What’s Cooking in the Gardens?

What’s Cooking in the Gardens? is a celebration of food, lifestyle and sustainability. Festival-goers will enjoy vibrant displays and demonstrations as this normally secluded haven – Redcliffe Botanic Gardens – transforms into a world of ‘green’ fun. Gardening and cooking gurus galore will be on hand to share their collective years of wisdom on all things eco-botanical. There will be wonderful interactive workshops for all ages, demonstrations and displays and so much more, or simply wander through the paths of market stalls, filled with fresh, local produce, delicious treats and handmade goodies.

What’s Cooking in the Gardens? is the festival to unleash your inner ‘foodie’ and learn more about how to make your life more sustainable.

*Gold coin entry. Some costs apply for workshops and activities.

Free parking at Redcliffe Showgrounds with courtesy shuttle bus running from 8.30am – 4.00pm.

Event Details

Date: Sunday 3 September 2017
Time: 9am – 3pm
Location: Redcliffe Botanical Gardens

Entry Information

Entry is via a gold coin donation

Ballycara Garden Stage

Don’t miss the amazing and informative presentations that cover a wide range of topics including herb gardens, organic gardening tips, composting, edible flowers and more. The Ballycara Garden Stage also welcomes Gardening Australia host, Costa Georgiadis.

Strathpine Centre Cooking Stage

Food lovers get ready for a day of exquisite menus from culinary experts. The Strathpine Centre Cooking Stage is very excited to announce celebrity chefs – Matt Sinclair and Huey.

IKEA Lifestyle & DIY Stage

From marmalades and seed growing to fermenting food and sustainable practices – the IKEA Lifestyle & DIY Stage has it all. Hear from the best in the business as they share their secrets!

Handmade Workshops

Dive in hands first into the Handmade Workshops at What’s Cooking in the Gardens? Enjoy the informative and hands on sessions that include Jam Making, Felt Flower Making and more.

10.00am – Bespoke Beard Oil (Perfect for Father’s Day)

12.00pm – Felt Flower Making

2.00pm – Beach Walk Foot Scrub

Little Grubs

Kids! Head to Little Grubs for kids workshops and activities taking place all day long. Little Green Thumbs will feature a range of activities and workshops to inspire the young gardeners among us, and the Woolies Free Fruit for Kids will be on hand with fruit skewers and giveaways.


Redcliffe Botanical Gardens

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