8 things to taste-test at Christmas Wonderland 2019

There's plenty of food on offer at this year's Christmas Wonderland, here's how to taste-test your way around the event...
09 Dec 2019
Discover Ipswich, Staff Writer

You’re headed out to Christmas Wonderland and it’s getting late meaning the kids and yourself are getting hungry.  Don’t worry there’s plenty of food on offer at the annual Christmas lights display to keep the whole family satisfied.  Here’s what not to miss and what you must taste-test at Christmas Wonderland in Queens Park when you visit from December 13-22 from (6pm-10pm).

Christmas roast pizza

Roam'in Pizza

Handmade pizza dough, wood fired oven and a generous amount of toppings make Roam’in Pizza one to visit. 

They’ll have special Christmas edition pizzas on the menu including Christmas Roast with turkey or pork and roast vegetables; cranberry, bacon and mozzarella; a Vege Merry Christmas with fresh spinach, tomato, mushroom and garden vegetables. 

There’s also a Yuletide Pide featuring salami, pepperoni, rocket, feta and basil and an Aussie Christmas with baked ham, pineapple and a BBQ base.

Roam’in Pizza will be at Christmas Wonderland on Sunday December 15 and Thursday December 19, Friday December 20, Saturday December 21 and Sunday December 22.

Candy-cane ice cream

candy cane ice cream

Ungermann Brothers have come up with three exclusive Christmas-themed flavours for Christmas Wonderland.  

There’s Candy Cane, Roasted Coconut with Rum Soaked Raisins and Sweet Cherries, and Cinnamon and Christmas Pudding.

Ungermanns are also bringing the gear to create special turkey, cranberry and gravy loaded fries for the event – Yum.

Ungermann Brothers will be at Christmas Wonderland for the entire event.

Sicillani cannoli

Sicillani Cannoli

Flavours of Eataly are bringing their famous gnocchi out for the event as well as delicious Sicillani Cannoli. 

The Italian food truck makes mouth watering homemade Lasagne, three different Arancini ball flavours and if there’s Tiramisu left – make sure you get some before it sells out.

See Flavours of Eataly at Christmas Wonderland on Monday December 16, Tuesday December 17 and Wednesday December 18.

Gnocchi

Cranberry and forest fruit iced tea

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The Iced Tea Co have been busy whipping up a special cranberry and forest fruit blend to serve at Christmas Wonderland.  Or keep your cool with their other refreshing flavours – grapefruit, peach, mango, strawberry or lemon and lime iced tea.

They will be at Wonderland for the entire event.

New Zealand lamb burger

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If you’ve got a burger sized hunger check out High Class Burgers’ New Zealand lamb burger! 

Their ethos is homestyle, fresh burgers that use 100% New Zealand lamb and beef and locally baked bread buns. 

They will have a special cheesemas burger, Xmas dinner steak delux, all stars sweet potato fries on the menu also. 

Enjoy favourites like their BBQ flamed 250g rib steak, BBQ pork rib and crispy barra burger.  Vege and gluten free burgers are also available.

High Class Burgers will be at Wonderland for the full 10 days of the event.

German sausage

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German sausages are the specialty of The Wiener Wagon so head here if it’s a cheesy kransky or hearty bratwurst you need to keep up your energy levels during the night.

The Weiner Wagon will be at Wonderland for the full 10 days of the event.

Speciality Leaf and Berry coffee

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At the Little Nessie coffee van you’ll be able to grab a delicious hot or cold coffee from Leaf and Berry.  They will also be bringing along some traditional shortbread, tea cakes, chocolate wafers and muffins.

Little Nessie will be available for the first three days of the event Friday December 13 – Sunday December 15 and the last four Thursday December 19 – Sunday December 22.

Light bulb lemonade

light bulb lemonade

Check out the stall selling lemonade in light bulbs that light up!  There’s a bunch of different flavours like raspberry, blueberry and tropical that come in a reusable light bulb.

Light Lemonade will be at Christmas Wonderland for the full 10 days from Friday December 13 – Sunday December 22.

Read: Designer reveals what to expect at Christmas Wonderland.

Discover Ipswich Staff Writer
Rocky the Rock Wallaby is a Sagittarius who lives at the Ipswich Nature Centre and often contributes to Discover Ipswich in his spare time. When he's not busy showing tourists around, blogging or hanging out with his bestie Milly the Wombat, he likes to hit the gym for a leg session, graze on quinoa salad and ponder the possibilities of the universe.

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