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Program announced for annual Meatstock Sydney festival

February 19, 2020

The mighty Meatstock, one of Sydney’s most popular food festivals, is entering into its fifth year as it plans a massive return to Sydney Showgrounds. The annual carnivore carnival, now stretched to three days of bottomless BBQ, bands and booze, has a few new changes in store as well. In addition to the now classic […]

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Details revealed for The Morrison’s sixth annual “Oyster Festival” in Sydney

July 30, 2018

Now in its sixth year, The Morrison Bar and Oyster Room’s celebratory, month-long “Oyster Festival” plans to spread plenty of events throughout the entirety of August. From 1st to 31st, there’s going to be plenty of oysters shucked around the expansive venue, with the Morrison team expecting to serve more than 17,000 of those shelled […]

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Details revealed for The Morrison’s sixth annual “Oyster Festival” (Sydney)

July 29, 2018

Now in its sixth year, The Morrison Bar and Oyster Room’s celebratory, month-long “Oyster Festival” plans to spread plenty of events throughout the entirety of August. From 1st to 31st, there’s going to be plenty of oysters shucked around the expansive venue, with the Morrison team expecting to serve more than 17,000 of those shelled […]

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Sydney’s Beer and BBQ Festival shines with beer and music, disappoints with BBQ

July 1, 2018

Now in its fourth year, the Adelaide Beer & BBQ Festival has made a name for itself as one of the most anticipated events on the South Australian calendar. This year, the event expanded to Sydney for the first time, taking over Moore Park’s Entertainment Quarter for three days of brews, bites and bands. Beer […]

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Milk ‘N’ Sugar: Sydney’s epic three day dessert festival returns this weekend

June 3, 2018

After the successful launch of Milk N Sugar last year, the artisan dessert-only food festival is back this year, once again setting up at Overseas Passenger Terminal for the weekend of 8th to 10th June. As it coincides with Vivid Sydney, last year’s debut was unsurprisingly popular – especially with it’s $2 entry fee – […]

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Cannabis the star of Sydney’s massive upcoming Hemp Health & Innovation Expo

April 30, 2018

As talks around legalising marijuana continue to progress in Australia, it’s becoming increasingly important to directly engage with the complexities of cannabis. While the densely layered stigma surrounding the misunderstood plant is still gradually peeling back, there remains much to understand and learn about what is now the latest superfood to be made legally available […]

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South West Rocks’ Seabreeze Hotel to host two-day craft beer festival in March (NSW)

February 20, 2018

Across the weekend of 10th and 11th March, Seabreeze Beach Hotel in South West Rocks will be once again hosting Crafts on the Coast. The annual craft beer festival will be drawing on some of the best names in the north coast brew and cider scene to make its third year bigger than ever before, […]

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A new four-week Barangaroo festival will pay homage to female talent and native food (Sydney)

January 16, 2018

Across twelve nights in February, Barangaroo will play host to a brand new festival dubbed Sunset20°N: a celebration blending music, food and culture in the picturesque surrounds of Barangaroo Reserve. Named for a strong woman and independent leader of the Cammeraygal people of Sydney, the enormous program will consist of mostly female artists from across […]

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Sydney City Limits announces a huge food program curated by the team behind Mary’s

November 27, 2017

As the February 2018 debut of new festival Sydney City Limits edges closer, the experience in store for ticket-holders is beginning to take shape. We already know that the day will be stacked with quality live music from both international and local acts, spanning everyone from EDM wizards Justice and pop legend Grace Jones to […]

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Taste Orange hits Barangaroo Reserve this Sunday for a food and wine showcase (Sydney)

November 20, 2017

Sydney fans of Orange’s cool climate wines and renowned produce are in for a treat this weekend as Taste Orange @ Barangaroo takes over Barangaroo Reserve on Sunday. The annual one-day festival, which is part of numerous Sydney showcase events by Orange Region Tourism, is a fantastic opportunity for locals to explore the dynamic food […]

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A three day BBQ festival is coming to Sydney’s Hills District in November

October 24, 2017

BBQ Festival’s are all the rage right now; just look at how packed out Meatstock gets every year. It’s no revelation that Aussies love their BBQ so the more of these things popping up around the country the better. Enter the Australian Hotel and Brewery who will be putting on an epic three-day BBQ Food […]

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Vino Paradiso set to return to The Rocks this November (Sydney)

October 24, 2017

Two-day wine and food festival Vino Paradiso is returning to Sydney’s historic The Rocks district next month with a crowd of 50,000 expected to attend across the weekend. Posted up right by the sparkling waters of Sydney Harbour, the curated blend of food, wine, coffee, craft beer, cider and spirits will be highlighted by numerous […]

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The 13th annual Australian Beer Festival returns to The Rocks this weekend (Sydney)

October 12, 2017

Long known as one of Sydney’s most anticipated celebrations of beer and cider, the Australian Beer Festival is making its way back to The Australian Heritage Hotel in The Rocks for two-and-a-half days of partying driven by the country’s best brewers. Kicking off on Friday 13th and wrapping up Sunday 15th October, the festival will […]

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Sydney is getting a free European cheese festival in October

September 27, 2017

After a well-received debut in Melbourne, three-day cheese festival Bon Fromage is moving on up to Sydney, set to take on the harbour city as it shapes into Carriageworks’ Bay 25 for a mid-October weekend. The festival will be defined by a series of masterclasses and demonstrations from some of Sydney’s best and most reliable […]

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7 things you need to eat at smooth Festival of Chocolate in Sydney this weekend

August 8, 2017

This weekend the annual smooth Festival of Chocolate returns to Sydney’s harbourside the Rocks precinct, bringing an enormous amount of dessert-focused goodness including chef presentations, endless rows of stalls, and a bunch of activities. It’s grown into one of the city’s most anticipated foodie events, and to help you prepare we’ve put together a list […]

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Barangaroo is hosting its own month-long food and drink festival in August (Sydney)

August 3, 2017

Throughout the month of August food and drink precinct Barangaroo is celebrating the tail-end of winter with a series of exclusive events, all spread across various restaurants, bars and diners including 12-Micron, Bel & Brio, Born by Tapavino, and Zushi. The collection of venues, officially dubbed “The Streets of Barangaroo” will be offering a range […]

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Italian Wine and Food Festival to take over Barangaroo in August (Sydney)

July 30, 2017

The Italian Wine & Food Festival Sydney is back and celebrating five years of festivities in a new venue: the Cutaway at Barangaroo Reserve. The festival starts Sunday August 27th with a marketplace full of Italian specialties and local produce as well as a wine garden and Italian entertainment. Sydney’s best Italian chefs will be […]

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Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival to feature everything from J-Pop to sumo wrestling

July 26, 2017

Japanese culture will be front and centre as Auburn’s Japanese Botanic Gardens host the Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival in August. Set to be the biggest Japanese Festival in Australia, the spectacular surrounds will be filled with two weeks of Japanese food, drink, music, garden shows, art, anime, cosplay, and even a special sumo competition. From […]

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Food, arts and music festival Lost Picnic to return in October (Sydney)

July 25, 2017

After a three-year hiatus, Lost Picnic is set to return to Sydney this October. The boutique festival, which completely sold out when it was last hosted in 2014, is aimed at food, music and art lovers alike, taking over Sydney’s The Domain for a potent blend of art, theatre, food and music. Lost Picnic is […]

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Sydney Harbour’s three-day Wine Island festival returns this November

July 13, 2017

We have to go back! To where? To Wine Island of course, Sydney’s idyllic three-day wine festival which takes place entirely on the harbour’s picturesque Clark Island. The typically Sydney event will returning from Friday 10th to Sunday 12 November, offering guests access to a pop-up paradise featuring curated selections of wine, food, live music, […]

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Anna Polyviou, Andy Bowdy and more to populate Shangri-La Hotel’s Sweet Street (Sydney)

June 26, 2017

Back for the fourth year in a row, Shangri-La Hotel’s Sweet Street will be popping up at the property’s Grand Ballroom, led by none other than master dessert and pastry chef Anna Polyviou who is heading up a sugary program from Sydney’s best. As has been the case in previous years, plenty of local businesses […]

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The smooth Festival of Chocolate will return to The Rocks this August (Sydney)

June 21, 2017

Returning for it’s fourth year of spreading sugar and assorted confectionery fun the smooth Festival of Chocolate will once again take over The Rocks across one weekend in August. Decadent exclusive treats and established favourites will be on show on Sat 12 and Sun 13th August from some of the country’s finest dessert businesses, pastry […]

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A big Tasmanian food and wine festival is coming to Sydney and Melbourne this August

May 30, 2017

A huge showcase of Tasmania’s famed produce will once again hop on over to the mainland when Vin Diemen returns later this year. The traveling food and wine festival will bring a very comprehensive platform for Tasmania’s finest producers to both Sydney and Melbourne, celebrating the event’s third year with an extended lineup. Some of […]

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A massive three day dessert festival is coming to Vivid Sydney

May 22, 2017

As the city prepares for another round of Vivid Sydney some last minute events taking place during the festival are starting to take shape. The latest: a three-day festival of over-the-top and incredibly indulgent desserts like giant marshmallow sandwiches, dessert burgers and deep-fried oreo bites. It’s set to be a dramatic explosion of all things […]

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Broadway Sydney is hosting a four-day music, food and fashion festival this month

May 15, 2017

Now that they’ve gone and revamped a big chunk of the long-standing shopping centre, Broadway Sydney are throwing their very own four-day festival, making good use of their wide range of food, fashion, beauty retailers for what they’re calling Fusion Fest. The organisers aren’t doing pulling any half-measures either, bringing in a bunch of very […]

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Sydney’s espresso martini festival has added an extra day to meet demand

May 8, 2017

The Mr Black Festival of the Espresso Martini, kicking off in just a few weeks, has proven so popular that organisers have been forced to add an extra day, making that a total of three days dedicated to one of the most beloved cocktails in the country. With the first two days selling out almost […]

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Pyrmont Festival set to host Mudgee Region in massive two-week showcase event (Sydney)

April 23, 2017

The Pyrmont Festival is back again in 2017 with a two-week long event to advertise the best of both the Pyrmont and New South Wale’s stunning Mudgee region. Pyrmont will play host to the event from May 13th – 27th, giving visitors the opportunity to experience the country charm of the Mudgee Region as well […]

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The third annual Smooth Festival of Chocolate announces super sweet program (Sydney)

August 23, 2016

Come September, two days of surfing through a sweet sea of sugary treats will once again define the annual smooth Festival of Chocolate which each year transforms The Rocks into a hotbed of dessert trends both new and old, pastry pop-ups, cooking demos, and more. Some of the country’s best will be turning out for […]

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The sixth annual Sydney Craft Beer Week releases 2016 program

July 19, 2016

The full program for the sixth annual Sydney Craft Beer Week – the city’s largest and most comprehensive celebration of craft beer – has been revealed, promising a huge range of events from Friday 21st to Sunday 20th October. International brewery guests, hair of the dog brekkies, beer matched chocolate desserts, sausage making classes, history […]

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Caffeine aficionados to flock to The Rocks Aroma Festival this weekend (Sydney)

July 18, 2016

Coffee. Nectar of the gods. Sweet, black gold. It’s not surprising that an annual festival celebrating one the finest beverages to ever have been invented does exist. Coffee aficionados prepare to unite this coming Sunday 24th July at heritage listed, iconic venue that is The Rocks in Sydney, to sample and be educated on the […]

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