Relish Food & Wine Festival

Saturday 1 June 2024 | Queens Park & Portside Precinct, Maryborough
Saturday 1 June 2024 | Queens Park & Portside Precinct, Maryborough
Saturday 1 June 2024 | Queens Park & Portside Precinct, Maryborough

2024 Details Coming Soon

Until then check out the 2023 line-up
 

Relish The Experience Package

Embrace the excitement that is Relish Food & Wine Festival on a weekend escape. 

The Fraser Coast offers the best of both worlds – where the Heritage of Maryborough entwines with the natural coastal playground of Hervey Bay. You can enjoy it all whilst savouring the regional flavours at the Relish Food & Wine Festival located in the Portside precinct and leafy surrounds of Queens Park in Maryborough 

Your package includes: 

  • Accommodation Ramada Resort Hervey Bay – your choice of 2 night or 3-night stay starting Friday June 2nd.
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Door to door return transfer from Hervey Bay to the festival.
  • 2 Adult Admission to Relish Food & Wine Festival
  • 2 Adult Admission to Hidden Seas Cruise – with your choice of departure time. 

 

Contact Fraser Coast Visitor Services on 1800 811 723 for more details.  

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Return Bus Transfers - Hervey Bay

If you want to make the most of everything Relish Food & Wine Festival has to offer, consider adding a return bus transfer ticket to Hervey Bay with our friends at G & D Ross.  

Bus 1: Departs Hervey Bay Transit Centre at 9:15 am and return departure from Relish Food & Wine Festival at 4:00 pm.  

Bus 2: Departs Hervey Bay Transit Centre at 10:00 am and return departure from Relish Food & Wine Festival at 5:00 pm 

Bus 3: Departs Hervey Bay Transit Centre at 10:45 am and return departure from Relish Food & Wine Festival at 5:30 pm 

Sales close midday 01 June 2023 

Tickets: $12 available Monday, 3 April 

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A dining experience with the Odyssey Bistro team over a curated 4 course long lunch with matching beverages. The lunch will open at 11.30am, with first course starting at 12:00pm and concludes at 3pm. 

Location: Located in Gatakers Courtyard behind the Maryborough Colonial and Military Museum.

Time: 12pm 

Duration: 3 hours 

Ticket: $200 available Monday, 3 April 

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Pigs, Pots + Pinot is a session created to celebrate the passion Dan and Steph share for each key ingredient going into this dining experience. Join the dynamic duo for an exclusive Dan and Steph crafted and curated three-course meal with refreshments. 

Pigs, Pots + Pinot will take place in the Excelsior City Band Hall from 11.30am – 1:30pm. 

Location: Band Hall Carpark 

Time: 11.30am 

Duration: 2 hours 

Ticket: $100 available Monday, 3 April 

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Surf'n'Turf Sesh by Ricardo's Italiano & Seafood x Low'n'Slow BBQ Shack

Ricardo’s Italiano & Seafood

Low’n’Slow BBQ shack

A very special Surf’n’Turf 2 course seated dining experience presented by Ricardo’s Italiano & Seafood Restaurant and The Low’n’Slow BBQ Shack featuring Hervey Bay’s famous seafood & the BBQ Shack’s renowned Low’n’Slow BBQ’ed meats. Includes a complimentary glass of red or white wine or craft beer on arrival. 

The 75 minute Surf’n’Turf Seshs will take place on the Mary River Decking at 11.00am, 12:45pm, and 2.30pm. 

Location: Mary River Deck 

Time: 11.00am, 12:45pm and 2.30pm 

Duration: 75 minutes 

Ticket: $95 available Monday, 3 April 

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Learn the origins of Maryborough’s very own “Matilda” micro-distillery whilst sipping on two hand crafted gin cocktails, bottomless espresso and loose-leaf tea. Paired with a Portside Signature High Tea featuring delectable bite-sized savoury and sweet treats. Let the fun be-GIN! Matilda Gin High Tea run for 90 minutes starting at 10:30 am and 12:30 pm. 

Location: Portside Café & Restaurant 

Time: 10.30am & 12:30pm 

Duration: 90 minutes 

Ticket: $80 available Monday, 3 April 

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Unwind aboard the Boat Club’s M.V. Amaroo to soulful blues rhythms laid down by acoustic legend Frank Benn. With the picturesque banks of the Mary River as a backdrop you’ll sample wines from The Hidden Sea – PINOT GRIGIO, SAUVIGNON BLANC or SHIRAZ. Your ticket includes a river cruise, 2 sample drinks, Cheese Tasting snack and live music. The perfect platform for a soulful jaunt down the Mary River. The 45 minute Hidden Sea Cruise will depart from the March Street Jetty.

Location: Wharf Street Jetty 

Time: 11:00am, 12:15pm, and 1:30pm 

Duration: 45 minutes 

Ticket: $50 available Monday, 3 April 

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What better way to make your way home from the Relish Food & Wine Festival than by a Twilight River Cruise along the Mary River? Unwind aboard The Boat Club’s M.V. Amaroo as you enjoy the sunset on the beautiful journey back to Hervey Bay. There will be a bar on board with The Hidden Sea wine selection, Great Northern Beers and other drinks available for purchase. The Twilight River Cruise will depart from the March Street Jetty at 3:00 pm sharp, arriving at The Hervey Bay Boat Club at approximately 6 pm. 

Location: Wharf Street Jetty 

Time: 3:00pm 

Duration: 3 hours 

Ticket: $65 available Monday, 3 April 

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Join Annabel from Get Off Your Arts and get your creative on. Situated in the stunning grounds of Portside Residence, choose of one of 3 gorgeous designs to paint, and with the outline already pre-sketched for you, it’s perfect for beginners.  Wine, materials & step-by-step instructions all included. Painting sessions will each take 1.5 hours and start at 10:30 am painting “Lavender in a Vase”, 12:30 pm painting the “Fabulous Flamingo” and 2:30 pm painting “Hydrangeas”. 

Location: Portside Courtyard 

Time: 10:30am, 12:30pm & 2:30pm 

Duration: 90 minutes 

Ticket: $65 available Monday, 3 April 

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Enjoy a single serve cheese & charcuterie platter from Maryborough’s own specialty deli MAD Providore, perfect to pair with your choice of wine or beverage available from one of the pop-up wineries or bars. Pre-order today to guarantee your platter which includes an insta-worthy selection of cheeses, charcuterie, antipasto, fruit & nuts. Available to collect from the MAD Providore pop-up store in Queens Park from 10am. 

Location: Queens Park 

Time: Collection from 10am 

Ticket: $26 available Monday, 3 April 

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