How to River Graze like a pro

With River Graze just around the corner, here are some insider tips on where to make the most of this wandering feast

  1. Australia’s answer to Willy Wonka, Adriana Zumbo, will be supplying your sweet tooth with his all-star range of treats when he stocks the Fed Square Foodie Films & Candy Bar.
  2. You can sip on something grown, gather and garnished right in the heart of our CBD among the greens at our Rooftop Garden. Discover how you can use home grown herbs and flowers to make your own creative infusions.
  3. The Herald Sun is giving one lucky ’grammer the chance to win a weekend getaway to King Valley, the home of Prosecco. Snap away in their Instagram Booth and upload with special hash tags for your chance to win!
  4. You can nibble your way through a cheeseboard at our Urban Dairy while the kids go wild at the supervised Legendairy Kids Zone. With a whole range of arts and crafts activities, fun games and giveaways, they won’t want to leave.
  5. Have you ever competed in a lobster race? Visit the Riverside Pop-Up Seafood Festival and race to eat seafood treats in a lobster suit for your chance at great prizes. There’s something for the spectators too, with $7 alcoholic beverages during Happy Hour.
  6. See how you roll in a bocce competition on Saturday 5 March with special guest Matt Preston. If you can’t make it then, there will be free bocce all weekend on a court overlooking the Yarra.
  7. Learn how to cook the perfect steak, raw treat recipes to share with friends and the best vegetarian meals with seasonal vegetables at live cooking demonstrations on The Queen Vic River Trail Market.
  8. Experience the tranquillity of an Italian holiday in the middle of Melbourne CBD when you visit Fatto. Relax among the trees in the Olive Grove, passing an afternoon with wine, oil samples and tree-to-plate nibbles from featured groves.
  9. Beer Hub venues will have amazing deals to make the most of your sampling. Check out The General Assembly South Wharf: $20 for 3 craft beers with 3 matching bar snacks, $15 for your choice of 4 craft beers, or $15 for a craft beer and Pimm’s jug.
  10. Anyone who visits River Graze has the chance win a visit from the Taco Truck. Munch away on tacos and tostadas at your next party, valued at $1500.