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MELBOURNE FOOD FESTIVALS AND EVENTS 2019

A calendar of food festivals and events around Melbourne and Victoria for 2019

Melbourne (and Victoria) is a multi-cultural melting pot thriving with world class coffee and food. As a result food festivals and events have followed suit, all catering to our every possible culinary needs from Cheese to Salami Festivals, and regular, as well as seasonal fixtures.

Whether you’re a self-confessed foodie looking to explore Melbourne’s food scene, or just love attending food markets – we have such a growing number of food festivals and events that you’ll be spoilt for choice. Here I’ve filtered a list of some of the best for you, month-by-month so you can constantly cure your foodie cravings. Enjoy attending some of the best food festivals and events Melbourne and Victoria have on offer!

Would you like to see your event or food festival on this list? Please email: info@decisivecravings.com.au for further information.

JC x

P.s – For conscious cafes, as well as initiatives, make sure you check out our new food guide: Melbourne for Conscious Foodies. It’s a thoughtful gift for Melbournians, or travellers visiting Melbourne.

 

MELBOURNE FOOD FESTIVALS AND EVENTS 2019

 

ONGOING

The Fitzroy Mills Market – Saturdays

Melbourne Farmers Markets – Saturdays

Hank Marvin Market – Saturdays

Slow Food Farmers Market – fourth Saturday of each month

Preston Food Truck Park – Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

 

 

JANUARY

High Tea at the Melbourne Zoo – January 13th, 2019 (Parkville)

So Frenchy So Chic – January 13th, 2019 (Werribee Park)

Melbourne Streat Eatz Festival – January 14th – 16th, 2019  (Melbourne Exhibition Centre)

Ballarat Beer Festival – January 19th, 2019 (Ballarat)

South Melbourne Night Market – January 10th – February 28th, 2019 (Thursdays from 5:30pm)

Melbourne Streat Eatz Festival – January 24th – 26th, 2019 (Coburg)

Queen Vic Summer Night Market – On until March 20th, 2019 (CBD)

 

 

FEBRUARY

National Sustainable Living Festival – February 1 – 28, 2019 (various locations)

Lygon Street Multicultural Festival – February 2nd, 2019 (Carlton)

Festival 21 2019 – February 1st – 2nd, 2019 (Various events, CBD)

FREE Sizzle Fest at Prahran Market – February 3rd, 2019 (Prahran)

Yoga at the Winery – February 9th, 2019 (Bellarine Estate)

Sustainable Living Festival’s Great Local Lunch – February 10th, 2019 (Birrarung Marr)

Free Zero Waste Cooking Workshop – February 13th, 2019 (North Fitzroy)

Apollo Bay Seafood Festival 2019 – February 15th – 17th, 2019 (Apollo Bay)

Retreat Here Yoga and Wine Event – February 23rd, 2019 (CBD)

Eltham Jazz Food and Wine Festival – February 23rd – 24th, 2019 (Eltham)

The Prosecco Festival 2019 – February 23rd, 2019 (Northcote)

High Tea at the Melbourne Zoo – February 24th, 2019  (Parkville)

Lunch with Emiko Davies and Tessa Kiros – February 27th, 2019 (Fitzroy North)

Queen Vic Summer Night Market – On until March 20th, 2019 (CBD)

South Melbourne Night Market – On until February 28, 2019 (Thursdays from 5:30pm)

 

 

MARCH

Slow Fish Australia Festival – March 3rd, 2019 (Spotswood)

Melbourne Streat Eatz Festival – March 7th – 11th, 2019 (Caulfield)

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2019 – March 8th – 24th, 2019 (Various locations)

Williamstown Wine and Cheese Fest – March 9th, 2019 (Williamstown)

Mussel Festival – March 9th – 10th, 2019 (South Melbourne)

Herb and Chilli Festival – March 16th – 17th, 2019 (Wandin)

Queen Vic Summer Night Market – On until March 20th, 2019 (CBD)

The Bread Commons Ethiopia Edition Workshop + Dinner – March 24th, 2019 (Northcote)

Dandenong World Fare – March 24th, 2019 (Dandenong)

Fromage a Trois Cheese Festival – March 24th, 2019 (Werribee)

High Tea at the Melbourne Zoo – March 24th, 2019 (Parkville)

Autumn Scarf Dinner Series – March 26th – May 21st, 2019 (Fitzroy)

Fed in French – March 29th – 31st, 2019 (Federation Square)

 

 

APRIL

Autumn Scarf Dinner Series – On until May 21st, 2019 (Fitzroy)

Fair@Square Ethical Lifestyle Festival – April 6th – 7th, 2019 (Federation Square)

Yoga, Wine and Socialising – April 10th, 2019 (CBD)

Mount Zero Warehouse Market (Zero Waste Event) – April 13th, 2019 (Sunshine West)

Free Seed and Plant Swap – April 13th, 2019 (Carlton)

Melbourne Streat Eatz Festival – April 24th – 28th, 2019 (Cheltenham)

Free Coffee Knowledge Workshop by Proud Mary Coffee Roasters – April 26th , 2019 (Collingwood)

High Tea at the Melbourne Zoo – April 28th, 2019 (Parkville)

 

 

MAY

Grampians Grape Escape – May 4th – 5th, 2019 (Halls Gap)

Good Beer Week – May 10th – 19th, 2019 (Carlton)

Free Preparing For Winter Harvest Workshop – May 11th, 2019 (Carlton)

Autumn Scarf Dinner Series – On until May 21st, 2019 (Fitzroy)

Free Coffee Knowledge Workshop by Proud Mary Coffee Roasters – May 24th, 2019 (Collingwood)

High Tea at the Melbourne Zoo – May 26th, 2019 (Parkville)

Good Food & Wine Show 2019 – May 31st – June 2nd, 2019 (South Wharf)

 

 

JUNE

High Tea at the Melbourne Zoo – June 30th, 2019 (Parkville)

Good Food & Wine Show 2019 – On until June 2nd, 2019 (South Wharf)

Melbourne Good Food Month (various locations)

Queen Victoria Night Market – June 5th – August 28th, 2019 (Queen Victoria Market)

Truffle Melbourne Festival Weekend – June 22nd – 23rd, 2019 (Queen Victoria Market)

Seeds Winter Soup Festival – June 30th, 2019 (Brunswick)

 

 

JULY

Bastille Day French Festival – July 12th – 13th, 2019

Queen Victoria Night Market – On until August 28th, 2019 (Queen Victoria Market)

Madame Brussels European Night Market – every Friday night in July 2019 (CBD)

Scarf Dinners  – July 2nd – September 3rd, 2019 – more info TBC

High Tea at the Melbourne Zoo – July 28th, 2019 (Parkville)

Queen Victoria Night Market – On until August 28th, 2019 (Queen Victoria Market)

 

 

AUGUST

‘Mould’ A Cheese Festival – August 17th, 2019 (CBD)

Scarf Dinners  – On until September 3rd, 2019 – more info TBC

Queen Victoria Night Market – On until August 28th, 2019 (Queen Victoria Market)

 

 

SEPTEMBER

Royal Melbourne Show – September 21st, 2019 – October 1st, 2019

Scarf Dinners  – On until September 3rd, 2019 – more info TBC

 

OCTOBER

Melbourne Salami Festival – 2019 dates TBC (Northocte)

Royal Melbourne Show – On until October 1st, 2019 (Melbourne Showgrounds)

Gluten Free Expo – October 5th – 6th, 2019 (South Wharf)

Prahran Market Cheese Festival – 2019 dates TBC (Prahran)

 

 

NOVEMBER

Taste Festival – 2019 dates TBC (Albert Park)

Dine Smart (make a small donation at participating restaurants and support a local homelessness project) – November – December 2019 dates TBC

La Dolce Vita Festival – 16th – 17th November, 2019 (King Valley)

Cake, Bake and Sweets Show – November 29th – December 1st, 2019

Night Noodle Markets – 2019 dates TBC (CBD)

Toast to the Coast – 2019 dates TBC (Geelong)

Paris To Provence – 2019 dates TBC (South Yarra)

 

 

DECEMBER

Cake, Bake and Sweets Show – On until December 1st, 2019 (South Wharf)

Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar – 2019 dates TBC (Toorak)

Paris To Provence – 2019 dates TBC (South Yarra)

Dumbo Feather Christmas Fete –2019 dates TBC (St Kilda)

The Big Design Market – 2019 dates TBC (Carlton)

German Christmas Market – 2019 dates TBC (Fitzroy North)

Kris Kringle Night Market – 2019 dates TBC (Northcote)

Sister’s Market – 2019 dates TBC (Brunswick)

French Christmas Market – 2019 dates TBC (St Kilda)

Dine Smart (make a small donation at participating restaurants and support a local homelessness project) – November – December 2019 dates TBC

 

 

More events being added soon. To enquire about adding yours, email: info@decisivecravings.com.au for further information.