New Foods

K-Days New Foods Contest

Date: Friday, July 19
Judging: noon – 1:30 p.m. (Midway Grounds) Thank you to our judges!
Winners announcement: 1:30 – 2 p.m. (Tim Hortons North Stage)
New Foods Map: map (PDF)

Congratulations to our top 3 new midway winners!

1st place: Butterbeer Soft Serve (Summerland Soft Serve)
Butterbeer Soft Serve - Summerland Soft Serve - K-Days New Foods 1st Place

2nd place: Dragon’s Breath Ice Cream (Dragon’s Breath)
Dragon’s Breath Ice Cream - K-Days New Foods 2nd Place

3rd Place: Pizza Perogies (International Perogies)
Pizza Perogies - International Perogies - K-Days New Foods Contest 3rd Place

For many people, the best thing about K-Days is the food! Featuring your choice of gourmet delights, beloved comfort foods and exciting new culinary innovations, it’s impossible to leave the fair hungry. Stay tuned for K-Days new foods! There’s going to be something for everyone on the Midway—from the traditional to the extraordinary to a few items you’ll have to be dared to try.

Get ready for food overload because the list of this year’s K-Days New Foods items are here! Take a look at the exciting new items vendors are offering and the ones you just gotta try!

K-Days New Foods:

Artisan Mini Donuts

Artisan Mini Donuts

The King

Fresh and hot Mini Donuts topped with banana pie filling, banana chips, a peanut butter glaze and real chopped bacon!! This is seriously amazing!!

Corndog King

Corndog King

Cheesy Ramen Corndog

Traditional corndog wrapped in cheese, rolled in crunchy ramen noodles, dipped in ramen seasoned batter and fried to perfection.
Summerland Soft Serve

Summerland Soft Serve

Butterbeer Soft Serve

Creamy Shortbread-butterscotch flavour served in a charcoal cone or Fumo (smoking) in a cup, topped with a wafer wand.
The Peanut Butter Cupbard

The Peanut Butter Cupbard

Giant REESE Cake Pops

Giant REESE Cake Pops are no ordinary deep-fried dessert. We start with REESE cups that are double their normal size, load them with extra chocolate and chopped peanuts, dip them in strawberry cake batter and deep fry them to ooey, gooey, golden perfection. Nothing else is REESE.

REESE Peanut Butter Cup Trademark and trade dress are used under license.

Cheese Curds + Mr. Vegetable

Cheese Curds + Mr. Vegetable

Beer Battered Buffalo Style Cheese Curds

We’ve taken our classic Canadian cheese curds and kicked it up a few notches! Dipped in our own homemade beer batter, fried to golden crispy perfection and tossed in our secret buffalo sauce. Served with a side dip of ranch or blue cheese, this new fair special is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

International Perogies

International Perogies

Pizza Perogies

These mini perogies are topped with juicy sliced double smoked sausage, sautéed onions and drizzled with our zesty marinara sauce. All finished with shredded marble cheese, a sprinkle of parmesan & good ol’ Italian herbs, and as always a side of sour cream.

Wiggle Chips

Wiggle Chips

The Chana

Crispy taters topped with sliced chicken tossed in homemade chana masala sauce, green chili, diced tomatoes, chickpeas, and sliced onions, garnished with fresh coriander and fresh ginger.

Big Coco's

Big Coco's

Snickle Dog

Do you love hot dogs and pickles? How about with an added Snickers bar, wrapped in a tortilla and deep-fried to golden brown? It’s hot, it’s crispy and it’s oozing with chocolatey goodness.

Drink a Fruit

Drink a Fruit

Coconut Avocado Ice Cream

Coconut Avocado ice cream in a coconut.
Dragon's Breath

Dragon's Breath

Dragon's Breath

Ice cream and dragons cereal cooked in liquid nitrogen. When people eat our snacks they can “breath like a dragon”.

Chicky's

Chicky's

Flamin' Cheetos Corndog

A corndog with a spicy twist! We’ve taken a classic favourite and rolled it in jalapeño cheese sauce and topped it with crushed FLAMIN’ CHEETOS. Enough said…
CandyTime

CandyTime

Cotton Candy Taco

A fresh, crisp waffle taco and organic maple cotton candy, topped with a marshmallow drizzle, Oreo chocolate crumble and two pokey sticks!!!

Tin Lizzy

Tin Lizzy

Deep-fried Chicken Skins

We’ve taken everyone’s favourite part of fried chicken and deep-fried it to perfection. These Deep-fried Chicken Skins are served with your choice of dipping sauce. We know you’ll love it!

New Foods Contest Judges

Brad Smoliak

The man behind KITCHEN – a culinary studio with cooking classes, private parties & catered meetings. Located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, KITCHEN and Chef Brad Smoliak offer an unparalleled culinary and dining experience. Brad has quite the Chef resume including, Hardware Grill, Vancouver Winter Olympics and has even cooked for Queen Elizabeth II (just to name a few)!

Jason Roberts

Weekend host

Edmonton's Best Rock 100.3FM The BearKeeping those monitors cranked on the weekends, host of the Jason Roberts Show, Jason Roberts! Catch him weekends from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Edmonton’s Best Rock 100.3, The Bear.

Lydia

Take an aspiring accountant, mix with a full-time foodie and sprinkle some passion in writing and you get LYDIA. She says she is NOT a professional food critic nor claims to be BUT she loves to explore Edmonton’s best eats and documents all her discoveries. Lydia explores new local favourites or finds those old hidden gems!

Yukon Jack

Yukon, McCord & RyMy's Worst Show Ever

Edmonton's Best Rock 100.3FM The BearWake up on the wrong side of the bed with Yukon, McCord & RyMy’s Worst Show Ever weekday mornings 5:30 – 10 a.m. on Edmonton’s Best Rock 100.3, The Bear.

Pam Kirby

Weekend host

Edmonton's Best Rock 100.3FM The BearAdd a mix of conversation and great rock tunes and you get Pam Kirby. She Rocks your evenings from 7 p.m. to midnight on Edmonton’s Best Rock 100.3, The Bear.

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