Festival Village

The Heart & Soul of the Truffle Kerfuffle

Saturday 29th  June, 10am – 7pm (Marketplace closes at 5pm, Festival Bar closes at 7pm)
Sunday 30th June, 10am – 4pm

The Festival Village at idyllic Fonty’s Pool is *the* place to smell, taste, buy and learn about black truffle and Southern Forests & Valleys wine and produce.

Explore and taste your way through the regional marketplace, buy fresh truffles and gourmet products, sample Southern Forests wine, cider and produce, and dig into delicious truffle-laden food… You’ll meet and learn from farmers, truffle growers, winemakers and talented chefs, enjoy live music, cooking and truffle dog demonstrations, soak in the atmosphere and treat yourself to a drink from the Festival Bar.

This is a family-friendly space with some kids focused programming and plenty of space to enjoy.

Adult Weekend Pass (16yrs +) – $55*
Concession Weekend Pass – $50*
Child Weekend Pass (3-15 Years) – $30*
Sunday Only – $30*
*plus fees

The Marketplace

Wander through the Truffle Kerfuffle Marketplace and browse, taste and sip a stunning range of Manjimup and Southern Forests & Valleys produce and wine (maybe even take something home…). Peruse artisan stalls with a hot locally roasted coffee, enjoy wine, beer and spirit tastings, get up close to fresh truffles from Australian Truffle Traders, dig into truffle laden dishes and most definitely check out the Campfire Kitchen. This is the best of the best of the region, all in one heavenly marketplace.

Open Saturday from 10am – 5pm and Sunday from 10am to 4pm (included in your Festival Village ticket).


Cooking Demonstrations

Get all the tips (and even a taste) from our world-class talent on the Festival Stage hosted by Tony Howell

Cooking demos are included in your Festival Village ticket. Check out the program below:


10.30am – 11.15am | Christine Manfield
11.45am – 12.30pm | Brian Cole
1pm – 1.45pm | Rebecca Sullivan
2.15pm – 3pm | Alex Crisp
3.30pm – 4.15pm | Paul Iskov



10.30am – 11.15am | Gary Mehigan
11.45am – 12.30pm | Alex Crisp
1pm – 1.45pm | Amy Hamilton
2.15pm – 3pm | Evan Hayter

Festival Bar

Pull up at the Festival Bar for a well deserved tipple…  With a curated list of stunning Southern Forests & Valleys wine, spirits and craft beers, this is the perfect place to take a moment from all the action of Festival Village.

Open Saturday, 10am to 7pm and Sunday, 10am to 4pm

Kids Activities


Your kids will love making their own truffle-flavoured chocolate truffles with Rebecca Sullivan! Classes are limited to 10 kids pers session so make sure you are there in plenty of time.

11am – 11.30am Kids up to 6 yrs
12pm – 12.30pm Kids 6-11 yrs
1.30pm – 2pm Kids 12 – 16 yrs



Truffle dogs, fairies or superhero, Colour Me will be set up in the Festival Village and ready to paint a smile on your little ones.

11am – 3pm

Kids activities are all included in your Festival Village ticket and taking place in the Kids Activities area

Truffle Dog Demos

Always a Festival Village highlight, check out these clever truffle sniffle canines in action and meet their trainers!

11am // 1pm // 3pm

In the the Truffle Dog Demo area next to Kids Activities tent