Your guide to Toast to the Coast 2023

  • Saturday 7 October

– Morning session: 11am – 3pm
– Afternoon session: 4pm – 8pm (now sold out)

Geelong’s ultimate wine festival, Toast to the Coast is back and this time it’s heading to Little Creatures Geelong.

Toast to the Coast brings all of the finest cool-climate wines from the Moorabool Valley, Surf Coast and Bellarine Peninsula. Explore some of the best local wineries with 60+ wines on pour, distilleries and breweries.

Your ticket includes a 4-hour session, with the first 2 hours of complimentary tastings from top producers, a snack of your choice, live entertainment, and a Plumm glass to take home, what more could you want?

Tickets are limited, with the afternoon session already sold out! So be quick – this is one you don’t want to miss!

Event highlights

12+ Geelong wineries
60+ wines on pour
3 x Gin Distilleries
2 x Breweries
Delicious snacks
Live music
Plumm glass
Create your own 6 or 12 wine pack – shipping available
New location: Little Creatures Geelong

Where to stay

Need somewhere to rest your head after the event? Holiday Inn & Suites Geelong and Novotel Geelong have you sorted!

Holiday Inn & Suites GeelongThe all-new Holiday Inn & Suites Geelong located 40 Ryrie St, Geelong – less than a 10-minute drive from Little Creatures!

Novotel GeelongLocated in the heart of Geelong – 10-14 Eastern Beach Road. And don’t forget to check out their new restaurant, Tempo while you’re there!

Where to eat

Going to the morning session? Here’s some late lunch/early dinner options:

Little Creatures Brewery Geelong – if you’re after something and don’t want to go too far, just head down the laneway to Little Creatures to enjoy.

Fancy some pan-Asian-fusion? Look no further than Frankie Bar & Eatery. They were recently crowned the People’s Choice winner for best restaurant – so really, you’d be doing yourself a disservice if you didn’t go!

 

Heading in the afternoon? Check these pre-event brekkie & kick on options!

The events official after party will be held at The Geelong Hotel, where you can enjoy 3 vibrant bars, including a rooftop bar, an open kitchen and live entertainment. A free shuttle bus departs from the Little Creatures car park at 8.30pm, 9pm and 9.30pm.

After some dinner? Why not head to Black Sheep Geelong and enjoy some dinner with a n array of gins on offer. Located in the heart of the National Wool Museum – 66 Brougham St, Geelong.

Stay up to date

Get the latest info on openings, special events, deals and competitions.

    More articles

    Eat and Drink

    Best cafes for early risers

    Whether you’re fresh off the Spirit of Tasmania or looking to get an early start for a day of exploring,...

    Adventure

    Perfect pit stop – A day in Werribee

    Alright, let's talk about one of the most underrated stops on your way from Melbourne to Geelong: Werribee. Yep, you...

    Eat and Drink

    Your guide to Tastes of Greater Geelong

    Tastes of Greater Geelong returns this winter for a three-week celebration of the region’s best food and wine offerings Taking...

    Eat and Drink

    Four 5-star rated wineries you need to try

    Famous for its beaches and wineries, The Bellarine is a stand-out summer destination but winter brings its own unique charm...

    Stay up to date

    Get the latest info on openings, special events, deals and competitions.

      Visit Geelong & The Bellarine