The Noosa Food & Wine Festival is happening 17- 20 May 2018 with over 30 great events and one of the hottest places to be is under the Noosa Tipis on Noosa Main Beach. This stunning venue opens on Friday night as it hosts the Festival Opening Party, celebrating Noosa's amazing collection of restaurants coupled with some of Australia's leading wines and continues to party across the weekend with great events presented by some of Noosa's finest restaurants.
Here are five great reasons to book your tickets now!
1. RISE & NOURISH WITH BEYOND EXPERIENCES - Ground your feet in the sand, take in the fresh air and immerse yourself in yoga and a nourishing breakfast under the Beach Tipis. Beyond Experiences will present a unique fusion of health and wellness offerings, showcasing talented and passionate souls.
Zenko Yoga will lead a 60-minute beach practice that will awaken the senses through breath and movement, while taking in the best view in Noosa. This feel-good flow will energise, stretch, centre and focus you in preparation for a fulfilled day.
Nutritionist and founder of Changing Habits, Cyndi O'Meara, will share her inspiring story along with insights into her sustainable farm located in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.
A nutritious Cyndi O'Meara-inspired breakfast will be served on the beach, showcasing local produce from Noosa's own Shambhala Farm. A healthy breakfast wouldn't be complete without a fresh Noosa Cleanse juice and a splash of champagne! (Stand-up event.) Saturday 19 May 6.30-9am $80.
2. UNDER THE MOON IN MAY- Watch the sun set from the Beach Tipis as you join Bistro C, Boardwalk Bistro and Rococo for a sublime night of food, wine and entertainment to remember. (Stand-up event.) Saturday 19 May 5-9pm $195. (Please note this is an 18+ only event).
3. RICKYS CHAMPAGNE BRUNCH UNDER THE TIPIS -There's no better way to start a Sunday than with a Champagne breakfast. Take in stunning sea views with Laurent-Perrier in hand, delicious canapés by Rickys Head Chef Josh Smallwood and chilled Sunday sounds by DJ Mike. (Stand-up event.)
Ticket includes one Champagne Fizz served on arrival, one glass of Laurent Perrier Champagne, plus six canapés (four small canapes and two substantial canapes). Sunday 20 May 9.30-11am $75. (Please note this is an 18+ only event).
4. NOOSA AMOUR ON THE BEACH - Experience four of Noosa's finest restaurants – aromas Noosa, Rickys, Locale Noosa and Wood Fire Grill at a four-course lunch showcasing produce from Maravista Farm and matching wines by Pizzini Wines together with a welcome drink on arrival. (Sit-down event.) Sunday 20 May 12-2.30pm $165. (Please note this is an 18+ only event).
5. TIPI APERITIVO CLOSING PARTY - What is Aperitivo? To the Italians, Aperitivo refers to a refreshing alcoholic beverage or cocktail shared with friends at sunset. It is meant as an appetizer or opener to your night with the intention of stimulating your appetite for a night of food and fun!
For the finale of Noosa Food & Wine 2018, Noosa Boathouse and Dal Zotto Wines are presenting just that! Join them for the Official Closing Party and enjoy the sunset on Noosa Main Beach, slip off your shoes and feel the sand between your toes.
Grab a Dal Zotto Prosecco cocktail while you decide what you'd like to nibble on. With Noosa Boathouse Chef Shane Bailey and Chef Matt Golinski at the helm, there will be some fantastic local food on offer, so be prepared to try some amazing produce from the Noosa region.
The music kicks in, as does a night under the stars full of fun, food and festivities….Welcome to Tipi Aperitivo. Tickets include: Beach Tipi entry, 2 hours of Dal Zotto Prosecco cocktails and wine (5-7pm), generous amounts of food by Matt Golinski and Shane Bailey, plus live music by Honey! Cash bar available 7-9pm.Sunday 20 May 5-9pm $149. (Please note this is an 18+ only event).
For the full program and to purchase event tickets see www.noosafoodandwine.com.au
The Queensland Government, via Tourism and Events Queensland, is proud to support the Noosa Food & Wine Festival which features on the It's Live! in Queensland events calendar. Queensland, just the place to experience Australia's best live events.