Charles Sturt University Brew & Bite

Next date: Friday, 12 July 2024 | 04:00 PM to Saturday, 13 July 2024 | 09:00 PM


Charles Sturt University Brew & Bite is a two-day event held on Friday 12 July, 4pm to 9pm and Saturday 13 July, 12noon to 9pm and is the biggest feature event on the Bathurst Winter Festival calendar not to be missed!

Across two big days the event features delicious mulled wines, spiced ciders, local gins and craft ales from some of the region’s best vignerons, brewers and distillers, and showcases an array of spectacular food from the from food trucks to local chefs, cooks, caterers, and providores.

The event also hosts an incredible display live music and entertainment, from stilt walkers to fire dancers, professional ice skaters to local musicians, plus twilight markets, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Make sure to bring or buy your reusable Bathurst Winter Festival cup or your own KeepCup and match your drop to your favourite bite to eat!

What's On

Tasty Brews, Wines and Ciders

Enjoy a drop of some of the regions best wines, brews, ciders and spirits.

Badlands Brewery | Beer

Bathurst Grange Distillery | Gin & tonic, whiskey liqueurs

Beekeepers Mead & Beer | Beer & honey mead

Cosmo Brewing | Beer

Craft Works Distillery | Malt whisky, whisky & coke, gin & tonic

Grass Parrot Vineyard | Bottled wine, mulled wine 

Reckless Brewing Co. | Beer

Renzaglia Wines | Red wine, white wine, mulled wine

Rock Forest Vineyard | Wine

Small Acres Cyder | Pomme apple cider, poire pear cider heritage blend apple cider, golden knot non-alcoholic cider, mulled cider

Stone Pine Distillery | Rum + mixer, gin + mixer

Three Tails Brewery | Lager, pale ale, logan wine collab, hue hefeweisen

Zig Zag Brewery | Craft beer

Delicious Bites

Burger BX | Burgers & chips

Chef’s Balkan Grill | Sausages in rolls with toppings

Curly Potatoes | Curly potatoes on a stick

Dessert Dealer | Mini doughnuts, bubble waffles, drinks and crushes

Epic Wedges | Wedges, salt & pepper squid, fish & chips and chips & gravy

G-free Donuts | Gluten free donuts with toppings

Harvest Café & Store | Burgers, loaded mac and cheese, and loaded fries

Little Vintage Blends | Coffee, muffin & sweets

Red Chef Pastries | Brioche chimney cakes with fillings

Robi's Kitchen | Sri Lankan

Rod’s Waffle Van | Waffles on a stick with toppings

Rolling Schnitzel | Schnitzel in snack packs, wraps, burgers and fries

Romanian Delights | Hot sweet & savoury crepes

Saffron Indian | Authentic Indian dishes

Saltbush Meats | Slow cooked lamb rolls

Swirl & Dip | Ice Cream, coffee, milkshakes and slushies

The Milbrey Kitchen & Store | Burgers & loaded fries

Turkish Gozleme House | Gozleme

Trang Hue | Vietnamese street food

VK Cobbs & Co | Mini cobb loaves with various fillings

McDonald's Bathurst Ice Rink

Skate on the spectacular open-air 30m McDonald's Bathurst Ice Rink with the illuminated iconic Bathurst Court House as a backdrop.

Sessions run 9am - 9pm daily, with last session starting at 8pm.

Sessions for the Charles Sturt University Brew & Bite weekend sell out fast, we highly recommend pre-booking online as soon as possible to avoid missing out.

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Winter Playground

Get your adrenaline pumping in the Winter Playground!

See the festival from above on the Giant Ferris Wheel, ride the enchanting two-storey carousel, brave the Sizzler or take a spin on the Tea Cups.

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See some of Bathurst's most iconic and historic buildings lit up with spectacular illuminations. Walk the illumination light work and explore the mesmerising light shows and interactive displays.

When: Sundown - 10pm

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Silent Disco

Dance the night away at the Silent Disco located in the forecourt of the Bathurst Court House.

Choose your channel and dance like nobody's watching as the colours of the Court House illumination splash over you.

When: 6pm – 9pm

More details will be released soon!


Proudly brought to you by Charles Sturt University.

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  • Friday, 12 July 2024 | 04:00 PM - Saturday, 13 July 2024 | 09:00 PM


Kings Parade & Machattie Park, Bathurst, 2795

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