Fashion shows, cooking demos, product launches, tastings and more! Check back soon for even more highlights of the 2018 KW Wine & Food Show.

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Support the Grand River Hospital Foundation

We are all about supporting local, the 2018 KW Wine & Food Show will be in support of the Grand River Hospital Foundation. 50 cents for every returned wine glass + refunds from all empties will be donated back to the hospital.


Ladies Night at KW Wine & Food Show!

Friday April 20th is for the ladies, brought to you by Shoppers Drug Mart!! Get here early to be one of the first 150 ladies to receive a Gift Bag packed full of products provided by Shoppers, Caudles Catch, Outset Sparkling Wine, Grand River Hospital, Bath & Body Works and more. Plus you'll have the chance to win a Shoppers Gift Basket! Doors open at 3PM, see you then.


Cooking Stage


Packed with entertainment from enthusiastic, talented chefs the Kitchener Market Cooking Stage at KW Wine & Food Show is sure to not only teach you something new to try in the kitchen but also provide great entertainment on the Friday or Saturday of the show. Be sure to bring an appetite as there will likely be lots of samples to try!


CAudles Catch

From the ocean to the KW Wine & Food Show table, featuring PEI Mussels straight from the Atlantic Ocean, scallops done three ways, how to tartar, poke & sear tuna and the king of seafood - lobster!

Friday @ 7PM

Saturday @ 3PM & 7PM


Chef D

Chef Darryl Fletcher’s (ChefD) believes in sharing his passion for food with others, and keeping recipes simple, easy, and incredibly tasty! Visit ChefD at the KW Wine & Food Show on Saturday!

Saturday @ 1PM & 8PM


Christine Gingerich

Join Christine Gingerich of OptimalYOU as she motivates you to make some powerful lifestyle changes while enjoying her delicious, nutrient-packed foods that are inspired from 2018’s healthiest food trends. As always, recipes will be shared!

Saturday @ 2PM


Chef Stephen

Beer & Bacon, what's not to love?! Come enjoy the demo with Chef Stephen on Saturday.

Saturday @ 9PM

A Bugs Life With Chef Derek Hines

80% of the planets human population eats insects for nutrition, they're a delicious source of protein and the footprint required to raise them is remarkably small. Join Chef Derek Hines as he demonstrates the basics of insect cookery. Come see what the buzz is all about.

Friday @ 4PM


Chef Thompson

Come join Chef Thompson Tran, of the Wooden Boat Food Company and creator of the delicious sauce Nuoc Cham sauce (Vietnamese Dipping Sauce) at our cooking stage for quick tips, and a full demonstration on how to make the perfect Vietnamese Fried Rice!"

Saturday @ 6PM


Keto Eats and Treats with Hope

An introduction to Keto and some delicious treats.

Saturday @ 4PM

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Outset Stage


The Outset Stage brings together everything from live music, fashion shows, mixology experts and more at the KW Wine & Food Show!


Jenn Lyons

Jenn Lyons brings her acoustic talents to the KW Wine & Food Show!

Friday @ 6PM, 8:45PM & 9:45PM

Saturday @ 5PM, 8:45PM & 9:45PM


Jeremy Parsons from Cocktail the Fluid Experience

Jermey has created not only new cocktail and food recipes for many of the top brands in the world but has also helped develop the liquid for amazing brands that go into his creations. He is regarded as Canada’s top mixologist and one of the best in North America.

Friday @ 8PM (Kitchener Market Cooking Stage)

Saturday @ 7PM


How To Host The Perfectly Paired Wine & Charcuterie Summer Party!

Join Jill Sadler from Swine & Vine and Rebecca Pettigrew from The Winey Somm as they present how to host the perfectly paired Wine & Charcuterie summer party at the KW Wine & Food Show.

Friday @ 8PM

Saturday @ 2PM

Music Stage

Grab your wine sample, a snack and a seat at the KW Wine & Food Show's Music Stage, featuring some of the best local and regional musical talent and a Fashion Show!


Jacqui Verellen

Jacqui Verellen is a pop/country singer and songwriter from small town Kent Bridge, Ontario. She began song writing and singing at the age of 5, and since then has won over 75 different vocal, acting, choral, dance and songwriting competitions.

Friday 6PM & 9PM



Presented by Sophie's Gown Shoppe & Collins Formal Wear

Check out the KW Wine & Food Show fashion show on Friday for all the latest fashions in men's and lady's evening wear.

Friday @ 8:30PM


Buck Twenty

Singer/songwriter duo Mike Ure and Aidan Johnson-Bujold emerged from the small towns of Harrow and LaSalle, Ontario, in a very big way. In just a few short years, the band has earned incredible accolades and awards.

Saturday @ 7PM & 9PM


Karen Emeny

Karen Emeny has proven herself to audiences in Canada and the US because of her stylish blend of country flavor with unique pop vocal melodies and sincere lyrics that make every song a story. Expressing herself through music comes naturally to Karen as she has been connecting with listeners and reaching out to audiences since she began writing her own material at twelve years old.

Saturday @ 4PM


Tea for Two

Tea for Two are a Kitchener based duo. Jack Pender (guitar, vocals) and Danica Guenette (vocals) play a selection of classic music ranging from The Beatles to Motown to 70s FM favourites.

Saturday @ 12PM