July Food Festivals 2023

Wait, it’s July? Where is the year going? We hope you’ve been getting your foodie on this year and now is not the time to stop. This month, we have quite a selection of international food festivals all right in the city and one for those who like to get out of the hustle and bustle. Let’s get to it, shall we?

Bastille Day French Festival

Dates: 8th – 9th July

Location: Queen Victoria Markets (Sheds C & D), Melbourne

Cost: FREE Entry

Bonjour, mes amis! Are you ready to experience a little bit of France right here in Melbourne? The Bastille Day French Festival! celebrates everything French, from the food and wine to the music and entertainment. You can expect to find an incredible array of French delicacies, from croissants and crepes to cheese and charcuterie. Wash it all down with a glass of fine French wine or champagne, and you’ll be feeling like you’re dining in a little Parisian cafe. It’s the perfect chance to immerse yourself in French culture

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Bastille Day French Festival

African Festival

Dates: 15th – 16th July

Location: Queen Victoria Markets (Sheds C & D), Melbourne

Cost: FREE Entry

Get ready to experience the vibrant rhythms and flavors of Africa at the African Festival in Melbourne! This one is exciting as it celebrates the diverse cultures of Africa through food, music, dance, and more. Discover the unique tastes of African cuisine and groove to the beat of live performances from talented African musicians and dancers. The African Festival is the perfect opportunity to experience everything African culture has to offer without even leaving the city. Don’t miss out!

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African Festival Melbourne 2023

Australian Sake Festival

Dates: 1st July – 2nd July

Location: Queen Victoria Markets, Melbourne

Cost: FREE for under 17, up to $69 General Admission

Get ready to say “Kanpai” to the Australian Sake Festival in Melbourne bringing together some of the best sake producers from around the country to showcase their delicious brews. From traditional to modern, sweet to dry, there’s a sake for everyone to enjoy. Plus, with food stalls serving up delicious Japanese cuisine, you can pair your sake with some tasty eats. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to experience the best of Japanese culture over one weekend.


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Australian Sake Festival Melbourne 2023

Ballarat Winter Festival

Dates: 24th June – 16th July

Location: Ballarat

Cost: Varies (events, experiences, etc)

Now it’s time for a little travel. Get ready to embrace the chilly season at the Ballarat Winter Festival! This event has something for everyone, from ice skating and snow play to warm food and cozy drinks. You can also enjoy live entertainment, art exhibitions, and even a spectacular light show. The Ballarat Winter Festival is the perfect way to make the most of winter so don’t let the cold weather keep you indoors. Get in the car, jack up the heater, and head to Ballarat.


Want more info about the Ballarat Winter Festival? Click HERE

Ballarat Winter Festival Melbourne 2023

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