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EQ Dining Festival


Thursday 15 December 2022 from 5pm to 11pm Thursday 22 December 2022 from 5pm to 11pm Thursday 12 January from 5pm to 11pm Thursday 19 January from 5pm to 11pm Thursday 26 January from 5pm to 11pm

Perfect for after work drinks and get-togethers with friends, our new EQ Dining Festival is a must-attend this Summer.


Taking place throughout December and January, EQ Dining Festival is set to transform the EQ Terrace and Market Canopy into a vibrant cultural hub of food, drink, music and play every Thursday.

EQ Dining Festival will run across a total of seven weeks, and feature a varied and regularly changing line up of food, beverages and music performances, making it the perfect spot for after work drinks and get-togethers with friends on a balmy summer evening.


Dates: 1-22 December 2022 and 12-26 January 2023 

Time: Every Thursday 5pm - 11pm

Venue: Terrace & Market Canopy


Throughout the series EQ Dining Festival will feature a curated selection of Australia's most indulgent and inspiring street food vendors, with their dishes perfect for enjoying as you peruse the festival’s drinks offering, and soak up the sounds of a slew of established and emerging artists. 

In what will be the ultimate feast for the senses, vendors will interchange on a regular basis, and showcase cuisines from all corners of the globe. 

You can expect to taste dishes from Agape Organic, Happy as Larry, FIREPOP, The Hotdog Bite Food Truck, The Kofte Lab, Emmy’s Gourmet Gozleme and Natas & Co.


You’ll also be able to sit back and sip on an extensive range of beverages, from incredible festival cocktails and beers from Hard Fizz Seltzer, Frenchies beer, Mr Black Espresso Martini, Poor Toms and Fever-Tree G&T, Corazon Frozen Margarita, or a Lyre’s non-alcoholic festival name only a few.


Central to EQ Dining Festival is the music programming, as Thursday is the new Friday, after all!

Throughout the seven weeks we will be showcasing a range of established and emerging electronic artists and bands, all of whom have been specially curated by renowned Nomad radio presenter, DJ Dame of Honey Point.

December highlights include performances by Jad & The, Ella Haber, Don Glori, Simon TK and Zjoso


You will also find elements of play dotted throughout the EQ Dining Festival space, including a garden games area that features multiple table tennis tables, and life-sized Guess Who and Kerplunk installations.

Plus, get the gang together and pick and choose your favourite table top games from our pop-up games cupboard!


EQ Dining Festival is free to attend, however with limited capacity we recommend registering here for tickets, as this will ensure access into the event each week.

Any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at

Stay up to date with the latest festival happenings by following @entertainmentquarter on Instagram, along with the official event hashtag #EQDiningFestival. 

Attending the festival? Share your experiences with us by tagging @entertainmentquarter and including the event hashtag in your social content!

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The Entertainment Quarter


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