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Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival – Saturday June 11th


Ontario's Best Butter Tart Festival Downtown MidlandThis Saturday June 11th from 10am to 7pm, Midland will host over 30,000 locals and visitors who have come to enjoy Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival in downtown Midland.

According to www.buttertartfestival.ca, tens of thousands of visitors flock to Midland, Ontario to taste the best of the best butter tarts in the province.  Our butter tart contest draws professional and home bakers from all over the province to compete for the title ‘Best Butter Tart in Ontario’.  Over the years, audiences have come to love watching the butter tart contest, tasting along with our panel of judges so they too can be a part of the experience.  Along with our contest comes a day of sweet activities.  Lots of fantastic artisan vendors and live entertainment fill the day, making it a great experience for festival visitors.  Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival is committed to showing our attendees a good time, and inviting visitors to experience all of the great attractions our region has to offer.

Did You Know?

The earliest published recipe for butter tarts comes from Simcoe County! The oldest recorded butter tart recipe can be found in Women’s Auxiliary of Royal Victoria Hospital Cookbook, published in Barrie, Ontario, 1900.

Shuttles and parking locations

  1. North Simcoe Sports and Rec Centre
    Address: 527 Len Self Blvd, Midland, L4R 5N6

  2. Parking Lot @ First and Easy Street
    Address: 311-315 First Street, Midland, L4R 3N9

  3. Geocalm parking lot Midland Avenue @ Bay Street
    Address: 478 Bay Street, Midland, L4R 1K9



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Ontario’s Best Butter Tart Festival – Saturday June 11th

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