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November 9 - 11 , 2018
FirstOntario Centre

Hamilton's Food & Drink Fest

...the festival with taste


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! 



IMPORTANT: Priority entrance is given to those that have pre-bought tickets on-line. Saturday night tickets (between 5pm - 10pm) are in high demand, so be sure to purchase yours in advance
There are Five Options When Buying Tickets Online. Online Tickets are $15 which includes taxes and handling fees:

Friday - Valid Friday November 9th  4pm-10pm - Must be 19 years of age or older - no children or infants

Saturday Afternoon - Valid Saturday November 10th, when you arrive between 12noon-5pm - Must be 19 years of age or older - no children or infants (NOTE: you will not be asked to leave if you stay past 5pm)

Saturday Night - Valid Saturday November 10th when you arrive between 5pm-10pm - Must be 19 years of age or older - no children or infants

Sunday - Valid Sunday November 11th from 12noon-5pm - Sunday is Family day all ages welcomed - 12 and under free Sunday only. Kids under 12 years do need a ticket and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

Sunday Kids Under 12  FREE - Valid Sunday November 11th from 12noon-5pm  - Sunday is Family day all ages welcomed - 12 and under free Sunday only. Kids under 12 years need a FREE ticket and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

For Group Sales of 10 or more please call 905-524-3689

You can print your PDF receipt or show tickets on your phone. Please also have your credit card that you made the purchase with handy and/or a piece of identification.
Additional costs for food and drink sample tickets which are sold at the show only
Sample Ticket Pricing:
$10 you get (10) Sample Tickets
$20 you get (20) Sample Tickets 
(Most samples will range between 1- 7 Sample Tickets) 

Must be 19 years of age or older on Friday & Saturday - no children or infants. Sunday is Family day all ages welcomed. 12 and under free Sunday only.
Cash only
ATM machines available
FYI your purchase will show up as "SPECIAL EVENT" on your credit card statement
For Group Sales of 10 or more please call 905-524-3689

Come sample and experience an intriguing variety of Ontario VQA and International wines, spirits, craft beers, gourmet local food, specialty coffees, teas, decadent desserts as well as unique spices, sauces and marinades.

Created and presented by some of the Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Halton, Brant, Haldimand, Lake Erie North Shore, Pelee Island, Prince Edward County, Niagara Peninsula and Niagara-On-The-Lake's most popular restaurants, culinary experts, chefs, innovative food trucks, breweries and wineries.

Also enjoy entertaining live musical acts and fun informative cooking demonstrations all in one convenient and central location!