Stanthorpe Berry Festival

Stanthorpe is spending an entire day celebrating berries, with strawberry ice cream, berry food stalls and berry-themed dress ups.
Sarah Ward
Published on March 27, 2024


Stanthorpe is known to celebrate its apples and grapes, hosting an entire festival that's all about the two kinds of fruit. But they aren't the only types of only fresh produce that the town, and the Granite Belt region, is famous for. So, that's where the Stanthorpe Berry Festival comes in.

Returning for 2024 on Saturday, November 16 at Weeroona Park, this sure-to-be-colourful events adores berries in all their forms — but especially strawberries, raspberries and blueberries grown locally. Yes, you know what you'll be eating (and plenty of it), including strawberry ice cream.

The festival also features berry food stalls, boutique markets, chefs hitting the stage, a competition to find the best strawberry or mixed berry jam, and a scones and jam eating food-eating contest.

Or, you can get sipping thanks to the region's wineries and brewers, meet berry farmers, listen to live tunes and take part in a berry-themed dress up.


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