You may think of wine and grapes when you think of Niagara on the Lake, but the Niagara region is also widely recognized for its fresh fruit production. The orchards throughout this area are responsible for producing some of the sweetest and freshest fruit available in Ontario. Locals take great pride in their superior produce and are eager to share it with visitors to the region. When you visit Niagara on the Lake, you are in for a real treat when it comes to enjoying these local gems. When you explore Niagara this summer, come and take advantage of the quaint and delicious fruit festivals that are held throughout the warmer months. You will have the chance to sample some of the best fruit in the area and learn more about the Niagara fruit-producing region. There is no shortage of amazing food or interesting entertainment in the Niagara on the Lake during these well-attended and fun summer fruit festivals.
The Strawberry Festival
The Strawberry Festival at Niagara on the Lake is typically held on the third Saturday in June. Visitors will enjoy live music, fun entertainment and family friendly events. Indulge in strawberry shortcakes, pies, ice cream, jam & crepes. Enjoy fresh corn on the cob and barbeque lunch. This festival is a favorite of both locals and regular visitors.
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The Cherry Festival
The Cherry Festival takes place in early July and is perfectly timed to experience some of the most enjoyable weather in the region. Take in some sun and good vibes while tasting the very best that the Niagara region has to offer in terms of fresh, crisp cherries. This is a great event for people of all ages and is highly attended every year. Even if you are not a fan of cherries, there is still plenty of other homemade food and other treats to make this lively festival worth your while.
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The Peach Festival
The annual Peach Festival is a remarkable way to cap off the summer season in Niagara. This two-day event in August features the richest and sweetest peaches from the region, and offers plenty to do from day to night. The festival culminates with a memorable dinner on the street so that residents and visitors can enjoy the gentle breeze and pleasant temperatures of Niagara on the Lake, while they dine on some of the region’s best dishes. If you enjoy shopping, eating, music and entertainment, then there is more than enough to keep you busy during the Peach Festival.
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Niagara on the Lake is a beautiful place to visit in the summer months. While you are here, consider staying for the whole weekend at one of several Vintage Hotels properties. To book your summer getaway package call us at 1-888-669-5566. We are glad to assist with making your visit to Niagara on the Lake one that you will not soon forget.