Popular foodie festivals and markets
Updated 11 Oct 2023
Get a taste of the region at our foodie festivals throughout the year including annual truffle and wine festivals. In addition to fresh produce markets in Fyshwick and Belconnen, you can visit farmers markets each weekend and meet the growers and makers.
Canberra Region Farmers Market
Held each Saturday morning, this is the largest farmers market held in the Southern Tablelands. More than 100 stallholders selling everything from honey to vegetables and nitrate free bacon converge at Exhibition Park in Mitchell. A great spot for breakfast, too.
Haig Park Markets
Canberra’s newest produce market, this convenient city location in Braddon pulls in the crowds each Sunday. Shop for fresh market produce along with flowers, coffee and other great food options.
Southside Farmers Market
Locals south of the lake flock to Canberra College in Phillip where producers from the region sell their goods on a Sunday morning at this village market. Grab a coffee and bite to eat while you’re there.
The Little Burley Market
The Little Burley Market is a new Saturday market by the waterside. This beautifully curated gourmet food and artisan market will have you enjoying the magnificent views and relaxing by the water's edge whilst you delve into something tantalising.
Canberra District Wine events
With more than 40 cellar doors surrounding the city, you’re guaranteed to find a wine event to suit you. From dinners paired with local wine to cabaret shows, art classes and moving feasts, be sure to check out what’s happening on the Canberra District Wine Industry Association’s website.
The Truffle Festival
Held annually from June through August, the Truffle Festival celebrates the Black Perigord Truffles grown in the region. Truffle
hunts, degustation dinners, tastings and cooking demonstrations take place over the truffle season.
National Multicultural Festival
The ‘Multi Culti’ as it’s known by locals is a three day food and cultural extravaganza celebrating diversity that is held each February. Stallholders sell their national dishes and specialities, with multicultural groups putting on a range of performances throughout the festival.
Uncover more dining options
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