The Forage

The Forage is a showcase of street food (and other food products) by our local cafes, food trucks, wineries and breweries. Our mission is to give our local businesses (established and new) an opportunity to get creative and showcase and feed our community in a festival style environment.
Bringing everyone together in one location, gives our Canberra community an opportunity to sample what is happening in our city. For our vendors, it gives them a platform to engage with the public and encourage follow on trade. It’s all about feeding back into our local businesses!
This street style food and entertainment event is run seasonally (Three times a year) and is a one of a kind in Canberra. The Forage has a strong commitment to delivering a high quality entertainment program, giving our local musicians/dancers/models exposure and the opportunity to move and groove in front of a live audience. You won’t be disappointed with what we have coming up for 2018.

*The Forage can also be found ‘popping-up’ amongst the community around town. You can stay informed via our social media pages*

Since our establishment in April 2014, we have formed strong relationships with our vendors, partners, volunteers, entertainment network and the broader Canberra community. Through this, we have built a foundation that enables us to bring our city together at a unique and creative event.

*please note: although our foundation is built on local businesses, we also think our surrounding regions are really cool too. We encourage those who are regional to be part of our event. This ensures a broader offering for our community and a taste of what can be experienced outside of the Canberra border.*


Make sure you pencil in the 6th October 2018 from

2pm - 7pm at The Little National Hotel in Barton.

Come by for some of THE BEST Street Food, Beverages & Live Music Canberra and the region has to offer.


Parking at The Forage

Part right at the door inside the multi level carpark within The Little National Hotel. Enter via the driveway on National Circuit Barton.
There are also a number of locations to park in and around The Forage Event! An even better idea is to catch the bus, ride your bike or have a driver drop you off.

Food at The Forage

We are excited to be working with some of Canberra and the surrounding region’s best cafes, mobile food vendors and wineries in 2018. It’s a great opportunity to discover this exciting scene of street food and experience new tastes. Even better, you get to talk to the people behind the products and discover what these amazing businesses have to offer. We have some brilliant vendors foraging with us on the 6th of October from 2pm - 7pm on the grounds of Little National Hotel in Barton.


Drinks at The Forage

You can wander around and purchase a variety of beverages from our drink vendors. From local Wineries to Breweries to cold pressed juice, homemade lemonade, and coffee from local roasters, there is something for everyone.


The Forage LIVE Entertainment

The Forage supports local and regional musicians. See our amazing line-up we will have to offer at our spring event on the 6th of October 2018. Be entertained throughout the event from 2 -7pm.

The Forage - Short Videos

The Forage at NewActon - 2014

The Forage at Hangar #47 - 2014


The Forage Partnerships

We are looking for like minded businesses/organisations that fit within the style and concept of The Forage. Building friendships within the Canberra community is really important to us. Please get in touch with us via our online form below if you think your business/organisation and The Forage would work well together.

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