About The Jacaranda Gin Festival 2019

Join Jacaranda Gin Festival for an epic second year - Saturday 7th September

Back for an epic second year, celebrations continue at Jacaranda Gin Festival on Saturday 7th September 2019 at the historical Newstead House, Brisbane’s oldest surviving residence since 1846. As Spring is in full bloom and the Jacarandas begin to paint the streets with colour, there is no better time to enjoy the beauty of gin surrounded by botanicals in Brisbane.For the gin connoisseurs, fizz fanatics, liquor lovers and the movers and shakers of town...it's your time to drink and play this Spring!

Connecting with the iconic Newstead House, Jacaranda Gin Festival provides gin lovers with the opportunity to taste the best of craft and popular gins, direct from Australian and International distillers…over 25 and counting! The all-day festival session is designed to savour the sunshine, delight the afternoon and smooth your way through to the evening, plus a VIP option for those who want the full gin-sider experience. The only question is which gin to taste first! 

Enjoy the flavours of Spring across a series of interactive gin stalls, bar areas or at cocktail stations around the festival. Taking the fun home will be easy, orderfrom our online partner The Gin Boutique (91 Australian and 41 International brands on offer!) and have your favourites delivered to your door. Be sure to drink responsibly so you get to taste all that is on offer. Paired with bites from Brisbane’s best food trucks, stalls and chefs, there will be delicious flavours to enjoy all day.On the stage, there will be more entertainment, with Brisbane’s hottest DJs on deck, plus demonstrations and discussions with the bloggers, experts and ambassadors behind the gin craze.  

The excitement continues as tickets are now on sale, giving a number of options to patrons wanting to experience Jacaranda Gin Festival.Starting with the Jacaranda Gin Club, guests can enjoy tastings of their favourite gin from the best Australian and International distillers in the Gin Marketplace. Jacaranda Gin Lounge is the place to be for access to the delights of the breezy verandahs ofNewstead House, with separate bar access and reserved seating area. Hospitality Marquee tickets are the hottest place to be after the verandah, large marquees set on the beautiful lawns of Newstead House. Long tables with your friends reserved all day. Friends and Family of the organisers are treated to exclusive marquees on the lawn with access to everything and private areas to socialise. The VIP Ginopiais where one can spend their time being treated treated to the best cocktails, gin tastings and fine food at the exclusive inner verandah area of Newstead House, a comfortable space right in thick of the action. 

Celebrate with Jacaranda Gin Festival in 2019!

Following the gin mania that has pervaded bars and bottle shops all year, Spring is now the time to celebrate one of the world’s most fragrant, versatile and treasured spirits with a festival of beautiful botanicals and inspiring drinks. The gin industry in Australia has continued to push the boundaries with a plethora of local craft gin distillers and influencers bringing unique flavours and new ways to enjoy gin to the table. Jacaranda Gin Festival is set to shake up the gin scene as the biggest gin gathering in Australia to date. Thankyou to our partners for supporting Brisbane’s exploding hospitality and craft gin industry. The official charity partner for the festival is Hummingbird House.