Free Festival Precinct | Moreton Bay Food and Wine Festival

2019
Festival
Precinct Guide

Free Entry

Sat 7 Sept 10am – 8pm     •     Sun 8 Sept 8am– 4pm

Get your taste buds ready for the most delicious event of the year.

Foodies will EAT, DRINK and ENJOY their way through the free Festival Precinct, winding along Redcliffe Parade with the picturesque Moreton Bay in the background.

From unique dining experiences, cooking demonstrations, live entertainment, beach tipis, celebrity chefs, hands-on workshops, food trucks, pop-up bars and market stalls; this two-day event has plenty to satisfy everyone’s palate.

So, what’s in store at the Festival Precinct in 2019?

View the Official Festival Precinct Program here!

1.1.

Kindred Beach Teepee's

Enjoy top-notch sips and a jam-packed program of entertainment underneath the Kindred Beach Teepee Bar & Stage.

Forget your worries as you laze on the beach with your toes in the sand, taking in magnificent views of Moreton Bay, with a cool drink and the sound of great live music.

2.2.

Bluewater Square Fireworks Spectacular

Watch the sky ignite in a burst of colour and sparkle at 8pm on Saturday 7th September. Head to the Kindred Beach Teepee's for the best vantage point. Get in early to secure your spot!

3.3.

Meet our Chefs

Don’t miss two of the biggest names in the culinary world - Matt Sinclair and Alastair McLeod, cooking alongside our local chefs at the USC Seafood Cooking Stage, sharing their special recipes and kitchen tips, inspired by Moreton Bay.

Find the USC Seafood Cooking Stage at the Seafood + Wine Deck.

4.4.

Mon Komo Hotel Cabana Bar

Thanks to our friends at Mon Komo Hotel, escape to an island paradise all weekend long, in this Cuban-inspired pop-up bar.

You’ll be forgiven for thinking you’ve stepped off the plane into Cuba, while you relax with your favourite cocktail in hand, overlooking the picturesque Moreton Bay.

5.5.

Local Tastes

Delight in the diverse tastes of Moreton Bay and surrounds, home to exceptional local produce both from the bay and the farms all year round, in The Courier Mail Local Tastes Pavilion. Sample fresh local specialties, meet and hear from passionate artesian producers and stock up on homemade and homegrown goodies.

Don't miss passionate foodie and proud Moreton Bay local; Alastair McLeod speaking on the Local Tastes stage from 12.25pm - 1.00pm on Sunday, 8 September.

6.6.

Craft Brews by the Bay

Head to Charlish Park to quench your thirst with local, independent and popular brewers pouring your favourite beers in this beer lovers paradise. Hungry? You’ll find a mouth-watering selection of barbeque vendors that will be firing up the grill and serving your favourite food truck items. Munch on BBQ bites from Bimm's BBQ Grill, Brazzo Boys Brazilian and Wurst Meister.

Meet our brewers White Brick Brewing, Stone & Wood, Thirsty Chiefs and Horny Wombat Brewery partnered with Kombi Keg.

7.7.

Ocean Beer

This year White Brick Brewing and Coastal Protection Core have teamed up to bring Moreton Bay Food + Wine Festival Ocean Beer!

It's a refreshing summer ale, enjoy one or many! But most importantly every time you purchase a brewski something special happens. Profits go to a key cause benefiting our oceans and our environment through Coastal Protection Core.

In the words of White Brick Brewing - "Let's save our earth - It's the only planet with beer".

Available all weekend long from White Brick Brewing in the Craft Brews by the Bay Zone, The Garden Bar and at the Kindred TeePee Bar.

8.8.

Seafood + Wine Deck

Name a more dynamic duo – we dare you! You’ll find both of these delicacies on the Seafood + Wine Deck, home to delicious seafood vendors, wineries and the USC Seafood Cooking Stage.

9.9.

Dessert Lane

Treat yo’self and journey through the delicious pop-up Dessert Lane in the Festival Precinct.

This area is dedicated to everything sweet, deep-fried, creamy and frozen. This is a judgement free zone, where we wont judge if you have dessert for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

10.10.

BallyCara Coffee Corner

Pull-up a stump and stay awhile at the BallyCara Coffee Corner.

Thanks to our friends at BallyCara, you can stop, relax and recharge in this chill out space featuring giant games and coffee poured by the team art BLVD & Cafe all weekend.

Coffee Masterclasses

The team at BLVD & Cafe will be hosting coffee masterclasses at 11am and 2pm daily.

11.11.

Sesame Lane Little Chefs Corner

Kids will be able to tackle the art of making pizza at this year’s festival.

Sesame Lane’s expert chefs will teach kids all about growing and picking their pizza toppings and using them to cook delicious pizzas.

Book your spot here.

12.12.

Official Festival Cocktail

Don't miss tasting the official Moreton Bay Food + Wine speciality cocktail, Havana Good Time, available only at Mon Komo Hotel's Pop-up Cabana Bar and Mon Komo Hotel over the festival weekend.

This tropical creation will be served in a reusable festival cup when purchased from the Mon Komo Hotel Pop-up Cabana Bar. You can also sip on a fishbowl size version at Mon Komo Hotel all weekend long.

13.13.

Meet our Locals

Get to know the local retailers and operators that are rolling up their sleeves and getting involved in all of the festival-fun.

Check out the activities, workshops and events happening alongside the free Festival Precincts.

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