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Pick-It-Up Picnic Tour

Left top: Enjoy a relaxing meal under the canopy of beautiful old trees at Queen's Royal Park. Picnic tables and benches are set up around the park for use. Left bottom: A close look of some of the various artisan cheeses available at Cheese Secrets, including, Blue Haze Cow's Milk cheese and Frere Jacques Cow's Milk cheese. Right top: Come on in! We're open! Kurtz Culinary Creations. Right middle: Willow Cakes & Pastries festively decorated jars of yummy Macaroons. Right bottom: Inside Greenlane Estate Winery's tasting room. Sample a selection of their unique wines in style. Photos: [Kirsty Woodhead].

 


 

General Information

The Pick-It-Up-Picnic tour is a self-guided tour that takes you to five destinations in the Niagara Region, showcasing some of Niagara’s culinary treasures. This tour is designed to show you the rich diversity and culinary specialties of the Niagara Region. Pack you picnic basket, blanket and utensils and head out into the beauty of Niagara to collect your picnic ingredients. Each of the five destinations focus on different iconic components to every picnic. Customize your picnic to your preferences by choosing what appeals to you most at each destination. This tour will finish in one of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s beautiful parks, providing the perfect peaceful setting to enjoy your picnic. 

 

The Pick-It-Up Picnic Tour is ideal for any budget and can be customized to your groups’ dynamics. You decide what and how much you want to buy at every destination. Families, couples, friends and tour groups will enjoy this unique experience that gets you out into the Niagara Region to collect the ingredients to your own feast! The Pick-It-Up Picnic Tour allows you to move along at your own pace. Feel free to take your time and enjoy the atmosphere and beauty of your surroundings as you go.

 

Menu Options and Pricing 

1) Greenlane Estate Winery

Fine wines

Ice Wines

Price Range: $15.95 - $29.95


2) Willow Cakes & Pastries

Desserts (tarts, cakes, pastries, cookies, etc.)

Artisan Breads

Sandwiches

Savory items

Price Range: $5 - $35


3) Cheese Secrets

Artisan Cheeses

Balsamic Vinegar

Olive Oil

Price Range: $14.95+ (prices vary depending on the type of cheese, age, quantity, etc.) 


4) Kurtz Culinary Creations

Fruit Jam

Dips, Spreads, etc.

Gourmet Accouterments

Price Range: $8.95 - $27.95

 

Possible Additional Stops for the Pick-It-Up Picnic Tour

The Pick-It-Up Picnic Tour is a dynamic tour that can be altered and customized to your preferences. During this tour you will pass many additional culinary destinations and interesting points to stop at. Feel free to add extra stops to your tour and make it your own.

Some notible culinary destinations in the Niagara Region that you may wish to add to your tour are:

The Ice House

Beamsville Bakery Patisserie

Klager’s Meats

The Pie Plate Bakery & Café

Ravine Vineyard Deli & Bakery

Sips ‘n’ Sweets Café & Bakeshop

Upper Canada Cheese Company

The Fruit Shack

St Catharines Farmer’s Market

Harvest Barn Country Market

 

The Niagara Region also boasts many beautiful parks. Queen's Royal Park in Niagara-on-the-Lake has been selected as the park for you to enjoy your picnic at on this tour. However, feel free to explore some of Niagara's other picturesque parks as well. Possible alternative parks you may like to visit are:

Chippawa Creek Conservation Area

HH Knoll Lakeview Park

Queen Victoria Park

Paradise Grove & The Commons

 

Points of interest on the tour include:

 

Greenlane Estate Winery 

Willow Cakes & Pastries 

Cheese Secrets 

Kurtz Culinary Creations 

Queen's Royal Park 

 

 

Tour Itinerary and Map:
Pick-It-Up Picnic Tour Itinerary and Map

 

 


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Pick-It-Up-Picnic Tour
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Address

3751 King Street
Beamsville, Ontario
L0R 2C0

GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude 43.157776
Longitude -79.411441
Greenlane Estate Winery is the STARTING POINT for your Pick-It-Up Picnic Tour. The location of Greenlane Estate Winery is shown on the map to the left.

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