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A 12 Day poutine festival is coming to Montreal this week

A 12 Day poutine festival is coming to Montreal this week
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Poutine lovers, listen up!

This weekend, a giant poutine festival is landing in Montreal!

After visiting various regions across Montreal, Le Grand Poutinefest is now set to hit Montreal's Old Port on July 21 and will last 12 days until August 1!

The annual celebration of Quebec’s national dish of fries, sauce and cheese will offer 20 different kinds of poutine including:

Crab poutine

Pork rib poutine

Chorizo poutine

Piri Piri poutine

Smoked meat poutine

Fish ‘n chips poutine

Dumpling poutine

Cheeseburger poutine

Desser poutine

Tofu general tao poutine (vegan)

Popcorn chicken poutine


Like previous years, you should be able to also get churros for dessert with your choice of caramel, chocolate, or maple syrup dipping sauce.

Beer and liquor will be sold on-site and circus performers and other entertainers will perform on weekends.


When and Where:

Quai de l'Horloge, Montreal

July 21: 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

July 22 – July 31: 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.

August 1: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.


For more information, please visit the official website.

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