Arts & Entertainment

Pyrmont Festival kicks off this weekend

Pyrmont Festival is set to kick off again this weekend in style. Five years after first hitting the Pyrmont Precinct, the 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 Sydney’s fastest growing tourist, creative, cultural and dining precincts.

The highlight of the festival will be a two-day outdoor event in the City’s award winning Pirrama Park, Held this weekend on Saturday May 17 and Sunday May 18 from 11am to 5pm, Mudgee winemakers will be on site offering over 120 of the area’s 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 children’s’ 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.

Some of the best producers from the Mudgee Region will be on show at the event including 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.