Foodie Heaven at Sample Food Festival 2018
August 21, 2018 by Gemma Dennison
Sample Food Festival Northern Rivers

Calling all food lovers! Sample a slice of the unique flavours of the Northern Rivers region at this year’s Sample Food Festival on Saturday September 1st.

This premier foodie event connects local farmers, artisan producers, chefs, restaurants and brewers to create an indulgent experience for all your senses. The festival is set to showcase 26 of the finest local restaurants who will be serving up delicious $5 and $10 tasting plates with beverages supplied by the region’s best craft brewers and distillers. Expect to see pop-up bars from local favourites such as Stone & Wood, Brookie’s Gin, and Husk Distillers. In addition to the culinary delights, there will also be market stalls, cooking demonstrations, live music and kids’ activities happening throughout the day.

Sample Food Festival is a fantastic way to get your taste buds tingling while supporting local producers and creatives, not to mention it’s a great day of entertainment for all the family. The event will run from 8am until 4pm at the Bangalow Showgrounds giving ample time to soak up the sunshine and have a picnic on the grass. Entry to the festival is $5 per person and children are free.

Visit for more information and to purchase tickets for the Sample workshops leading up to the festival. This year’s festival is in association with Gold Coast Airport and highlights include an impressive lunch by renowned chef Shannon Bennett from Vue de Monde.

Travelling to the festival and in need of accommodation? Stay at our resort and welcome Spring beachside for a weekend of delicious cuisine and creative local culture.

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