Friday 8 July | 4pm - 9pm

Saturday 9 July | 12pm - 9pm

Night Food Market

WHERE: Winter Playground, King's Parade and Machattie Park.
COST: Free entry to Winter Playground. Show rides, market stall produce, food, drinks and ice skating all at own cost.

Brew & Bite is a two day/night festival event.

Rug up and come out to enjoy fantastic food, thrilling live entertainment and music and twilight markets, plus go ice skating, go for a spin on the show rides, see colourful after-dark illuminations and much 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.

Hearty hot food, sweet treats and more:

Carousel Café
The Cheesecake Co
Cold Rock Ice Creamery
Corey's Smoked Meats
Crepe Lovers
Dippin Dots Ice Cream
Epic Wedges
Fritz’s Weiners
I Love Churros
I Love Corn
Let's Do Yum Cha
Mr Puff Loukoumades
Paddock to Palte (Woodfired Pizza)
Robi's Kitchen
Rolling Schnitzel
Saltbush Lamb
Som Som Candy
Stroop Bros
Swirl & Dip
Twisted Chip Orange
Urban Pasta
3rd Bathurst Scout Group BBQ

Craft ales, gin, mulled wine and ciders galore:

Badlands Brewery
Bathurst Grange Distillery
Bellbrook Friends Wines
Charles Sturt University Vineyard
Cosmo Brewing
Glen Gowrie Distillery
Grass Parrot Vinyard
Reckless Brewing Co
Renzaglia Wines
Small Acres Cyder
Rock Forest Vineyard

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 spectacular live entertainment.

Join us for fun family-friendly activities throughout the day, and into the night as the Winter Playground comes to life with:
Live Music Performances
Firey action from the Sydney Fire Dancers
Stilt Walkers
LED Hula Hoopers and hula hooping workshops
Kids Entertainment
DJ Flyscreen Submarine - Friday Only


Take a walk along the Illumination Light Walk and see all the stunning light shows on historic CBD buildings or admire the Art in the Park.

Brew & Bite is proudly supported by Charles Sturt University

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