The tables are set and the champagne is on ice…

Gold Coast Food and Wine Festival 2018 is coming

Cheers to the Gold Coast!

The Gold Coast Food and Wine Festival is over for another year, but plans are already underway for 2018!

The numbers are in… there were 36 events across the weekend, with 176 local businesses and organisations involved and 11,500 attendees. We can’t wait to share a glass of bubbles with you again next year!



Local Flavour

Burleigh Brewing

Local flavour at Burleigh Brewing will combine three of the Gold Coast’s best elements into one fantastic day. Take Burleigh Brewing’s world class craft beers (and some great Queensland wine to boot), some famous street food trucks as well as live music from local artists to create a true feast for the senses. Burleigh Brewing will be offering free tours of the brewery at specific times throughout the event.


Picnic in the Park

Surfers Paradise

Spread your picnic blanket for a food, wine and music gathering in the park! Head to Lionel Perry Park and dine on local treats from great Surfers Paradise restaurants, hand-delivered by UberEats. Enjoy dishes from the restaurants you love within the stunning setting of the park. Listen to live music, share a bottle of wine and catch up with friends as the sun sets over the Gold Coast. Use the code GCPICNIC for $5 off your first two orders on UberEats, delivery to Lionel Perry Park!


BBQ & Beats

Barbecue Competition

A celebration of fire, food, music and barbecue is coming to the Gold Coast! Australia’s leading barbecue teams will go head to head creating slow-cooked ribs, brisket, pork and chicken!

There will be mouth-watering barbecue to sample from vendors, as well as a huge range of street food eats and live music. If you’re crazy about low n slow barbecue goodness, come hungry, come thirsty and bring your dancing boots!


The Long Table

Mount Tamborine

Situated within the beautiful Gold Coast Hinterland, Tamborine Mountain is a destination for food lovers. Witches Chase Cheese, Long Road Bistro, Fortitude Brewery & Heritage Wines are collaborating on a lunch that celebrates the produce of the Hinterland. Dine on a long table set down a breezeway with views of the cheese factory in full production., and sample award winning cheeses, paté, terrines and cured meats, paired with wine and craft beer tastings.


Opening Night

QT Gold Coast

Join us as we officially launch the 2017 Gold Coast Food and Wine Festival. Enjoy canapés expertly crafted to showcase local and seasonal foodstuffs by QT’s executive chef, Greg Benney, paired with bubbles on arrival from local vineyards.


Taste of the Gold Coast

Food and Wine Tour

A progressive dinner with a difference! Explore the sophistication and style that is re-making the dining scene on the Gold Coast. Bartenders, chefs and restaurateurs have brought a revolution to food and drink in our city. A four-stop experience of cocktails, canapés, food-making, local ingredients and wine tastings, all easily located along the G:Link, the Gold Coast’s tram network.