31 October — 3 November

Join us for the most delicious event of the year, with Queens Wharf transforming into every foodies’ playground.

This feature-packed festival is your opportunity to get fully immersed in the best of our food and drink scene in a fun-filled afternoon or evening. Spend a day on Auckland’s iconic waterfront, dining on signature dishes from some of our best restaurants. Get up close and personal with your favourite chefs, taste your way through amazing wines, craft beers and cocktails. Discover new treats, try one of our interactive classes or luxuriate in a VIP experience. 

New festival themes to explore include Spice Alley, Ocean Terrace, The Shed and Decadence Collective, showcasing signature dishes from some of Auckland’s most exciting restaurants, and gourmet treats, condiments, fine wines and chef favourites just waiting to be discovered. Shop-a-holic? Taste has you covered with more than 80 artisans with everything from chocolate, cupcakes and cocktails. Meet the brewer, chat with the winemaker and get tips from the growers. Secure your spot by buying your ticket today!

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Taste is about what’s happening in Auckland’s restaurant scene, the best wine, craft beer and spirits, top notch artisanal producers from all over the country, live entertainment, engaging experiences... Since our move to Queen’s Wharf last year, it’s also about enjoying the best of Auckland’s urban lifestyle on our beautiful waterfront.

Rob Eliott, Lemongrass Productions director