Fresh Peaches are a Niagara Region treasure. All throughout July, August, and September Ontario peaches are readily available from local farmers and are a fresh and delicious fruit that can be enjoyed in a variety of interesting ways.
Niagara Region Peach Growers, Festivals and Retailers
Peach trees need cold winters in order to blossom in the warmth of summer and the Niagara region provides this ideal climate. Therefore, all throughout summer and early fall peaches are a staple of Niagara region stores, farmers markets and orchards, and can be found baked into delicious treats at local restaurants and bakeries.
Perhaps one of the biggest celebrations of Niagara peaches is the annual Peach Festival in Niagara on the Lake, which will be taking place this year on August 12th on the town’s historic Queen Street. Visitors can expect a lively celebration featuring an abundance of fresh peaches that are available to buy from local growers, delicious peach baked goods, live entertainment, and much more.
You can also celebrate and enjoy fresh peaches at home by using them in recipes for sweet desserts like peach cobblers, pies, crisps, jams, cakes, and more. And for all of the beer lovers out there, Niagara Brewing Company on Clifton Hill offers a refreshing Honeymoon Peach Radler on tap and in cans, which is specially brewed with Niagara peaches.
There are so many ways to enjoy Niagara Region peaches, so make sure to indulge in this fantastic fruit while on your summer getaway to Niagara Falls.