Mark Friday 20th October in your calendar dumpling lovers because following last year’s debut the folks at 206 Bourke Street have decided to bring back their epic free-entry dumpling festival, with some of the city’s best on board. Exclusive pop-ups, a tea cocktail bar, a Brooklyn Brewery beer garden and live entertainment will be set up for a five-hour festival alongside over 50 dumpling varieties on the night, anchored by a dumpling-and-beer pairing experience.... Read More | Share it now!
Off the back of last year’s hugely successful event, Mr Black’s Festival of the Espresso Martini is set to pop-up at Melbourne’s famous Meat Market for a full weekend in November. Set to be bigger than last year’s festival, the venue will be transformed into four different bar areas for coffee lovers to get across, including the pop-up Mr Black Coffee Shop which will be slinging White Russian slushies all three days along with their OG Espresso Martini topped with a jam donut. ... Read More | Share it now!
Melbourne’s annual Mid-Autumn Lantern Festival by Crown Melbourne is set to return this weekend, stretching over three days for its fifth year in bringing tens of thousands of locals and visitors together for food, family and entertainment along the Crown Riverwalk. With various Asian eats offered from stalls which line the walk, as well as a traditional Lion dance, Chinese opera and eating competitions for both Mooncakes and Mochi, it’s once again being pushed as one of the city’s largest celebrations with an expected crowd of over 80,000.... Read More | Share it now!
Surprisingly Melbourne has never had a Unicorn Festival before. What’s even more surprising is that unicorn doesn’t mean a multi-coloured mythical horse-like creature with a sharp horn anymore; it means sugary, ‘gram-worthy desserts like donuts, scrolls and ice creams. That’s what’s in store for Melbourne locals and visitors at the city’s first ever Unicorn Festival, held over two days in August at Melbourne Central.... Read More | Share it now!
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.... Read More | Share it now!
An interactive one-day event celebrating everything tea is coming back after a successful debut last year at Melbourne Exhibition Centre, attracting more than 4,200 tea lovers. The aromatic Melbourne Tea Festival will aim at connecting guests to specialty teas from all over the world, highlighting exciting tea purveyors who will be on hand to showcase creative blends, rare teas and inventive brewing equipment and techniques.... Read More | Share it now!
Australia’s premier craft beer festival, Good Beer Week is returning to Melbourne from 12-21 May for its seventh year, celebrating the best of Australian and International brews. To help punters choose their own Good Beer Week adventure, this year’s program has been streamlined into four main categories: Beer Lover, Foodie, Beer Geek, and Good Times.... Read More | Share it now!
After hosting their large scale, four-day food truck festival earlier this year, the team behind Coburg Velodrome have announced their next outing: a celebration of the forthcoming Holi festival and Nepalese culture. The cultural event imbued with colour and love will inspire a free dumpling festival on Sunday 26th March, with a packed day featuring over a dozen unique dumpling marquees, live music, Nepalese stage performances, market stalls, food trucks and amusement rides. ... Read More | Share it now!
The 8th annual Paris to Provence Melbourne French Festival is returning later to South Yarra later this month, bringing with it a comprehensive and diverse slice of Parisian culture to help transport Australians to France through sight, sound, taste, and aroma. The pop-up French village will be located at Como House and Garden from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th November, offering an entire weekend of fashion, food, wine, entertainment, and general creativity presented by French designers, culinary experts and artisans.... Read More | Share it now!