Night Feast, Brisbane’s highly-anticipated creative and culinary spectacular, returns from October 4 to 29 with a vibrant spring feasting menu of food, immersive art and music at its riverside location throughout the Brisbane Powerhouse precinct.
Night Feast’s spring edition will deliver incredible tastes from Brisbane’s leading chefs paired with the arrival of other-worldly creatures, electrifying live music and roaming performances in a magical festive setting against the backdrop of New Farm Park and Brisbane Powerhouse.
Autumn crowd favourites return, including e’cco bistro, Donna Chang, Gerard’s Bistro, Dalton Catering, Saison Salumi, LouisB, Lek’s Thai, Mary Mae’s, Hoy Pinoy, Wonderbao, Anchelee and Bugsters.
They will be joined by new spring additions ESSA, NOTA, Southside, Bar Alto, The Green, MAYA, Nosferatu Gin & Dessert Bar and La Mano.
Food Critic and Night Feast food curator, Lizzie Loel, said the restaurants and chefs involved this spring would create signature dishes including everything from duck and waffle to Birria tacos and a mezza feast.
“Some of Brisbane’s finest restaurants will delight our palates this October with a delectable selection of dishes that not only showcase the exceptional skills of our local chefs but also highlight the best produce in the region,” she said,
Night Feast’s spring edition welcomes a new addition: Sapporo Izakaya by Taro, a hand-crafted traditional Japanese restaurant.
Sapporo Ambassador and Beer Sensei, Shinichiro Shimo, will present a selection of delightful brews, expertly paired with a lavish menu by renowned Australian chef, Taro Akimoto (Taro’s Ramen).
Complementing the culinary lineup is a program of free events and art that will take patrons on a journey through performance, visual spectacle, and auditory delight.
Brisbane Powerhouse CEO and Artistic Director, Kate Gould, said Night Feast's spring edition would see Brisbane Powerhouse and surrounds transform into a fantastical playground for the senses.
“Night Feast is more than just a food festival; it's a celebration of creativity in all its forms, and this spring, we've curated a lineup that promises to captivate and inspire. A true visual and culinary spectacular and a feast for the senses,” she said.
Award-winning interdisciplinary artist, Bridie Hooper, presents a captivating work, For Whom the Bell Tolls, blending the virtuosity of circus with the bell’s sonic wonder.
Inhabiting all corners of the Brisbane Powerhouse precinct is Multitudes, a series of ten illuminated, multi-limbed giants from Australian artists Tin and Ed.
The Huxleys’ surreal serenade wanders through the feast, casting a visual assault of glamour and absurdity, inviting audiences into a dream state of colour, sparkle, and androgynous freedom.
Brisbane City Council will provide free public buses (Night Feast Express) to and from City Hall to New Farm Park via Central Station.
Night Feast’s spring edition will take place from October4-29 and will be open Wednesdays to Fridays 4.30pm – 9pm, Saturdays and Sundays 3pm – 9pm.