The Events

Capricorn Food and Wine Festival

From humble beginnings at Mecure Capricorn Resort, the 4 day Festival has grown to become North Queenslands largest Food and Wine Festival, and a signature event on the region’s calendar.

Now in it’s ninth year, the Capricorn Food and Wine Festival has played a significant role in showcasing the Rockhampton Region, it’s burgeoning hospitality, food and wine capabilities whilst positioning the region as an exciting and vibrant destination for visitors.

The Festival hosts numerous both in the Festival Ground and venues around the region including degustations, masterclasses, cocktail parties, cooking demonstrations and more. And the 2 day Festival Event on the Riverbank showcases live music and offers tastings from food vendors, wine makers, craft brewers, cocktail extrodinaires and more.

Tickets on sale soon!

Rockhampton Oktoberfest

You better Beer-lieve it ! Get ready to experience Rockhampton’s largest Bavaraian celebration of Beer!

Dust off your lederhosen & dirndls and get ready to raise your glasses to good times, good mates & good beer at OKTOBERFEST presented by Capricorn Food and Wine Festival. The Rockhampton Riverside Precinct is set to be transformed into a celebration of Bavarian food, beer and entertainment.

Taste your way across a large selection of imported German beer, cider, wine and a range German inspired foods. There’ll be a competition for best dressed and authentic Bavarian Oom-pah music to entertain you into the evening – prost!

More information to be announced soon.

Rocky New Years Eve

Over 1000 patrons said good bye to 2020 at the inaugural Rocky New Years Eve Party.

Hosted by Capricorn Food and Wine Inc., the open air event was held at the Rockhampton Riverfront Precinct and included live music from The Short Fall and DJ Blake Hamlym, as well as a number of bars, ticketed areas and food vendors.

The event was part of 4 days of partying, including the Country Race Day at Callaghan Park and an Island Recovery party at Great Keppel Island Hideaway.

More information to be announced soon.

Big Beer Festival

Join us Saturday 27 February at the Rockhampton Riverbank for a celebration of all things Beer! On the frothy lineup there’ll be 65 locally brewed and craft beers to sample, food stalls, live music and games to keep you entertained into the afternoon.

But it’s not just about Beer! Festival-goers wanting to soak up the ambience of the Riverbank can sip their way through a range of alcoholic ginger beers, ciders and wines, as well as a range of tasty delights from local food vendors. Local musicians Maddi and the Hoopers, Zac Cross Band and bRad and the Pirates will be rocking the mainstage from 3pm to late in the evening. And don’t miss the first ever Slippery Sailor Co. Big Beer Cup Cup competition!

Scroll to Top