The Gold Coast’s Signature Festival of Food and Wine
The third annual Gold Coast Food and Wine Festival set to explore the evolution of the city’s
culinary landscape in June 2018.
Save the date! In 2018, the Gold Coast Food and Wine Festival will shine a spotlight on the Gold Coast’s
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, which will run between the 31st May and 3rd June.
Utilising the Gold Coast’s 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.
In it’s third year, the event has grown year-on-year, attracting 11,500 attendees in 2017 across 35 unique
“the 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”
The 2018 event is set to be bigger and better again, with the festival exploring the theme ‘Evolve’.
Festival Director Michelle Christoe says that “the 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.” The 2018 Gold Coast Food and Wine Festival will explore themes around experimental dining, food and
culture crossover events, and dining as entertainment.
HOW TO GET HERE
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.
Find additional information at https://www.destinationgoldcoast.com/