There will also be an art show, a photo competition, cooking demonstrations, children's actvities, and local and international chefs and celebrities at the festival. Children's activities include gardening, face painting, magic shows, art activities and Bubble Muffin events throughout the day. The Bubble Muffin team will teach children about good nutrition and how to cook in a fun and entertaining, hands-on cooking class.
At this family event, people will come together to celebrate local and regional produce in a community event, allowing local producers the chance to show the best they have to offer. There will be over 80 exhibitors at this great social day.
MasterChef's Matt Preston will be at the festival. Matt Preston has pronounced that "the Lara Food & Wine Festival is one of the best festivals in Australia".
The Lara Food and Wine Festival is a not for profit event, auspiced by the Lara Community Centre. The event aims to promote and support local producers and to educate the public about local produce. It also aims to support and promote the arts and culture in the community.
What else? Bring your own picnic rug if you like. Toilets are available on site. There is also on site parking. The Pirra Homestead grounds are also wheelchair accessible.