West Island to host first poutine fest at Plaza Pointe-Claire

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Do you like poutine? Global's Andrea Howick learns about the new poutine festival coming to the Plaza Pointe-Claire this weekend – May 31, 2019

The West Island is hosting their first ever Poutine Fest this weekend in the Plaza Pointe-Claire parking lot. Festivities kick off Friday evening at 5:00 p.m. and run until Sunday.

The festival features six food trucks offering various sorts of poutine, such as buffalo chicken ranch poutine, lobster classic poutine, pulled pork poutine, and more.

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The Poutine Festival will include more than 30 exotic poutines, including vegan and vegetarian options.

Three dessert food trucks will also be on site offering a wide selection of sweets for the entire family.

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West Island families are encouraged to come to watch live performances and enjoy a number of activities on site. Magicians, singers, ballet dancers, and Peppa Pig are also scheduled to appear at Poutine Fest this weekend.

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Admission is free but attendees can purchase a fork and reusable cup for $1 each. All proceeds will go to the Lakeshore Hospital Foundation.