The 2nd Annual Cochrane Food Fest is returning to Cochrane this summer on Saturday, August 13th.

Presented by Excel Homes & Heartland, this one-day food festival aims to showcase quality, local foods in sample size portions, as well as beer gardens, musical entertainment, family activities and more.

This year’s festival runs from 11am-6pm on August 13, 2022 at Mitford Park.

“We are very excited to be back for another year showcasing many new local food vendors, entertainment and activities as well as some past favourites.”

said Lead Event Coordinator, Kailey Mitchell, of Quirk Social.

Catch local musicians on the Brix Real Estate Group Stage including, Brady Enslen and Justine Vandergrift, Ashley Erica, The Band Peak, Anna Lewis and 2021 YYC Music Awards Folk Recording Artist of the Year, Reanne Kyla.

The MacKay’s Kids Zone boasts activities for the whole family, including glitter tattoos, face painting, a bouncy castle, tie dye station, a few BIG surprises and a TOP SECRET MacKay’s Ice Cream flavour made just for this event.

Patrons will exchange food tickets for samples at the participating vendors onsite. Skip the lines by pre-purchasing sampling tickets starting July 15 on the Cochrane Food Fest website, with collection of the tickets from The Social Spot Marketplace prior to the event.

“This year we’ve put together a Family Package that includes a picnic blanket, sampling tickets and more – everything you need to enjoy a picnic in the park. Cochrane Food Fest is a fun family event you definitely won’t want to miss.” said Mitchell.

To learn more about the festival, including a list of vendor menus, visit or follow @cochranefoodfest on Instagram and Facebook.