Australia is well-known for its world-renowned wines and fresh produce. Every year, a wine and food festival is held in almost all the major cities. Try visiting the Food and Wine Festival in Melbourne to savour the taste of autumn. Have you ever heard of Barrier Feast? Or Dig for Truffles?
Below are some Australian festivals and events that you can look forward to in the coming months:
Mindil Beach Sunset Market
From May to October, Thursdays and Sundays are a bang at the Darwin beachfront. Masseurs, leatherworkers, artists, tarot readers, and jewelers usually manipulate the area. Of course food stalls will never be left behind. Aussies gather in the area with their kids, families, and friends. They bring along rugs, blankets, and other picnic materials to enjoy the sunset while enjoying a glass of wine and a meal. There are also free concerts and magic performances of both local and international performers.
Queensland displays its best produce, chefs, entertainers, gardeners, and musicians during the 14-day celebration of “Delectable Brisbane”. The FOOD and SOUND series showcase the best talents and skills of Brisbane’s chefs and musicians all put together in one.
Canberra Truffle Festival
During winter, Australia is known for its truffle season. Truffle growers, food lovers, and chefs gather together in the Canberra region, one of the biggest truffle producers in Australia. This festival comprises of truffle hunts, cooking demonstrations, and food and wine tasting at the popular wineries and restaurants in the region.
This year’s Darwin Festival falls on August 8th to 25th. There will be lots of activities to be featured like the Bagot Festival, Art in the Trees Exhibition, Gourmet Gala on the Green, the Walking Neighbourhood, and a lot more.