Fernwood Bites 2019 tickets go on sale Monday, April 15th at 10:00am PST

›› Mila Czemerys

Once a year, Fernwood Square is ­transformed into a food and drink ­lover’s paradise. Over 30 of the city’s greatest chefs, restaurateurs, and drink makers gather to present their tastiest canapés and brews to hundreds of guests. Live jazz floats into the Sunday afternoon air as community ­members nosh and mingle all for a great cause.

Fernwood Bites returns on June 23rd, 2019 for its tenth year as a fundraiser for Fernwood NRG. Over the past decade, this event has raised $140,000 in support of programs like Victoria Best Babies per-natal nutritional health program, affordable housing for families, weekly community meals including ­Family ­Dinner, Student Dinner, and Seniors Lunch, the Village Vibe community ­newspaper, food access programs like the Good Food Box and Fernwood Neighbourhood Orchard, child care, the Pole Painting Project, and so much more!

Tickets go on sale Monday, April 15th at 10:00am PST at FernwoodBites2019.eventbrite.ca. Tickets are $80. This event has sold out every year so act quickly to get your tickets before they’re gone.

We can’t wait to host so many fantastic ­restaurants and drink providers this year including Fernwood faves like Fernwood Inn, Fernwood Pizza Co., Aubergine plus newcomers Ruth & Dean, Spinnakers, and returning faves Toque Catering, ­Chorizo and Co., Charellis, The Hot & Cold Cafe, and many more.

A huge thank you to all the presenters for sharing their delicious food and drink and to everyone who has attended this event in the past ten years. Here’s to another decade of food, drink, and community-building.