One of Queensland’s iconic events, the Ginger Flower & Food Festival will return to the Ginger Factory for its 24th year in January 2020. The Festival promises to delight the senses with three spectacular days of food, flowers and entertainment celebrating the best of the Sunshine Coast region.
From Friday 17th to Sunday 19st January 2020, the Ginger Factory will burst with colour and flavours, showcasing an exquisite range of ornamental gingers and heliconias, which thrive in the Sunshine Coast’s sub-tropical conditions. Popular presenters Soil to Supper’s Cath Manuel and Horticulturalist, Paul Plant will again share their words of wisdom during the informative garden talks over the three days.
The Ginger Factory is also excited to offer its very own Beehive flower for sale at the 2020 Festival and is offering the rare opportunity to “Bee” the person to name the plant. The competition opens on 21st October 2019. Enter at www.gingerfactory.com.au/win and along with the glory, you can win a $200 voucher to spend on your favourite plants at the Festival.
The Festival will be also be packed with an exciting line-up of Sunshine Coast chefs, including local favourite,
Matt Golinski and new additions, Lisa Maher from Makepeace Island and Dylan Campbell – resident mixologist from Sum Yung Guys. They will be highlighting all that is fresh to the Sunshine Coast and how these ingredients pair so well with ginger.
The event is a must-do for foodies, green thumbs, or those wanting to soak up the festival vibes in one of Australia’s most enviable climates.
All the food and fun that the Ginger Factory is famous for will also be on offer, including their Ginger Town shopping, Ice-Creamery, Live Bee Show*, rides* on Moreton the ginger train and Overboard boat ride.
*fee applies for tours & rides
The Ginger Flower & Food Festival is a FREE all-weather event, perfect for the entire family to enjoy.
Name of Event: Ginger Flower & Food Festival
When: Friday January 17th to Sunday January 19th, 2020
Where: The Ginger Factory, 50 Pioneer Rd, Yandina, Sunshine Coast
Cost: Free Admission / Free Parking
Further information: www.gingerfactory.com.au/ginger-flower-food-festival/