About Toast to the Coast 2017
Held over the Melbourne Cup long weekend, this iconic festival is one of the most anticipated events on the local calendar and showcases the best wines and gourmet food from around the Surf Coast, Moorabool Valley and Bellarine Peninsula.
The two-day event just an hour out of Melbourne offers guests the chance to taste, drink and eat their way across a selection of award-winning wineries while enjoying the picturesque vineyard settings and live entertainment.
Now in it’s 16th year, Toast to the Coast is a true celebration of our unique Geelong wine region, the perfect day out or weekend away, and also includes a multitude of family-friendly venues.
Weekend passes include a commemorative take-home Toast to the Coast glass and Entry wristband which doubles as your passport to free wine tastings at all participating vineyards throughout the Surf Coast, Moorabool Valley and Bellarine Peninsula..
IMPORTANT TICKETING NOTES:
¹ These tickets give you your entry wristband, your Toast to the Coast glass for tastings, and access to all the participating wineries, wine tastings, live music, entertainment and more!
These tickets do not include access to our shuttle bus.
Ticket Instructions: Please present your ticket at the wristband collection point you nominate when making your online ticket purchase to exchange it for your entry wristband and festival glass.[Collection points: Leura Park Estate (Bellarine Loop) / Mt Duneed Estate (Surf Coast Loop) / Austins & Co. (Moorabool Loop) / Geelong Railway Station/ Ocean Grove Post Office/ Docklands Ferry (ferry ticket only)]
We are also offering pre-event collection times from Event Kit, 9 Rutland Street, Newtown 3220 (next to Boom Gallery): Thursday 2 Nov 4.30pm - 6.30pm & Friday 3 Nov 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Children are welcome but must be accompanied by their parents or guardian at all times. Children under 18 are not required to buy an entry ticket.
GENERAL ENTRY + SHUTTLE BUS
² The General Entry + Shuttle Bus ticket gives you unlimited hop on/hop off access to event shuttle buses servicing participating wineries.
This ticket also provides you with an entry wristband, Toast to the Coast glass for tastings, and access to all the participating wineries, wine tastings, live music, entertainment and more!
Ticket Instructions: Please print or present your ticket on your smartphone/tablet at Geelong Railway Station, or at one of the other four ticket exchange venues (Leura Park Estate, Austins & Co, Mt Duneed, Ocean Grove Post Office). You may start your shuttle bus tour from any of these locations. This will be exchanged for your Bus/Entry wristband & festival glass
GENERAL ENTRY + SHUTTLE BUS + FERRY (Melbourne-Portarlington)
³ The General Entry + Shuttle Bus + Ferry ticket provides you return travel on the Port Phillip Ferries, departing Port Phillip Ferries Docklands Terminal (30 Victoria Harbour Promenade) at 11.00am (sharp) on both days of the festival. Return ferry departs from Portarlington Pier at 4.15pm to Port Phillip Ferries Dockland Terminal. Your ticket also gives you unlimited hop on/hop off access to the buses servicing participating wineries.
Please note: the ferry departs Melbourne at the scheduled time - to ensure that you do not miss the ferry you should plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before departure time. Please note ferry travel is valid on the day of entry to the festival only, as per your ticket. Ferry travel cannot be transferred to another date/time.
Ticket Instructions: Please print or present your ticket on your smartphone/tablet for boarding on to the ferry, your ticket will be exchanged for your Bus/Entry wristbands and festival glass.
Children under 18 are free to enter the festival and accompany their parents, but will need to pre-book ferry tickets online from Port Phillip Ferries.
NOTICE OF FILMING AND PHOTOGRAPHY:
When you enter the Toast to the Coast event space, you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. By entering the event premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any exhibition, streaming, web casting, televising, or other publication of these materials. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, audio, or video recording taken by Toast to the Coast or the person or entity designated to do so by Toast to the Coast.