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What’s on at this year’s Pyrmont Festival in Sydney

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Prepare your palates for an extraordinary journey of flavours, as Pyrmont Festival makes its grand return to Sydney this May 2024. Celebrating its 12th year, the festival promises an even grander array of delectable food, exquisite wines, craft beers and gin tastings, coupled with vibrant live entertainment. Over two family-friendly days, on 18-19 May, experience the pinnacle of NSW’s rich culinary heritage set against the picturesque backdrop of Sydney Harbour at Pirrama Park. Alex Gibbs, the Pyrmont Festival Director, highlighted, “This year, we have welcomed an impressive lineup of winemakers, brewers, and distillers from across NSW, featuring producers from regions such as Orange, Mudgee, Murrumbateman, and the Hunter Valley. Local businesses will shine throughout the festival, including an Aburi and Oyster Bar in Pirrama Park. We’ve created an event that’s welcoming for families and perfect for a first date. Everyone is welcome.” Anticipate a sensory explosion with over 20 wineries, breweries, and distilleries showcasing their finest alongside gourmet food trucks and stands offering a smorgasbord of cuisines. Elbourne Wines, Tulloch Wines, and Hungerford Hill are just a few of the renowned names attendees can look forward to, along with the first-ever Canberra District winery to participate, McKellar Ridge Wines. For those with a penchant for spirits, the festival does not disappoint, featuring distilleries like Finders Distillery and Scylla Distilling Co., plus craft beers by White Bay Beer Co. Culinary delights will range from dynamic Asian street food at The Star’s Fat Noodle stand, created by chef Luke Nguyen, to a variety of cuisines provided by… Read More

Pyrmont Festival is back with even more free food, wine and entertainment

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We have great news, Pyrmont Festival is returning to Sydney on May 6-7 for another flavour-filled year! With an amazing line up of mouth-watering food, plenty of wine tastings, and maximum entertainment, the festival is held against the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour and is family and dog friendly. Pyrmont Festival Director Alex Gibbs is thrilled to bring the Festival back, bigger and better than ever before. “In 2023 we are showcasing the incredible talent of winemakers, brewers, distillers, and food vendors from across the wider NSW region,” he said, “Get ready to sip and savor as Pyrmont Festival 2023 showcases an unprecedented 15 wineries and Wine Selectors, including the renowned Peterson House. The Festival will put wineries from Mudgee, the Hunter Valley and Orange in the spotlight, highlighting the best of NSW’s unrivaled wine-making culture. But that’s not all! Beer lovers and gin lovers will also be in for a treat, as the festival features the best local Sydney breweries with Willie the Boatman, The Grifter Brewing Co and Yulli’s Brews bringing their Froth Whitlams and Oprah Tinfreys along for the ride. As well as Byron Bay based distiller Brookie’s Byron Gin joining the selection.” Gibbs also gave his recommendations for must-try seafood, something the festival is famous for, “If you’re a seafood lover, don’t miss out on the freshly shucked oysters and prawns from the Sydney Fish Market brought by Cheeky Naked Oysters to Pirrama Park as well as it’s famous Japanese Aburi Bar, serving up delicious blow-torched cheesy scallops.” If you can’t… Read More