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 for consumption in Australia. This is where the country’s largest cannabis event comes in.... Read More | Share it now!
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, transforming the venue into an enormous celebration of local and regional boutique breweries and cider makers.... Read More | Share it now!
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 the country, spanning various disciplines to truly highlight the immense strength and talent that regularly uplifts Australia’s cultural scene.... Read More | Share it now!
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 indie icon Beck and Australia’s inimitable Gang of Youths. Now a bunch of rock stars from the local culinary scene are set to join the line-up, curated by the beloved team of Jake Smyth and Kenny Graham (Mary’s, The Lansdowne, The Unicorn).... Read More | Share it now!
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 and drink scene in Orange without making the three-and-a-half hour drive on down to the stunning region.... Read More | Share it now!
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 Fest in Rouse Hill this November to celebrate all that is delicious about smoked meats and Aussie craft beers, sitting along with family-friendly entertainment and live music headed by Thirsty Merc.... Read More | Share it now!
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 local exhibitors alongside a handful of exclusive collaborations.... Read More | Share it now!
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 take over Cumberland and Gloucester streets, bringing the historic area to life with more than 30 different Australian breweries, gourmet food stalls (think fresh oysters and pizza), meet the brewer sessions, blind tastings, and live entertainment.... Read More | Share it now!
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 purveyors of European cheese, alongside a showcase where guests will have access to half a tonne of cheese for free.... Read More | Share it now!
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 of some of the things you should be making a bee-line for as soon as you get there. Trust us, you’ll want to know where you’re going because the crowds can get pretty damn thick.... Read More | Share it now!