TOOWOOMBA'S inaugural gin-sane festival was such a success, it's coming back bigger than ever in the new year.

About 1000 people from Toowoomba and out-of-town turned up to Gin Sanity at Blank Space in February, and people couldn't enough of the variety of drinks and gin-related festivities.

The summer party is back again from noon on Saturday, February 23, and this time its spilling outside.

There will be live music, tastings, masterclasses and Toowoomba's biggest gin bar.

Phil Coorey is bringing back Gin Sanity.
Phil Coorey is bringing back Gin Sanity.

It will feature more than 70 varieties of Australian and international gin.

Phil Coorey of Cooreyosity Group said he was blown away at the success of this year's event and wanted to step it up a notch.

"Being sold out last time we have to expand, and now we're taking it outside," he said.

"There will be outdoor and indoor activations, and a real focus on education in the early hours.

"From about 3pm onwards we will have a huge range of entertainment which will run for the duration of the event.

"We'll have a much stronger food offering as well.

"There will be food from George Banks, and as it is fast developing a name as a restaurant with high quality meals we want visitors to experience what that catering offers as well."

Mr Coorey said he was excited to bring the event back to Toowoomba.

"Gin is really hot at the moment, it's a beautiful summer drink," he said.

"I've been in hospitality for 23 years and have learnt more in the past year than ever and I can accentuate that at Gin Sanity.

"Last time we had so many out-of-towners, and want double the number again that's why we have given so much notice.

"It is a quiet time of year, and great time to get away."

There are 2000 tickets for sale, which can be purchased from today.

Early bird tickets from now until Christmas are $10, which includes a drink on arrival.

Head to Gin Sanity 2019 Toowoomba on Facebook for tickets and more information.



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