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Brew & Bite is a two day/night festival event. You can expect fanstastic food, music, street performers and market stalls all in the Winter Playground.

So many great reasons to rug up, head outdoors and get a kick out of winter. 

Illuminations and Installations

During the festival you'll be able to take a walk along the Illumination Light Walk and see all the light shows. in 2021 there were 11 light shows to see on the walk, plus the and colouring wall and magical installations throughout Machattie Park. 

Food, wine, ales and more

Mulled wine, spiced cider, local gin and great ales are a clear favourite during Brew & Bite. Bring or buy your reusable festival cup and match your drop to your favourite bite to eat.

You can also support any number of Bathurst food venues around town - book ahead so you don't miss out. 


You can expect to catch some great musicians and performers at Brew & Bite. We'll advise full entertainment line-up close to the event dates. 

Join us for a full day of fun with family-friendly activities throughout the day. We'll have entertainment and of course the Winter Playground show rides!

Rug up and come out to see the ice skating, show rides, colourful after-dark illuminations, live music, market stalls and great food, mulled wine, cyders, gin and craft beers. 

Where: Winter Playground in King's Parade.
Cost: Free entry to Winter Playground. Show rides, market stall produce, food, drinks etc all at own cost.