Abbots Yard will host its inaugural micro vegan festival, WNTR HRVST. This cosy winter festival will feature an array of the best vegan food trucks around Melbourne, as well as artisan market stalls, musicians, DJs, and more plant-based entertainment via the shipping container cinema. This festival is free to attend, fun for the whole family, and it’s also pet friendly. It will take place on Saturday August 20 and Sunday August 21, from 12pm to 10pm.
WNTR HRVST at Abbots Yard
At this festival, you’ll find a wide range of vegan street food that is perfect for both vegans and meat-eaters. Sink your teeth into:
- Vegan smoothies and treats from Little Mylkbar
- Chilli hot dogs and loaded nachos from Dolly Bus
- Plant-based uramaki, maki and nigiri from Future Sushi
- A sustainable market menu with dishes like roasted cauliflower, fennel and dukkah focaccia, and dark chocolate and caramel popcorn tart from Glou Melbourne on Sunday
While you’re there, listen to plant-based musicians and DJs from around Melbourne. Enjoy earthy blues and funk sounds from Caisha Sprout, soulful tunes from Maddy Petch, and explore the soundscapes of ere lo and Casey Martin.
The shipping container cinema from Abbots Yard will play the series, Eating Plants. During the festival, six episodes from this travelogue will play on the screen, exploring the benefits of a plant-based diet, and introducing plant-based innovators and innovations from around the world.
The WNTR HRVST Micro Vegan Festival is free to attend.