Bellingen has some excellent cafes and restaurants, from gourmet cuisine to modest but delicious organic cafes for alfresco dining.
The Festival also has some special events featuring music and food and we encourage you to visit our sponsor’s establishments.
Festival Opening Celebration and Festival Supper
Friday and Saturday, 27 and 28 September
Maam Gaduying (Meeting Place) Park
Before going to the evening concerts, why not enjoy food, drink and music in Maam Gaduying (Meeting Place) Park. Young musicians will whet your appetite for the evening performance while your hunger will be satisfied by tasty, reasonably priced meals. Wine and soft drinks are also available.
Proceeds of all food and beverage sales will help fund the Bellingen Youth Orchestra and the Music Festival.
Saturday Lunch with the Bellingen Big Band
Saturday 28 September
Old Butter Factory Café
Have Saturday lunch at the Old Butter Factory Café while the Bellingen Big Band spices you up. Music is free but bookings are essential – phone the Old Butter Factory Café on (02) 6655 2150.
For other dining we recommend visiting the i love bello shire website