Fall is a tantalizing season for food lovers, a time when nature’s bounty transforms into a rich and diverse culinary playground.
The air becomes crisp, and the produce aisles burst with vibrant hues of deep reds, burnt oranges, and earthy browns, mirroring the changing leaves. It’s the season of comfort and warmth, where we welcome back hearty stews, spiced pumpkin pies, and the aromatic embrace of cinnamon and nutmeg. Fall is the time for savouring cozy moments and exploring the delightful symphony of flavors that this season has to offer, making it a true paradise for food enthusiasts.
Fall-focused Community Events
2023 Harvest Celebration
Oct 14, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. @ 431 Gibson St, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0, Canada
Come celebrate the bounty of the Harvest Season in this free community event that will include family friendly activities, gardening demos, food & drinks, live music and more!
Tofino Oyster Festival
November 24-26, 2023
The Tofino Oyster Festival is the reincarnation of the extremely popular Clayoquot Oyster Festival that began in 1997 and ran for over 20 years. A favourite with locals and visitors alike, the festival celebrates the abundance and beauty of the sea in and around Tofino. Milestone events like these always bring a vibrant energy to what might otherwise be a gloomy November weekend. Celebrate all things oysters in this 3-day festival featuring premier dishes from local restaurants, live music, libations, and more.
Bring the Harvest to your Home Away from Home
Chef Martin Dean of Neck of the Woods, carries a deep love and passion for the art of cooking and shares it with others through his culinary creations. He firmly believes that a profound appreciation for the quality of ingredients and the dedication of their producers is the key to crafting a truly engaging, immersive, and locally-rooted gastronomic experience. His culinary philosophy revolves around the celebration of fresh, locally-sourced, and seasonally-available products, always paying homage to their origin. Whether it’s an informal family-style dinner in your cabin, delectable canapés for a group gathering, or an elaborate multi-course Chef’s tasting menu for a special occasion, he is committed to bringing the very best flavours of the west coast of Vancouver Island, thoughtfully tailored to the season and the unique tastes of each guest. Gather with friends and family in the comforts of your Ocean Village cabin and let Neck of the Woods do the rest!
Plan around fall flavours: