A Taste of Nova Scotia on Georges Island

Halifax Harbour

Explore the mystery of Georges Island firsthand while enjoying three locally-inspired dinners. As the 2017 RDV Tall Ships Regatta sails by, you’ll be cracking open lobster, savoring local wine and experiencing a view few others have witnessed. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable summer celebration.

Date: July 28, 29 and 30, 2017
Event:  Georges Island Dinner Series
Location: Georges Island, Halifax Harbour
Ferry pick-up/drop-off: Halifax Ferry Terminal – stand in Woodside line up. There will be a registration desk for check-ins at the ferry terminal.
Tickets: 19+ event, $150 (tax included). Purchase here.

July 28: Nova Scotia Lobster Feast

Experience Nova Scotia lobster like never before! Picture yourself on Georges Island, with views of Tall Ships, savouring fresh, steamed lobster paired with Nova Scotia wines.

LOCAL DRINKS: Blomidon Estate Winery, Boxing Rock Brewing Company, Bulwark Cider, Halifax Distilling, Garrison Brewing

RECEPTION (standing): Afishionado Fishmonger (fresh shucked oysters) , TBC

SEATED DINNER MENU (Scanway Catering):
Boiled Nova Scotia Lobster with garlic butter & fresh lemon
Marinated Red Potato Salad with red onion, peppers & fresh dill
Fresh Market Coleslaw
House-baked Molasses and White Flour Dusted Roll
Strawberry Shortcake
(Lobster will be paired with Tidal Bay from Lightfoot & Wolfville, Grand Pre Wines and Blomidon Estate Winery)

July 29: Nova Scotia Good Cheer BBQ 

Cheers! Nova Scotia craft beer, wine, cider and spirits paired with local BBQ favourites, set on Georges Island. This will be the ultimate local food and drink celebration.

GOOD CHEER DRINKS:  Ironworks Distillery, Still Fired Distillery,  Grand Pre Wines, Barrelling Tide, Lightfoot & Wolfville,  Boxing Rock Brewing Company, Bulwark Cider, Halifax Distilling, Garrison Brewing, 2 Crows, Saltbox Brewing, Triders Craft Beer, Petite Riviere, Sober Island Brewing Company, Schoolhouse Brewery

BBQ:
Meadowbrook Meat Market: Roast pig, local sausages, pork on a bun, kale salad and Jimmy Dogs
Cedar Bay Grilling: planked salmon
Lightfoot & Wolfville: Ribs and Grilled Vegetables
Humble Pie Kitchen: Pies!
*Please note, this is not a sit-down dinner. There will be 8 food stations to walk around to. There will be limited benches, but lots of room to sit on the ground if you would like to bring your own blanket or camp chair.

July 30:  Sip n’ Shuck

The world is your oyster as you sip n’ shuck your way through one of the most memorable culinary events in Nova Scotia –  a celebration of local oysters, mussels, and seafood paired with Nova Scotia wines, craft beer, cider, and spirits.

DRINKS:  Ironworks Distillery, Boxing Rock Brewing Company, Bulwark Cider, Halifax Distilling, Garrison Brewing, Blomidon Estate Winery, L’Acadie Vineyards, Avondale Sky Winery, Lightfoot & Wolfville, Planters Ridge

FOOD STATIONS:
The Canteen on Portland: Crobster Roll
Eel Lake Oyster Farm: Fresh Shucked Oysters
Press Gang: Fresh Shucked Oysters
Tempo Food + Drink: Pickled Mussels, classic gazpacho, fresh cucumber, and fennel shooter
Tempo Food + Drink: Sous Vide Halibut Escabeche, water chestnuts, Hanatsunomata)
D’Vine Morsels: TBC
D’Vine Morsels: TBC
*Please note, this is not a sit-down dinner. There will be 8 food stations to walk around to. There will be limited benches, but lots of room to sit on the ground if you would like to bring your own blanket or camp chair.

Your ticket includes:

Event Partners: Waterfront Development & Parks Canada

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