Montreal To Host Canada's Biggest Poutine Festival Ever This Summer

A massive celebration of our tastiest dish.
Montreal To Host Canada's Biggest Poutine Festival Ever This Summer

At this stage in the game, I think it's pretty safe to say that we all love poutine.

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Honestly, what's not to love? Fries? Good! Poutine sauce? Good! Cheese curds? Good!

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And one Quebec festival honours this delicious national dish like no other.

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Le Grand Poutine Fest is coming back again this year to shower us with all the poutine we could possibly eat.

Last year, it went down in June, in Montreal's Old Port. And it was pretty much one of the biggest gatherings of poutine creators, lovers, and connoiseurs in the whole city.

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This year, the festival is set to happen in August in the Old Port. However, no other details are available just yet - but if it's anything like last year's, we're all in for one seriously good time!

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Sounds like the most fun food fest ever? Then check out Le Grand Poutine Fest's Facebook page for more information.

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