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Taste of Okotoks

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Be a part of this fun culinary event - experience all the delicious food and drink this part of the world has to offer! Perfect for foodies and anyone who likes to 'nom nom'! This pedestrian-friendly event boasts live music, great food from local restaurants, boutique shopping and a street market featuring a wide array of local artisan wares from MarketSquare. Enjoy tasty treats while listening to live music, happening all afternoon around the Olde Towne Plaza and at the outdoor stage in front of the Okotoks Art Gallery.

View the Food Vendor and Event Map

View the Entertainment Schedule

NOTEPets are not permitted at the food area of the festival or anywhere food is being prepared. We thank you for your cooperation.

Food Samples

Sampler tickets will be available to purchase for $1 each, and each participating restaurant will be showcasing delectable treats from their menus. Samples may cost anywhere from 1 to a few tickets. Get your tickets in advance or at one of our ticket booths on the day of the event:

Advance Ticket Sales - NEW THIS YEAR! Beat the rush and get your sampler tickets ahead of time. Sampler tickets go on sale on Sunday, July 17 at the Okotoks Recreation Centre (99 Okotoks Drive) and the Okotoks Art Gallery (53 North Railway Street).

Day of Ticket Sales: 

  • Town ticket booths - near the Downtown Plaza and in front of the Sears Parking Lot
  • At the Okotoks Art Gallery

Participating Restaurants

  • Big Dipper Ice Cream Shop
  • Big Rock Inn
  • Bistro 1882
  • Boston Pizza
  • Bradley's Grill House
  • Brown Sugar Bakeshop
  • Cha Cha John’s Fusion Kitchen
  • COBS Bread
  • Denny’s
  • Heartland Café
  • Menchie's Frozen Yogurt
  • Mr. Spud Café
  • On Tap Oil & Vinegar
  • Pizzaberg Café
  • Roma Italian Restaurant
  • The British Chippy
  • The George Traditional House
  • Yume Sushi

Local Food Trucks:

  • Bean Muggin' Inc.
  • Chimmi's Fresh Grill
  • Clare’s Kitchen & Catering
  • Gypsy Made Lemonade
  • Lynnwood Ranch
  • Tearrific Inc.

Shop 'til you Drop!

There are plenty of boutique shops in downtown Okotoks; plus the street will be closed and turned into a full artisan market with over 100+ vendors from MarketSquare selling their wares! The market features a wide array of local artisans and boutique businesses showcasing fantastic hand-made and imported home decor, jewelry, food, accessories & more. 

Vendor inquiries - contact MarketSquare

Food and Beverage Vendors Info

Showcase your restaurant and your menu at an event that draws local residents and visitors from across the Foothills and Calgary! Last year’s attendance was estimated at over 12,000 patrons. The Town of Okotoks is looking for local food providers, restaurants and caterers to participate in our 3rd annual Taste of Okotoks. This event is designed to showcase all the great eateries in Okotoks. If you are interested in being a food or beverage vendor at Taste of Okotoks, please refer to the information package and the Alberta Health Services Temporary Food Establishment Vendor Package contact us with your details. In your email please include your restaurant name and the style of food or beverage you would like to serve. Alternatively, call Mark Doherty, Community Events Coordinator, at 403-938-8950.

Event Map & Road Closure Information

Downtown Okotoks will be closed from Centre Avenue all the way to the Okotoks Art Gallery at Lineham Avenue for this fun, food festival. The closure will be in effect from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Watch the Taste of Okotoks featured on the Global morning show in 2015!

Community, Town of Okotoks Event
Family, Free
Downtown Okotoks
McRae St and North Railway St
Taste of Okotoks