Picnic in the Park @ French Island

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MARK your diaries and make space on Sunday 8 December for a special new event coming to Mandalaye Park on French Island.

Picnic in the Park promises to be a magnificent day of food, wine, gardens and music, so prepare your picnic blanket for an afternoon of alfresco dining in the grounds of this beautiful country property.

The picnic will be set in and around Mandalaye Park Homestead & Gardens from 10am – 4.30pm.

Western Port Ferries will be transporting guests to and from Stony Point on the Mornington Peninsula and Cowes, Phillip Island to experience a taste of life on this off the grid eco island.

Once on French Island, transfers to Mandalaye Park will be provided by Naturaliste Tours, or guests can bring their bikes on board Western Port Ferries and ride the 3km to the venue.

Once at Mandalaye Park, you will meet local makers, growers and producers at the pop-up providores stores and taste local wines produced on the island.

The Cellar Door Manager from French Island Vineyard will be on hand to discuss the fine art of winemaking with tastings of their boutique wines

And local makers and producers will be showcasing delicious organic Island produce for purchase and tastings.

Mandalaye Park Picnic Packs can be pre ordered when booking and there will be a bbq sausage sizzle from 2.30-3.30pm.

Picnic in the Park all inclusive packages include return ferry transfers to and from Stony Point or Cowes, transfer to Mandalaye Park, picnic pack and bbq voucher. Priced from $56 for adults and $30 for seniors.

Picnic in the Park bike package includes return ferry transfers to and from Stony Point or Cowes for passenger and bike, transfer to Mandalaye Park, picnic pack and bbq voucher. Priced from $54 for adults and $28 for seniors.

To book online visit www.westernportferries.com.au/picnic

First published in the Western Port News – 6 November 2019

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