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Pyrmont Festival returns to Sydney

Pyrmont Festival returns to Sydney

Get ready for a taste sensation like no other, as Pyrmont Festival returns to Sydney in May 2023 with an explosive lineup of mouth-watering food, wine tastings, and live entertainment. The two-day family-friendly Festival on 6-7 May, will showcase the best of NSW’s vibrant culinary culture against the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour.

But the fun doesn’t stop there, with a range of special events taking place across Pyrmont until 31 May, there will be plenty of opportunities to indulge in the ultimate celebration of NSW’s diverse culinary scene.

Pyrmont Festival Director Alex Gibbs is thrilled to bring the Festival back, bigger and better than ever before. “In 2023 we are showcasing the incredible talent of winemakers, brewers, distillers, and food vendors from across the wider NSW region,” he said.

“Get ready to sip and savor as Pyrmont Festival 2023 showcases an unprecedented 15 wineries and Wine Selectors, including the renowned Peterson House. The Festival will put wineries from Mudgee, the Hunter Valley and Orange in the spotlight, highlighting the best of NSW’s unrivaled wine-making culture,” he said.

“But that’s not all! Beer lovers and gin lovers will also be in for a treat, as the festival features the best local Sydney breweries with Willie the Boatman, The Grifter Brewing Co and Yulli’s Brews bringing their Froth Whitlams and Oprah Tinfreys along for the ride. As well as Byron Bay based distiller Brookie’s Byron Gin joining the selection,” he added.

“If you’re a seafood lover, don’t miss out on the freshly shucked oysters and prawns from the Sydney Fish Market brought by Cheeky Naked Oysters to Pirrama Park as well as it’s famous Japanese Aburi Bar, serving up delicious blow-torched cheesy scallops.”

With an array of irresistible eats, outrageous art, and family-friendly events, the Pyrmont Festival promises to be the ultimate lifestyle event of the year, attracting an estimated 20,000 attendees. Get ready to indulge in the ultimate celebration of NSW’s vibrant culinary culture at the Pyrmont Festival 2023!


Wineries: Tulloch Wines (Hunter Valley), Glandore Wines (Hunter Valley), Slow Wine Co (Orange), See Saw Wine (Orange), Peterson’s Wines (Hunter Valley), Savannah Estate (Hunter Valley), Skimstone Wines (Mudgee), Stonehurst Cedar Creek (Hunter Valley), Peterson House (Hunter Valley), Swinging Bridge (Orange), and Robert Stein Winery (Mudgee), Gilbert Family Wine (Mudgee), Iron Gate Estate (Hunter Valley), Highland Heritage (Orange) and Tamburlaine Organic Wines (Orange and Hunter Valley).

Breweries: Willie the Boatman, The Grifter Brewing Co and Yulli’s Brews.

Distilleries: Brookie’s Byron Gin.

Food Vendors: The Star, Cheeky Naked Oysters, Japanese Aburi Bar, Elements Bar and Grill,  El’s Fried Chicken, Sofrito Paella, Let’s do Yum Cha, Berlin Bangers, Ryan Gozleme Food Truck,  Lucio Pizzeria, Yiayia’s Honey Balls, Build a Brownie Bar and Bar Coco.

Produce Stands: Goose on the Loose, Enokido Miso, CellarSOMM, Team Tofu Tees, Chef Luca Ciano, The Really Stuffed Olive Co, Milnes Providore, and The Biltong Man.

Artists, Entertainment and More: Amplified Artistry, Pyrmont Art Prize, Jane Bennett, Christmas in Pyrmont, Art classes in Pirrama Park, Jo Fabro, Pyrmont Sings, Gabriel Showren, As Seen on TV (Aidan and Jessica), The Polymics and Crown Jewel.


NSW has too much to celebrate in just two days, and so the festivities continue with a curated ongoing program through to 31 May.

Get stuck into daily wine tastings at Porters Liquor, an ‘Introduction to Wine’ course at Sydney Wine Centre, as well as weekly Tasty Trivia nights at the Terminus Hotel, Sydney Seafood School classes, and an unmissable Pyrmont Festival After Party to celebrate in style.

WHAT: Pyrmont Festival
WHEN: 2-day event: 6-7 May (11am-5pm) | Ongoing Festival: 1-31 May
WHERE: Pirrama Park, Pirrama Road, Pyrmont, Sydney NSW 2009
AGE: Suitable for audiences of all ages. Family-friendly.

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