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 the creation of Simon Beckingham and Wade Cawood, both whom started in the electronic industry before moving into organising dance events across Sydney and are perhaps best known for the minds behind beloved Glenworth Valley festival Lost Paradise.... Read More | Share it now!
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, silent discos, masterclasses, treasure hunts and a bunch of other activities.... Read More | Share it now!
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 will be setting up stalls within the luxury hotel, offering guests a wide range of inventive desserts from Choux dessert burgers to gelato.... Read More | Share it now!
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 chefs, chocolatiers and ice creameries keen to showcase their signatures and new creations. ... 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!
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 milk and sugar (in fact, the event is called Milk N Sugar) hosted above the Vivid walk at Overseas Passenger Terminal in Circular Quay, kicking off the same day as Vivid on Friday 26th May and lasting until Sunday 28th May.... Read More | Share it now!
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 fine local talent to help prop up a live music component to the festival, which will see various artists take to an indoor stage across the four days for free performances.... Read More | Share it now!
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 instantly, the festival has grown its program considerably, now planning to offer even more to guests including food from Mary’s and Mr Bao and a special ticketed launch event, which will be held at PS40 on Thursday 25th May, with all the festival’s drink collaborators offering up their goods.... Read More | Share it now!
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 as the best the city has to offer, which for most people means lots and lots of incredible drops of cool-climate wine. The festival will include everything from events and experiences to photographic exhibitions and art displays.... Read More | Share it now!
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 this massive showcase of “treat yo’ self” eats and drinks, determined to let you in on every little nuance that goes into creating their respective treats. ... Read More | Share it now!