Our festival hub

Tasting Australia’s Town Square is the festival hub and home to deliciously diverse eating and drinking experiences. Fun, free and perfect for families, this is the place to meet for a drink, stay for a meal and explore. 

Our new-look festival hub offers eating and drinking experiences made for sharing. Savour dishes spanning every taste together with beverages covering a full suite of South Australian specialties. 

Meet friends for lunch, spend the afternoon relaxing with family, pop in for a pre-dinnerdrink or join the dance floor. Town Square is for you.

Come early. Stay late and see where Town Square takes you.

 


Opening Hours

Friday 3 May: 11AM — Midnight
Saturday 4 May: 11AM — Midnight
Sunday 5 May: 11AM — 9PM
Monday 6 May: 11AM — 9PM
Tuesday 7 May: 11AM — 9PM  
Wednesday 8 May: 11AM  — 9PM
Thursday 9 May: 11AM — 11PM  
Friday 10 May: 11AM — Midnight
Saturday 11 May: 11AM — Midnight  
Sunday 12 May: 11AM — 9PM 

 


TOWN SQUARE VENDORS

Africola
BBQ at Yours
Braising Boy
Cheekies Hot Chicken
Crepe Bar
Kuti Shack
Olive
One Sneaky Cheetah
Ông Noi
Pearla Tuck Shop
Peel St
Sassi Ice-Cream
Spread Deli
The Thai Guy
Victoria Park Social Club

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Town Square FAQ's & Key Information

Yes, entry to Town Square is free.

Town Square is open to all ages. However, anyone aged 16 years or younger must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. For more information, please read the code of practice and code of practice guidelines.

You can pre-book your parking from just $7 at UPark Topham or UPark Grote and enjoy all that Town Square has to offer. UPark is proudly owned and operated by the City of Adelaide, so each time you park your car at UPark, you help local events to thrive. Secure your spot at upark.com.au. View alternative parking options here.

The closest taxi or ride share drop-off point is at the Hilton Hotel.

 

Town Square patrons will have the option to have their dishes served on a reusable enamel Tasting Australia plate. This eco-friendly alternative to disposable will help to reduce waste and supports environmental awareness.  

The cost of the enamel plate is $1, with all proceeds donated to the State Emergency Relief Fund to help South Australians impacted by the River Murray floods. 

People can simply let the participating Town Square vendor know they would like their dish served on an enamel plate and once the dish is finished, swap the dirty plate for a clean one at the exit.  

All other serving ware in Town Square is biodegradable. 

Pets are amazing and we love them as much as you. For everyone's safety and comfort, however, only assistance animals are permitted in Town Square and all Tasting Australia events. Thanks for your understanding.

Tasting Australia presented by RAA Travel is an inclusive and welcoming event. We want everyone to experience the festival and are committed to making Tasting Australia accessible for all.

Town Square, situated in Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga is accessible for people in wheelchairs. This includes all events held in Town Square Kitchen and in the Masterclass Pavilion.

We are continually striving to improve access to all Tasting Australia events and venues. For specific venue information and accessibility, please contact us.

We’re cashless! Town Square vendors will only accept EFT payments, so get ready to tap your way through the hub.