Sample shellfish in Brisbane at the Caxton Street Seafood and Wine Festival -

April 07, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News can reveal that holidaymakers with a taste for seafood are sure to find plenty to like about the Caxton Street Seafood and Wine Festival in Brisbane.

The event is set to take place on May 2nd and will feature delicacies from a number of local eateries.

Visitors may wish to sample Calypso Bar's Spicy Chilli Prawn Pizza, taste the Thai Fish Cakes prepared by the chefs at Velvet Cigar, or try the Famous Caxton Seafood Platter on offer from the Caxton Hotel.

Those who are staying in Brisbane hotels during the festival may wish to book a table on Caxton Street for the day - this can be done directly with each participating restaurant.

In addition to plenty of shellfish and other delights from the sea, Caxton Street plays host to the biggest street party in Brisbane on the day of the festival. Family-friendly musical performances from some of Australia's best-known recording artists are scheduled to take place throughout the day.

After the sun sets, festivalgoers can dance the night away as the event carries on into the evening.

Tickets for the event, which runs from 11:00 until 22:00 local time, cost A$18 and can be purchased in advance online from Moshtix.