Wild Blueberry Festival

Wild Blueberry Festival

Aug 19, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017
Times vary
Evergreen Brick Works

At the Wild Blueberry Festival celebrate this delicious super berry that is indigenous to North America.

Learn, taste, eat and shop from more than 20 food producers, preservers, bakers, and chefs, all featuring wild blueberry products and dishes including pork and venison sausages, Japanese mochi, waffles, tamales, wine, ice pops and more!

  • Sample delectable wild beverages and snacks
  • Gain valuable insights into the nutritional benefits of wild blueberries 
  • Engage with wild local chefs to discover innovative ways to enjoy this year-round, fresh  or frozen fruit
  • Enjoy live music from local bands

Times:
Saturday (Farmers Market): 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday (Sunday Market): 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 pm

Wild Blueberry Festival Activities

Wild blueberry tasting

Join the Wild Blueberry Association of North America to taste and learn about the benefits of wild blueberries and how to incorporate 1/2 cup per day all year into your diet

Wild blueberry-inspired market

Evergreen’s weekend markets turn wild with wild blueberry fresh fruit, products, dishes and special dishes created featuring wild blueberries 

Chef Demo, cookbook sale, and signing 

Chef: Christine Tizzard
The Pavillions
10:30 am – 11:30 am (Sat & Sun)

Make sure to stop, taste, and learn about recipes, tips and health benefits of wild blueberries with Canadian celebrity chef and TV personality, Christine Tizzard.  Preview and buy her new cookbook, Honest to Goodness: Recipes for the Everyday Home Cook.  This will be a special opportunity to have your book personally signed by chef Christine. 

Hands in the bowl

Children’s wild blueberry activities
Mud Creek terrace
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (TBC)

Lots of berry-themed fun! Get your hands messy with wild blueberry smash jam and bannock over the fire

Getting There

There’s limited parking onsite – consider taking…

  • Shuttle bus from the parkette just north of the Broadview subway station
  • TTC bus: 28 Bayview South from Davisville subway station

Walk, hike, bike or take public transit to the Festival weekend and win a gift!


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Location
Evergreen Brick Works

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