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SWEET TASTES OF COBURG TOUR

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Meet at Victoria Street Mall

Corner Victoria Street and Sydney Road

Coburg, Victoria 3058

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Discover the SWEET TASTES OF COBURG!

In all corners of the world there is an insatiable appetite for sweet delights and bustling businesses that feed the demands of their loyal customers. From vibrant patisseries in Lebanon to street stalls on the sweltering streets of India, each culture takes immense pride in their unique culinary techniques, ingredients and flavours that have been crafted over centuries. Coburg’s multicultural landscape is the perfect backdrop to experience such treats.

Sweet Tastes of Coburg is a multicultural sweets tour around the iconic Sydney Road precinct. This guided walking tour led by Neda Rahmani will showcase a selection of local traders, and offers tour participants an unique opportunity to taste sweets from around the world and discover the stories of their journey to Coburg.

Sweet Tastes of Coburg was created by local organisation New Futures Creative in collaboration with Festivals Moreland and Coburg Traders Association.

Limited Tour sessions and places are available, so don’t miss out, book now to make sure you get a chance to discover the Sweet Tastes of Coburg!

Friday 22 September tours: 3pm and 4.15pm

Saturday 23 September tours: 11am and 12.30pm and 2pm


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Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the session?

There are no age restrictions, but if you are under 18 you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian with their own ticket.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking: Waterfield and Louisa Streets, Coburg – 3 hour parking / Russell Street, Coburg – ALL Day Parking + 3 hour parking.

Public transport: Tram route 19, tram stop 33 Coburg Mall / Upfield train to Coburg Station.

What can I bring on the tour?

We suggest you wear comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for walking (approximately 250m total walking distance). We also recommend that you bring a bottle of water to keep yourself hydrated.

Everybody is welcome to join the tour, but please be aware that food items sampled on the tour will contain allergens such as nuts, dairy, eggs, seeds, soy and wheat. Please do notify the host of any allergen concerns upon check-in.

Most importantly, please bring yourself and an appetite to discover the sweet tastes of Coburg!

When should I arrive, how long will the tour last and what is involved?

Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to your tour booking time to allow yourself time to check in with the tour organisers.

Please be aware that if you arrive late or do not check in with the tour organisers at least 10 minutes prior to your tour booking time, your place in the tour may be re-allocated to somebody on the waiting list.

The tour will last approximately one hour. There will be some walking involved (approximately 250m total walking distance). You will visit five local businesses.

How will I find the Sweet Tastes of Coburg tour commencement point at the Carnivale?

We’ll be located in Victoria Street Mall, Coburg. Please check in at the Coburg Carnivale Desk. Look for the Sweet Tastes of Coburg Tour Check-in sign to find us.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the session?

It is preferred that you bring either a printed ticket or show us your ticket on your phone. But, as long you know your name and email address or phone number that will be enough for us to identify you.

Is my ticket transferrable?

Sure. If you can’t make it, we’d prefer that you send a friend along to join the tour rather than leaving your place empty. If you transfer it ahead of time, please do let us know so we can update our records.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you require further information or have specific access requirements, please contact festivals@moreland.vic.gov.au or 9240 1111.

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Meet at Victoria Street Mall

Corner Victoria Street and Sydney Road

Coburg, Victoria 3058

Australia

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