Five years after first hitting the Pyrmont Precinct, Pyrmont Festival returns with a giant 10 day program to showcase the best of the Mudgee Region and Pyrmont.
Guests have the chance to experience both the country charm of the Mudgee Region, coupled with the best of the city, including a plethora of wine dinners and tastings, and art displays. It is a unique opportunity for Pyrmont, just two kilometres from the CBD, to demonstrate its position as one of Sydneys fastest growing tourist, creative, cultural and dining precincts.
The highlight of the festival will be a two-day outdoor event in the Citys award winning Pirrama Park, will be held on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 May, marking the beginning of the festival. Mudgee winemakers will be on site offering over 120 of the areas premier wines for tasting from along with a number of gourmet food producers from the region. This event is designed for the whole family, with live music, local artists, rides and childrens entertainment. Approximately 100 stalls will be set up where guests can meet wine-makers, participate in tastings and sample a broad range of fine foods.
A few Mudgee Wineries present include Burrundulla Wines, Robert Stein Vineyard, Lowe Wines, and Huntington Estate. Pyrmont eateries, including Blue Eye Dragon, Café Morso, Flying Fish and the new LuMi bar & dining will showcase the best of their dining experiences with Mudgee wines to match at lunches, dinners and tastings across the 10 days.
Some of the festival highlights include:
· Two-day outdoor event at Pirrama Park taste more than 120 Mudgee Region fine wines and savour Mudgee Region and Pyrmont produce from 100 stallholders. A deliciously free-to-attend event, there will be live entertainment, rides and art exhibitions, including a sculpture installation as part of Pyrmont Art Prize.
· River Cottage Australia Host Paul West will join the Festival in Pirrama Park on Sunday 17 May to cook up a storm with Mudgee produce, courtesy of Subaru.
· Harbourside Dining Harbourside has joined the Festival for the first time in 2015 and have partnered with the Festivals official Pyrmont based charity Barnardos Australia. They will present a harbourside flavours progressive degustation dining tour at