For the 5th year in a row, the Historic Loch Village in Gippsland, is putting on their Food & Wine Festival. With activities planned from Saturday, June 2, through to Monday June 11, it promises to be the biggest and best yet.
The Festival kicks off with a Festival Opening Railway Dinner on Saturday, June 2 at 6:30pm.
The train departs Loch Station with the Queen’s Jubilee as the theme. Bookings are essential for this train trip of a lifetime, so book early on 03 5659 4215.
Sunday: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Thanksgiving Service at 9:30am then a Jubilee Lunch and the launch of Loch Village Street by Street at midday. The best Jubilee celebrations you'll see in Gippsland.
Monday: Lighting of the Diamond Jubilee Beacon and a family BBQ at the Loch Primary School.
Tuesday through to Friday: A Taste of Gippsland at different Village Eateries around Loch.
Saturday, June 9: The Winemaker’s Dinner at the Gilded Lily Restaurant and Bar. Bookings essential on 03 5659 4488.
Sunday, June 10: The Main Event - Street Festival, featuring over 50 food and wine producers from the region.
Entry to the Festival is $15 which includes all your food and wine tasting, an information pack and souvenir tasting glass.
Children’s activities will include Barn Buddies and cake decorating. The South Gippsland Wind Orchestra will be playing, along with the Wonthaggi Citizens Band and Green Velvet.
Ample parking is available, with the main event being held near the Loch Memorial Recreation Reserve.
For up to date information on all their events and festival details, visit their website at www.lochvillagefoodandwinefestival.com.au or visit their Facebook page for program details.
Don’t forget their markets on Sunday.