Dates & Times:
Friday May 18-Saturday May 19 | Cypress Centre

Sunshine Skillet Culinary Festival


Join us on this culinary weekend filled with incredible smells, local culinary experiences, and a three part cooking demo during the First Farmers Market of the year! 

Weekend Itinerary:


Friday, May 18:

- 6:00PM - Medicine Hat Breweries Tour - Travel through Medicine Hat while sampling flights of beer at our two local breweries. Tour through each and learn how the beer is made, then head to a local pub for some appetizers, drinks, and local live music. Get your tickets here.


Saturday, May 19:

- 9:00am - The first Farmers Market of 2018 starts!

- 10:00am - 12:00pm - Edmonton Chef Victor Hugo will be hosting a few demonstrations - in those he will make different courses using ingredients from the market!

- 1:30pm - 4:00pm - Join us for the first ever Sunshine Skillet Greenhouse Tour. We will head out to a huge Tomato Greenhouse and learn what goes into growing such amazing produce here in Medicine Hat. After the tour we will experience a Chef Don Vermeeren create a fresh summer salad using tomatoes from the rows you just walked and other fresh vegetables! After he has added the homemade dressings using The Hat's Olive Tap dressing you will be able to sample the creative salad! To get tickets click here.

 - 5:00pm - The premier culinary event of the weekend The Sunset Dinner. Indulge in 5 locally sourced courses created by 5 local chefs. Each paired with a regional beverage all in the historic setting of the POW Drill Hall on the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede Grounds. Come enjoy this exquisite dinner with us. For tickets click the Get Tickets button above, or click here.


Tickets are on sale for all three ticketed events, and there aren't many so I would suggest getting them soon!