From local growers helping your garden flourish to celebrity chefs teaching you how to improve your culinary delights, the Moreton Bay Region is about to play host to some great gardening and lifestyle events just north of Brisbane.
Dedicate a day to taking care of your health and well-being at the Jetty 2 Jetty Fun Run. Queensland’s most scenic and longest running fun run, Jetty 2 Jetty offers four great events each year. Entrants can participate in the 3km, 5km, 10km or 21km half marathon, running the beautiful route along the Redcliffe peninsula.
In 2019, J2J will once again host the Healthy Living Expo as part of this lifestyle event near Brisbane, featuring a variety of health and well-being market stalls. Discover more about living a healthy lifestyle by visiting these stalls and discovering all they have to offer.
When: Sunday, 21 July
Where: Pelican Park, Clontarf
Cost: Registration price varies, find out more here.
Celebrating gardens, lifestyle and sustainability, the Redcliffe Garden & Lifestyle Expo will feature vibrant displays and demonstrations for your entertainment. Gardening gurus will also be on hand for your learning. Be a part of interactive workshops, wander through market stalls filled with fresh, local produce and plants, stroll down Love Handmade Lane for special handmade gifts and treasures and learn some tips at this annual garden and lifestyle event.
When: Sunday, 28 July
Where: Redcliffe Botanic Gardens
The team from Gather and Feast are pleased to showcase the inaugural Garden to Plate dinner as part of the 2019 Caboolture Festival. The Garden to Plate dinner held at the Gather and Feast restaurant will begin at 6:30 pm on the 9th August featuring a mouth-watering vegetarian four-course dinner showcasing the very best of Moreton Bay produce. All produce used at the dinner will be ethically sourced from local Moreton Bay Region farmers and lovingly prepared by the Gather and Feast team.
Live Jazz music performed by Greg Josephson will provide a funky atmosphere for the dinner. Taste the flavours of winter with a feast for the eyes and the bellies at the inaugural Garden to Plate dinner.
When: Friday, 9 August
Where: Gather and Feast, 7 James Street, Caboolture
When your seafood comes fresh from the bay, your cows graze in verdant Samford Valley and your vineyards grow atop the D’Aguilar Ranges… well, it’s no wonder Moreton Bay Region is home to one of Australia’s fastest-evolving foodie cultures.
Dedicating a whole month to celebrating and sharing the Tastes of Moreton Bay, from August 23 to September 23, a team of local restaurants and businesses are banding together to host a range of delectable events.
When: 23 August – 23 September
Where: Moreton Bay Region
Cost: Varies – more info here.
Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of other cultures and learn about their lifestyle at the Moreton Bay Multicultural Fiesta. Celebrate the diversity of traditional foods from across the globe and all manner of lively cultural experiences. Sing, dance, eat, drink and enjoy the lifestyle event of our culturally diverse region.
When: Saturday, 31 August
Where: Pine Rivers Park, Strathpine
Cost: Gold coin entry
If you fancy yourself a bit of a whizz in the kitchen or a dinner party host extraordinaire, the Moreton Bay Food & Wine Festival is the place to be. Meet some celebrity chefs and learn from their cooking demonstrations, enjoy live entertainment and pop-up bars – everything culinary is wrapped up in one jam-packed weekend at this lifestyle event near Brisbane along the Redcliffe peninsula.
Delight in the diverse tastes of the Moreton Bay Region and surrounds, home to exceptional local produce both from the bay and the farms all year round, in the Local Taste Pavilion. From pots and pans to whisks and trivets, the Kitchen & Lifestyle Pavilion has whipped up all your must-have kitchen tools and homeware essentials in the one place.
Where: Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe
When: Saturday & Sunday, 7-8 September
Be sure to bring along a notepad and pen to make the most of these great lifestyle events and experiences within the Moreton Bay Region!