Please read on below for more information about chillies, farming and events.

Merimbula Seaside Markets

When: 3rd Sunday of the Month

Where: Ford Park, Merimbula NSW 2549

Time: 8am – 12:30pm

Disaster Bay Chillies is at the Merimbula seaside markets on the 3rd Sunday of the month.


Herb and Chilli Festival

When: 19th – 20th March 2022

Where: 125 Quayle Road, Wandin, VIC 3139

Time: 10am – 5pm

This year will be the tenth year of welcoming the foodies of Melbourne!  2021 was cancelled due to government inaction which was sad for us all.  Especially after 2020 was great, even with the cloud of the Covid-19 pandemic and how Victoria was going to deal with it.  Expecting a really busy year after the positive 2020 and 2019 being such a great event with so many people coming to try yummy food, drinks, listen to music or watch chilli fanatics test their taste buds. 


Tilba Festival

When: 16th April 2022

Where: Central Tilba, NSW 2546

Time: 9am – 4pm

Organised by a small group of enthusiastic local volunteers, the Festival is a not-for-profit community event. Proceeds from directly benefit the Tilba District through donations to local community groups, including the School of Arts Trust and the CWA.


Narooma Oyster Festival

When: 7th May 2022

Where: Narooma, NSW 2546

Time: 10am – 4:30pm

Attracting thousands each year, the multiple award winning Narooma Oyster Festival celebrates South Coast NSW oysters and the region’s natural clean quality produce, chefs, and rich artistic and cultural talents.

Held on the first weekend of May every year, this festival has gathered the attention of foodies, chefs and global media – so come and see what it’s all about!