Eat & Drink FAQ

Eat & Drink Norfolk – Norfolk County’s favourite spring event is back April 13-15, 2023

Q: Where can we buy tickets and how much are they?

Advance Admission Ticket prices are $16 for Thursday and $18 for Friday and Saturday.

Door Admission Ticket prices are $18 for Thursday and $20 for Friday and Saturday.

Friday and Saturday tickets include admission to the After Party Pavilion which is open until midnight!

They can be purchased Online HERE

Tasting Tokens can also be purchased online and at the event.

Q: What are the hours of operation?  


  • Thursday, April 13 5pm-10pm
  • Friday, April 14 5pm-10pm
  • Saturday, April 15 1pm-10pm


  • Friday, April 14 8pm-midnight
  • Saturday, April 15 8pm-midnight

Q: What is the After Party Pavilion?

New this year! We are adding a Pavilion adjacent and connected to The Aud. It will be open Friday and Saturday nights from 8pm to midnight. Friday night will feature Fiddlestix, Canada’s extreme fiddle show featuring rock, pop, country and Celtic fun while Saturday night will feature a DJ Dance Party – come dance the night away!

Q: How much is admission to the After Party Pavilion?

Admission is included with your ticket to Eat & Drink Norfolk!

Q: Can I go back and forth between Eat & Drink Norfolk and the After Party Pavilion?

Absolutely – you will be able to go back and forth between the two until 10pm when The Aud closes. The After Party Pavilion will stay open until midnight.

Q: Will there be live music as in previous years at Eat & Drink Norfolk?

Absolutely! Check out our event page for the entertainment listing.

Q: Can I bring my children to the event?

This event is strictly for those 19 years of age and older. Babes in arms or in strollers cannot be admitted.

Q: How much are the food and drink samples?

Each vendor at the event sets their own pricing for their offerings at their booth. Tokens are sold for $1 each. The average sample price is $3-$6 and is set by the vendor.

Q: Which local restaurants, wineries and breweries will be there?

Check out the event page on our website (click on the Eat & Drink Norfolk tile) to see the vendor listing. 

Q: Are there non-alcoholic beverages available?

Absolutely! There will be vendors selling specialty coffee, juice, pop and water.

Q: I have special dietary needs. Will there be something appropriate for me?

Please contact the food vendors directly in advance. They are listed on our website.

Q: What is this fundraiser for?

Any profits are used to support programming at the Norfolk County Fair & Horse Show in October.

Q: What else goes on at this event?

There are fabulous prizes to be won:

  1. Be sure to find the voting booth to vote for your favourite vendors! There are multiple prizes to be won!
  2. Hand in your sampling glass on your way out and enter for a chance to win great prizes!
  3. We will have 50/50 tickets for sale over the three days of the event. The draw will take place Tuesday, April 18 at the Fair Office.
Eat and Drink Norfolk FAQ