Bastille Festival 2017: July 13-17
Bonjour Francophiles, Bastille Day is coming, and Sydney’s Frenchest festival, Bastille Festival, the food, wine and art revolution is coming back for its fifth year with a new name. Circular Quay will make way for over 100 performers, and a stack of all things French, from crepes to raclettes to an Electro Beer Garden and Champagne bar’s. The festival takes place over 4 days, with plenty to get down and see, for more information check out:
Sweet Street – Shangri-laSydney: July 14
Anna Polyviou, the crowned punk pastry princess, is hosting a night of over the top sweetness. In collaboration with the Shangri-la, they have curated some of Sydney’s most savoured sweet-makers. The likes of Knafeh Bakers, Andy Bowdy, Textbook patisserie and luxbite will all be in attendance. The event is held in the Shangri-la hotel’s ballroom will graffiti artists, cake eating contests and DJ’s spinning tunes all night long.
Zoo Brew: 21-23 July
I don’t see what could possibly go wrong when 20 craft breweries descend on Taronga zoo for a brew and zoo extravaganza. The likes of New Zealand’s Monteith’s brewing, Gold Coast’s Balter, and of course Young Henry’s. You can get a ticket for the festival zone, a tasting cup and a 50% discount for the zoo entry as well. They’ve also go you covered for food with a 5 course beer-inspired degustation to kick off the weekend on the 21st.
Bankstown Bites: July 29
Bankstown has long been Sydney’s hub for multiculturalism. With more cuisines than you can poke a stick at, the Bankstown bites festival is returning with a bang. Apart from the countless food stalls, you can also take part in a cooking class, learn a thing or two about growing your own fruit and veg. if that’s not you maybe you might like to take part in a guided food tour, for as little as $5. For more information on what you can attend and see, you should check out
Rye July – Every Thursday this Month
If you’re not so much into Dry July – maybe you can try your hands at Rye July, a series of events held at the Glenmore championing, rye, whisky and scotch. Together with the team at Bulleit, they are celebrating by offering a range of master classes on Thursday nights throughout the month. It includes tasting sessions, food pairings and how to make a cocktail. For information and tickets