We’re saying goodbye to summer and already marching into the third month of the year. And Melbourne foodies are set with an abundance of March 2022 Food Festivals.
Here is just a small sampling of what promises to be a satisfying month with the March 2022 food festivals on offer.
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Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
Celebrating its 30th year, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is back and bringing with it a stellar line-up of fantastic eating and drinking, demonstrations, parties and talks that are guaranteed to please. Keep an eye out for further details about the program and make sure you subscribe for the ticket presale- they won’t last long!
When: Friday 25th March- Saturday 9th April 2022
Where: Melbourne, VIC 3000
Entry Cost: TBA
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Melbourne Gin Festival
Are you ready for a spectacular celebration in honour of Australian gin? Dubbed ‘Melbourne’s Giant Juniper Party’, the Melbourne Gin Festival brings together 50 Aussie Distillers and 400 gins together under the one roof. With tote bags, souvenir cocktail glasses, free coffee and drinks on the house up for grabs, how could you refuse an invitation?
When: Friday 18th March- Sunday 20th March 2022
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Vic 3006
Entry Cost: $70
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Meatstock, the ultimate Music and Barbecue Festival, is coming to Melbourne in March 2022 to present festivalgoers with some of the biggest names in the music and BBQ scene! Promising live music, demonstrations, competitions, free rides to keep the kids entertained, a brilliant barbecue expo and, of course, food trucks and refreshments, Meatstock has something for all lovers of meat.
When: Saturday 26th March- Sunday 27th March 2022
Where: Melbourne Showgrounds, Epsom Road, Ascot Vale, VIC 3032
Entry Cost: $40 – $65
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Cocktails and Dogtails
Treat both yourself and your furry best friend at Cocktails and Dogtails, hosted by Melbourne Street Eatz. Be greeted on arrival with a cocktail for yourself and a pupachino for your pooch and enjoy a day spent exploring 12 different food trucks for both humans and doggies, two bars, live entertainment and roving acts. Tickets are limited so fetch yours fast!
When: Sunday 13th March 2022
Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, VIC 3006
Entry Cost: $4 – $20
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Herb & Chilli Festival
Can you handle the heat? Celebrate the spicy flavours of Melbourne at the 2022 Herb and Chilli Festival! With four entertainment and information stages running all day, a showcase of top-quality spices, sauces, rubs and foods from all over the globe, and free entry for kids under 14, it’ll be a hot day out for the whole family!
When: Saturday 19th March- Sunday 20th March 2022
Where: Romantic Nursery, 125 Quayle Road, Wandin, VIC 3140
Entry Cost: $22 – $45
For more information about upcoming festivals, events, and all the foodie news in Melbourne, head over to the Melbourne Food Festivals online directory.