2018 New South Wales 2018
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos
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January 17-28, 2018 Annual Guyra Lamb & Potato Festival
Guyra, NSW, Australia
The festival aims to showcase local products, especially lamb and potatoes. There will be musicians playing daily, shearing demonstrations, the ever popular rail trike rides to the rail museum, various car clubs and Guyra will also host the annual antique machinery display and swap meet which is one of the biggest in Australia. (also: guyralambpotatofestival.com )
April 6-15, 2018
Orange F.O.O.D. Week Festival
Orange, NSW, Australia
Orange F.O.O.D Week is a gastronomical celebration and extravaganza held over 10 days in April each year. It is Australia's longest running regional food festival. Experience locally grown food from the shires of Orange, Cabonne and Blayney as well as the region’s beautiful autumn colours. From vegetables to venison meet the farmers who grow the food and the chefs, caterers and cooks who create extraordinary dishes from it! There are over 100 individual food related events happening throughout the region including a number of major community events.
April 6-15, 2018 Taste Tamworth - Tamworth, NSW, Australia
The Taste Tamworth Festival is now an exciting 10 day festival of food, wine, events, workshops, kids activities and Farm Gate trails throughout the region. Includes Taste In The Park, Celebrity Cook Off, The Long Lunch, Kootingal Pumpkin Festival.
April 22, 2018 Earth Day - Worldwide
April 29-30, 2018 - Fantastic Food+Drink - Sydney, NSW, Australia
The Specialty And Fancy Food Show. Fantastic Food+Drink is the only trade show in Australia 100% dedicated to specialty and fancy foods, ingredients and beverages. Discover hundreds of new and tasty innovations from local and regional food makers, purveyors, importers and entrepreneurs who bring passion and pride to the foods they produce and sell. Attended by 5000+ retailers, chefs and hospitality decision makers in Sydney each year, Fantastic Food+Drink is not open to the general public. The event is also co-located with Naturally Good Expo, the Southern Hemisphere's largest healthy products trade show.
April 29-30, 2018 - Naturally Good Expo - Sydney, NSW, Australia
The natural place for healthy business. Naturally Good Expo is Asia Pacific’s premier business trade event for the natural, organic and healthy products market. It’s the biggest showcase of what’s new and next in retailing and manufacturing natural products: - Natural, Organic and Free From Food & Beverages - Supplements, Vitamins and Herbal Remedies - Natural, Organic and Toxin Free Beauty & Personal Care - Eco Household and Sustainable Living - Naturally Good Expo is the place to source new products, meet suppliers, get expert business advice, improve your industry and product knowledge, and catch up with colleagues and friends. Co-located with Fantastic Food+Drink, the event devoted to premium, gourmet and craft food & beverages.
May 5, 2018 - Narooma Oyster Festival 2018 - Narooma, NSW, Australia
Narooma Oyster Festival celebrates South Coast NSW oysters and their growers and our region’s natural clean quality produce, chefs, and rich artistic and cultural talents. The Festival has something for everyone from fine foodies to families, combining a cosmopolitan quality food experience with family entertainment. Our reputation is growing as Australia’s premier oyster/seafood and cultural Festival. The Festival has won two tourism awards.
May 5, 2018
Upper Hunter Wine and Food Affair
Denman, NSW, Australia
Fine Wine - Great Food - Entertainment. Known as the Hunter Valley's "Best Street Party". Fantastic free live bands, entertainment for the children, street theatre. Held each year on the 1st Saturday in May, Ogilvie Street transforms into a Wine and Food gourmet feast extravaganza. An incredible collection of street food, gourmet take home foods and the unique flavours of world renowned Upper Hunter wines.
May 6, 2018 Collector Village Pumpkin Festival - Collector, NSW, Australia
Harvest festivals are the essence of traditional rural life. For residents of the small rural community of Collector, the annual Pumpkin Festival celebrates the arrival of another harvest season. And nothing could be more traditional than bringing in the pumpkins after the first autumn frosts and making a bowl of wonderful pumpkin soup or a tray of hot pumpkin scones!!
May 11-12, 2018 Whisky Live Sydney - Sydney, NSW, 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 19-29, 2018 Casino Beef Week - Casino, NSW, Australia
One of the most widely known and popular regional festivals, drawing 40,000 people on the main Saturday. This year's festival will be celebrating its 35th anniversary with over 100 events! The extensive program include the Miss Beef Week competition, cattle competitions, entertainment, food stalls, art/craft exhibitions, and a parade.
May 27-29, 2018 Foodservice Australia - Sydney, NSW, Australia
The show for the food and hospitality industry. Foodservice Australia is the event where food and hospitality professionals come to see the latest food, drink and equipment. There is simply no better place to discover new ideas, new techniques, new products and new suppliers. This year the event will be bigger and better than ever. There will be a range of new exhibitors and features including the National Restaurant Conference, Chef of the Year, Patissier of the Year, Seafood Showcase and Australian Pizza Championships.
June 2, 2018 GABS Beer & Food Fest - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Great Australian Beer Spectacular (GABS) Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland in 2018. One of the best beer festivals in the world! GABS Festival Beers are new beers brewed especially for, and exclusively released at, GABS by leading breweries in Australia, New Zealand along with other invited international breweries.
June 22-24, 2018 Good Food & Wine Show - Sydney, NSW, Australia
The Good Food & Wine Show is back with a decadent line up of Australia's best food producers, wineries and chefs!
July 7, 2018 Sawtell Chilli Festival - Sawtell, NSW, Australia
Get ready to Turn Up The Heat on the Coffs Coast this July! Australia’s leading chilli product manufacturers and Sawtell Foodies will put a diversity of cuisine on show. If you don’t like chillies, there’s still plenty of non-chilli foods, music and entertainment to choose from.
July 28, 2018 Bankstown Bites - Bankstown, NSW, Australia
Bankstown Bites is not your average food festival. It celebrates the area's rich culinary diversity with the event showcasing a mix of gourmet food stalls, cooking demonstrations, celebrity chefs, live entertainment, children's activities and more.
August 4-5, 2018 Gluten Free Expo - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Annual Gluten Free Expo. The biggest and best gluten free expo in Australia. Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park. Attendance: 12,000.
August 18-19, 2018 Sweet Expo Sydney - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Coming soon to Sydney, this is the 'sweetest' event of the year - complete with some of Australia's sweetest brands, featuring some of Australia's hottest new emerging decorating and baking talent, as well as shopping the latest in decorating, baking and celebrating products - SWEET EXPO will be a magical land of sugar and chocolate you don't want to miss!
September 29, 2018 Woolgoolga Curryfest - Woolgoolga, NSW, Australia
A celebration of culture and cuisine.
October 1-31, 2018 Sydney Good Food Month - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Good Food Month is the world’s largest food festival - with everything from fine-dining dinners to free, family-friendly outdoor gatherings. Eating, writing, cooking: it doesn’t matter what side of the fork you’re on, there’s no better time to be in food in Australia.
October 20, 2018 Granny Smith Festival - Ryde, NSW, Australia
CELEBRATING THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE GRANNY SMITH APPLE. The annual Granny Smith Festival celebrates the life and legacy of one of our district’s most famous citizens, Maria Ann Smith - aka Granny Smith - who, back in 1868, ‘accidentally’ grew the first batch of little green apples that bear her name and are now grown all over the world. Attendance: 90,000.
December 10, 2018 - Terra Madre Day - International
Slow Food convivia and Terra Madre food communities celebrate eating locally each year on the association's birthday.
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March 9-12, 2017 Taste of Sydney - Sydney, NSW, Australia
If you love food, then Taste of Sydney is the perfect occasion to sample signature dishes freshly prepared by renowned chefs whilst exploring specialist culinary delights, sampling fine beverages and enjoying a fabulous program of entertainment.
May 1-31, 2017 - Aussie Wine Month - Various, NSW, 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.
July 16-19, 2017 foodpro 2017 - Sydney, NSW, Australia
NEXT EVENT IN 2020. The Australian Int'l Food Processing Exhibition. Held once every three years, foodpro is a cost effective environment where you can network, sell and promote to thousands of food industry professionals. Showcasing every aspect of the food processing industry, the freshest and most innovative ideas, the latest technologies and the newest developments in food products and services.
October 27-29, 2017 Tastings on Hastings - Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia
We are pleased to be showcasing our wine at Tastings on Hastings. Come along and enjoy the atmosphere while you sample gourmet food and beverages from a host of regional suppliers, including us. Join the event to keep up with all the details, see you there! • The Cassegrain & Wicked Elf Oyster Barn - As part of Tastings on Hastings Cassegrain have partnered with the Oyster Barn showcasing stunning oysters supplied by local oyster farmers and expertly matched to Cassegrain wine.
December 31, 2017 Sydney New Year's Eve - Sydney, NSW, Australia
There's no better place to welcome the new year than in Sydney - the New Year's Eve Capital of the World. Be one of the first in the world to welcome the new year as Sydney dazzles you with its world-class event and a spectacular midnight fireworks display. The internationally-loved event on Sydney Harbour brings in more than 1.5 million spectators and is watched by more than one billion viewers across the world.