5 Food and Drink Festivals To Welcome Spring


With the worst of winter weather nearly over, it’s time to plan the first few weeks of spring. Discover what’s on offer in Sydney and the places you absolutely can not miss out on. So put it in your diary, tell your friends and make the most of Sydney during the sweet spring weather!

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Chocolate Walking Tour

When: 1 August 2015

Where: Sydney CBD, George Street (Meet at Martin Place)

Cost: $39

Who doesn’t love a little chocolate? Well, what’s better than a walking tour of the city with eight venues and a tasting of high quality chocolate along the way? Not much else! You will learn how it’s crafted, how to tell good chocolate from bad and other practical tips as well.

5 Food and Drink Festivals To Welcome Spring

Oyster Festival

When: Saturday 1 August – Monday 31 August (9am-6pm)

Where: 225 George Street, Sydney

Cost: Free

Raise your hand if you love oysters? Sydney’s annual oyster festival is back with international awarded executive chef Sean Connolly throughout the month of August. With over twenty different types of oysters on display, there’s so much to do and see.

5 Food and Drink Festivals To Welcome Spring

Wine Tasting and Meet The Makers

When: Friday 28 August (6pm-8:30pm)

Where: Hyde Park, Sydney

Cost: $69

Taste up to sixty wines and meet the makers in this interactive festival located right in the heart of Sydney. Indulge in light canapés all night long and bring your friends together for a fun night out!

5 Food and Drink Festivals To Welcome Spring

Taste Orange @Sydney

When: Thursday 10 September (11:30am-2:30pm, 5pm-8pm), Friday 11 September (11:30am-2:30pm, 5pm-8pm).

Where: Martin Place

Cost: Free

The food and wine showcase brings delicious produce from the Cool Climate Orange Wine region right to the heart of Sydney. Pop in during your lunch hour, or bring a group of workmates to the event afterwards for some fun.

5 Food and Drink Festivals To Welcome Spring

Glenfiddich Pop-Up Bar

When: Thursday 10 September (10am-5pm), Friday 11 September (11am-7pm), Saturday 12 September (10am-5pm), Sunday 13 September (10am-5pm)

Where: Carriageworks – 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh

Cost: Adults ($25), Concession ($22)

Enjoy quality whiskey at the Glenfiddich pop-up bar and vote for your favourite Australian artist to win big at the end of each night. Your favourites will go into the running to live and work for three months at the Glenfiddich distillery in Scotland

5 Food and Drink Festivals To Welcome Spring

Images via City of Sydney