Food and Drink Fest is an annual celebration of everything to do with the best local restaurants, exciting food trends, talented chefs, craft breweries, wineries, spirits and live local entertainment. You will run into old friends and make new ones! It’s a fun filled event where you can sip, sample and experience the best the region has to offer.
February 16th & 17th 2024
Doors open Friday 4.00pm to 10.00pm
Saturday 12.00pm to 10.00pm
The Hamilton Convention Centre – 1 Summers Lane, Hamilton Ont. L8P 4Y2
Ample parking is available in and around the Hamilton Convention Centre and the downtown Hamilton area. Additionally, The Hamilton Convention Centre is accessible by all public transportation.
Yes. Guests can access Hamilton Convention Centre in Hamilton Ont. Through Main St. or King St. The Hamilton Convention Centre is equipped with elevators that lead directly to the show floor. All service animals are welcome with proper documentation.
Entrance to the festival, a souvenir sample glass, full access to all show features including live cooking demonstrations, musical acts, and other on-stage performances.
Ticket holders are strongly encouraged to arrive before 6pm Friday night, Saturday afternoon anytime and before 6pm Saturday night. Historically, we tend to reach capacity between 6 pm – 8 pm on Friday and Saturday night. Advance ticket holders will have priority over walk ups as capacity permits. We highly recommend arrival outside of these peak times.