Garlic is Great Festival


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395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7

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GarlicIsGreat.jpg FullWidthSaturday, August 19,  2017​

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Newmarket Farmers' Market, Newmarket Riverwalk Commons, 200 Doug Duncan Drive.

Take part in the annual celebration of Ontario's garlic harvest. At the festival, visitors can enjoy cooking demonstrations, musical entertainment and garlic vendors at the Newmarket Farmer's Market. This year's Garlic is Great Festival will feature garlic vendors from across Ontario who will be offering fresh garlic and garlic related products for all to enjoy.  ​

Stage shows:

8:00 to 9:00 a.m. – Zumba

9:00 to 9:30 a.m. – Garlic Braiding – Arran Hill Garlic Farm

9:30 to 10:00 a.m. – The Science of Garlic – David Sugarman, Life Sciences Researcher at The Ontario Science Centre

10:00 to 10:30 a.m. – Cooking Demo – Gillian Anderson, Director of One Blonde Chef

10:30 to 11:00 a.m. – Garlic Breath Contest – presented by Oasispark Dental​


11:00 to 11:30 a.m. – Cooking Demo – Matthew Sullivan, Executive Chef Real Sports Bar and Grill (MLSE) and Chopped Canada Champion 2015

12:0​0 to 1:00 p.m. – Musical Performance – The Carrot Sticks

Support Newmarket's green initiatives by walking, biking, carpooling or taking the bus. For up-to-date weather and/or cancellation details of Town-run outdoor events call 1-877-PLAY936 on the date of the event, 2 hours prior to the start time. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Event details subject to change. For more information please contact 905-895-5193 or