Everything you need to know about Melbourne’s Donut Fest

  • Aug 3, 2017

Guess who’s back? Back again? Donut Fest. Tell a friend!

If words like: ‘Nutella doughnut burgers’ and ‘glow in the dark doughnuts’ get you all hot and bothered, you’re going to love this.

Donut Fest is coming!

Donut Fest is coming!

  • Donut Fest
  • August 19-20
  • Tickets: $15
  • More info here.

Tickets will cost you 15 dollarydoos but it will be well worth the price. The event runs over two days at Batman Royale in Coburg (same place as the Batman Market), with two sessions on each day (11am-3pm / 4pm-8pm).

The undisputed Kings and Queens of doughnuts and beer are set to warm the cockles with the Winter edition of their holey festival.

“We’re doing things bigger and better showcasing two of our favourite things donuts and beer,” the organisers say.

“Think hot chocolate, mulled wine, hot jam donuts, coffee, plenty of outdoor heating and cheery festoon lighting.”


We’ve got three double passes to give away! To enter, simply head to our Instagram page, find the Donut Fest post (see below) and tag a friend who you want to take with you. 

You can enter as many times as you like.

Make sure you’re following @Donutfestau and @Melbourne_Lyf on Instagram to be in the running. The winners will be drawn at random on Monday, August 14.

Yasss, kween.

(Note: Donut Fest is a licensed event. You must be over 18 to be eligible to win tickets.)

GIVEAWAY TIME! Want to win tickets to Melbourne's doughnut festival? We've got three double passes to give away!  TO ENTER: Follow @Donutfestau & @Melbourne_Lyf 🍩  Tag a friend in the comments who you want to take with you. 🍩 And that's it! Enter as many times as you like. We'll choose the three winners at random on Monday, August 14.  They will be notified via Instagram. For more information on who's going to #DonutFestAU, including @Doughnut_Time (pictured), check out the link in our bio. Note: Donut Fest is a licensed event. You must be over 18 to be eligible to win tickets. 🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩🍩 #DonutFest #doughnut #donut #cool #melbourneiloveyou #igers #igersmelbourne #love #wow #visitmelbourne #beautifuldestinations #bestvacations #melbournelife #melbourneblogger #foodies #yum #foodporn #love #instagood #photooftheday #foodblogger #instafood

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Donut Fest highlights include:

  • An official Donut Fest beer made by Melbourne’s Kooinda Brewery!
  • 36 food and beverage vendors, including food trucks
  • a miniature donut museum with a donut wall and art installations
  • live music
  • pinball party bus
  • donut eating competitions with prizes
  • Best Donut Award judged by a panel of experts
  • And doughnuts from around the world, including Argentina, Greece, Hungary, South Africa, America, Denmark, Australia
Via giphy.com

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Keep in mind, Donut Fest is a cashless event. Your ticket is scanned and put onto a card that can be used on the day like paypass.

A portion of each ticket sold goes to FareShare – so you can feel good about yourself as well!

These are just SOME of the doughnut doyens who’ll be making an appearance:

Doughnut Time

Come and see us tonight and let Slim Shady fix your hump day hanger #therealmvp @hey_hansi

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Boom! 😍 • • • Lukumades store Opening hours 10-10pm 📍83 Peel Street West Melbourne 📸@_mandytat

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Dandee Donuts


Delicious Danish donuts waiting to get in your belly // #melbourne #catering #donuts

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Goldelucks Bakeshop

Holy Bombolina