8 incredible food and drink events that will get your mouth watering

Last Updated: 03 Jan 2018
Jen Bowden
WA is renowned for its local, fresh produce and award-winning breweries and wineries. Hit up one of these top events to get your fill of the best that the state has to offer.
Kegs by the Quay

Jan 12-14

Elizabeth Quay

Over 120 beers will be on tap from 20 of the best breweries and cideries around at this beer festival on the stunning Elizabeth Quay. Enjoy a laid-back vibe, local food vendors and some of the best live music and DJs around.

Taste Great Southern

Mar 8-25

Various venues, Great Southern Region

This annual festival boasts over 40 events from local produce hotspots Albany, Denmark, Mt Barker, Kojonup and Katanning. Celebrity chef Marco Pierre White will also be making an appearance, so jump online and grab your tickets before they sell out.

Sunset Wine 2018

Feb 17-18

Brighton Reserve, Scarborough

This laid-back wine festival right on WA’s stunning Sunset Coast is the perfect place to sample some of the best local vino around. There’ll be lots of live music throughout the event and a range of gourmet food on offer.

Twilight Hawkers Markets

Fridays until Mar 23

Forrest Place

This weekly gourmet food market brings the streets of Perth alive with delicious smells and awesome music every Friday night from 4:30-9:30pm. Watch as the city is transformed into a chilled-out marketplace. Bring the family and relax, and sample some of the incredible dishes on offer.

Inglewood Night Markets

Mondays until March 26

6th Avenue and Dundas Avenue, Beaufort Street

Every Monday night until the end of March, this popular street food market will take over 6th Avenue and Dundas Avenue in Inglewood. Expect a wide range of food trucks and local produce on offer, as well as fashion shows, fancy dress and treasure hunts to keep the kids entertained.

Fish & Sips Fremantle

Feb 2-4

Coast Port Beach, North Fremantle

The port town of Fremantle is the ideal spot for this new food and drink festival celebrating all things seafood. Sample award-winning fish dishes, taste some top-notch wines and sit back and listen to the live music on offer.

Araluen’s Chilli Festival 2018

Feb 3-4

Araluen Botanic Park

Set among the stunning surrounds of Araluen Botanic Park, this is one hot event you won’t want to miss. From chilli beer and chutney to cheese, cocktails and wines, this festival celebrates the versatility of chilli. Celebrity chef Vince Garreffa will be appearing and there’ll be lots of entertainment for the kids too.

South Beach Sunset Markets

Saturdays until Feb 3

South Beach, South Fremantle

Every Saturday night from 5-9pm this food and drink extravaganza will take over Fremantle’s South Beach. Packed with world foods, live music and a pop-up bar, this is the perfect chance to grab a bite while watching the sun set over the ocean.

Image courtesy of Taste Great Southern

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