Savour the Flavours at the St George Region Great Gourmet Getaway

Prepare your palate for a gourmet celebration as the St George Region gears up for the Great Gourmet Getaway, a delectable foodie extravaganza taking place over the Australia Day long weekend in St George, from 26-28 January 2024.

This year, the St George Region is thrilled to welcome esteemed culinary expert Alison Alexander as the Australia Day Ambassador. Renowned for her culinary expertise and passion for celebrating regional flavours, Alison will add a special touch to the weekend’s festivities.

Weekend highlights include:

Friday 26 January – Australia Day Awards Presentation
Kicking off at 8am at the St George Amphitheatre, the weekend festivities will commence with the prestigious Australia Day Awards Presentation. Alison Alexander, our Australia Day Ambassador, will grace the occasion, infusing the morning with honours, music, and a delightful celebration of achievements.

Friday 26 January – Long Table in the Vines, Riversands Wines
Later in the day, from 6pm to 10pm, the spotlight shifts to Riversands Wines for the Long Table in the Vines—a gastronomic affair that promises an unforgettable feast for the senses. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to savour exquisite dishes amidst the stunning summer vines. Book your ticket now!

Saturday 27 January – Great Australian Bites, The Hub – CANCELLED
The culinary journey continues at The Hub in St George from 4pm with the Great Australian Bites Foodie and Farmers’ Market—a showcase of home-grown entertainment and the finest local food and produce.

Sunday 28 January – Country High Tea, Anchorage HomesteadSOLD OUT!!
The weekend concludes with a with a touch of class – a country-style High Tea from 9:30am to 12pm at the historical Anchorage Homestead where attendees can indulge in a delightful array of teas, pastries, and finger sandwiches in the charming ambiance of this historical venue. For more details contact 0484 306 496.

For information on accommodation options in St George, visit our Where to Stay in St George page.

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