A fusion of Groove, Gastronomy and Grapes in the Garden!
Tap your toes to the music and indulge in delicious Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges foods and beverages. Entry includes complimentary wine, cider and beer tastings from some amazing boutique wineries and breweries. Dr Jazz featuring Ruby Ray, Apple Ida and her Cider Press Band and The Tracey Roberts Combo will entertain all weekend long. We have roving performers, The Tulip Fairy will be telling tales in the fairy garden, there are some delicious market stalls and all the fun of the fair with our daily activities and features.
It is the perfect weekend to relax and enjoy the colours of spring.
FREE TASTINGS During the Tesselaar Tulip Festival Food, Wine and Jazz weekend, each adult receives two complimentary tasting tokens on entry. With a range of Yarra Valley wineries and breweries to choose from, everybody’s taste buds should be well catered for.We have the amazing Yarrawood, the sensational Boat O'Craigo and the delightful Helen and Joey Estate. Our Breweries include the legendary Hop Hen Brewing and the fabulous Prickley Moses.
Wines will also be available by the glass or bottle so you can sit back and enjoy the jazz amongst the splendour of the tulips. Tesselaar and participating wineries practice responsible service of alcohol – please ensure you have a designated driver for the day, or take our convenient charter bus to Lilydale station.
You are welcome to bring your own picnic, but there is a great selection of tasty treats on offer here at the farm.
Elena’s Paella – Seafood, Chicken & Chorizo, Vege paella options GF, Halal, VG
Babaji’s Kitchen - Authentic, scrumptious Indian curries, samosas and dosa. V GF, Halal
Traditional Turkish Gozleme - Mouth watering Turkish flatbreads with savoury fillings. V Halal
Dos Amigos – Tacos, burritos, nachos varieties. GF VG V
The Wicked Spud – Potato twisters with various seasonings & chicken popcorn. V VG
The Groovy Wrap Co – Epicurean wraps and loaded fries. V GF
The Tulip Cafe – Dine in for some great meals (e.g. Greek lamb salad/Barramundi and chips), or take away and enjoy in the gardens. V GF
Poffertjes – Legendary Dutch mini pancakes. V VG
Yo India - Amazing Indian street food. V GF, Halal
Big Little Kitchen – Delectable pulled pork rolls, gourmet hamburgers and loaded fries. GF V
Bavarian Bangers - Gourmet German sausages with all the toppings. GF option
Somsom Candy – Amazing Fairy Floss characters! VG DF GF
Anja’s Scones – Divine freshly baked sweet and savoury scones. V VG
The Kibbeling Express – Scrumptious Dutch fish bites, Herring, salt and pepper calamari and classic French fries. GF
Baked Potato Express – Choice baked potatoes with a delectable range of toppings, as well as freshly cooked sweet corn on the cob. V GF VG
Darnum Park Estate – Olive Oils, Olives, Jams, Syrup and Soaps. VG GF
Pop’d Fresh Popcorn – A freshly made, satisfying snack to indulge in. V GF DF VG
Chooh la la Nuts – Oh so tasty caramelised almonds, macadamias and peanuts. V GF VG
The Prosecco Van – Prosecco, Spritzers and Espresso Martinis.
Lemonicous – Homemade Lemonade and icypoles V VG GF DF
Grumpy Gary’s – A sizzling range of hot sauces and spcies. VG
Mr Bees Manuka – Manuka honey products – wraps, lip balm, deodorant, leather care.
Foods cost between $3 and $22 depending on your choices, if you would like more detailed information on costings, please get in touch with our team.