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2017 Western Australia 2017 Food and Beverage Festivals & Events (see also: 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2011)
February 18-19, 2017 Sunset Wine Scarborough, Perth, Western Australia, Australia Perth's wine event on the beach! Enjoying Western Australian wine, at Western Australia’s favourite beach at sunset! It is the perfect way to celebrate a late summer weekend and what our state has to offer. Join with friends and family and discover some new wines along with a few favourites. Your day will be helped along with some tasty tapas and entertainment to round off a lazy summer’s day. Wine will be available to taste, buy by the glass or you may pick something up to enjoy at a nearby restaurant or at home. Sunset Wine is part of the City of Stirling's Summerset Arts Festival.
February 24-26, 2017 ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show 2017 Canberra, ACT, Australia The ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show, Canberra's largest all ages event, is staged annually by the Royal National Capital Agricultural Society. While having agriculture at its core, the Show has broadened over the years to reflect more entertainment, educational features and exhibitions, ensuring that there is a vibrant mix of "city meeting country" and "country meeting city".
March 18-19, 2017 Channel Seven Mandurah Crab Fest Mandurah, Western Australia, Australia The Mandurah Crab Fest is Mandurah’s premier annual event which is enjoyed by more than 130,000 locals and visitors. This exciting FREE weekend festival features a plethora of fun and activities including: Live cooking displays with contestants from Channel Seven’s My Kitchen Rules and celebrity chef’s; En Plein Air Art competition; A jam-packed entertainment line-up on the children’s stage and the main stage; Great food including many crab-inspired dishes and endless displays and demonstrations; Marina Aqua Fun Zone; Crab Zone; Regional Wine Tastings. Crab Fest also incorporates the International Waterski & Wakeboarding Federation (IWWF) World Cup competition, featuring the world’s best athletes showcasing their talent in this spectacular adrenalin sport. Attendance: 130,000
March 23-April 9, 2017 Taste Great Southern 2017 Various locations, Western Australia, Australia Taste Great Southern runs for 18 days, stretching over three weekends and two weeks and positioned just prior to the first term school holidays. The program is designed to attract people to the region while the weather is still enjoyable and businesses are in a strong resource position. Visitors are invited to stay over a few days or a week and take in more than one event as well as enjoy the local attractions on offer. Key satellite events Graze Mount Barker and Porongurup Wine Festival are also promoted in the lead up to the festival. Between 40 and 50 events are staged involving local venues and focusing of the local seasonal produce and wines. Guest chefs will join the local talent available with venues hosting both intimate and larger events.
March 31-April 1, 2017 Whisky Live - Perth, Western Australia, Australia Whisky Live is the international celebration of whisky, bringing all the whiskies of the world together under one roof. Whisky Live prides itself on bringing together the finest whiskies, great food and a range of education and entertainment to make learning about whisky both fun and stimulating. Whether you are a whisky enthusiast an uninitiated newcomer or just looking for a day out that offers you something different Whisky Live has something for everyone. Whisky Live gives you the unique opportunity to sample the greatest whiskies in the world, whilst mingling with the producers and distillers, marketers and visitor centre staff, all under one roof. In addition to learning about the world of whisky, you will be able to sample rare and sought-after whiskies and meet the stars of the industry. Each event has its own local flavour and provides the greatest insight into this greatest of spirits. With great food, masterclasses and much more, Whisky Live is a great day out and a memorable experience.
May 1-31, 2017 Aussie Wine Month Various, Western Australia, Australia Now in its 6th year, Aussie Wine Month (1-31 May) celebrates the world-class wine produced in our own backyard. A range of events and promotions will be held for wine lovers in cities and regional towns across the country to showcase and champion the diversity and premium quality of Australian wine. With thousands of wineries dotted throughout 65 wine regions in the country, there’s lots to discover about Australian wine during Aussie Wine Month.
June 9-10, 2017 City Wine 2017 - Perth, Western Australia, Australia Discover, taste and enjoy wine and food from the regions of Western Australia in the intimate setting of the Urban Orchard in the city. City Wine promotes fine WA wines and gourmet food in the heart of the city, providing visitors to an excellent opportunity to experience what the state has to offer. Friends and colleagues are encouraged to sip their way through the wineries on offer while enjoying tapas style meals and listening to laid back entertainment. Boutique WA wineries and local producers have a great reputation for quality and City Wine is another in the Perth Series available for consumers to enjoy. Visitors will be able to taste wines, enjoy a glass with a tapas style meal on site or take home bottles of wine to enjoy later.
July 14-16, 2017 Good Food & Wine Show Perth, Western Australia, Australia The Good Food & Wine Show is back with a decadent line up of Australia's best food producers, wineries and chefs!
July 20-September 7, 2017 A Taste of Broome Broome, Western Australia, Australia At the Goolarri Amphitheatre. Designed to showcase the tastes, music and environment of Broome, this event will be worth travelling from any part of Australia and the world to witness. Dates for 2017 are: July 20, August 17 and September 7.
October 28-29, 2017 Unwined Western Australia Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia UnWined promotes fine Western Australian wines and gourmet food to treat visitors an indulgent experience of the state’s produce in the magnificent Subiaco food and wine district.
December 10, 2017 Terra Madre Day - International Slow Food convivia and Terra Madre food communities celebrate eating locally each year on the association's birthday.
2016 Western Australia 2016 Food and Beverage Festivals & Events these events waiting for new dates
November 18-20, 2016 Margaret River Gourmet Escape Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia Join international and local food and wine experts, for the ultimate in culinary adventures and food and wine festivals.
2015 Western Australia 2015 Food and Beverage Festivals & Events these events waiting for new dates
May 7, 2015 Camp Quality Supper Club - Art of Dining Perth, Western Australia, Australia After eleven years, countless laughs and millions of dollars raised; Camp Quality Supper Club will not be returning in 2016.
November 27-30, 2015 Broome Mango Festival Broome, Western Australia, Australia An annual celebration of one of Mother Nature's lush, tropical fruits - the mango! The aim of the festival is to eat and drink mangoes in as many ways as possible. Highlights include the Great Chefs of Broome cook-off and mango tasting.
2014 Western Australia 2014 Food and Beverage Festivals & Events these events waiting for new dates
November 7-9, 2014 - Geographe Crush Food & Wine Festival Geographe Wine Region, Western Australia, Australia Geographe Crush Food and Wine Festival celebrates the wine, food and attractions of the south west wine region of Geographe, extending from Harvey in the north, Collie, Dardanup and Donnybrook in the east and Capel and Busselton in the South centering on the main city of Bunbury. Staged over three days it opens with a welcome function featuring local wine and food on the Friday. On Saturday, the established Geographe Crush Wine Exhibition in Boyanup opens up the wines of the region, along with WA alternative varietals and produce from the south west. The exhibition includes wine seminars, cooking demonstrations and entertainment. On Sunday, the region opens up with cellar doors, restaurants and attractions providing opportunities for visitors to round off their weekend at one or more of their preferred venues.
2011 Western Australia 2011 Food and Beverage Festivals & Events these events waiting for new dates
November 4-5, 2011 Larry Lobster Festival Dongara-Port Denison, Western Australia, Australia The Festival is on break for 2013. The annual festival includes a street fair, vineyard concerts, wine and art auctions, wine barrel races, and cooking classes.