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Autumn Harvest Festival - Free Entry

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A taste of the country and a fun-filled family day out
Photo James Horan for Sydney Living Museums

On Sunday 15 May 2022, 9 am - 3 pm, the spectacular Autumn Harvest Festival returns to Rouse Hill Estate. All are invited to come down to this historic estate for a fun-filled day for foodies and the family.

Photo James Horan for Sydney Living Museums

Meet some of Greater Sydney's finest artisan producers and makers and be inspired by the food history of Rouse Hill Estate as you taste, browse and shop from a handpicked selection of products including jams and relishes, teas, cured meats, artisan bread, cheeses and more.

In addition to a tantalising celebration of Rouse Hill Estate's rich food heritage, discover the story behind your food as you listen to a range of fascinating talks hosted by Barbara Sweeney, founder of the Food and Words Writers' Festival, and watch live food demonstrations.

James Horan for Sydney Living Museums

Kids activities include buttermaking, craft activities inspired by Sydney Living Museums collection as well as the opportunity to help our farmer Gareth, feed the cows.

Take part in cooking workshops by Cornersmith with their popular Marmalade Intensive and How to Pickle Anything workshops - including a delicious take-home treat! Plus, enjoy food-focused tours of the property. Bookings are essential for ticketed workshops and tours.

Photo James Horan for Sydney Living Museums

View Rouse Hill House and its fascinating outbuildings and paddocks throughout the day with FREE event entry. Explore the property and hear the stories that reveal the life of the estate over 160 years.

Bring along a picnic rug and enjoy the picturesque setting with a delicious spread from our ready-to-eat food vendors.

Photo James Horan for Sydney Living Museums

Autumn Harvest Festival has something for everyone, so don't miss it!

FREE event entry! Bookings are essential for ticketed workshops.

Register online at

FREE limited event parking is available in the paddock car park located at 21 Guntawong Road, Rouse Hill.

A FREE return shuttle bus will be running on the day between Tallawong Station and Rouse Hill Estate. See the website for more information.

Start planning your visit to the annual Autumn Harvest Festival by heading to

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When: Sunday 15 May, 9 am - 3 pm
Where: Rouse Hill Estate, 356 Annangrove Road, Rouse Hill NSW 2155
Cost: FREE Entry - Registration Encouraged
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