You may think of wine and grapes when you think of Niagara-on-the-Lake, but the area 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.
Enjoy Fresh Peaches, Strawberries and Cherries
When you visit Niagara-on-the-Lake, you are in for a real treat when it comes to enjoying these local gems. 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 during these well-attended and fun summer fruit festivals.
The Niagara-on-the-Lake Strawberry Festival
The Strawberry Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake takes place in June and is considered a must-see and taste experience. 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 favourite of both locals and regular visitors.
Niagara Strawberry Festival 2023
Experience the annual Niagara strawberry festival, located less than 20-minutes from Niagara Falls, and enjoy fresh, mouth-watering strawberry treats such as pies, shortcakes and more.
Where: St. Andrews Church, 323 Simcoe Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
When: Saturday, June 17, 2023
The Niagara-on-the-Lake Cherry Festival
The Cherry Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake 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 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.
Niagara Cherry Festival 2023
Experience fresh cherries, cherry pies and products at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Cherry Festival. A family-friendly event celebrating the local cherry season, complete with delicious treats
Where: St. Mark’s Church, 41 Byron St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
When: Saturday, July 8, 2023
Peach Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake
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 celebrate the peach harvest and 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 Niagara-on-the-Lake Peach Festival.
Niagara Peach Festival 2023
Experience a sweet, local celebration at the 2023 Niagara peach festival. A favourite among locals and visitors alike, the peach festival features delicious peach treats, lively entertainment and an abundance of locally produced fresh peaches.
Where: Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
When: Sunday, August 13, 2023
Explore Niagara’s Famous Fruit Festivals
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 our luxury hotels or enjoy upscale dining at one of our restaurants. 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.