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The Herb And Chilli Festival

The Herb and Chilli Festival

Head to the beautiful Yarra Valley on March 16 & 17 for the hottest weekend of the year!

Get ready to turn up the heat and experience a celebration of all things hot.

Herb and Chilli Festival 2024 Dates, Times & Address Wandin, VIC

This festival will be bigger, better, and spicier than ever! Taste flavoursome dishes from around the world, compete in exciting chilli competitions, watch sizzling cooking demonstrations, groove to amazing musical entertainment, and much more.

2023 and 2022 were great events, with record crowds igniting their taste buds at The Herb & Chilli Festival. In 2024, you can explore over 80 stalls offering a wide range of spicy chilli and other great products. Sample tongue-tingling sauces, rubs, and marinades, and discover tantalising drinks that will add an extra kick to your palate.

They expect a really busy year with many people coming to try yummy food and drinks, listen to music or watch chilli fanatics test their taste buds.

Engage in one of the five exhilarating competitions, including Captain Chilli, Stinger Wing Challenge and Shot ‘n’ Holler. Witness live cooking demos and learn new recipes to elevate your culinary skills. Delight in a variety of delectable dishes from our mouthwatering vendors, and refresh yourself with locally crafted beverages.

Harmaniax will be our feature band. They bring the unique sound of Louisiana with an Australian approach. The band have played many festivals over the years, such as Port Fairy, Thredbo’s Blues, and Cobargo Polle Festival, as well as being a constant in Melbourne’s top pub scene for over 1Oyrs,

Families are welcome, and children under 14 can enter for free with any paying adult. Travel hassle-free to the festival with the convenient Chilli Express shuttle bus service from Lilydale train station. It’s time to unleash your inner spice lover and experience the year’s hottest festival in the stunning Yarra Valley!

It’s a feast for your senses that you don’t want to miss! Book online, and you’ll receive a complimentary official Herb & Chilli Festival hat upon arrival. Spice things up and join the 12th Herb & Chilli Festival!

PLEASE NOTE: Online bookings close at 10 am each day. Tickets can still be purchased at the gate until 3:30pm.

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Adult Ticket: $28
Single adult ticket

Adult Couple (Good for 2): $54
2 adult tickets

Child Ticket: Free
Children under 14 years of age with parent or other supervising adult

Family Ticket (Good for 4): $80
2 adults and 2 children

Adult Weekend Ticket: $48
One adult entry for both days

Family Weekend (Good for 4): $120
Family (2 adults+2 children) for both days

Concession: $25
Pensioners, students, under 18, unemployed and other regular concession groups

Concession Weekend: $40
Entry both days for pensioners, students, under 18, unemployed etc

Bus travel: $10
Return trip for one day on Chilli Express bus between Lilydale Station and the Festival

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