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Jun 4

Relish Food & Wine Festival

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm AEST

The 9th annual Relish Food & Wine Festival is returning to the Mary River Parklands in 2022.

Tickets available from 11 April 2022

Maryborough’s heritage streetscapes and riverside parks are the perfect settings for a feast of local cuisine including celebrity and local chefs, gourmet tastings, cooking demonstrations, live music and more. Drop-in on local wineries for a delightful tasting experience and sample the finest seasonal produce grown in the Fraser Coast’s and surrounding idyllic natural environment.

Indulge in food and beverage matching sessions, listen to leading foodies as they share the fruits of their work, and learn from talented chefs who provide the unmistakable stamp of the region in every dish.

There is plenty to keep you busy including street food vendors, craft beer bar, live music, the heritage steam train, and Maryborough’s Military & Colonial Museum.

Relish Food & Wine Festival is a COVID-19 Safe event and is adhering to current QLD Health Public Health Orders. Any changes to entry requirements in relation to COVID-19 will be distributed via the Relish Food & Wine Festival website and Facebook page.

Please note: there is limited seating available, please bring along chairs or picnic blankets. This is a licensed event no BYO and bags check will be in place.

2022 Tickets:

General Admission:

General admission tickets include entry into the event precinct, access to two live music stages, wineries, street food vendors, beer bar and more.

Hervey Bay – Maryborough Return Bus Transfers:

If you want to make the most of everything Relish Food & Wine Festival has to offer, consider adding a return bus transfer ticket from Hervey Bay with our friends at G & D Ross. Bus 1 departs Hervey Bay Transit Centre at 9:15 am with a return departure from Relish Food & Wine Festival at 4:00 pm. Bus 2 departs Hervey Bay Transit Centre at 10:45 am with return departure from Relish Food & Wine Festival at 5:30 pm

Odyssey Food & Cocktail Journey by Odyssey Bistro:

The Odyssey team will be providing a journey through some of the Fraser Coast and regions’ farms and distilleries by showcasing their product with food and drink. Journeys will start at 11:00 am & 1:00 pm and last 1.5 hours.

Pigs Pots + Pinot by EAT @ Dan + Steph’s:

Pigs Pots + Pinot is a celebration of all things Dan + Steph love. Join them for a unique + exciting three-course meal with refreshments. Crafted + curated by Dan + Steph in the Excelsior City Band Hall. Pigs Pots + Pinot runs from 11.30 am – 1:30 pm.

Champagne High Tea by Portside Cafe & Restaurant:

Enjoy elegant handcrafted sweet petit fours, ribbon sandwiches, scones with cream and house-made jam, paired with a glass of champagne, espresso coffee & loose-leaf tea selection. With fantastic views overlooking the Mary River and Queens Park, learn from Portside Mary about the origins and etiquette of the High Tea in a heritage-listed setting. Champagne High Tea run for 1 hour starting at 10:15am, 11:40am, 1:05pm, 2:30pm, 3:55pm.

Blues and Brews Cruise by Hervey Bay Boat Club:

Unwind aboard the Boat Club’s M.V. Amaroo to soulful blues rhythms laid down by an acoustic legend. Your ticket includes a 45-minute river cruise, your choice of 2 drinks, a cheese tasting platter and live music. Enjoy a premium craft beer, refreshing alcoholic ginger beer or some of our wine selections and other drinks available for purchase. The Blues and Brews Cruise will depart from the March Street Jetty at 11:15 am, 12:30 pm, and 1:45 pm.

Twilight River Cruise by Hervey Bay Boat Club:

What better way to make your way home from Relish Food & Wine Festival than by a Twilight River Cruise along the Mary River? Unwind aboard The Boat Club’s M.V. Amaroo as you enjoy the sunset on the beautiful journey back to Hervey Bay. There will be a bar on board with a premium craft beer, a refreshing alcoholic ginger beer or some of our wine selections plus other drinks for purchase. The Twilight River Cruise will depart from the March Street Jetty at 3:00 pm, arriving at The Hervey Bay Boat Club at approximately 6 pm.

Paint & Sip by Gin & Gesso:

Join Elley from Gin & Gesso and create a unique masterpiece on canvas for you to keep. Situated in the stunning grounds of Portside Residence, be guided step-by-step to create your piece de resistance, while sipping on regional wine. Painting will take 1.5 hours and start at 10:30 am, 12:30 pm and 2:15 pm.

Cheese ‘n’ Charcuterie by MAD Providore:

Pre-order your personal Cheese and Charcuterie platter from Maryborough’s own specialty deli MAD Providore. Platter is a single serving and includes a selection of cheeses, charcuterie, antipasto, fruit & nuts and is not available to purchase on the day. Pre-Order today.

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