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Italian Food & Vino Festival

Ciao! Something delizioso is coming to Noosa! Get ready to discover the best the Noosa region has to offer. Uncover hidden food and vino gems, and newly launched Italian brands not seen before in Australia. The Italian Food & Vino Festival has curated the ultimate weekend of Italian-inspired food and drink experiences.

Full event schedule:

Opening Party

Kick off the weekend of celebrations at the Italian Food & Vino Festival's Opening Party.

Hosted by Noosa Waterfront's owner and chef, Andrea Ravezzani, the party will feature signature canapes, a fabulous selection of drinks and entertainment by the talented Mick Danby.

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The Festival

The Italian Food & Vino Festival is a one-day celebration of the Italian culture through a fun loving, delicious and engaging culinary experience.

With authentic Italian food, drinks, live music and entertainment set against the backdrop of the spectacular Noosa River, this will be the new must-do event on the Noosa calendar.

Come and meet incredible producers offering a curated range of Italian food and drink in the Produce Market. Enjoy all your favourite Italian cuisine including pizza, pasta, panini, gelato, espresso, cannoli and more! All adult ticketholders will also receive a free Festival tote bag to store all of your Italian treats.

Be entertained by remarkable chefs as they demonstrate their skills on the masterclass stage, dabble in a game or two of Bocce or just sit back and relax in the Piazza and enjoy the entertainment from international DJ's and live band performances.

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Ferrari Long Lunch

An unmissable Italian long lunch event with four incredible Italian chefs, an array of Italian wines, Heads of Noosa beer and exceptional food.

Experience a carefully curated 4-course menu by four Italian Chefs - Noosa Waterfront's Andrea Ravezzani, Chef Luca Ciano, Lucio's Marina and Adriano Zumbo, wines by Ferrari Trento and Terre Forti, beer by Heads of Noosa, a speciality cocktail by Seabourne Distillery and the warm conversation and family atmosphere of a traditional Italian Long Lunch.

Situated within the Italian Food & Vino Festival site, your ticket includes entry to the Festival so why not stay on following the lunch and party the afternoon away with our great line up of entertainment.

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Closing Party

After your weekend of Festival celebrations, you won't want to miss the Closing Party!

Hosted by Matteo Galletto of Lucio's Marina and featuring international DJ, Stevie G, dance the afternoon away riverside. Including roving canapes and a wonderful selection of drinks, this is the perfect way to end your Festival weekend.

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August 2022

  • Friday 26th 12:00am — Sunday 28th 12:00am