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Cocktails for Victoria Day

Happy Victoria Day from Fiesta Farms!

This Monday, May 18, is Victoria Day! Queen Victoria, who reigned from 1837 to 1901 was the monarch who gave royal assent to Canada’s confederation; we honour her memory to this day by celebrating a national statutory holiday every year on or around her birthday, May 24, and have been doing so since 1845.

For many Canadians, the three-day weekend is the unofficial start to the summer season, with most Canucks simply referring to the long weekend as the May two-four weekend, referencing the tradition of loading the car with a two-four of beer, heading to cottage country and dusting off the barbecue. Continue »