2019 Queensland, Australia 2019
Food Festivals, Trade Shows & Expos
see also: 2020 - 2021 - 2019 - 2016 - 2015
February 14-17, 2019 Chinchilla Melon Festival
Chiinchilla, Queensland, Australia
Known as the ‘Melon Capital’ of Australia, Chinchilla produces a quarter of Australia’s melons and celebrates the fact biennially in February. Join with the locals for some hilarious fun and festivities as events, such as melon skiing, melon iron man, melon bungee, melon bullseye, pip spitting and melon tossing, get into full throw.
March 28-31, 2019
Feast of the Senses
Innisfail, Queensland, Australia
North Queensland’s premier tropical food event! Showcasing our amazing variety of exotic ultra-tropical Fruits and Produce it is like no other festival in Australia and is truly a feast for all of your senses! Tropical produce is the hero of the festival and over the 10 day program visitors will be able to see, touch, taste, and smell the amazing fruit and food that comes from this vibrant region. Held in March each year the optimal time to showcase the over 100 varieties of exotic fruit this region produces. The festival also provides an economic boost for the region in a traditionally low tourist season time.
April 17-21, 2019 Gladstone Harbour Festival
Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
The 57th annual Gladstone Harbour Festival program once again enticed, excited and engaged the Gladstone community and visitors to the region. 2018’s program includes a fantastic variety of quality entertainment on the GPC Marina Main Stage each night, fun rides for the kids, mardi gras, a great selection of tasty food court treats, Marina Markets, fabulous fireworks displays and plenty of novelty events and attractions.
April 22, 2019 Earth Day - Worldwide
April 27-May 6, 2019 Gayndah Orange Festival
Gayndah, Queensland, Australia
A biennial festival--activities include a wine, cheese & art show; parade, entertainment, cook-off, garden tour, rodeo, and citrus packing, throwing and eating competitions.
April 27, 2019 GABS Beer & Food Fest - Brisbane, Queensland, 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.
May 16-20, 2019 Noosa Food & Wine Festival
Noosa, Queensland, Australia
Celebrate great Australian food, wine and lifestyle in one of Australia’s leading food destinations, Noosa. We're excited to bring back some great events including the Tipis on Noosa Main Beach, the Long Lunch on Hastings Street, Hinterland Food Trails, events in Noosa's best restaurants and an exciting Festival Village!
May 17-19, 2019 Hampton Festival - Hampton, Queensland, Australia
Perched high atop the escarpment in south east Queensland, the tiny hamlet of Hampton is known for its abundance and rich diversity of fresh produce and cottage providores. Come May, the region plays home to the annual Hampton Festival – a celebration of the area’s many attributes including fresh regional produce and unique gourmet industries. The aroma of fresh dishes being cooked and the sweet smell of regional fruits and produce has now become synonymous with the Festival which features live cooking demonstrations, farm trails, long lunches, talks with growers, gourmet market stalls and much more.
May 24-26, 2019 Annual Goomeri Pumpkin Festival
Goomeri, Queensland, Australia
Featuring The Great Australian Pumpkin Roll! The annual festival is held on the last Sunday in May. Enjoy a fun filled day with great entertainment, fun novelty competitions, delicious food and friendly country hospitality. Attendance: 17,000.
June 2, 2019 Gladstone Ecofest 2019
Gladstone, Queensland, Australia
Ecofest is an annual environmental festival established to celebrate World Environment Day. It aims to promote positive environmental actions in the Gladstone Region and improve environmental awareness within the community. Ecofest links people with environmental products and services whilst being a fun, interactive family event.
June 14-15, 2019 Whisky Live - Brisbane, Queensland, 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.
June 15-16, 2019 - Gluten Free Food Expo - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. The Gluten Free Food Expo is presented by Coeliac Queensland, a not-for-profit organisation established in 1974 to assist and support people who are diagnosed as requiring a gluten free diet for life.
June 18-20, 2019 Mackay Regional Show - Mackay, Queensland, Australia
Mackay & District Agricultural, Pastoral & Industrial Association. The Mackay Regional Show is one of the premier events in regional Central Queensland, attracting significant urban and rural patronage, as well as generating an enormous economic benefit to the local community. Three days of non-stop entertainment is scheduled, with interesting displays and exhibits, along with the ever popular Sideshow Alley. A range of top quality Entertainment is scheduled for the Ring, including the night time Fireworks Spectacular.
June 29, 2019 Kenilworth Cheese, Wine and Food Fest
Kenilworth, Queensland, Australia
Festival focused on local cheeses, wines and food. Featuring the Kenilworth Cheese Rolling Contest, a produce market, entertainment, cooking demonstrations, and held in Kenilworth Public Park.
August 2-4, 2019 - Tara Festival of Culture & Camel Races
Tara, Queensland, Australia
Tara Futures Group present the Tara Festival of Culture and it's accompanying 2 days of quality camel racing. A 'Festival of the Orient' on the Friday night will feature entertainment including Lion Dancer and cuisine with an Oriental/Asian influence and a monster fireworks display guaranteed to excite the child in everyone.
August 11, 2019 Hervey Bay Seafood Festival
Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
Held every year at the Urangan Boat Harbour, the festival offers an extensive menu of seafood provided by the local commercial fishing industry, live music, exhibits, fish talks, seafood demos & taste tests, and the Chefs of the Sea Cook Off.
August 12-13, 2019 Tin Can Bay Seafood Festival
Tin Can Bay, Queensland, Australia
Bring the kids along to this fun festival as there are heaps of things for the kids to do including an animal farm, camel rides, playground and skate park. Come down and relax in the food and beer tent and try a huge range of local beers and delicious seafood. Watch the festival from the most comfortable place here, and the only location with a liquor licence. You will be entertained all day with the wide array of live entertainment including belly dancers, live music and kids callisthenic performances. So sit back and relax as you enjoy some live music whilst you enjoy the best seafood in Australia
September 21-22, 2019 Bowen Fishing Classic
Bowen, Queensland, Australia
The biggest family fishing competition in the country. Held along Bowen's Front Beach at the Soundshell and Festival Park, the event not only offers anglers the chance to compete for a host of fantastic prizes - it provides the whole family with the opportunity to play and be entertained over an entire weekend at the Top of the Whitsundays.
October 12, 2019 Tastes of the Tablelands Gourmet Dinner
Atherton, Queensland, Australia
This event will showcase the best wines, coffees, cheeses, chocolates and other local produce that this wonderful region produces.
October 25-27, 2019 Good Food & Wine Show
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Good Food & Wine Show is back with a decadent line up of Australia's best food producers, wineries and chefs!