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Seasonal Events

Seasonal events

Each season in Manjimup offers special events, as well as very special pleasures brought by the seasons themselves.

Some of these are listed below.

Spring

J B Ipsen Golf Tournament October 29th & 30th 2012

  • Wonderful wildflowers
  • Scenic drives include the orchards in stunning blossom
  • Devonshire teas and picnics
  • Spring Flower Show
  • Farmers Markets
  • Southern Forests Showjumping
  • Festival of Country Gardens more details here

Summer

December - Cherry Harmony Festival December 2012
                   Saturday street festivities, Saturday night concert
                   Band, Sunday Long Table Lunch.


February   - Kristofferson Cup Golf Tournament

  • Cool off at scenic Glenoran Pool or Fonty's Pool, or enjoy the Manjimup Aquatic Centre
  • Marron season open
  • Trout fishing is superb at this time
  • A great time to visit the orchards for farm fresh produce
  • Farmers Markets

February   - Back to Fonty's Log Chop and Bath Tub Derby (2012)

  • Biannual Event Attracting International and National Log Chop Competition
  • Miss Fontys Pageant
  • Bath Tub Derby
  • Bombie Competition
  • Traditional Duck Derby

    Seven Day Road, Manjimup, 6258
    Phone 9771 2105, fax 9771 2705
    Email office@fontyspool.com.au
    Website www.fontyspool.com.au

Autumn

March - Warren Agricultural Show March 2012
            One of largest log chops in WA, Free events for kids, Largest side show in
            South West. 100Mt Dash for Cash. Stock whip cracking competition. Equestrian
            Events.
            warrenaggsociety@bigpond.com


May/June - Manjimup Truffle Affaire 2012
         Celebrating the beginning of the Southern Hemisphere Truffle Season.
         Winter menu launch, truffle dog launch, long table gourmet lunch.

  • Chestnuts, walnuts and hazelnuts are available for picking and purchasing
  • Delicious fruit is available throughout the region
  • Take a quiet nature walk
  • Warren Agricultural Show
  • The weather is superb
  • Farmers Markets
  • Festival of Country Gardens Autumn Delights.

June - Truffle Kerfuffle - Southern Forest Food Festival 16th of June 2012
Contact: Megan
Phone: 0410 293 176
Location: Fonty's Pool, Seven Day Road, Manjimup
Details: TK 12 will include wineries, food stalls, master classes, cooking demonstrations, free kids food classes, food discussion/truffle seminars. Also Truffle Dog competitions, Truffle orchard tours/hunts, local produce by way of the local farmers markets and a heap more!
Date: 16th June 2012
Times: The Day Events - 10:00am to 5:00pm & The Gala Dinner Evening Event - 7:00pm
Email: office@trufflekerfuffle.com.au
Website: www.trufflekerfuffle.com.au

Winter

Manjimup 15000 motocross at Cosy Creek (book accommodation early for this popular June long weekend, next held in 2012)

  • Visit the vineyards and restaurants and enjoy the finest of local produce
  • Relax in front of the fire
  • Lots of fine days for forest walks
  • Farmers Markets

August - 5th Annual Truffle Growers Conference and AGM will be held in Manjimup on August 5, 6 and 7 and is open to members and non-members. See the Association website at www.trufflegrowers.com.au for details. Bookings for the Conference dinner, to be held at the Catholic Parish Centre in Moore Street on August 6, can be made at www.foragers.com.au Sophie Zalokar, local chef and leader of Slow Food Southern Forest, will be developing a menu based on fresh local produce including Manjimup-grown truffles.


Holly Flame Pea spring wildflowers

Glenoran Pool

Superb Fairy Wren (blue wren)

Farmland and vineyards
Fonty's Pool


Manjimup Visitor Centre
Open 7 days,   9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Phone 61 (08) 9771 1831