2019 New South Wales 2019
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos
see also: 2019 - 2017 - 2016 - 2015
January 16-27, 2019 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.
April 5-14, 2019
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 5-14, 2019 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 22, 2019 Earth Day - Worldwide
May 3-4, 2019 Narooma Oyster Festival - 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, 2019 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 18-28, 2019 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.
June 1, 2019 GABS Beer & Food Fest - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Great Australian Beer Spectacular (GABS) Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland in 2019. 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 2-3, 2019 - Fantastic Food + Drink Show 2019
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Premium. Gourmet. Handcrafted. Delicious. Unique. Extraordinary. Fantastic. The Fantastic Food + Drink Show is the definitive new TRADE event for the booming specialty food business. Come and see the industries most innovative food and beverage producers showcase their newest creations that are poised to take the industry by storm. This trade expo brings together all the top players in the premium and gourmet food and drink market who are dedicated to producing, marketing, selling and serving foods that are new, unique and of exceptional quality. Be a part of this thriving community of food artisans, purveyors, importers and entrepreneurs who bring craft and passion to the foods you sell.
June 2-3, 2019
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.
June 2-3, 2019 Food Hall - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Food Hall, The Specialty Food & Drink Show, is not only one of a kind, but the first tradeshow of its kind in Australia, customised for the flourishing industry of specialty food and drink. Food Hall is committed to supporting the new, the quirky and the out of the ordinary products and businesses of the industry, providing a space for both specialty food and drink producers and buyers sourcing such products and ingredients to connect, network and conduct business. Food Hall is co-located with the Naturally Good expo.
June 21-23, 2019 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 5-6, 2019 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.
July 6, 2019 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 27, 2019 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.
July 27-28, 2019 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!
August 3-4, 2019 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 25-29, 2019 19th Australian Agronomy Conference
Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia
The Australian Agronomy Conference is the meeting place for Agronomists; it supports research and the community of Agronomists by connecting Agronomy communities across Australia to each other.
September 9-12, 2019 - Fine Food Australia - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Fine Food Australia is the premier industry event in Australia. This is the place to find the newest and best products and sevices on offer and stay abreast of what”s hot and happening in the industry. The largest gathering of international food, drink and equipment for the retail, foodservice and hospitality industries.
September 20-22, 2019 Caravan Camping Lifestyle Expo
Sydney, NSW, Australia
If you love caravan and camping, or you’re dreaming about hitting the open road, then don’t miss this amazing, Spring-time event.
September 28, 2019 Woolgoolga Curryfest - Woolgoolga, NSW, Australia
A celebration of culture and cuisine.
October 1-31, 2019 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 11-18, 2019 Sydney Night Noodle Markets - Sydney, NSW, Australia
Good Food Month’s Night Noodle Markets returns to Hyde Park with over 30 sizzling food stalls serving up the best street food from across the Asian region. Sydney’s very own Asian hawker market will also feature family-friendly live music, DJs, LED-lit dancing dragons, and the always popular bespoke dessert creations by Gelato Messina, Black Star Pastry and N2 Gelato which you’ll only find at the Night Noodle Markets. And to make things quick and easy, the markets will again be cash-free, so you’ll be able to spend less time queuing, and more time eating. Open Monday – Friday from 5pm and weekends from 4pm until late.
October 19, 2019 Granny Smith Festival - Ryde, NSW, Australia
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.
November 19-23, 2019 Golden Bean Australia / New Zealand
Rydges, Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia
Coffee Roasters Competition and Conference. The Largest Global Roasters Competition + Conference.
December 10, 2019 - Terra Madre Day - International
Slow Food convivia and Terra Madre food communities celebrate eating locally each year on the association's birthday.
December 31, 2019 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.