The third annual Gold Coast Food & Wine Festival set to explore the evolution of the cityâs culinary landscape in June 2018.
Save the date! In 2018, the Gold Coast Food & Wine Festival will shine a spotlight on the Gold Coastâs evolving food and wine industries. More than 15,000 food and wine lovers are expected to gather at over 30 events across the Gold Coast for the celebration.
Utilising the Gold Coastâs world famous landscapes and venues, from the north at Beenleigh, to the south at Coolangatta, the festival celebrates the Gold Coast as a food destination. Bringing together the best local chefs, street food, restaurants, precincts, wineries, breweries and distilleries across a weekend at the start of winter, there are degustations, picnics, workshops, demonstrations and signature food events.
âThe idea of Evolve sprung from the changing landscape of theÂ Gold Coast food and wine industry, especially with the legacy of the Commonwealth Games in April nextÂ yearâ
In itâs third year, the event has grown year-on-year, attracting 11,500 attendees in 2017 across 35 unique events.
The 2018 event is set to be bigger and better again. The festival will explore the theme âEvolveâ. Festival Director Michelle Christoe says that âthe idea of Evolve sprung from the changing landscape of the Gold Coast food and wine industry, especially with the legacy of the Commonwealth Games in April next year.â The 2018 Gold Coast Food & Wine Festival will explore themes around experimental dining, food and culture crossover events, and dining as entertainment.
How to Get There
The festival will run on the first weekend of June, from the 31st May-3rd June at various locations across the Gold Coast.
Both international and domestic flights fly directly into Brisbane Airport and Gold Coast Airport regularly, throughout the day. From Brisbane Airport it is only an hour on a shuttle or via the Airtrain.