Peterborough’s most appetizing event, Taste of Downtown, returns to Charlotte Street on June 4th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., kicking off a jam-packed summer event season in the downtown.
This is your chance to come and sample some of the finest food in the region, with more than 18 local restaurants offering a unique culinary experience. Taste of Downtown on Charlotte Street is not just about great food, but also features some amazing shopping opportunities from the many merchants along Charlotte who will be putting on a giant sidewalk sale.
Entertainment this year will feature some great local acts as they perform in a beer and wine garden hosted by The Venue and Publican House Brewery.
This year's entertainment goes up a notch as the sounds of India come to Taste of Downtown with Bollywood, Bhangra and Rajhistani Dance from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the sounds of Jamaica with “Bosco” performing on his steel drums from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.!
Below is who you can expect to see set up ready to feed your hunger...
-> The Turnbull Café -> The Sapphire Room -> Wild Wing -> Hobart’s Steakhouse -> Curry Village -> Cosmic Charlie’s -> Island Cream Caribbean Cuisine -> The BrickHouse Craft Burger Grill ‘n Bar -> By The Bridge -> The Nutty Chocolatier -> Dr. J’s BBQ and Brews -> Jasmine Thai Cuisine -> Kitchen Kings -> Shish Kabob Hut -> Brio Gusto -> EC Catering -> The Community Butcher Shop -> Rare Grill House
Admission is FREE for this family-friendly event, which will feature a bouncy castle and face painting. Bring enough cash to sample the great food, have a pint or buy something on sale from the many shops. You’re bound to be surprised by a restaurant you’ve probably never experienced before in a casual setting.
Mark your calendars now! June 4th will be a day full of family-friendly fun, and a lot of happily fed people!
Watch this great Taste of Downtown promo video below...
Following the Taste of Downtown event are these other awesome events happening downtown over the warmer months to come:
• Kawartha Craft Beer Festival –> June 10th and 11th at Millennium Park
• Canada Day parade & celebrations –> July 1st
• Rotary Ribfest –> July 8th to 10th at Millennium Park
• Peterborough Pulse –> July 16th on George Street
• Classic Car Show –> July 23rd at Millennium Park
• Fiesta Peterborough –> August 4th on Hunter Street
• Hootenanny on Hunter –> August 13th on Hunter Street