Lock in plans for Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival

Published 5:00am 11 August 2022

Lock in plans for Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival
Words by Kylie Knight

Prepare your tastebuds … the countdown is on for Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival, which runs from August 19-21 at Woody Point’s Apex Park.

The event will feature a diverse line-up of celebrity chefs and cooks including Manu Fieldel, Adriano Zumbo, Georgia Barnes, Alastair McLeod, Pearly Sprinkles, Alex Glenn and Luke Camilleri and will showcase a variety of cuisine that can be created using ingredients from across the Moreton Bay Region

It kicks off the Tastes of Moreton Bay Feastival, a six-week celebration of the region’s producers and foodie culture. There are more than 40 events from August 19 to September 25.

At Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival, you can enjoy cooking demonstrations, seaside pop-up bars, local produce, live entertainment and fireworks on Friday and Saturday at 8pm.

Your ticket includes entry to six experiences – The Kitchen, The Market Place, Brewfest Moreton Bay, The Cellar Door, The Oasis, and Sweets and Treats.

The Kitchen (presented by USC): This is where you can watch some of Australia’s biggest names in the culinary world in action including Manu Fieldel (Friday, Saturday + Sunday), Miguel Maestre (Friday only), Alastair McLeod (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), Georgia Barnes (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), Dominique Rizzo (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), Alex Glenn and Luke Camilleri ‘The Car Man’ (Saturday) and 4 Ingredients author Kim McCosker (Saturday).

The Market Place: Delight in the diverse tastes of local produce from South East Queensland, home to exceptional produce from the bay and farms all year round. Sample fresh specialties, meet and hear from artesian producers and stock up on homemade and homegrown goodies.

Brewfest Moreton Bay (presented by Kindred): Quench your thirst with 20+ local, independent, and popular brewers pouring your favourite beers and ciders while enjoying live music.

The Cellar Door (presented by Ray White Woody Point): If you love a good drop, head to The Cellar Door, where you’ll find an extensive array of wine on offer. You’ll also find a selection of stalls that pair perfectly with a good drop of red, white or pink such as cheese, meats and other picnic goodies. Spread out your picnic blanket and settle in for cool jazz tunes.

The Oasis (presented by Aspley Mazda): Enjoy your favourite party treats in this tropical-inspired “Spring Break” area, including colourful cocktails, refreshing gin and everything in between. It’s the perfect spot to grab a drink and hit the dance floor where DJs and live music will keep the party vibes going all weekend.

Sweets and Treats: Sample brownies, baked treats, desserts, coffee, ice-creams, macarons, doughnuts and plenty more delicious sweets and treats from Queensland’s best dessert makers. Alongside the tasty stalls, there will also be cooking demonstrations from celebrity dessert chef Adriano Zumbo. There will also be live music, pop-up bars, dessert cocktails and a range of stalls to pick up something for the kitchen or home.

Lock in plans for Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival

Makers’ masterclasses

There’s also a big program of masterclasses across the weekend including clay and sip, glass cabochon earring making, alcohol ink, cocktails, paint and sip, and more. To find out more or book your place, head to the website

Park and boat ramp closure

Apex Park, Woody Point, will be closed from 6am Monday, August 15 until 6pm Tuesday, August 23. The surrounding carparks, and Woody Point Boat Ramp will be closed from Friday, August 19 and there will be a footpath diversion route in place for the path that runs through the Apex Park.

How to get tickets

To find out more about Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival and to buy tickets, head to the website

Tastes of Moreton Bay Feastival is delivered by Moreton Bay Region Industry and Tourism, with the support of key strategic partner, Moreton Bay Regional Council.

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