Regatta Fair is a fantastic 3-day laneway festival featuring fabulous food, craft beer, wine, whisky and live music, held in the ambient surrounds of Brisbane's iconic Regatta Hotel.
This annual celebration kicks off on Friday, April 5 and runs until Sunday, April 7, with the historic hotel's car park transformed into an enchanted fairylit laneway, complete with an Italian eatery, wood-fired pizzeria, Boatshed smokehouse and grill, and pop-up bars.
A feast of flavours, guests can sample wood-fired hand stretched pizzas. truffle and porcini mushroom arancini, the Boatshed's dry-aged burgers and smokehouse pork tacos. From the Sweet Sensations dessert station, there's delectable treats like Belgian-style waffles and strawberry cheesecake.
This year's event will showcase a variety of craft beers such as Little Creatures, 4 Pines and Stone & Woods’ Cloud Catcher and Green Coast Lager.
For non-beer drinkers, there's a wine and bubbly bar or enjoy a Pina Colada at the pop-up Walrus Club Tiki bar. Fans of whisky won't want to miss the Maker’s Mark bar with tantalising cocktails like their Blueberry Smash and Regatta Spring Punch.
With absolutely no entry free, you're able to come back to Regatta Fair to indulge in a mix of flavoursome food and beverages all weekend long, all the while enjoying the fantastic live entertainment.
Need to know - Attendees can purchase food and drinks via a cash bar, or taste-test flavours of the festival with a food and drinks package for $45 (including 4 drink tokens and 1 food token).
For more information, call the Regatta on 3871 9595.
By Deb Lidster
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