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Montreal's Old Port Is Hosting A Massive Poutine Festival In August

Over 45 different kinds of poutine to choose from!
Montreal's Old Port Is Hosting A Massive Poutine Festival In August

Next month, a giant Poutinefest is returning to Montreal's Old Port. This delicious annual festival brings together dozens of food trucks to showcase the best of the unofficial national dish: poutine.

Le Grand Poutinefest will be taking place this August 6, and it will run on for six days of cheesy, fried goodness, ending on August 11.

Aside from featuring delicious food, the event will also include musical acts, water games, and performances by entertainers. It's an event that you won't want to miss, especially because admission is totally FREE.

If the name Poutinefest sounds familiar to you, it's because the organisers are also behind two other Montreal food festival mainstays: the Ribfest and the Macfest.

This year's edition of Le Grand Poutinefest will feature over 45 different poutine flavours, so there will be something for every taste.

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This year, one restaurant will even offer a vegan poutine. But meat-lovers, don't panic: if you need your cheesy, meaty fix, you'll be able to try the "royale with cheese bacon poutine."

From chicken popcorn to general tso's poutine, without forgetting the smoked meat poutine, there will be no shortage of exotic flavours to try.

Personally, I'm intrigued by the lobster poutine. Lobster, cheese and fries? All of my favourite things in one dish? I wonder what can go wrong.

You'll be able to find these mouth-watering dishes and many, many more at Le Grand Poutinefest. The event will take place in the Old Port, at the Quai Jacques-Cartier, from August 5 to August 11.

Le Grand Poutinefest Montreal

Where: Old Port, at the Quai Jacques-Cartier.

What: A giant poutine festival with over 45 different kinds of poutines, plus music and entertainment.

When: August 6 – August 11.

You can also check out the Facebook page here.

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