Eat & Drink FAQ

Eat & Drink Norfolk – Norfolk County’s favourite spring event is back April 4th, 5th, and 6th, 2024 

Q: What is Eat & Drink Norfolk?

Eat & Drink Norfolk, has quickly established itself as ‘the place to go’ in Norfolk County for the finest and widest selection of foods and beverages. With close to thirty different food producers, restaurants, wineries, breweries, and distilleries all from within or close proximity to Norfolk County, it’s a great way to “sample” your way around the County, all under one roof. 

Each of the exhibitors is proud to showcase samples of their fine culinary products to the many who attend Eat & Drink Norfolk.

Enjoy local food, and beverages. Listen to local musicians, Visit with friends in a relaxed atmosphere or stay for the Pure Spirits Distillery After Party and dance the night away.  

With tickets available in advance onlineand at the door everyone attending the Show gets a free wine glass to try the many samples, plus to keep as a souvenir, or if you would like to donate your glass back to the event, we have an amazing incentive to do so!  Just fill out a ballot for a chance to win amazing prizes.

Tasting tokens for trying the many sample sized goodies at Eat & Drink Norfolk are available for $1 per token. Most food and beverage items are priced at 4 to 6 tickets depending on the item

Q: Where can we buy tickets and how much are they?

Admission tickets are available Online HERE

Advance  Ticket prices: $16 for Thursday and $18 for Friday and Saturday.

Admission Ticket prices are $18 for Thursday and $20 for Friday and Saturday when purchased at the door. 

Additional admission ticket required to enter the Pure Spirits Distillery After  Party  which is open until midnight! Your Pure Spirits Distillery After Party ticket is just $10 when purchased as an add on to  your Eat & Drink Norfolk Ticket. 

Tasting Tokens can also be purchased online in advance and at the event.

Q: What are the hours of operation?  


  • Thursday, April 4th 5pm-9pm
  • Friday, April 5th  5pm-10pm
  • Saturday, April 6th  3pm-10pm

Pure Spirits Distillery After Party 

  • Friday, April 5th  9pm-midnight
  • Saturday, April 6th  9pm-midnight

Q: What is the Pure Spirits Distillery After Party ?

New this year! We are moving the Pure Spirits Distillery After Party to Building #2 known as the Upper Homecraft Building.  It will be open Friday and Saturday nights from 9pm to midnight. Friday night will feature REWIND classic Rock, while Saturday night will feature a Video Dance Party by Black Creek Music– come dance the night away!

Q: How much is admission to the Pure Spirits Distillery After Party ?

Get your  Pure Spirits Distillery After Party ticket online for just $10 when purchased as an add on to  your Eat & Drink Norfolk Ticket. 

Your Eat & Drink ticket allows re-entry if you obtain a hand stamp. The Pure Spirits Distillery After Party attendees will have a wristband for re-entry. 

Q: Will there be live music as in previous years at Eat & Drink Norfolk?

Absolutely! Check out our event page for the entertainment listing.

Q: Can I bring my children to the event?

This event is strictly for those 19 years of age and older. Babes in arms or in strollers cannot be admitted.

Q: How much are the food and drink samples?

Each vendor at the event sets their own pricing for the offerings at their booth. Tokens are sold for $1 each. The average sample price is $3-$6 and is set by the vendor.

Q: Which local restaurants, wineries and breweries will be there?

Check out the event page HERE  to see the vendor listing. 

Q: Are there non-alcoholic beverages available?

Absolutely! There will be vendors selling specialty coffee, juice, pop and water.

Q: I have special dietary needs. Will there be something appropriate for me?

Please contact the food vendors directly in advance. They are listed on our website.

Q: What is this fundraiser for?

All profits are used to support programming at the Norfolk County Agricultural Society and the Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show.


Eat and Drink Norfolk FAQ