Bankstown Bites Food Festival

Bankstown Bites Food Festival Join us when the Bankstown Bites Food Festival returns on Saturday 29 July 2017 at Olympic Parade, Bankstown, from 10am-4pm! Yes Bankstown Bites Food Festival Join us when the Bankstown Bites Food Festival returns on Saturday 29 July 2017 at Olympic Parade, Bankstown, from 10am-4pm! 29/07/2017 10:00 AM 29/07/2017 4:00 PM Olympic Parade, Bankstown (between Dale Parade and Marion Street)
Bankstown Bites

   Join us when the Bankstown Bites Food Festival returns!
10 am - 4 pm on Saturday 29 July 2017

Why travel far to try exotic flavours from around the world when you can sample most of them at Canterbury-Bankstown's largest food festival, Bankstown Bites? The annual foodie mecca attracts more than 10,000 people to Olympic Parade, Bankstown, each year, which is lined with pop up food stalls and an array of sweet and savoury dishes from around the globe.

Some of the dishes this year will include, Turkish gozleme, Korean-Mexican tacos, Asian dumplings, Japanese gyoza, Spanish Paella, Hungarian beef goulash, German sausages, Egyptian koshari, Hawaiian shrimp, American-style corn pockets, chicken wings and ice-cream Sundays, and French sweet and savoury crepes, plus more.

  • Special guest celebrity chef, Darren Robertson. The Three Blue Ducks owner and My Kitchen Rules judge is promising to share his culinary secrets on the main cooking stage.
  • David and Betty, will be joining the celebrity chef lineup and serving up their signature Asian flavours.
  • Cooking demonstrations throughout the day will include how to perfectly cook a steak and smoke different cuts of meat courtesy of the Sydney BBQ Cooking School, and how to cook authentic Aussie tucker from Fred's Bushtucker.
  • Canterbury-Bankstown Arts Centre open day, which will host a variety of kids activities and highlight a food-themed exhibition.
  • Rides - Once they're finished with the arts and crafts, they will be kept further entertained with the carnival of rides on offer!
  • GIANT Cupcake Eating Competition - Think you've got what it takes to be the champ, come on down to sign up for your chance to win some awesome prizes?

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Festival Program


Food Tours!

Sample Bankstown through the vibrant Bankstown City Plaza shopping precinct! Explore and enjoy the experience on any of our fabulous Bites Food Tours. Sweet, savoury, spicy, fresh and exotic – our guided food tours will tempt all palates!

  • Tours depart at 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.30pm unless otherwise stated.
  • Registrations for the 12.30pm tours can only be made at the event from 11am.
  • Maximum of 4 booking places per person.
  • Tours cost $5 per person plus booking fee.
  • Walking distance varies for tours between 500m and 2.5km.

Please note: 

  • You must check in at the Tour Check In Desk at least 15 minutes before your tour departure time or your booking will be forfeited
  • Tour destinations may change prior to the event without notice
  • Dietary requirements may not be able to be met on food tours. Alternate samples are at the discretion of the shop owners
  • Tours are non-refundable
  • The Tour Check-in Desk will be located at the front of the Bankstown Arts Centre.
  • Two tours have age restrictions. Identification may be required on the day to take part.

Online bookings for food tours have now closed. Bookings for the 12.30pm sessions will be taken on Festival day.

​Pink tour (10.30am & 2.30pm sessions only)
Sold out

Sinbad Bakery
Sweet Fantasy Cakes
Sweet City Café
Café Amoura

Blue tour

Juicy J's (famous burgers)
Valley View Continental Groceries & Spices
Miami Pizza

​​Grey tour 

Taste of Egypt
Chehade El Basha & Sons Sweets
Nature Care & Acupuncture Centre Pty Ltd

​Red tour 

Nam Fong Hot Bread
Café Nho

Green tour 

Great Century Restaurant 
Banh Cuon Kim Thanh
Nhu Y Juice Bar

Black tour - 18+            

Bankstown Hotel - Oscars
La Moosh
Hai Yen Noodle House

White tour - 18+ 

Bankstown Cellars
Bankstown RSL - Star Buffet
Fujiyama Japanese Cuisine


Conveniently located in the heart of Bankstown, our Bankstown Bites Festival is accessible by car, train, bicycle and is only a short stroll from the train and bus stations and major shopping precincts.

Parking stations

Need more information?

If you need more information about the event, getting there or about what's happening, you can get in touch with us in the following ways:


Phone: 9707 9000

Online: Download our Bankstown Bites Festival FAQs


All of the action takes place on Olympic Parade, Bankstown (between Dale Parade and Marion Street).

Google Map of Olympic Parade, Bankstown