Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2020

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2020 celebrates all things food and drink in this beautiful city of Melbourne. This year’s festival welcomes Queen Victoria Market as their new home for featured festival events. Melbourne Food & Wine Festival runs from 19–29 March 2020 at multiple locations around Melbourne.

** Event has been postponed due to COVID-19**

Festival highlights for families include:

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2020

Multicultural Festival

The Multicultural Festival features a free program of entertainment for all ages across multiple stages as well as dance workshops, a cinema, cultural arts and crafts, roving acts and kids’ activities. Food from a diverse array of Melbourne eateries, including Indigenous eats from Nornie Bero (Mabu Mabu), Turkish food from Ismail Tosun (Miksa), Ethiopian from Saba Alemayoh (Saba’s Ethiopian) and Persian from Hamed Allahyari (Salamatea), will be available on the day.

Date: Sunday 29 March 2020
Location: Queen Victoria Market
Price: Free
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Global Flavour Feast

Head to Bunjil Place for the Global Flavour Feast, showcasing the rich diversity of food and culture of Melbourne’s south-east. Enjoy cuisines from India, Africa, Asia and Europe available in their pop-up dining hall or families can watch cooking demonstrations.

There will also be music, dance, cultural workshops and activities designed for the whole family.

Date: Saturday 21 March 2020
Time: 3pm–8pm
Location: Bunjil Place Plaza, 2 Patrick Northeast Drive, Narre Warren
Price: Free
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The Big Spaghetti

The Big Spaghetti is a celebration of pasta in all its many splendoured-forms by the maestros from Rosetta, Capitano, Lello, Marameo and more of Australia’s pasta masters along with drinks from Bar Americano and Giorgio De Maria Fun Wines. A stand-up street fair-style event showcasing one of Melbourne’s favourite meals.

Date: Saturday 28 March 2020
Time: 11am–8pm
Location: Shed X at Queen Victoria Market, Queen Street, Melbourne
Price: Free
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Sichuan Snack Fair

Doyenne of Sichuan cooking Fuchsia Dunlop headlines a new event showcasing Chinese dishes both spicy and nuanced created by Dainty Sichuan, Spice Temple, Lee Ho Fook, Supernormal, Sun Kitchen and more. It’s a family-friendly celebration of Sichuan province’s greatest and hottest dishes with talks in both Mandarin and English.

Date: Sunday 22 March 2020
Time: 11am–5pm
Location: Shed X at Queen Victoria Market, Queen Street, Melbourne
Price: Free
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Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2020
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Flavours of St Albans: Twilight Market

Take a cultural journey through the streets of St Albans, from Europe to Asia and everywhere in between. Local community groups will share their stories and recipes, while live entertainment, face painting, balloon twisting and pony rides will keep the kids happy. Pre-registration for your ticket is required.

Date: Friday 27 March 2020
Time: 6pm–10pm
Location: 3 St Albans Road, St Albans
Price: Free, Pre-registration for your ticket is required.
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Shed X Talks

In a series of family-friendly sessions, a wide range of talks and demonstrations will be available for free from some of the best cooking talents from around Australia and the world.

Described as SXSW meets TED, the Shed X Talks on the Asko main stage at Queen Victoria Market will feature many of the program’s headline chefs including Alison Roman, Ed Verner (Pasture), Eyal Shani (Miznon), Fuchsia Dunlop, Helen Goh, Lee Tiernan (Black Axe Mangal), O Tama Carey (Lankan Filling Station), Pamela Clark (The Australian Women’s Weekly Children’s Birthday Cake Book), Josh Niland (Saint Peter) and Rishi Naleendra (Cloudstreet). The Shed X Talks will be hosted by broadcasters Alice Zaslavsky and Cam Smith, author Tony Tan and MFWF’s Pat Nourse.

Date: 21, 22 and 28 March 2020
Time: 11am–4pm
Location: Main Stage at Queen Victoria Market, Queen Street, Melbourne
Price: Free
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Take the Cake

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Australian Women’s Weekly Children’s Birthday Cake Book, a collaborative exhibition titled Take the Cake will be held at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia at Federation Square, showcasing the designs it made famous. The book has sold more than 500,000 copies nationwide, and its designs have formed the centrepieces of Australian birthday festivities for a whole generation, from tip-trucks filled with lollies to jelly-napped swimming pools, dinosaurs and ballerinas.

The cakes will be constructed by students from the William Angliss Institute, with cameo cakes from household Melbourne names including Chrissy Swan, Jane Kennedy, Virginia Trioli, Shaynna Blaze, Chyka Keebaugh, Lord Mayor Sally Capp and Beatrix Bakery. The exhibition, which runs 18 to 25 March, forms part of the upcoming NGV Design Week and is free to enter.

Date: 18–25 March 2020
Time: 10am–5pm
Location: The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Federation Square, Flinders Street and Russell Street, Melbourne
Price: Free
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For full program and tickets, visit www.melbournefoodandwine.com.au

Kiddiehood

We try our best to provide accurate information on kid-friendly events around Victoria, but we do recommend that parents check details directly to confirm dates, times, prices as some details may be subject to change.

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