29th & 30th June, 2019
Discover Pie Fest
After it’s huge success in the inaugural year, the event will move to its new home at the Bong Bong Racecourse, Kangaloon Road, Bowral on the 29th and 30th June. With over 8,000 attending in only it’s second year, the 2019 event is sure to attract many more pie lovers and connoisseurs.
Between 10am and 4pm each day, visitors will be able to taste, purchase and enjoy a pie or two … plus vote for their favourite pie in the “People’s Choice” award… not to mention enjoying local wines, beer, ciders, loads of other activities, cooking demonstrations, entertainment and family fun.
New innovations for the 2019 event will include the ‘Pie Bar’ for boutique bakers and the ‘Sauce Street’ for those tasty condiments.
Both the Competition and PieFest will wrap up the very busy ‘Pie Time’ month by Destination Southern Highlands.
Tickets & Competitions
Tickets available online now
Purchase your e-tickets online today
Get your tickets early and avoid the queues.
$10 for adults. Kids 15 years and under are free.
Two full days of Events
Pie Eating Competition
How quickly can you eat a family sized pie?
Due to the popularity, there will be three sessions – at 11.00am, 12.30pm and 2.00pm each day for our PieFest Pie Eating Competition!
Last years record was 1 minute, 16 seconds. Can you beat that?
The rules are simple, be the first to finish a standard family sized meat pie to win some great prizes.
It is free to register for the PieFest Pie Eating Competition,
Registrations are now open! Click here to register
Activities for the kids
Kids can have fun with the Pie Throwing comp and Cooking Classes!
Throughout the weekend there will be fun pie throwing competitions for the kids with a special stress ball pie to be won.
They simply need to get the toy pie through the pie mouth to win .
And young chefs can enjoy cooking classes run by Anna Phillips. Tickets are $20 and limited to 12 per session so be sure to book in early! Click here to book today!
Become an exhibitor at Pie Fest
How can you get involved?
It is expected that we will have over 10,000 people visiting Bong Bong Racecourse to enjoy the ‘PieFest’. So how can you get involved? We are currently offering limited sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities for these unique events.
Both the NSW/ACT Best Pie Competition and PieFest will be promoted throughout the Southern NSW/ACT regions and will receive support and exposure through the month long campaign scheduled by Destination Southern Highlands, wrapping up the very busy ‘Pie Time’ month. Get in quick and don’t miss out!!
The inaugural PIE TIME promotion in the Southern Highlands was held in 2017, and what a month it was, with events, activities and accommodation packages providing visitors with yet another reason to visit the Southern Highlands.
2019 will be bigger and better.
Don’t miss out on PIE TIME updates and be the first to find out what’s happening
29th and 30th May, 2019. Awards Presentation 1st June
NSW/ACT Best Pie Competition
Whilst you are at the PieFest you can check out the commercial winners and runners-up in the NSW/ACT Best Pie Competition. All the commercial entries will be available for purchase at the event.
Plus, to make sure you don’t miss out, you will be able to pre-order your pies* from 1st June! A great way to ensure you taste a winner!
Think you make the best pie? Click the link below to visit the NSW/ACT Best Pie Competition website and register your entry. There are three categories – Commercial, Apprentice and Community/Home Baker.
*Pre-ordered pies must be ordered and paid for at time of booking e-tickets online. The range of pies available for pre-order will be limited to the commercial winners of the NSW/ACT Best Pie Competition and will only be available cold. Collection will only be available from the designated PieBar at the Pie Fest.
02 4861 7100
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am – 4:00 pm