Special Events

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A special event is a temporary event where food is sold, given or offered to the public, whether it is a charitable or commercial event. Some examples of special events where food may be served or sold include:

  • Fairs and festivals
  • Farmers markets
  • Barbecues
  • Charitable events

Under the Health Protection and Promotion Act (HPPA), special event organizers and food vendors must meet certain requirements.

For more information, click on the links below:

Eastern Ontatio Health Unit / Bureau de santé de l'Ontario