Shedfest: Yarra Valley’s Jewel Returns

Drink, Melbourne, Play / 10 October 2023

This weekend, the Yarra Valley is abuzz with anticipation. Why? Because Shedfest is making its much-awaited return on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th October. Not just any return, but a glorious celebration of its 20th anniversary.

Twenty Years of Winery Wonders

Indeed, this isn’t your average wine festival. Spanning over two days, wine aficionados can anticipate unlimited wine tasting sessions, scrumptious food offerings, and enchanting live music performances. And all this magic unfolds across eleven distinctive family-operated, boutique wineries.

Special Offers & Challenges

In a playful twist, Tokar Estate is throwing down the gauntlet with its Spicy Burger Challenge. Those with a penchant for heat stand a chance to win a bottle of wine, should they master the spicy challenge.

Family & Furry Friend Friendly

Moreover, this isn’t just an event for the adults. Children can also look forward to tailored meals, and yes, even our four-legged pals are welcome. In fact, a majority of the participating wineries openly welcome dogs.

Ticketing Details

For the enthusiasts, the ticketing details are straightforward. A single day pass is priced at $35 while the entire weekend can be enjoyed for $50. This includes free tastings at all the wineries and a keepsake wine glass. And for those who wish to indulge a bit more, there’s the VIP option available for $110. Get your tickets here.


Feast and Drink

As spring graces the Valley, it’s truly a splendid time to meander through the wineries. The assortment of meals is diverse and delectable. From heartwarming apple pies to enticing cheese platters and rich Italian dishes, there’s something for everyone. And rest assured, kids and those with specific dietary needs are catered for.

More Than Just a Festival

It’s worth noting that Shedfest is more than just wine and revelry. The festival has a heart, having contributed over $97,000 to local community groups since its inception, with funds going to schools and significant organisations like Make A Wish.

In conclusion, if you’ve been searching for a perfect spring outing, the Yarra Valley is beckoning. Two days of wine, food, music, and scenic vistas await you at Shedfest.