Sample Food Events – authentic and fun food experiences

Next event: Saturday 2nd September 2023

Sampling delights from the coast to the country

Bringing the best from the Northern NSW region

From the Gold Coast to the lush Byron Bay hinterland and down our spectacular coast, our aim is to connect you to the best restaurants, passionate producers and exceptional chefs of the Northern NSW region food trail and beyond. 

Sample Food Festival

A highlight on South-East QLD’s and Northern NSW’s event calendar each year. The 11th Annual Sample Food Festival will take place on Saturday 2nd September 2023 at the Bangalow Showground, New South Wales.

We are grateful to have support from the NSW Government’s Regional Events Acceleration Fund for this event.


The next Sample Food Festival will be held on Saturday 2nd September 2023. If you would like to feature your restaurant at this year’s event email us. If you are an artist, producer, maker who would like showcase your product apply for a lifestyle stall here. Keep up to date on our latest festival by following our socials and signing up to our newsletter below.


Sample Blog

For the latest news from Sample Events.

Wandering Folk Picnic Rug offer

Wandering Folk Picnic Rug offer

Wandering Folk picnic rug offer!For those of you who fell in love with the locally designed Wandering Folk picnic rugs at the festival, we have a special offer for you! We have four designs that were featured at the festival and have been used (on the day only) so we...

And that’s a wrap!

And that’s a wrap!

We didn’t let the weather stop us from having fun at our 10th Anniversary Sample Food Festival on Saturday. In fact, the amount of people that came out in the rain to support our stall holders with smiles from ear to ear truly warmed our hearts. Before you keep...

Pin It on Pinterest