Experience local flavours at Savour Strathcona County

June 26, 2018

Experience local flavours at Savour Strathcona County

The County’s festival celebrating local cuisine is returning Sunday, July 8. Residents and neighbours in surrounding communities are invited to Savour Strathcona County, a summer evening filled with delicious flavours, intriguing art, and toe-tapping rhythms.

Now in its seventh year, the showcase brings together the best local and independent restaurants, food trucks, and artisans the County has to offer. With an emphasis on staying local, chefs and restauranteurs from across the County present their unique offerings in exchange for taste tickets.

The event will be held on Sunday, July 8, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Agora at the Community Centre, 401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park. Activities include:

  • Food and drink from ten local restaurants/vendors and five food trucks
  • Twenty artists and artisans showcasing their unique creations
  • Outdoor mainstage with performances by David Wilkinson, Mourning Wood, and 2018 Edmonton Music Award nominee Josh Sahunta
  • Life-sized board games and photo booth
  • Kids zone with face painting and crafts
  • Lemonade stand in support of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation

“This event is having a real impact on our local restaurants. With increases in attendance every year, more and more people are becoming familiarized with the unique offerings that we have here in Strathcona County” says Gerry Gabinet, Director of Economic Development and Tourism.

Admission is free for all on-site activities. Taste tickets cost $5 for a set of five, and artwork will be available for sale.

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Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of almost 96,000 residents. Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of refining in Western Canada. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.

 

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Contact: Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595