Edmonton Festivals

June 13, 2017 2:33 pm
Updated: June 14, 2017 2:56 pm

Canadian bacon pickle balls, jalapeno lemonade among new K-Days midway food

Canadian bacon pickle balls on the 2017 K-Days midway menu.

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Festival season is upon us, and with that comes one of Edmonton’s biggest summer events – K-Days.

K-Days held its annual festival launch on Tuesday morning, announcing the attractions for this year’s fair, including the ever-popular food menu.

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While the traditional midway food—including mini doughnuts, cotton candy and corndogs–will still be on the menu, there are several new food items festival-goers can enjoy.

Jalapeno lemonade

A mild kick to the traditional lemonade drink.

Jalapeno lemonade is on the K-Days midway menu.

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Bacon beans & wienies poutine

Classic wienies and beans piled on top of a mound of poutine. Then add some bacon for good measure.

Bacon beans & wienies poutine on the 2017 K-Days midway menu.

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Maple walnut cotton candy

A spin on a traditional midway treat, this cotton candy is spun with maple sugar and chopped walnuts.

Maple walnut cotton candy on the 2017 K-Days food menu.

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Canadian bacon pickle balls

Start with a bite-sized hot dog, wrap it with a pickle and some sizzling bacon, then stick it in the deep fryer. This snack comes served on a stick.

Canadian bacon pickle balls on the 2017 K-Days midway menu.

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Mozzarella stick grilled cheese

If you love cheese, this sandwich is for you. Two pieces of bread filled with three mozzarella sticks and a mixture of other cheese.

Mozzarella stick grilled cheese on the 2017 K-Days midway menu.

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Oreo BeaverTails pastry

These pastries are brushed with a butter and vanilla spread, topped with crumbled Oreo pieces and drizzled with chocolate.

Oreo BeaverTails pastry on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Lā Hānau Kaka (birthday cake) shave ice

This treat starts with a base of authentic Hawaiian shave ice. It’s topped off with vanilla soft serve, birthday cake flavour, whipped cream and sprinkles. Plus, what birthday cake would be complete without a candle? There’s one of those, too.

Lā Hānau Kaka (birthday cake) shave ice on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Smokie corn dog

A juicy smokie dipped in classic corn dog batter, deep fried to perfection.

Smokie corn dog on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Deep fried chicken feet

These chicken feet are battered, deep fried and served on a stick.

Deep fried chicken feet on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Amsterdam fries

A cone of thick-cut steak fries topped with frying potatoes and a range of mayonnaise-based sauces.

Amsterdam fries on the 23017 K-Days menu.

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READ MORE: 2016 K-Days midway food includes rainbow grilled cheese, pickle hot dog

Drink from a hollowed-out melon

Walk the midway with a drink served in a hollowed-out melon. Cored out cantaloupe or honeydew is blended with ice and poured back into the original shell.

Deep fried mozzarella sticks

These treats are exactly as they sound! Who doesn’t love deep fried cheese?

Deep fried mozzarella sticks on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Jalapeno bites

Bite-sized spicy jalapeno cheese deep fried and served hot.

Jalapeno bites on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Deep fried bacon cheesecake

This cheesecake is deep fried, then topped with bacon for a sweet and salty dessert.

Deep fried bacon cheesecake on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Maple coffee milkshake

A refreshing cool coffee milkshake with a hint of Canadian maple flavour.

Maple coffee milkshake on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Crispy mashed potato fingers

These deep fried buttery mashed potatoes can be eaten on the go.

Crispy mashed potato fingers on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Chili lime popcorn shrimp perogies

These mini perogies are topped with crispy panko crusted shrimp, drizzled with sweet chili glaze and sriracha mayo, then finished off with crisp cucumbers.

Chili lime popcorn shrimp perogies on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Deep fried coffee

Infused with fresh brewed French roast coffee, these vanilla cake batter balls are paired with either Coffee Crisp or After 8 mints.

Footlong not-cho Dorito dog

A premium all beef footloong hot dog covered in cilantro, sour cream, tomatoes, red onion and three cheeses. It’s finished off with cheesy Doritos.

Footlong not-cho Dorito dog on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Bacon mac n’ cheese dog

This footlong hot dog is wrapped in bacon and topped with mac n’ cheese and crispy bread crumbs.

Bacon mac n\’ cheese dog on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Cheesy jalapeno corndog

This jalapeno corndog is stuffed with gooey cheese.

Cheesy jalapeno corndog on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Burnt marshmallow milkshake

A vanilla shake lined with caramel syrup and a pile of toasted marshmallows.

Burnt marshmallow milkshake on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Fresh fruit fair scones

These oven-baked treats are served with fresh fruit or bacon jam.

Fresh fruit fair scones on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Tropical lobster poutine

Poutine with juicy steamed lobster, fresh mango salsa and coriander.

Tropical lobster poutine on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Beef and broccoli

Served on chow mien noodles, this dish is loaded with beef, broccoli and tangy Mongolian sauce.

Beef and broccoli on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Korean BBQ beef hot dog

This Korean-style hot dog is topped with sauteed onions, bulgogi beef and a secret Korean BBQ sauce.

Korean BBQ beef hot dog on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Cookies and cream mini doughnuts

Mini doughnuts dipped in a sweet honey glaze and coated with Oreo cookie crumbs.

Cookies and cream mini doughnuts on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Hickory smoked cordon bleu stuffed burger

These beef patties are stuffed with Swiss cheese and honey-cured ham, served on a brioche bun.

Hickory smoked cordon bleu stuffed burger on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Reuben corndog

Corn beef wrapped in Swiss cheese, dipped in batter and fried. This dog is served with aioli horseradish.

Reuben corndog on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Deep fried pork belly

Thick slabs of pork belly skin marinated for 24 hours and deep fried to offer a crispy skin.

Deep fried pork belly on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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Freshly squeezed lemonade

New flavours this year include mango, peach and tiger’s blood (coconut and strawberry).

Freshly squeezed lemonade on the 2017 K-Days menu.

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This year’s K-Days festival runs from July 21 to 30 at Northlands.

The K-Days Parade will be held on Friday, July 21 at 10 a.m. Stay tuned to Global News for complete coverage – on TV and online.

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