.
Along with our contest comes a day of sweet activities. Lots of fantastic artisan vendors and live entertainment fill the day, making it a great experience for festival visitors. Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival is committed to showing our attendees a good time, and inviting visitors to experience all of the great attractions our region has to offer.
To take part in this culinary delight visit www.buttertartfestival.ca
McLean Berry Farm is a family owned and operated strawberry and vegetable farm located in the heart of the Kawartha Lakes Area in south-eastern Ontario. Visitors are welcome to visit the farms and take part in the delicious Ontario tradition of seasonal berry picking (and eating!).
2 Locations: McLean Berry Farm is located 1 Km east of HWY 23 (formerly 507) on the 16th line of Smith (opposite Curve Lake Rd.) We are 5 Km south of Buckhorn. If you have any questions related to our location, please call us at 705-657-2134, and we will be glad to assist you. Buckhorm Berry Farm is located 3 KM from the McLean Berry Farm.
Throughout each year, the McLean family welcomes thousands of people to their farm to enjoy home grown, local produce. During the various festivals that they have, they invite the community to join them on their farms in celebrating the different harvests that come with each season. Whether it’s spring, summer or fall, there always seems to be something fun to come, see and do on the farm!
Maple Festival: Horse drawn hayrides, pancakes and maple syrup, live music, farm animals, pioneer demonstrations, self guided tours through the sugar bush, sugar shack, kids activities, and maple candy demonstrations and much more! Learn more
Pumpkin Festival: Pumpkin picking, wagon rides, corn mazes, straw mazes, children’s play areas, pumpkin bowling, haunted barn, jr. haunted barn, live entertainment, haunted graveyard, pumpkin cannon and much more! Opens on the Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend (Closed Thanksgiving Monday) and continues on each weekend throughout the month of October. Learn more