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AnnanRoma 2018

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Published May 15th 2018
Celebrating the food, wine & beer of southwest Sydney
The annual AnnanROMA Festival is returning to the Australian Botanic Garden at Mount Annan on Sunday 27th May 2018.

annanroma 2018 Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
Enjoy a day of food, wine and beer at AnnanROMA (Image Credit: Australian Botanic Garden)


This family event showcases the best local food, wine, beer and entertainment the Macarthur region has to offer, in the beautiful parkland setting of the Australian Botanic Garden.

As you would expect, there will be plenty of tantalising options for your taste buds with over 40 stalls expected to be in attendance serving a variety of cuisines including gozleme, Asian cuisine, smoked pork and beef rolls, hand-blended teas, waffles, gourmet desserts, cupcakes, macarons, shish kebabs and koftas, curries, handmade Italian salami and meats, vegetarian and vegan options, Venezuelan cuisine, raw nuts, protein balls and churros.

AnnanROMA 2018 Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
There will be plenty of tasty treats on offer (Image Credit: Australian Botanic Garden)


The festival will also showcase a range of beverages including wines from Lerida Estate, Razorback Ridge Wines, Fussy Grape and Gledswood Homestead. There will be craft beer from Flipside Brewing and cider from Bilpin Cider.

AnnanROMA 2018 Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
Enjoy live entertainment throughout the day (Image Credit: Australian Botanic Garden)


Live entertainment will be provided on the main stage, overlooking the lake, throughout the day. You can relax on the lawn and enjoy musical performances by country music singer Missy Lancaster, musician Patrick James and singer and entertainer Lauren Azar.

New to the festival this year are a dedicated Kids Zone, an Adult's Only area and a range of unique VIP experiences.

AnnanROMA 2018 Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
Fun for kids in the Kids Zone (Image Credit: Australian Botanic Garden)


In the Kids Zone, you will find fun food options that kids will love, a giant slide and live stage entertainment including Vocalise Performance School and children's entertainers Ruby Star and Tick Tock.

AnnanROMA 2018 Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
Escape to the Adults Only area in the Connections Garden (Image Credit: Australian Botanic Garden)


Adults who need their own time out can escape to the Connections Garden which will be a dedicated Adults Only area. Here you can enjoy food from Rydges Campbelltown and a craft brew.

For those who desire an extra special festival experience, AnnanROMA has introduced some new and unique VIP experiences this year. Choose from a reserved picnic rug and space or indulgent picnic packages from caterers Deliciously Grazing. For the ultimate indulgence, you can opt for the Four and More Dining Package which includes a seated 4-course lunch with matching wines, at a VIP table near Lakeside where you can enjoy both the entertainment and the views. This package also includes access to the VIP bar area and toilet block and VIP parking.

If you don't want a VIP experience, but do want to park closer to the event, then pre-paid parking is for you. While there is still free parking available on site, it will be a slightly longer walk from the event than the paid parking.

For further information and prices regarding the VIP options and pre-paid parking, please click here.

AnnanROMA 2018 Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
Enjoy the lakeside views (Image Credit: Australian Botanic Garden)


AnnanROMA is a family-friendly event for the whole community Why not BYO picnic rug and enjoy a relaxing afternoon exploring the gardens, tasting the food and wine on offer and enjoying the live entertainment.

The event will run from 10am until 4pm on Sunday 27th May 2018 and entry is free. The Australian Botanic Garden is located off Narellan Road, Mount Annan and there is free parking on site (operating on a first in best-dressed basis).

Note: There will be a free shuttle service operating from the main entry of the Garden to the event space every hour from 10am to 3pm and a return service every half hour between these times. It is a free service, and can be booked by calling 02 4634 7935.
The local buses have a stop outside the main gate of the Garden and buses run regularly from Campbelltown train station. Visitors can take any of the buses heading to Camden, Narellan or Mount Annan and just ask to stop at the Gardens bus stop on Narellan Road.

For more information about visiting the Australian Botanic Garden, click here.

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Why? Celebrate the regions food, beer & wine
When: 10am - 4pm
Phone: 02) 4634 7900
Where: Australian Botanic Garden Mount Annan
Cost: Free entry
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