Photo by Kathryn Elsesser
Photo by Kathryn Elsesser
Photo by David Barajas
The Oregon Truffle Festival
With four native Oregon truffles and the successful cultivation of prized European truffles in the Willamette Valley, the region is North America’s contribution to the short list of world-class wine and truffle regions.
Join us in the Willamette Valley, the heart of Oregon wine and truffle country, this January and February. Our lineup of events will include hands-on truffle foraging, lectures from experts in truffle cultivation, decadent lunches and dinners from James Beard-recognized chefs, the only fresh truffle marketplace of its kind, and so much more! The full schedule will be released in the coming months, and you can be the first to know by signing up for our mailing list.
2020 Oregon Truffle Festival Lineup
Two long weekends overflowing with truffles, wine, truffle dogs, education, and friends old and new. Plus, don’t miss the popular Joriad North American Truffle Dog Championship!
January 23rd, 2020
The 2020 Oregon Truffle Festival kicks off with The Joriad™ North American Truffle Dog Championship, wherein spectators cheer for truffle dogs and their trainers as they compete to find hidden truffle-scented targets. From Chihuahuas to Lagotto Romagnolos, dogs of all breeds are invited to compete in The Joriad, the only competition of its kind in North America. The Joriad’s first round welcomes spectators at the Lane County Fairgrounds in the morning and the top five dogs compete in a second and final round in the field. Truffle dogs and their owners gather in the evening for the perennial favorite Parade of Dogs.
January 24-26, 2020
Our January weekend celebrates the world of Oregon truffles and the culinary bounty of the southern Willamette Valley. Taking place January 24-26, 2020, the Eugene weekend offers a variety of special truffle packages for weekend-long immersions, including two new packages for 2020.
With hands-on cooking classes, truffle dog training, truffle hunts and workshops, learning opportunities abound at the Eugene weekend. Decadent truffle breakfasts, lunches, dinners and the Oregon Fresh Truffle Marketplace are offered as part of weekend packages and a limited number of experiences are sold à la carte.
Oregon wine and truffles: sheer bliss! We celebrate this singular pairing and explore the shared terroir of wine and truffles during our Yamhill weekend in the northern Willamette Valley. Taking place February 14-16, 2020, the Yamhill weekend offers an immersive package for a limited number of truffle aficionados, as well as an action-packed schedule of à la carte events, including cooking classes and our annual Fresh Truffle Marketplace.
From truffle hunts to lavish winery luncheons, the Yamhill weekend highlights Oregon’s burgeoning truffle community in the heart of Willamette Valley’s beautiful wine country.