by Catherine Dunwoody
New Westminster’s culinary scene is getting more impressive by the day, and the Feast on the Fraser 10-day festival showcases the bounty of great food grown and produced along the mighty Fraser River.
With a different signature event each day, and The Fraser Valley a proud sponsor, Feast on the Fraser ensures that New Westminster local businesses have sourced at least one ingredient from Langley, Abbotsford, or Chilliwack farmers and providers.
Kicking off on September 23rd in the River Market, $45 will give you a sampling of tastes for the next 9 days with eateries like Wild Rice Bistro, El Santo, Longtail Kitchen, MATCH Eatery, Tre Galli involved, and your choice of beer or wine from Steel & Oak or Pacific Breeze Winery. Noshing, sipping and live entertainment – think of it as a mini Feast on the Fraser under one roof.
If you have time to delve deeper into the line up of events, we highly recommend you do.
Pizza and beer go together like salt and pepper in our book. On Friday, September 30th, Steel & Oak will serve guests four tasters of Royal City’s most popular craft brews matched up with three of Boston Pizza’s mini pizzas. $25 and includes a Steel & Oak glass, for keeps.
The final day of Feast on the Fraser, October 2nd, features Match Eatery + Public House hosting an “Ode to Lulu”, an evening of live music and entertainment celebrating the gold-rush days of the Fraser River. Tuck into a three-course dinner in the Smirnoff Lounge, and prepare for some dancing afterward. Tickets are $45.
That’s just a sampling of the daily events planned, so do visit