Oktoberfest Returns to Atwater Market
Montreal, September 15, 2022 – On Saturday, October 1, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Atwater Market, Montreal’s public markets will present this year’s edition of Oktoberfest. Participants will have the opportunity to sample a vast selection of beers from 15 microbreweries located near the market and elsewhere in Quebec. As well as meeting local brewers, beer aficionados will be able to attend tastings, eat our restaurateurs’ tasty offerings and enjoy activities for the whole family.
15 microbreweries on-site
Throughout the day, participants will be able to sample beers crafted by 15 local microbreweries, allowing them to discover new flavours and take their new favourites home.
Fun for the whole family
As well as presenting plenty of new beers to try, Oktoberfest will include six beer tasting sessions at $8 per person, allowing visitors to sample the many flavours created by our craft brewers. The day will also feature live music by FunkyFalz and the Montreal Bluegrass Duo. For children, there will be face-painting, a pumpkin carving workshop and games for all ages.
“We are always eager to introduce Montrealers to new local products, and this year’s Oktoberfest at the Atwater Market is the perfect chance to get to know our local microbreweries and all the talent and expertise they have to offer. It will be a great opportunity to meet the neighbourhood’s craft brewers. We are proud to organize this day of activities, both for our regular customers and curious newcomers,” said Nicolas Fabien-Ouellet, executive director of the Corporation de gestion des Marchés publics de Montréal.
Admission is free. Tasting tickets will be available on-site for $4 per 5 oz serving. For more information, see the Facebook event.
This event is made possible by the support of the Ville de Montréal.
About the Corporation de gestion des Marchés publics de Montréal
The Corporation de gestion des Marchés publics de Montréal is a social economy enterprise responsible for the planning, development and operation of Montreal’s public markets. Its mission is to improve access to fresh food through a network of public markets that brings Montrealers closer to local farmers and agri-food businesses. Since 1993, it has been mandated by the Ville de Montréal to manage the Atwater, Jean-Talon and Maisonneuve markets, six Neighbourhood markets and three Solidarity markets. It is a non-profit organization governed by a board of directors composed of five merchants and five residents of the Montreal urban agglomeration. Its membership includes nearly 200 merchants active at the public markets. The Corporation’s network of public markets is frequented by more than three quarters of Montrealers, with more than 3 million visits annually.
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Corporation de gestion des Marchés publics de Montréal