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10+ Foodie Events You Can Enjoy for less than $50

Foodie experiences you can chow down on this Taste Bundaberg Festival with just a $50 note (change expected).

1. Relax, Eat & Sip

This outdoor event has it all - deliciousness and wellness! Participants will be guided through a yoga relaxation practice (mats provided) before sampling a range of Lonnie's Chai prepared the traditional way and a scrumptious afternoon tea showcasing Bundaberg region's local produce. The menu wowed participants last year (gluten-free, raw and vegan available) and included such treats as Chocolate Zucchini Cake featuring Martos Farms zucchini, Surfie Chick Eggs, Pacific Gold Macadamia Oil and Baffle Dairy Milk; Raw Lime "Cheesecake'' featuring Bundy Limes, local avocado and macadamia; Purple Carrot Pocket Storehouse Sourdough with Lonnie's dukkah and Claxton olive oil just to name a few of the High Tea treats.

When: Sunday 9 June, 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Where: Sandcastles On The Beach, 82 Miller St, Bargara
Cost: $50 (yes, we said this was under $50 but it's worth every cent!)



2. Big Bargara Breakfast

Find out why Bundaberg flocks to Bargara each weekend for breakfast. Share your favourite table with your favourite people and enjoy our perfect weather as you wake to breakfast beside the Southern Great Barrier Reef at Taste Bundaberg Festival.

When: Sunday 9 June, 7am – 10am
Where: Your Favourite Bargara Cafe
Cost: DINE AT YOUR FAVOURITE CAFÉ AND SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES (Grab breakfast or brunch out for under $50)



3. Chilli & Lime Fiesta

Spice up your Friday night at the Chilli & Lime Fiesta at Riverfeast. Come celebrate the subtropical flavours of chilli & lime grown by local growers Austchilli & Bundy Limes prepared into tantalising dishes and locally brewed and distilled beverages.

When: Friday 5 July, 5pm – 10pm
Where: Riverfeast, 1A Scotland St, Bundaberg East
Cost: FREE ENTRY ($50 will get you a number of drinks and a dishes from numerous food stalls.)



4. Bundy Flavours & Farmers Market

From the fields to the kitchen, the Bundaberg Region has a reputation as one of Australia's largest 'food bowls'.
Bundy Flavours and Farmer's Markets is a one-stop-shop for sourcing fresh, local produce and products, combined with the inspiration to create a meal that will tantalise the tastebuds. Enjoy a mix of activities including live cooking demonstrations in addition to stallholders featuring locally grown, cooked or created products.

When: Saturday 6 July, 7am – 2pm
Where: Alexandra Park (West) Quay St, Bundaberg
Cost: FREE ENTRY ($50 will get you some tantalising nibbles from local cafes, bakeries and eateries + fresh local produce to take home)



5. Sounds Crafty

Experience an evening of locally brewed craft beer, cider, wine and spirits carefully crafted into delicious signature cocktails. With live music, brewery tours and tasty tapas available, it's a Saturday night not to be missed!

When: Saturday 6 July, 2pm – 10pm
Where: The Brewhouse, 10 Tantitha St, Bundaberg
Cost: $25 adult, $15 Concession



6. Family Feasting At Eleven Acres

Eleven Acres invites you to join us for a 2-course family share style dinner. Showcasing some of the Bundaberg area's finest produce in a warm, homestyle feast.

When: Saturday 6 July, 5:30pm – 9pm
Where: Eleven Acres, 363 Branyan Dr, Bundaberg
Cost: $48 Adults, $18 Children (Under 12)



7. Sunday Seaside Escape – Brunch

Start your Sunday escape with a big stack of pancakes bursting with fresh local flavours – then walk if off along the 16km beach or the Banksia Track or, just pick a spot and relax! The whole family will love Happy Moment's Café's sweet and savoury pancakes and crepes and the stunning bay views (keep an eye out for dolphins!). Book your tickets and discover Woodgate Beach.

When: Sunday 7 July 2019, 9am – 11am
Where: Happy Moment's Café, 138 The Esplanade, Woodgate
Cost: $22



8. A Nourishing Pantry Tour

You're invited to an exclusive, behind the scenes visit to the region's largest wholefood store, Nana's Pantry. Stroll through the aisles of Nana's and learn secret tips and tricks for stocking your pantry with nourishing, whole food ingredients with a regional flavour. Local Nourish Café owner, Judy Plath, will guide your discovery tour so you can #tastebundaberg every day and enjoy the rewards of nourishing your body with fresh ingredients whilst also nourishing the vibrant food and farming community in the Bundaberg region.

After the tour, enjoy barista-made coffee and an array of treats featuring local ingredients.

When: Sunday 7 July 2019, 2pm – 4pm
Where: Nana's Pantry, 38 Electra St, Bundaberg
Cost: $45 Adults, $35 Children



9. Sunday Seaside Escape – High Tea

Make a Sunday escape and discover one of the region's best-kept secrets... beautiful unspoiled Woodgate Beach! Explore sandy beaches, tranquil Theodolite Creek and lush coastal National park then, mellow out with the sounds of the ocean, a warm breeze and a glass of bubbles at our seaside soiree. Join hosts Jacqui and Rob on the deck of Serenity Cove Café for a relaxed afternoon of delish treats featuring seasonal organic produce grown in the rich red soils of Childers and, a selection of fine local wines. Meet organic growers Steve and Leah from Chilled as Produce and discover boutique wines from Hill of Promise Winery & Cellar Door.

When: Sunday 7 July 2019, 2pm – 4pm
Where: Serenity Cove Café, 88 The Esplanade, Woodgate
Cost: $25



10. Brewfeast

Back for another year of craft brew fun, Brewfeast is coming soon! Experience an evening of locally brewed craft beer, cider, wine and spirits carefully crafted into delicious signature cocktails. With live music, brewery tours and tasty tapas available, it's a Saturday night not to be missed!

When: Saturday 17 August, 2pm – 10pm
Where: The Brewhouse, 10 Tantitha St, Bundaberg
Cost: $25 adult, $15 Concession



11. The People's Cider Launch Party

Less socialist and more social-media, the People's Cider is the most interactive drink-making experiment Bundaberg has ever seen! Maverick cidermakers Josh and Zoe, the geniuses behind the only commercially-available all-Queensland cider, will invite all their greatest fans to celebrate the launch of The People's Cider at Taste Bundaberg Festival.

The people will decide the ingredients and the people will cheers to its triumphant unveiling with a great celebration of local nibbles, expert musings from head cidermaker and a look behind the scenes at the Ohana headquarters.

* No soviet state will be formed as a result of this cider celebration!

When: Saturday 17 August, 4pm – 6pm
Where: Ohana Cider House & Exotic Fruit Winery, 5 Alexandra Street, Bundaberg
Cost: $49 Adults (18+ event only)


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