Australia’s biggest and best festival of food and drink is back from 15 – 24 March – and you’re invited.

Eat Drink Westside

Eat Drink Westside this festival to discover why so many so many food lovers, trailblazers and gamechangers are being drawn to Melbourne’s West.

much-loved feature of the Festival, the Eat Drink Westside program is a unique collaboration between Melbourne’s western region councils and Melbourne Food & Wine Festival, powered by the region’s culinary gems and enviable food community. 

Westside Wanders

A key part of 2024’s Eat Drink Westside offering is Westside Wanders a special series of moveable feasts or Wanders across Melbourne’s west.

Each Wander takes intimate groups of food lovers to three venues, with a MFWF host leading you on a mini tour, stopping for a bite, a drink or a snack at each spot. Think of the Wanders as progressive meals, with a couple of small walks between spots, each a celebration of the eating and drinking culture of a different neighbourhood in the west, including Ascot Vale, Caroline Springs, Footscray, Melton, Moonee Ponds, Newport, Seddon, St Albans, Sunshine, Werribee, Werribee South and Williamstown.

The diversity of the west is also on show in the Special Events program with a selection of delicious events across the area.

Eat Drink Westside this festival to discover why so many so many food lovers, trailblazers and gamechangers are being drawn to Melbourne’s West.