Check out these 7 food and drink festivals all happening in March! Want more? Head to our Food & Drink page for a comprehensive guide on the 60+ food and drink events coming up in WA
Mar 8-25, Various locations & costs
The Great Southern represents one of the most diverse and engaging tourism, food and wine regions you could imagine. Located along the amazing south coast and expanding into the farming hinterland it includes major centres Albany, Denmark, Mt Barker, Kojonup and Katanning.
With a line-up of over 40 events, including festivals, markets, degustation, dinners and lunches, wine tasting, beer, coffee and spirit sessions, food and wine pairing, master class, seminars and community events – Great Southern is truly your gourmet destination!
Check out the highlights from last year:
Mar 2-4, Elizabeth Quay, $15-30 (EFTPOS ONLY)
Perth’s number one pop-up food and drink location, Elizabeth Quay, is welcoming the return of the Cider & Pork Festival – a gastronomic weekend to indulge in all the deliciousness of cider and pork. Head down to Elizabeth Quay to see 18 Australian and International cider producers alongside Perth’s most innovative chefs serving up pork specialities. Cashless event.
Mar 3, 3 Oceans Winery, $35
The South West Craft Beer Festival is the perfect opportunity to see what the best of the South West brewers have to offer. There will be over 120 local brews to choose from on the day, ranging from rye ales, sours, IPA’s and everything in between. Paired with a laid-back acoustic line-up.
Mar 3-5, Mount Barker, $20 per person/winery
Six Mount Barker Wineries will be showcasing their award winning wines with fine local food. The idea is to hop from one winery to the next, tasting and ‘grazing’ along the way. Each winery has carefully selected a grazing plate full of seasonal and local produce to pair with a glass of wine from their premium collections.
Mar 4, Karridale and Porongurup, $22 – $52
Help celebrate the 30th year anniversary of the Porongurup Wine Festival with this fun family-friendly event. Featuring grape stomping, wine tasting, master classes, live music and cooking demonstrations with celebrity chefs.
Mar 10, Lion Oriental Foods Co. Northbridge, Free Event
Check out the unique showcase of different types of sake and plum wine at this one-day event. Don’t miss the cheese and sake pairings from the Swan Valley Cheese Barrel.
Festival Mar 17, Paloma Park, Marangaroo, Free Event
Music and foodie lovers will be treated to sounds and tastes from around the world, right in the City of Wanneroo. Aussie and Kiwi bands will take to the stage, while a variety of international food trucks will be on offer. Alcohol and smoke free event.
Image credit: Taste Great Southern