Get ready to descend on King William Road for the annual Unley Gourmet Gala. Held as a part of the Tour Down Under, this is one event that you don’t want to miss. Whether you are a foodie, love your fashion, want to dabble in some amazing wine or are a cycling enthusiast, this free event really does have something for everyone.
Held on Tuesday, January 19, this is on of Adelaide’s most prestigious community events, the Unley Gourmet Gala is an exciting outdoor gourmet experience showcasing some of South Australia’s finest food, wine, fashion, music and entertainment.
The event, now in its sixteenth year, will be held on the eve of Unley’s Stage 2 Start of the Santos Tour Down Under and is expected to attract thousands of locals as well as visitors from all over South Australia and interstate.
City of Unley Mayor Lachlan Clyne said the event attracted more than 30,000 attendees last year, increasing in popularity because it catered for diverse interests and all ages.
“The Unley Gourmet Gala is a highlight on Adelaide’s event calendar and is a wonderful opportunity for retailers and restaurants to showcase their finest gourmet produce, wine and fashion at a lively street party,” Mr Clyne said.
“The event also gives us a chance to celebrate the vibrant cycling culture in the City of Unley and beyond.”
The free family-friendly event will feature cooking demonstrations by Justine Schofield from Network Ten’s Everyday Gourmet and Masterchef, fun children’s activities and an impressive line-up of musicians and other entertainers such as the amazing Mini Bike Stunt Team and bands Alphabette and Funk Latin Union.
King William Road will be lined with an array of gourmet food stalls offering a variety of cuisines, with wines from Wirra Wirra and Tomich Wines and beer by Vale Brewing.
At the Porsche Fashion Stage, clothing and accessories will be showcased from King William Road’s premier fashion designers and retailers. Featured boutiques will include Liza Emanuele, Denim + Cloth, Designer Exchange and Denim Iniquity.
The Unley Gourmet Gala will be held on Tuesday, January 19, from 4pm-10pm.
The Stage 2 Start of the Santos Tour Down Under will be held on King William Road at the Opey Avenue intersection on Wednesday, January 20, at 11am.
For more information, visit unley.sa.gov.au.