Food festivals are a fun activity for many of us. There are plenty to suit everyone’s tastes. Here’s What’s On in Melbourne April 2021.
There is nothing better than a festival for those who love to enjoy amazing food, great drinks, entertaining demonstrations, and soulful music. If you want to know what’s on in Melbourne April 2021, you’ve come to the right place.
So, what’s on in Melbourne for April 2021?
April Sat, 17 Apr 2021 11:00 AM to Sun, 18 Apr 2021 5:00 PM
1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford VIC 3067
This is a boutique craft beer and food festival, made by those who appreciate beer and food. At the historic Abbotsford Convent Garden, you’ll get to enjoy live music, craft beer, and food. The Feast features over 20 breweries. With 80 regular favourites and beers brewed just for the festival, you’ll be kept busy. While you’re at it, enjoy gourmet mac n’ cheese, burgers, ribs, or woodfired pizzas. Remember to check out the education classes too.
Melbourne Cocktail Festival
Mon 12 Apr to Sun 18 Apr
Beneath 3 Driver Lane, Melbourne Vic 3000
The Melbourne Cocktail Festival celebrates the local bars, bartenders, suppliers, and makers. Its aim is to invigorate the city’s nightlife. Melbourne’s best bars will serve unique cocktails over seven days. Remember to take part in the Bar Safari. The first 1000 registrations will receive a free cocktail and ticketholders can access each venue’s bespoke cocktails for $15.
Fawlty Towers – the Dining Experience
Thu 8 Apr to Thu 18 Apr, 7.30 PM-9.30 PM
The Duke of Wellington Pub & Rooftop Bar, 146 Flinders St, Melbourne 3000
Fawlty Towers – The Dining Experience is making a highly anticipated return to the Melbourne Comedy Festival. This is a highly interactive and completely original show, winning five-star reviews wherever it goes. Be part of the action as Basil, Sybil, and Manuel serve a three-course meal. Anything can happen, as it’s 70 percent improvised!
Smith & Deli Lazy Picnic Saturdays
Sat 10 Apr, 12.30 PM – 2.30 PM
11 Moor Street, Fitzroy
On the second Saturday of each month, vegans have a special picnic. Vegans (well, anyone) is invited to Smith & Deli to purchase delicious vegan creations for the picnic. There are elaborate sandwiches, salads, sweets, and beverages – all free from animal products. Meander 50 metres down the road to a quaint little park to enjoy your lunch and mingle with other plant-based foodies. Take your own blanket.
Melbourne Foodie Culture
Tuesdays or Thursdays, 10.30-2.30 PM (check online)
Tour starts at Immigration Museum – Discovery Centre
Melbourne is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Learn about arrivals from all over the world, their triumphs and challenges, and their food. This 4-hour walking tour takes you to the streets of Melbourne, introducing you to local favourites. The progressive tasting takes you to five stops. You’ll also wander through local spice shops.
Melbourne Street Eatz
Final days, finishing Sun Apr 4
Known as Melbourne’s food truck event, you have the chance to enjoy the final days of the event until April 4. This free event is located on South Wharf where you can enjoy a range of different foods along with enjoy live music and events.
Vida Latin Festival
Starting Apr 30
Bring out your salsa shoes and come enjoy what the Latin festival has to offer. Starting on April 30, the Latin festival is filled with great food, entertainment and music. Located at King’s Domain, this event is free for everyone to enjoy and explore the beauty of the Latin culture and the best Latin vendors in town. This is an event not to be missed.
High Seas (High tea)
Finishing Apr 4
This event is one for the seafood lover. A twist from the traditional high tea, The Westin Melbourne in partnership with Four Pillars Gin have created a menu that is one of a kind. From Bloody Shiraz Gin Caviar to native oysters with finger lime and Rare Dry Gin, the tastes of the sea come with amazing flavours. A great day out for those that love seafood until April 4, enjoy the High Seas High Tea at The Westin Melbourne for $89.
Embla Roof Top Bar and Cinema
Ongoing through April
Located in Russell Street, there is nothing like good food and beverages followed by a roof top movie. Before the weather gets too cold, April has an array of movie viewings while you have a snack or enjoy a full meal. From $18 to $24, this is a great event to enjoy with family or friends.
For the obsessed foodie or the person who just likes to eat or drink, there are many options in Melbourne this April. Check out the Melbourne Food Festivals online directory for information about festivals, events, and eateries.