Truffle season is upon us – celebrate with the largest truffle festival outside of Europe.
This weekend, indulge in a huge range of affordable and delicious truffle tastes including warming truffle soups, tasty truffle pizzas, cheesey raclettes and even truffled crepes. Explore the market and it’s famous Truffle Truck, as well as their fabulous entertainment program that will showcase some of Melbourne’s best truffle chefs sharing their truffle secrets. Truffle dogs Trixie and Arrow will delight you with their truffle hunting skills, and of course the Truffle Bar serving truffle bubbles and cocktails to enjoy all day.
What you need to know
- It’s truffle season and the Queen Victoria Market is hosting a truffle festival
- Indulge in truffle infused treats in the famous market halls
- It takes place this weekend, on Saturday June 18 and Sunday June 19
Stay up to date with what’s happening in and around Melbourne here.
If that’s not enough truffle to satiate your appetite, they’re also hosting an Ultimate Truffle Tour on four separate days; June 18, June 25, July 2 and July 9. Indulge in an abundance of truffle-infused treats on this special truffle trail through the historic Market food halls. Learn about the aromatic delights of this elusive delicacy with the market’s very own truffle specialist guide. The two hour long tour includes generous tastings – including specialty truffle cheeses, truffle salami, truffle honey, truffle infused oils, truffle pasta, artisan chocolate and much more. It truly is a celebration of truffles for truffle lovers!
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Coming up at the Queen Victoria Market
- Winter Night Market – Every Wednesday, 1 June to 31 August, 5pm-10pm
- Truffle Melbourne Festival – Saturday 18 June 9am to 5pm and Sunday 19 June 9:30am to 4pm
- Ultimate Truffle Tour – Saturday 18 June, Saturday 25 June and Sunday 2 July, from 10am
- CRFT* WRK – Saturday 25 June, 9am to 4pm
- Soul Sundays – Sunday June 26, 9am to 4pm
- Sustainable Shopping Tour – Friday July 15, 10 am to 12pm
- Indian Festival, Saturday July 16 and Sunday July 17, 9am to 4pm
The Truffle Festival takes place from 9am until 4pm on Saturday June 18 and Sunday June 19. Entry is free. Find out more by heading here.