Food and Wine Festivals

Fresh produce is grown, caught, baked, served and celebrated throughout Queensland. From lush hinterland farmlands to coastal waters teaming with fresh seafood, Queensland has a lot on offer when it comes to food. And when it comes to wine, our vineyards a scattered throughout the Sunshine Coast Hinterland and the Granite Belt region.

Popular Festivals

Noosa Food and Wine Festival

Head to Noosa to celebrate the fresh produce of the Sunshine Coast region. From coastal seafood to hinterland wine and dairy products, you'll taste your way through fresh local food and wine.

Hervey Bay Seafood Festival

If you have a hankering for fresh local seafood, head to the Hervey Bay Seafood Festival where you'll indulge in wild-caught seafood from around the Fraser Coast.

Scenic Rim Eat Local Week

Hosted in the Scenic Rim, you'll taste your way around the region and also have an opportunity to take farm tours and cooking classes hosted by some of Queensland's finest chefs.

Feast of the Senses

Celebrate tasty local fruit, meat and produce from Tropical North Queensland. The festival is hosted in Innisfail, just a one hour drive south of Cairns and for six days, you'll be able to participate in farm tours, cooking competitions and a huge market day extravaganzas.

Food Experiences

Don't limit your food celebrations to just events because you can have incredible food experiences every day of the year. From weekend and nightly food markets and stalls to restaurants, cafes, breweries and vineyards, go on a food and wine tasting journey through Queensland.

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Upcoming food and wine events

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Feast of the Senses Festival

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$5.00 - 80.00
28 – 29 March 2019
The Feast of the Senses is North Queensland premier tropical food event. Showcasing their amazing variety of exotic tropical fruits, produce, seafoods and meats it is like no other festival in Australia and is truly a feast for all of your senses!

Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival

Julia Creek, McKinlay Area
From AU$0 - 200
12 – 14 April 2019
From modest beginnings, today’s event brings together people from all walks of life – people from Queensland, Australia and overseas. Julia Creek, based in McKinlay Shire, is proud to host what is fast becoming Queensland’s “Must go-to” event.

Relish Food and Wine Festival

Maryborough, Fraser Coast Area
From AU$10 - 15
1 June 2019
Maryborough's heritage streetscapes and riverside parks are the setting for the Relish Food and Wine Festival which is a delicious feast of culture and cuisine serving up celebrity chefs, gourmet tastings, cooking workshops, live music and art.

Scenic Rim Winter Harvest Festival

Aratula, Scenic Rim Area
From AU$10 - 10
6 July 2019
The Winter Harvest Festival is a fabulous, relaxed day out for families and food lovers. Taste the food, meet the producers, watch the cooking demonstrations and feast from the Scenic Rim’s smorgasbord of fresh produce.

Dr Who Murder in the Marketplace Dinner

Wongawallan, Gold Coast Area
From AU$99 - 99
19 October 2019
Join the Doctor on a night of blackmail and corruption as you witness someone get murdered. If it wasn't you then who did it? Specially designed murder mystery night with dinner, great fun set for all ages.

Pizza Making With a Spin

Broadbeach, Gold Coast Area
23 January 2019
Chef run pizza making classes for any level of cook. Start your night right off with a complimentary champagne, wine or beer and get ready to roll, throw and toss your very own handmade pizza into the oven.

Pizza Making With a Spin

Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Area
23 January 2019
Chef run pizza making classes for any level of cook. Start your night right off with a complimentary champagne, wine or beer and get ready to roll, throw and toss your very own handmade pizza into the oven.

Cuban Carnival Party

Broadbeach, Gold Coast Area
Free Entry
Weekly from 25 January 2019
Get swept away to a world of tropicana showgirls and amazing Latin American fare every Friday night at The Cuban Bar and Lounge. The glamorous showgirls will be dazzling guests with eye catching costumes and hypnotising moves at "The Cuban Carnival Party".

Burns Supper

Wongawallan, Gold Coast Area
From AU$49 - 49
25 January 2019
Greeted by a lone piper to celebrate the great Poet Robbie Burns at the Burns Supper. Be part of Burns night with traditional Scottish fare whilst they address the Haggis. There will be three courses beginning with Cock a leekie soup, mains of Haggis with neeps and tatties and finish with Bread and Butter pudding.

Food n Groove Fridays

Hervey Bay, Fraser Coast Area
Free Entry
Weekly from 25 January 2019
Food ‘n’ Groove Fridays is set to bring City Park, adjacent to the Fraser Coast Cultural Centre in Pialba alive. Come and celebrate the Fraser Coast’s diversity and vibrant lifestyle through food and entertainment under the stars.
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