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Noosa Food & Wine Festival May 17 - 20

Australia’s top chefs and winemakers converge in the seaside town of Noosa for an incredible line-up of brunches, dinners, cocktail parties and experiences.

By Allie Metz

The Noosa Food & Wine Festival is bigger, better and even more delicious. Enjoy food trails to the Sunshine Coast hinterland, world-renowned beaches, Noosa National Park and, of course, the Festival Village. It’s all part of this incredible food and wine program. 


  • Where: Noosa
  • When: 17 - 20 May 2018
  • Price: $$ - $$$$
Noosa Food & Wine Festival

Noosa Food & Wine Festival Highlights


Eat, drink and eat some more at the Noosa Food & Wine Festival

Some of Australia’s best chefs and rising culinary talent, winemakers and foodies will head to Noosa for four days of great food, wine and entertainment at the Noosa Food & Wine Festival from 17-20 May 2018.

Become a master in your field of choice

Let your foodie adventure include some serious learnings with one of many cooking demos, chef’s skills table classes or masterclasses happening over the weekend. Discover how to make the ancient Sicilian ingredient Bottargo with Giovanni Pilu, get Adam D’Sylva's tips for maximising the flavour and freshness of Indian cuisine and his Secret Seven Spice Mix for you to use at home, and discover why Tasmania is one of Australia’s great regions.

Dip your toes in sand

Ground your feet in the sand, take in the fresh air and immerse yourself in yoga and a nourishing breakfast under the Beach Tipis or get set to party under the stars for the Tipi Apertivo Closing Party. 


Make sure you keep the weekend free and discover the all new Festival Village taking place in Noosa Lions park with the magical backdrop of the beautiful Noosa waterways. Discover the Pimm’s Garden Party, Asahi Super Dry and Craft Beer & Cider Corner, wine tastings, the Courier Mail Producers Pavilion, masterclasses, cooking demonstrations, live music as the sun sets, and a Taste of Noosa with restaurants showcasing their famous tastes. Also in Festival Village, take a seat at the Chefs Skills Table and learn from some of Australia’s best as Miguel Maestre, Matt Sinclair, Paul Carmichael, Kirsten Tibballs, Jo Barrett, Adam D'Sylva, Colin Fassnidge, Giovanni Pilu and more share their secrets in close-up skills sessions.


Daily flights to Sunshine Coast Airport are available from Sydney and Melbourne. Alternatively, fly to Brisbane from any major city and take the easy 1 ½ hour drive north to Noosa.