A unique festival in its own right, the Melbourne Tomato Festival is returning to the shores of Melbourne to deliver a bucketload of fun.
This festival is a congregation of local farmers who will bring their freshest produce within your reach. You will be able buy fresh fruits and veggies with the satisfaction that comes from the knowledge that you are purchasing premium quality, organic produce while supporting our local farmers and our economy.
Cooking demonstrations will help you to bring out the Masterchef in you and impress family and friends at the dinner table. There will also be Italian food and artisan producers. Special guests will be present. Workshops will be held including workshops on making pasta. Live entertainment will keep the spirits up all day. There will also be food stalls to cater to your hunger pangs.
Whether you are a foodie or a health conscious individual or an organic food lover, this festival is for you. The festival will take place on 19 March 2017 from 10am to 6pm at the All Nations Park in Northcote.
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Top tips for the day:
1. Pets are not allowed at the festival so keep your furry friends at home. 2. This a family-friendly event which requires you to drink responsibly.
3. No BYO. You can purchase food and drinks at the festival.
4. Parking space is limited so arrive early.
5. This is a cash only event so remember to take cash with you.
6. Remember to put on sunscreen.
7. Public transport options are ample. Festival arena is located near Northcote railway station in the Epping line. Alternatively, take tram 86 or 508 and 552 buses.
8. Lastly, the festival will be cancelled if due to high temperature a Code RED day is declared. So remember to check the festival website before heading off to the festival.