Got those European Summer Blues? Fear not, the French have saved our misery with the annual Brisbane French Festival. The team behind Le Festival 2017 has got everyone covered, champagne, food, masterclasses and entertainment, all weekend long.
Le Festival, Australia’s largest French Festival will make their annual return to Southbank’s Cultural Forecourt, beginning with Friday French Drinks, Saturday market shopping, Sunday relaxation along the river, with a champagne in hand. Don’t worry, the degustation of traditional French food will be ready for you any time of the day, this weekend. In light of Bastille Day held on July 14th, Le Festival will be showcasing all that France has to offer (minus the Eiffel tower), with Masterclasses, the wine pavilion, entertainment, kids corner and a French market. Le Festival involves everything from wine tasting to getting to know the French style, you’ll be ready to book a one-way ticket to France!
Wait, did I mention the cheese? Yes, the cheese. You can take The Cheeseboard masterclass which allows you to learn about all kinds of cheese you never even knew existed. Or you can indulge yourself in a beer, cider and cheese tasting class on Saturday, to find the perfect pair!
If eating is just your thing, fear not, Le Festival has you covered with sweet, sour and savoury, to satisfy every tastebud. There’s Churros, waffles, crepes, omelettes, cheese boards, sandwich bar’s, croissants, and the list goes on. See, there is a stall that will please whatever your heart, mind and stomach is feeling like.
If you’re wanting to plan a holiday to France (who wouldn’t), only the best French travel experts will be at Le Festival, and will send you off in no time! If you’re heart says yes but bank account says no, then head to Le Festival this weekend to immerse yourself with all that France has to offer!
Where | Cultural Forecourt, Southbank
When | Friday 7th of July 5pm-10pm | Saturday 8th of July 9am-11pm | Sunday 9th of July 9am-6pm
Cost | Online Purchases | 1 Day pass $5 | 3 Day pass $14 |At the gate purchases | 1 Day pass $10 | Students and Concessions $5