Date
Time
Location

Werribee Park, Werribee

Organiser
Wyndham City - Events Team
Contact

9742 0777

events@wyndham.vic.gov.au 

Cost

$37 plus booking fee

Fromage a Trois Cheese Festival

Fromage a Trois –  where cheese lovers gather for a day of cheesy indulgence!

Set in the stunning surrounds of Werribee Park Mansion, Fromage a Trois Cheese Festival will take you from farm gate to picnic blanket, with the best in artisan cheese and local produce.

Meet the makers, sample their wares and pair those delicious cheeses with handcrafted wine, beer cider or spirits for a leisurely picnic out on the lawn.

Watch chefs and cheesemakers in action, enjoy the live music and indulge with your cheese-loving friends, old and new.

First Release Tickets are now on sale for $37 plus booking fee.

These early bird rates are limited – so get in quick to avoid disappointment!

Ticket price includes entry, entertainment, samples and festival glass to keep.

Entry is free for children 14 and under, when entering with a full paying adult.

This Wyndham City event is proudly supported by Major Sponsor, Pyrenees Wine

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best way to get to Werribee Park?

By Car

Werribee Park is located 35 kilometres west of Melbourne’s city centre, on the Princes Freeway. It is a 30-minute drive over the Westgate Bridge or via the Geelong Road. Take the Werribee South exit to K Road (Take the 2nd Werribee exit- Follow sign to Werribee Mansion). Traffic marshals will direct you to car parking from the Werribee South freeway exit on the day. Onsite parking is available for FREE. Please enter Werribee Park through Gate 2 on K Road, Werribee. Follow signs and instructions.

By Train

  • From Melbourne - take the train towards Werribee from Flinders Street of Southern Cross Stations and get off at Werribee.
  • From Geelong or Sunshine – catch the Geelong line train and get off at Wyndham Vale or Tarneit.
  • Buses run from all of the above stations to Werribee City Centre.
  • For more details, including maps, timetables and a journey planner, visit www.ptv.vic.gov.au
  • There will be a FREE shuttle bus that will depart and return to Wyndham Vale and Werribee stations.

By Bus

From Werribee Station – take the 439 towards Werribee South which drops passengers directly at Werribee Park. Buses depart once an hour and take approximately 15 minutes.

From Wyndham Vale Station – take the 190 towards Werribee Station. Buses depart every 30 minutes and take approximate 15 minutes to get to Werribee Station.

From Tarneit Station – take the 170 towards Werribee Station. Buses depart every 20 minutes and take approximately 20 minutes to get to Werribee Station.

For more details, including maps, timetables and a journey planner, visit www.ptv.vic.gov.au

Please note that the FREE shuttle bus will also run frequently from Werribee Station.

Traffic

Due to the popularity of Fromage a Trois, traffic will be heavier than usual and we appreciate your patience. Therefore, please allow extra time to get to and from the event.

Alcohol

Patrons are not permitted to bring their own alcohol into the event. Exhibitors will be offering samples and selling product for you to enjoy on the day in your event glass. There will also be full bottle sales available in a carafe, with takeaway available, unchilled and in a sealed bag. These takeaway products are not permitted to be opened at the event. Alcohol will not be sold to anyone under the age of 18 and ID may be requested.

Smoking

Due to legislative changes to the Tobacco Act in 2017, smoking is prohibited at Food Festivals and this includes Fromage – pass outs will be available at the entrance.

ATM

An ATM will be onsite for the duration of the event.

Children

This is a family friendly event and children 14 years and under can attend for free if accompanied by an adult. Please select a free ticket for children when purchasing an adult ticket.

Conditions of Entry

All bags are subject to a security search upon entry. Any prohibited items will be confiscated. No alcohol, food or pets are permitted to the event. Seeing eye dogs are permitted.

Food

Patrons are not permitted to bring food into the event. We encourage you to support our Exhibitors and fill up your bags with their amazing produce on sale at this event to enjoy on the day or purchase to take home.

There will be a huge variety of lunch options available to patrons including:

  • Purchase food directly from exhibitors from cheese platters, to raclette, cannoli, arancini and more!
  • Pop Up food vendors will also be selling a range of sweet and savoury foods

What to Bring

Picnic rug, a hat, sunscreen, jacket, and a poncho for any inclement weather. Please note there are limited shaded areas – so please come prepared for rain or shine.

What happens if I am unable to attend?

All tickets are transferable but not refundable. The official tasting glass included in your ticket price will only be available to collect on event day at Werribee Park on Sunday 24 March.

More Information

events@wyndham.vic.gov.au

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Exhibitor & Food Vendor Applications - Now Open

Applications are now open for cheese makers and mongers, artisan food producers, craft beer, cider, spirits and wine producers to be part of Fromage a Trois Cheese Festival 2019.

This specialist food and beverage event is held on the stunning grounds of Werribee Park and attracts in excess of 5000 food loving patrons.

Don’t miss your opportunity to be part of this special event for direct sales and branding awareness.

Apply Now

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