HAVE YOURSELF A PICNIC IN THE PARK BY THE POP-UPS
READY, SET GO! THE GRIND AND VINE
Serving premium coffee (and dabbling in wine), this coffee house and wine bar is the perfect spot to start your day or finish it off. Offering a curated social environment that prides itself on inclusion and accessibility in the heart of Downtown Trenton.
FRONT STREET FARMERS' MARKET
Now that coffee is in hand, step outside (literally) and find local products straight from the region's producers. Open 8 am - 1 pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
QUINTE WEST POP-UPS
There are six new reasons to get excited for the summer in Quinte West. The Quinte West Pop-ups are open in Centennial Park with unique vendors for the community to enjoy. PLUS rotating mini pop-ups! Over the summer a number of different businesses will rotate through one of the pop-ups locations, so there will always be something new for visitors to experience.
NOTE: The QW Pop-Ups are now closed for the 2021 season. Keep an eye out in Spring 2022!
BOOK A QUINTE PICNIC
Quinte Picnics specializes in glamorous picnic events in the Bay of Quinte and the surrounding area. They provide everything you need for your picturesque picnic including design, setup, and takedown. Their goal is to create an unforgettable experience while connecting guests to the breathtaking nature and scenery of the Bay of Quinte.
TAKE A WATERFRONT STROLL
Located in Centennial Park, Couch Crescent in Trenton. Enjoy the calming effects of the Bay of Quinte and the stunning view as you travel this scenic route through the park, which links to downtown Trenton, through Fraser Park to the Trent Port Marina.
TAKE-AWAY FROM JERKEBAGO
You get good food and good vibes at this takeaway spot that specializes in Caribbean x Indo-Kenyan Fusion Eats like charcoal grilled jerk chicken, jerk ribs, BBQ, savoury patties and other homemade goodness. Open on Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm to 6 pm. Call ahead to order!
PICNIC BY THE MURRAY CANAL
The Murray Canal is an 8-kilometre canal that cuts through the narrow strip of land that links Lake Ontario with the Bay of Quinte. Sit on the banks and enjoy the boats passing by at the Carrying Place Swing Bridge.
ENJOY AN OUTDOOR CONCERT
Sing along this summer with free music in the park! Bring your blanket or lawn chair and come out to enjoy various local artists through August and September.
Wednesdays: 6 - 8 pm @ Frankford Tourist Park
Fridays + Sundays: 6 - 8 pm @ Fraser Park
TIME TO REST UP FOR MORE TO COME
Traveling with kids? Escaping chores at home? Want to bring your four-legged family member? There are accommodation styles to suit every staycationer.
L'AUBERGE DE FRANCE CROISSANTS
Like a tiny slice of Paris in downtown Belleville, L’Auberge de France offers an authentic French culinary experience without the need for a passport. Experience an authentic French atmosphere on Saturday for fresh croissants and bread made by hand for the last 14 years. Explore one-stop gourmet shopping in the Fine Gourmet Shop, featuring imported cheese, charcuterie, epicerie, Bistro meals, Parisian pastries, Wine Shop and more.
FINE FOODS IN THE DOWNTOWN DISTRICT
Looking for a sweet, salty or savoury souvenir of your trip to the BoQ? Stop by any (or all!) of the speciality food shops in the Downtown District. Check out the amazing hot sauce collection at Obi's Kitchen, Indian spices and cooking pastes at Indra Grocery and beautiful kitchen tools at Kate's Kitchen.
PICK YOUR PLEASURE
Food, adventure and fun—it's yours for the taking at West Zwick's Park this summer! Walk along the waterfront trail, check out the murals (painted by local artists) and enjoy a wide variety of snacks and activities from businesses located in the park.
NOTE: Pop-Ups on the Bay are closed for the season after Sept. 19. Keep an eye out for Spring 2022!