28 FEBRUARY – 8 MARCH 2020

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Essen Restaurant: Paddock to Piazza Recipes

By Festival Updates / March 3, 2020

Download Chef Clarissa Pabst of Essen Restaurant’s Paddock to Piazza recipes here… BABY LEAF SALADCHERMOULAYOGHURT TAHINI DRESSING Essen Restaurant 2 McGregor Terrace, Stanthorpe, Queensland https://essenstanthorpe.com.au Clarissa Pabst – Director/Owner/Head ChefStuart McInnes – Co-Owner/Head of Support OperationsClaudia Sibley – Front of House Manager/Sous Chef

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9 Reasons Kids will LOVE Apple & Grape Festival!

By Festival Updates / February 20, 2020

Kids (and parents) are going to LOVE the fun of the Stanthorpe Apple and Grape Harvest Festival 2020! It’s only on every 2 years, so don’t miss the action of the big weekend, 7 – 8 March 2020. The festival has partnered with Woolworths to deliver big new fun at a Kids Zone in Weeroona Park…

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How to Visit an Apple Orchard during Apple & Grape Festival

By Festival Updates / February 20, 2020

ALL of Queensland’s apple crop is grown on the Granite Belt and there’s no time better to find yourself in an apple orchard than during Stanthorpe Apple and Grape Harvest Festival (28 February to 8 March 2020)! Walk in the Orchard on a Farm Tour Join second generation orchardist Dennis Angelino for a tour in his…

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3 Movie Showings in Historic Arcadia Theatre

By Festival Updates / February 12, 2020

Watch a movie in Stanthorpe’s historic Arcadia Theatre during Stanthorpe Apple and Grape Harvest Festival, with the Stanthorpe Film Society’s showing movies during the mid-week. Three famous movies will be shown. SHOWING DATES/TIMES 6.30pm Monday 2nd March 2020: Breakfast at Tiffany’s – BOOK NOW6.30pm Wednesday 4th March 2020: High Noon – BOOK NOW6.30pm Friday 6th March…

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piazza cooking demonstration apple day

Paddock to Piazza Cooking Demos

By Festival Updates / February 12, 2020

The Granite Belt grows so much produce, from apples and stone fruit, to of course grapes, berries and lots vegetables too.  Join us in Farley Piazza, in Stanthorpe’s main street for cooking demonstrations, using fresh picked Granite Belt produce, from 11am – 2pm Monday 2nd to Wednesday 4th March and 9am to 12pm Thursday during Apple…

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Kids Zone 2020 – Apple & Grape Fun!

By Festival Updates / December 4, 2019

Parents of young children will find a place to relax at the Children’s Zone in Weeroona Park during the 2020 Apple and Grape Harvest Festival.   The Children’s Zone will be open from 10am-5pm on 7 & 8 March – coinciding with the Heritage Bank Food & Wine Fiesta!   The Children’s Zone is right near the…

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APPLE & GRAPE PEELING CHAMPION’s 15 YEARS UNDEFEATED!

By Festival Updates / October 30, 2019

Stanthorpe resident Kerrie Stratford will defend her title in 2020 for the ‘best apple peeler in the Granite Belt’, hoping to win the prize for longest continuous apple peel for the eight time and extending her 15 year reign as champion. Kerrie Stratford Kerrie’s 6.1 metre Granny Smith peel holds the record for the longest…

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Busking

Busking Championships Staged During 2020 Festival

By Festival Updates / October 18, 2019

Stanthorpe will again be hosting a regional competition for the Australian National Busking Championships™ in 2020, being staged on the first Saturday of the 10-day Stanthorpe Apple and Grape Harvest Festival. This event will be Stanthorpe’s fourth annual Australian Busking Championship South-East Queensland Regional Finals and it will be all happening on Saturday 29th February 2020.…

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Banchetto Italiano

Italian Long Lunch – Double the Size in 2020!

By Festival Updates / October 18, 2019

It’s called ‘Banchetto Italiano’ (Italian Banquet) and by popular demand it’s doubling in size in 2020! The Italian long lunch is a highlight of the first festival weekend and festival-goers will be pleased to learn that it will double in size for double the fun on Sunday 1st March 2020! Moving to a bigger new…

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Historical photos from Bob Swaine

By Festival Updates / February 27, 2016

Many thanks to Bob Swaine for supplying these historical photos of previous festivals. 

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