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Wurstfest Is Here To Make All Your Sausage Dreams Come True

By Phoebe McRae
19th Feb 2018

Just when we thought we had heard it all, a little birdie told us that a sausage festival is happening right now. Yep, you read that right: a sausage festival. A month-long salute to the sausage. And to be honest, our tums couldn’t be more excited.

ICYMI, Wurstfest is Melbourne's newest (and greatest?) food festival dedicated entirely to your fave kind of meat. Over the next two weeks, you’ll be able to eat your way into a food coma via 20 different types of sausage at Munich Brauhaus AND The Bavarian. We’re talking beef, Vegemite and cheese; chicken Thai coconut; and pork, maple and bacon just to name three.

But the best part of this breaking news is that there’s going to be a sausage party on Saturday 24 February! Think sausage dog dress-up competitions, sausage-eating food challenges and (you guessed it) a truckload of sausages. You can even be crowned sausage king (or queen) if you scoff down five sausages and five steins on the day. There’ll be live music and allllll of the biers, you know, to help wash it down. Get all the deets about the party of a lifetime here.

Bring on the meat sausage sweats.

The Details

What: Wurstfest
Where: Munich Brauhaus, 45 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf + The Bavarian,Westfield Knox Ozone, 509 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
When: Now until 4 March
Cost: Entry is free

Editor's Note: This article was produced in partnership with Rockpool Dining Group. To find out more about who we work with (and why!), read our editorial policy here

Image credit: Caitlin Hicks

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