Unley Gourmet Gala | 16 Jan 2017


Unley Gourmet Gala

King William Road will be buzzing with activity for one of Adelaide’s most prestigious outdoor gourmet food and wine events on January 16.

The hugely popular and successful Unley Gourmet Gala will be even bigger in 2017 as cycling enthusiasts, families, foodies and fashionistas descend on King William Road for the annual Unley Gourmet Gala on Monday 16 January 2017. For the first time ever, the City of Unley will host the Hostworks Stage 1 Start of the Santos Tour Down Under and the popular Gala event will be held the night before.

The Gala is one of Adelaide’s most prestigious community events and transforms King William Road into an exciting outdoor gourmet experience showcasing some of South Australia’s finest food, wine, fashion, music and entertainment.

Hostworks Stage 1 of the premier cycling race will see the peloton set off from King William Road and travel to the Barossa on January 17.

Celebrating its 17th year in 2017, the Unley Gourmet Gala is the longest-running event held in conjunction with the Tour Down Under.

The Gala is set to attract the creme de la creme of Adelaide’s food, wine, fashion and cycling enthusiasts, and is a fantastic opportunity for retailers and restaurants to showcase their finest offerings in a lively street party.

Tens of thousands of attendees will converge on King William Road to enjoy their favourite attractions – along with some new and exciting twists.

Highlights of the Unley Gourmet Gala

Highlights of the 2017 Unley Gourmet Gala include fashion stage parades promoting the best of King William Road’s boutiques, gourmet food and wine stalls, cooking demonstrations, live music, DJs, roving performers and lots more.

The free family-friendly event will feature cooking demonstrations by ‘The Internet Chef’ Bridget Davis and fun children’s activities in the Boffa Street Kids’ Zone, including bike-themed face painting, a silent disco and craft activities.

In another first, there will be a Multicultural Stage featuring entertainment from a diverse range of international performers.

Gourmet food

In addition to more than 30 gourmet food stalls offering a variety of cuisines, King William Road restaurants will extend their dining areas right out onto the street so that diners can soak up the event atmosphere.

Fashion parades

Fashion parades will feature clothing and accessories from King William Road’s premier fashion designers and retailers. Featured boutiques will include Elizabeth V, Liza Emanuele, My House My Home, Moveover Menswear, Denim + Cloth, Coltish, Limited 108, The Ark, Designer Exchange, Anastasia Bridal Couture, Cable Melbourne and Flourish Gift and Home.

The Unley Gourmet Gala will be held on Monday, January 16, from 4pm-10pm. The Hostworks Stage 1 Start of the Santos Tour Down Under will be held on King William Road on Tuesday, January 17, at 10.30am with the peloton heading to Lyndoch.

Tour Down Under Family Friendly Events

There is so much for families to do and see during the Santos Tour Down Under. Here are some highlights and suggestions to make sure you don’t miss out on the action!

Tour Down Under family friendly events

For more information and all enquiries please visit the City of Unley website.

What:    Unley Gourmet Gala

When:   Monday 16 January 2017 | 4 pm – 10 pm | Gala for kids 4 pm – 8 pm

Where: King William Road | Unley

Who:     Everyone

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