General Information

The Food and Wine Festival is on Saturday 19th October 2019 from 12noon-8pm.

The event is held in Lake Macquarie, NSW.  The venue is at Park Road, Speers Point Park.

Approximately 2 hours from Sydney City and 30 mins from Newcastle.

There is parking available on Park Street, Speers Point.  There is extra parking at Macquarie Field for $5 which can be entered by Creek Reserve Road.  The Food & Wine Festival is within walking distance from Macquarie Field.

The Famous Tram will be shuttling festival goers on a round trip on the hour.  GOLD COIN DONATION each way.

Pickup at 12noon from the bus stop at Johns Street, Warners Bay to Lake Macquarie Council depot (free parking) to Speers Point Park.

Return trip at 12.30pm from the Bus Stop at Park Road, Speers Point Park to Lake Macquarie Council depot to the bus stop at Johns Street, Warners Bay

Coach routes are:

  • Newcastle
  • Maitland
  • Wine Country
  • East Lakes

For bookings please click here.

Absolutely everyone.  Both Adults and Children are covered with entertainment from food, beer & wine, cooking demonstrations, markets and jumping castles for kids.

Visitors can chill out and enjoy the live music.   Bring a picnic blanket and enjoy the grass and stay for the day under the trees.

Entry is free!

Yes – a local security company will be at there to ensure the event remains safe and friendly for everyone.

Yes, if you are doing wine tastings you will need to purchase the Lake Macquarie Food & Wine Festival glass.  Glass is not permitted at Speers Point, our wine tasting glass is made of polycarbonate glass. Cost is $5 and is yours to take home.

There will be an ATM on-site for visitors to use.

St Johns will be available for First Aid.

ID’s will be checked by all wineries/breweries who hold an RSA certificate.

There is a large block of toilets and disabled toilets available for visitors at Speers Point Park.