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Cozy Up to Downtown Dining: It’s Brrr-O-Licious in Peterborough & the Kawarthas

By Cara Walsh
A group of people are gathered around a table with food and drinks laid out and candles. no faces are shown, just hands.

Prix-fixe dining program at participating restaurants in downtown Peterborough will run from March 1 – 17

Peterborough, ON – A warm welcome to Peterborough & the Kawarthas vibrant food scene awaits locals and visitors alike this March with Brrr-O-Licious – a culinary pilot program led by Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism (PKT) and the Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area (DBIA), along with ten participating downtown restaurants.

From March 1 to March 17, 2024, food lovers are encouraged to book their tables at participating restaurants offering enticing three-course menus with fixed pricing starting at $35 per person for lunch or dinner.

Brrr-O-Licious is a great way to support local restaurants while discovering the diversity of downtown dining, at a time of the year that is traditionally slower than the busy holiday and patio seasons. The program runs throughout March, including dates the monthly First Friday Art Crawl, March Break, and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

Participating downtown restaurants include:

Full details, including restaurant menus and how to make reservations, are available at Reservations are highly recommended at several locations, as seating is limited and expected to fill up quickly.


Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism

“Brrr-O-Licious is a wonderful way for visitors and locals alike to get a taste of what our local food scene has to offer, and to check out different events and attractions in downtown Peterborough,” says Joe Rees, Director of Tourism with Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development. “Running this pilot program in March encourages people to support restaurants in the community during their slower time of the year. Following a successful pilot in downtown Peterborough, it is our intention to expand to additional communities and locations in the City of Peterborough and Peterborough County in future years.”

Peterborough DBIA
“We’re excited to be partnering with Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism to elevate our downtown’s destination profile in the visitor space. Brrr-O-Licious will help draw in new and repeat visitors to our charming downtown core through food, while providing the perfect backdrop for folks to get better acquainted with our unique shops, fashion boutiques, arts community, nightlife and more! We can’t wait to show off our vibrant downtown during Brrr-O-Licious this March,” said Hillary Flood, the Vibrancy Manager with the Peterborough DBIA.



Cara Walsh, Marketing & Communications Officer – Tourism, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development, 705-872-1705,