Enjoy the best of the Peninsula with this massive festival. At The Peninsula Picnic, you’ll savour all the perks of a foodie festival, with plenty of local food and wine, while listening to some talented Australian musicians. The event this year promises to be bigger than ever, with a stacked line-up of the area’s favourite producers, growers and gourmet store owners. Enjoy the autumn breeze, pack a picnic rug, and drive down to Mornington Racecourse on Saturday March 25, from 11:30am to 7pm.
The Peninsula Picnic
Headlining the festival this year is The Temper Trap. Known for their iconic hit, Sweet Disposition, this indie band has performed at Glastonbury, Lollapalooza and Coachella. Joining them for the festival is ARIA Award-winning Josh Pyke, indie powerhouse Tia Gostelow, the Queen of Hearts mariachi-inspired band and up-and-coming songwriter Tahls.
The wonderful music will provide the perfect aural backdrop while you try local produce. Indulge in delicious food from Red Gum BBQ, DOC Mornington, Lorida, The Rocks Mornington and St Andrews Beach Brewery.
As for the wine, enjoy a selection of drinks from wineries like Montalto, Paringa Estate and T’Gallant. For something a little stronger, enjoy spirits from JimmyRum or Bass & Flinders Distillery.
The Peninsula Picnic will also have dessert and market stalls from local artisans.
Children are definitely welcome to come along, with exciting roving performers spreading joy across the picnic grounds. They’ll have plenty of fun with arts and crafts activities, lawn games, a rock climbing wall and more.