Sample Food Festival

Posted by vimandzest | August 1, 2017 | Byron Bay

A Festival for the Foodies

Sample the best of the Northern Rivers this September at Sample Food Festival. Sample will be held this year on Saturday 2 September at the Bangalow Showgrounds, in the Byron Bay hinterland.

The Byron food bowl is renowned for its abundance of quality food and produce. Sample Food Festival showcases the best of the region’s growers, producers and chefs.

Stay with us for Sample

It’s easy to get to Bangalow from Byron Holiday Park. Just a 10-minute drive up one of the Byron hinterlands’ most scenic roads. Sample is the perfect excuse to book a stay at Byron Holiday Park with your foodie friends! Enjoy a weekend of food and wine while you stay with us in beautiful Byron Bay.

A Huge Range of Accommodation

Byron Holiday Park has a huge range of accommodation options available during Sample. If you need something big, spacious and modern try our Fig Tree Guesthouse. Or if you want something quintessential old-time Byron try Peppy The Vintage Retro Caravan. For a touch of luxury at an affordable price try our beautiful Premium Villa. Or if you’re jumping in the campervan and hitting the road we have a range of powered sites. No matter what your preference, we have the perfect accommodation to suit.

What is Sample all about?

Sample is the premier food event for Northern NSW and is a must do for any foodie. The festival, now in its seventh year, brings together the best from the Byron hinterland food bowl and beyond.

Since its debut in 2011, farmers, producers, chefs and other creatives from the region come together to share their food, their passion and their knowledge. Foodies from far and wide travel to the area to sample what’s on offer.

Event at Sample 2017


What: Ahead of the Curve
When: Wednesday 30 August 5pm
Where: Bangalow Hotel
MC Kerry O’Brien will host a panel of some of our most successful local business people to talk about current trends and how they built their careers in their own unique ways.

What: Fab Ladies Wine Soiree
Where: Thursday 31 August 6.30pm
Where: Byron at Byron
The Fabulous Ladies Wine Society is hosting a 5-course dinner by Head Chef Gavin Hughes with 8 accompanying wines at the luxurious Byron at Byron, which is just a short drive from Byron Holiday Park!

What: Signature Flavours Dinner
When: Friday 1 September 6.30pm
Where: Byron At Byron
Four chefs bring their signature dish to the table for one evening only. Enjoy Brookies Gin & canapes, 3 courses, fine wines and local beer. Once again, just a down the road from us!

What: Sample Food Festival
When: Saturday 2 September 8am – 4pm
Where: Bangalow Showground
The cornerstone of the Sample Program, tasting plates from the region’s top restaurants, celebrity guests, over 150 producers and lifestyle exhibitors.

Photo credit: Sample Food Events Facebook

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