Release Date: August 31, 2016
Event Name: 2016 Stratford Kiwanis Garlic Festival
Event Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm & Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Agriplex – 353 McCarthy Road Stratford, Ontario
Admission: $10 per day / Free Parking
The 10th Annual Stratford Kiwanis Garlic Festival is sure to be the not-to-be missed event of the year offering a star studded lineup of chefs and presenters. Mark September 10th and 11th on your calendar and go onto our website www.stratfordgarlicfestival.com to purchase advanced tickets at 20% off the regular price.
For the first time ever the Festival will be moving indoors at the Rotary Complex and Agriplex located at 353 McCarthy Road Stratford, ON.
Chef Corbin will be at the Festival on Sunday September 11th, 2016 at 1:30pm. Chef Corbin is best know of the popular Food Network shows Dinner Party Wars, Restaurant Makeover and Restaurant Takeover, The Incredible Food Race.
Chef Laura Calder will be sharing her passion for garlic inspired French food on Saturday September 10th at 11:30am. Chef Laura is a James Beard award-winning television host whose shows have aired – and continue to air – in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and the Middle East. These have included French Food at Home, as well as Recipe to Riches, and the specials Chefography, The Château Dinner, Laura Calder Explores The French Alps, and ‘Twas The Night Before Dinner. She has appeared on Iron Chef America and Top Chef Canada
Frankie Flowers is arguably Canada’s most popular and trusted gardening expert and weatherman. Places you have seen Frankie include Cityline, Breakfast Television, Dr. Oz, Toronto Sun, Canadian Gardening, Canadian Living He is known for his ability to combine practical gardening advice with humour, and loves to share his passion for everything outdoors with the world. Frankie’s garden advice has twice earned him Landscape Ontario’s Garden Communicator of the Year. Frankie is a four-time best selling author, consultant, garden writer. We are very excited that he will be at the Garlic Festival to share his passion for vegetable gardens (including garlic) with us om Sunday September 11th at 12:00pm.
As always the main attraction is the Ontario Garlic Market. Did you know there are dozens and dozens of different types of garlic? Come speak to the garlic farmers themselves to learn about the best varieties to cook with and grow and how each one varies. Your holiday shopping can start early at the Ontario Artisans Market where you will find crafts, gifts, preserves and so much more.
The 10th Annual Stratford Kiwanis Garlic Festival is a family-friendly event where children will delighted by the kids cooking classes, garlic planting, face painting, crafts and Bogle the Clown’s Magic Show and balloon sculptures.
The Garlic Braiding Workshop is always a favourite activity being offered on the Saturday, tickets may be purchased in advance on our website www.stratfordgarlicfestival.com .
Proceeds from the festival go to support the community projects of the Kiwanis Club of Stratford. Kiwanis projects include the building of a new playground at Anne Hathaway Park, Kiwanis Centre, Kiwanis Festival of the Performing Arts, Kiwanis-CJCS Christmas Baskets, The Aktion Club for adults with disabilities.# # #
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