WHEN: 27th October 2013 to 27th October 2013
SBS Feast Tastings on Hastings 2013
Tastings on Hastings
The SBS Feast Tastings on Hastings returns to Port Macquarie's Central Business District with more than 100 stall holders, serving an amazing range of great local cuisine along Clarence Street, the lower end of Horton Street and onto the expansive lawns of the Town Green overlooking the glistening Hastings River.
New Major Sponsor, SBS Feast Magazine brings a wealth of talent and taste to the SBS Cooking Demonstration Arena adding a new twist and tasty mix to the cuisine on offer.
See wandering entertainment through the happy throng and a host of leading local bands performing in a new Clarence Street venue.
This is a great family day out with something for everyone; children's entertainment under the sprawling Town Green fig tree, cooking demonstration arena, the Focus Spaghetti Eating Competition and the ambience of a brilliant location.
Join the colour, spectacle and excitement of this great day for foodies and families as we celebrate the bounty of our region.
Town Green Park
Port Macquarie 2444
The Town Green is Port Macquarie's premier area of open space, being situated on the Hastings River at the northern end of Horton Street in the CBD. The reserve commands panoramic views of the Hastings River providing a spectacular venue for civic functions, community and cultural events, as well as open public space for recreational use.
•Lady Nelson Wharf - named after the ship 'The Lady Nelson' in which Surveyor-General, John Oxley sailed in to the area to explore and take soundings in 1819.
•Birpai Healing Garden, created to celebrate reconciliation and women's spirituality
•Life-size bronze sculpture of Australia's first Prime Minister and member for the Hastings-Macleay in 1898-1899, Sir Edmund Barton. The sculpture was commissioned by Port Macquarie-Hastings Council to celebrate the Centenary of Federation