The prestigious Eltham Jazz, Food & Wine Festival returns to Eltham town centre on Saturday 25th February 2023 for an action-packed day of live music, mouth-watering food and wine, fun activities for kids and fantastic shopping! Entry is FREE and all are welcome!
The festival is set in the leafy suburb of Eltham, which is known for its artist community, boutique shopping and family-friendly feel. Eltham is in the heart of Melbourne's 'green wedge', around 20km north-east of Melbourne's CBD.
The festival kicks off on two stages from 11:30am. Come along with your family and friends and chill out and kick back to an exciting line-up of the best established and up-and-coming jazz, blues, soul and funk bands!
The Lachy Doley Group
Pearly Shells Swing Orchestra featuring Julie O'Hara
The McNaMarr Project
The Shuffle Club
Phil Para Group
Nat Bartsch Quartet
Phil Para Band
Soul Sacrifice – The Music of Santana
Wilson & White
St Helena Secondary College Stage Band
The Fun Roaming Minstrels
Crescent City Connection
Complementing the fabulous live music is a tantalising selection of delicious gourmet foods and locally produced, award-winning wine and beer from stallholders as well as the many fabulous cafes, bars and restaurants in the area.
The kids aren't left out either with awesome free children's activities including a jumping castle and face painting running from 1pm - 5pm!
Running for over two decades, the Eltham Jazz, Food & Wine Festival has been recognised in the top 20 best jazz festivals in the world. It is run as a not-for-profit event with funding from the Nillumbik Shire Council, the Eltham Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and local businesses.
Everyone is welcome to help us celebrate the return of the festival at our Launch Party from 5 pm-9 pm on 17th February 2023! There will be free live music from soul and R&B sensation Fulton Street and the Ron Scott Jazz Band in the Eltham town square.
For those keen to indulge in delicious refreshments while grooving to the music, grab some tickets for our exclusive cocktail function at Small Plates. Find out more here.