Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

The annual Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is a state-wide celebration of Victoria’s food and wine industry. In 2017, more than 250,000 people are expected flock to the state for the event’s 25th year anniversary from March 31st – April 9th. With only a handful of events marking its humble beginnings in 1993, the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival has grown into a diverse program of over 200 activities for people of all kinds to enjoy.

Food and wine lovers will be able to indulge in events that will fill Melbourne’s labyrinthine network of restaurants, laneways, basements and rooftops. Highlights of the festival include the following:

  • The House of Food and Wine
  • Masterclasses
  • River Graze
  • Crawl n Bite
  • Restaurant Express
  • Regional Longest Lunches

Travelling to Melbourne to make the most of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival? Look no further than ibis Styles Melbourne, The Victoria Hotel. Located in the heart of the Melbourne CBD, our hotel is nearby to many of the festival’s venues and is a perfect base for visitors to make the most of what the city has to offer. Check out our specials page and book your stay with us today.

Need ideas and inspiration for your Melbourne itinerary? Check out our attractions and events pages for a great range of activities to add to your ‘to-do’ list!