EVENTS AND TICKETS
Our biggest thanks goes to all of the local producers, farmers, growers, restaurants, cafes, businesses, sponsors and partners – it is these people who have kept the F.O.O.D Week dream alive for 29 years.
We will sincerely miss you all this year and can’t wait to see you back next year for F.O.O.D Week’s 30th Year celebrations in 2021.
Stay safe and all the very best,
The F.O.O.D Week team
Visit the F.O.O.D HQ team to learn what’s on for the week, get help with last minute availability at events, buy local product and get your lucky ticket to win the Producers’ Hamper of local produce, food and wine.
Saturday 9th April – Look for the F.O.O.D HQ pavilion in the forecourt of the Orange Visitors Information Centre and Regional Museum and discover everything that is F.O.O.D Week.
F.O.O.D WEEK Night Market
A friends and family favourite with stalls representing the Orange region’s chefs, cooks, caterers, providores, wine, cider and beer makers, with a focus on the provenance of our local produce. Join us in the park for a beautiful evening of great local food, wine, cider or beer, foot tapping music and communal dining under the stars. Come and meet the local heroes from the Rural Fire Service and learn about bush fire safety.
Sponsored by Harvey Norman.
F.O.O.D on Sampson Lunch
The F.O.O.D Week Committee and the Community groups of Blayney welcome guests to the inaugural Autumn Grazing Dinner in Blayney. Starting at twilight with canapés in the spectacular Carrington Park, join us to celebrate the rich taste of the Orange region’s diverse food and wine. Expect a night of culinary delights and dancing! Ticket price includes all food and beverages.
Saturday 10th April 2021
Ode to F.O.O.D – 30 Year Anniversary Dinner
All aboard the F.O.O.D Train for an exclusive 3-day foodie package from Sydney to Orange! Start with a light breakfast onboard a dedicated F.O.O.D Train carriage from Sydney. In Orange, savour the food of our region, meeting local producers and chefs, enjoy regional tours and dining experiences including Forage and visit the Sunday Producers’ Market and Brunch in the beautiful Cook Park. Includes 2 nights accommodation. Ticket limits apply. 6 x tickets per Friend of F.O.O.D Member. 4 x tickets per General Public.
Monday 12th April 2021
Taste Local on the Lawn
Relax in a very special place on the award winning lawn roof of the Information Centre. With a spectacular view over the Orange CBD, enjoy gourmet Producers’ Platters, beautifully matched with local wines and beer. This is a perfect pre-dinner event!
Take a magnificent 4.1km stroll through some of Orange’s most picturesque vineyards and soak up the breathtaking vistas through to Mount Canobolas. All the while being sustained on your stroll with a 9 course degustation menu of local wine and tasting plates, with live music along the way. You‘ll be accompanied by knowledgeable locals who can answer questions about our cool climate region. #forage2020
Ticket limits apply. 4 x tickets per Friend of F.O.O.D Member. 2 x tickets per General Public.
Sunday Producers’ Market and Brunch
Come along to one of Orange’s most spectacular settings in Cook Park to enjoy brunch prepared by well-known cooks and producers. Stroll the market to meet and greet with the producers’, taste and purchase their local produce and take it home with you.
Visit the F.O.O.D HQ tent and grab your lucky tickets to the Producers’ Hamper raffle – drawn at 11am.
Sponsored by Manildra Group.