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1 – 31 Aug 2019
For the first time, Wellington’s epic food festival is set to be a month-long culinary takeover of the entire Wellington region.
Restaurants, laneways, bars and carparks become the venues for cutting-edge and always delicious celebrations of food and beverage with burgers, cocktails and exclusive Festival Dishes. Be inspired to explore food as a complete sensory experience of taste, sight, smell, touch and sound. Come eat, drink and be Welly this winter.
Throughout the month of August, more than 100 boundary-pushing Visa Wellington On A plate (VWOAP) events will takeover some of the best restaurants, venues and eateries in the city.
The first two weeks of the Festival are dedicated to Dine Wellington - a chance for local restaurants to hero regional ingredients and showcase their own unique Festival Dishes. Then it's time for Burger Wellington - a huge two-week celebration of the humble burger an opportunity for eateries to get creative between two buns.
From one-off pop-ups to master classes with international chefs, family events, experimental tastings, film, music and restaurant takeovers, VWOAP 2019 offers something for all tastes and all ages. Here’s just a small sample of the delicious events that'll come to life during this year's Festival: