The 2018 Dine In Dine Out Food Fiesta – SATURDAY, AUGUST 4
Food lovers will be pleased to learn that Camberwell’s annual food and wine event Dine In Dine Out returns on Saturday, August 4.
Now in its sixth year, the gourmet day and night will offer laneway pop-up parks, live music, food and wine tastings, demonstrations, in-store promotions, roving entertainers and activities for the kids.
The Camberwell traders put on Dine In Dine Out to showcase the best in local cafes, restaurants, niche food stores and market produce.
Daytime activities will run from 10am – 3pm, while the evening festivities will take place from 6pm – 10pm.
Camberwell Centre Association manager Kerry Daly said the event has proven popular with both Camberwell locals and food-loving visitors in previous years.
“We have more than 140 food businesses across the Camberwell precinct. Dine In Dine Out gives us the chance to showcase the diverse food and dining options in the area,” she said.
“The event has grown each year, and this year visitors can look forward to a few new activities and attractions.
“It’s a great day out for the whole family, and the evening offers a bit of fun for those who want to stay out late and enjoy a live show.”
Below is a rundown of some of the food and festival offerings to check out at Dine In Dine Out:
Evans Place Laneway
10am – 3pm
During the day, Evans Place laneway will offer visitors a fun pop-up park, where a selection of food vendors will sell meals and snacks, and offer tastings and demonstrations.
The area will also have music, games such as giant chess and slot car racing hosted by Race Party, roving entertainers and face painters.
Burke Avenue Carpark
10am – 3pm
The Burke Avenue carpark, located just outside The Well shopping centre, will become a carnival-style pop-up park with rides, a petting zoo, community stalls and food trucks.
There will also be a choir, live music, dancing, giant checkers and mini golf.
After Dark Jazz Park
Evans Place: 6pm – 10pm
From 6pm – 10pm Evans Place laneway will transform into the After Dark Jazz Park, offering a magical night with plenty of energy.
Food and wine will be available to enjoy while jazz band Dr Jazz and The Gangsters Palace puts on a spectacular show of live music.
The evening will also include swing dancing and daring magic tricks.
Pop in for a glass of wine on the way to dinner at one of Camberwell’s restaurants, or stick around to enjoy a meal and live music.
Free antique fire truck rides
Station St (Market car park): 10am – 3pm
A fully restored antique fire truck will give visitors the chance to see Camberwell from a unique perspective. Head down to the pick-up point in the Station St car park behind Burke Rd (near Nando’s Camberwell) and ride in style. Parents are welcome to travel with children on the fire truck. Be sure to get in early to avoid the queues!
Check in-store for more promotions
Visitors can make the most of the day by dining at Camberwell’s restaurants and cafes or by exploring specialty food stores to source ingredients for the perfect meal at home. Be sure to look out for in-store promotions including exclusive offers, specials and discounts for the duration of Dine In Dine Out.