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July 12, 2016

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

OTTAWA, July 12, 2016 — The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum is pleased to announce that it will host the annual Ice Cream Festival again this year, on Sunday July 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come explore the journey from cow to cone and get the scoop on ice cream and dairying! Media are invited to come for visuals and spokesperson interviews.

WHAT: The Ice Cream Festival at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

WHEN: Sunday July 17, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, 901 Prince of Wales Drive

ACTIVITIES (full schedule of activities is available on the website):

  • Ice Cream Making
  • Milkshake Making
  • Italian Pizzelle Tasting
  • Meet a Local Beekeeper
  • Monkey Rock Music Performance
  • Tally-Ho Wagon Rides ($) – weather permitting
  • Food services ($) – ice cream tasting from local eateries such as Stella Luna, The Merry Dairy, Pascale’s All Natural Ice Cream, Oat & Mill, Mr. Churritos, and The Hot Potato Company

The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum’s Ice Cream Festival is presented by Nestlé Canada. Come enjoy a free frozen treat (while quantities last)!



Caroline Boutin
Media Relations Officer
Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation

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About the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum

Canada’s unique agricultural heritage and future are celebrated at the Museum. Explore the sights and sounds of farm life through the animal barns, exhibitions, treasures from the collection, hands-on activities, and food demonstrations. The Museum is located on the Central Experimental Farm, a 425-hectare crop research station and National Historic Site, just minutes from Parliament Hill by car, and steps from the Rideau Canal, Ornamental Gardens, and Dominion Arboretum. For more information please visit

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