Ballina Food and Wine Festival 2018
Main Festival Day, Sunday 1st July 2018, Ballina Jockey Club
Asahi – After Dark Gala Dinner, Friday 29th June 2018, Ballina RSL Club
A community event presented by the Rotary Club of Ballina-on-Richmond
This year’s festival features 2 different events run over 2 days at various locations. Showcasing a fusion of the best produce, products, restaurants and culinary expertise our region has to offer along with premium wines, craft beer, cider and spirits from around Australia and abroad.
The Food & Wine Festival is in it’s 9th year. Each year the proceeds of the festival are donated to worthy causes both local community and international projects. Some of the local beneficiaries over the years have included: Ballina Lighthouse and Lismore Surf Lifesaving, Riding for the Disabled, Heartfelt House, Ballina SES, Paradise FM, Cancer Council Australia, Ballina’s Marine Rescue Unit, Ballina and District Community Services Association, Our House, Biala Special School and Australian Seabird Rescue Ballina Jet Boat Rescue, Ballina Rotaract and Orange Sky Laundry.
THE MAIN FESTIVAL DAY
The main festival on Sunday 11am – 5pm, held at the Ballina Jockey Club will have over 70 exhibitors, information sessions, demonstrations, and quality entertainment.
This stunning celebration of the Northern Rivers really is a major regional event which features exhibitors, information sessions, demonstrations and quality entertainment.
There are plenty of activities to enjoy during the day including:
Wine, Beer, Cider, Spirits and Food tastings
Culinary and Cottage industry exhibitors
Wine appreciation sessions
We have a great line up of talent playing at the festival this year
and Blake Tailor
Tickets are $25. Entry is strictly over 18 years only. At only $5 return trip, keep the car at home and take the festival bus that will running around the region.