Great food and wine galore at Noosa Eat and Drink Festival

Festival Name: Noosa Eat & Drink Festival Dates: Usually late May to early June. (May 30 to June 02, 2024) Location: Noosa, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia Foundation Year: More than 20 years ago

The Noosa Eat & Drink Festival is a celebration of culinary excellence, showcasing the unique flavors and vibrant food culture of Noosa and the Sunshine Coast. This four-day event is a melting pot of gastronomic delights, featuring local restaurants, breweries, and distilleries, along with international and Australian brands. The festival captures the essence of Queensland’s lifestyle, highlighting the region’s fresh, local produce and culinary expertise.

Many of the marquee events sell out quickly so get in early.


Unique Features:

  • Over 75 diverse events
  • New-look Festival Village
  • Beach events on Noosa Main Beach
  • VIP experiences
  • Two new long lunch destinations


  • Twilight beach events
  • Long lunches
  • Restaurant events
  • Masterclasses
  • Cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs
  • Live entertainment

Past Events: Previous festivals have included sold-out beach events, vibrant long lunches, and engaging activities throughout Noosa’s restaurants and streets. The festival’s continuous evolution has made each year a unique experience, with new events and features introduced regularly.

Past Celebrity Chefs: Celebrity chefs like Colin Fassnidge, Matt Moran, George Calombaris, Matt Preston, and Anna Polyviou have graced previous festivals, contributing their culinary expertise and charisma.

Website Address: Noosa Eat & Drink Facebook: Noosa Eat & Drink Facebook

Local Area Tourism Information: Noosa is a renowned tourist destination, famous for its beautiful beaches, national parks, and a vibrant food scene. Visitors can enjoy surfing on Noosa Main Beach, explore the Noosa National Park, or shop and dine along the famous Hastings Street.