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Festival Food

Whether you’re popping in for a single session or settling in for a full day of sessions – it’s not just your mind that is in for some serious nourishment at the Festival.

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner and open Thursday–Sunday, there are food options galore at this year’s Festival. 


First things first: freshly roasted coffee. We’re serving a hot brew coffee at the Edith’s Corner Bakehouse in the Main Foyer or you can enjoy coffee from Bar Coco and Grind n Press Coffee elsewhere at Carriageworks. 


To help you stay hydrated throughout the day, we have water stations at Carriageworks where you can refill your water bottle.


The Precinct has a wide array of pop-up eateries. Stop by the Edith’s Corner Bakehouse in the Main Foyer at Carriageworks for sandwiches, salads and baked goods. 

There's an abundance of options in the Blacksmith's Workshop with food trucks including:

  • Agape Organic Foods
  • Bar Coco
  • Cool Bananas Acai Bowls
  • Greek Street (Thursday & Friday only)
  • Hi Chef Banh Mi

Head indoors to the Festival Hub in Bay 22 to find:

  • Ash’s Nachos
  • Delight Asian
  • Emmy’s Gozleme
  • Grind n Press Coffee 

From the bar

For your afternoon tipple, take your pick from one of the many Festival bars around the Precinct. From midday each day, we're serving Hickson House Distilling Co. gin, Gage Road beer and Bunnamagoo wine at the Main Foyer Bar and Hickson House pop-up bar in the afternoon and evening. 

Carriageworks hours 

Main Foyer

Edith’s Corner Bakehouse 
Wednesday: 5–6pm
Thursday–Saturday: 9am–7.30pm
Sunday: 9am–5.30pm 

Main Foyer Bar 
Wednesday: 5–8pm 
Thursday: 12–9pm 
Friday: 12–9.30pm 
Saturday: 12–9pm 
Sunday: 12–7pm 

Blacksmith’s Workshop

Thursday: 9am–8pm 
Friday: 9am–4pm 
Saturday: 4–7:30pm 
Sunday: 9am–5:30pm 

Bay 22

Thursday: 9am–5.30pm, ticketed access 5.30–9.30pm 
Friday: 8am–6.30pm 
Saturday: 8am–6pm
Sunday: 8am–5pm 

Hickson House pop-up bar*
Thursday: 5–8pm
Friday: 5–8pm
Saturday: 3–8pm
Sunday: 3–6pm

*times are subject to change