There’s so many wonderful things to look forward to at Queen Vic Market this winter. First, there’s the return of the Winter Night Market. Then, there’s the delicious Donut Festival, which is shaping up to be a pretty hole-some weekend. And now, the iconic market is ready to celebrate winter, with a massive truffle festival over one delicious weekend. Feast on a variety of truffle treats, see chefs sip tasty drinks, and watch truffle dogs do what they do best. The Truffle Melbourne Festival will run on Saturday June 18, from 9am to 5pm, and Sunday June 19, from 9:30am to 4pm.
Truffle Melbourne Festival
Explore the iconic sheds of Queen Vic Market, and stumble upon a variety of wonderful truffle dishes. Warm up with some truffle soups, truffle pizzas, cheesy raclettes and truffle crepes. Of course, the famous Truffle Truck will be there too, showcasing their expertise with a range of yummy truffle items on the menu.
Browse through the sheds and produce halls, and find lovely truffle-based products to take home. Naturally, there’s fresh truffles to buy, but there’ll also be truffle toasties, truffle cheese, truffle pasta, truffle smallgoods, truffle oils and truffle spices.
Then, enjoy a drink at the Truffle Bar, and sip on refreshing cocktails and truffle bubbles. As you drink, take a moment to enjoy their stacked entertainment program. Watch the best truffle chefs around Melbourne share their secrets. After that, feel amazed by truffle dogs Trixie and Arrow as they show off their hunting skills.
If you’d like to learn even more about truffles, make a booking and take the Ultimate Truffle Tour. Wind your way through the market to learn more about this delicacy with a specialist tour guide. On this two hour tour, you’ll enjoy generous tastings, a Market shopping bag, and a $5 market voucher, for $99 per person. If you can’t make it to the tour during the festival, there will also be sessions on June 25 and July 2.