Thousands of people have turned out for the 2018 Forrest Soupfest.
The event at the Forrest Recreation Reserve is now in its 13th year.
Federal Corangamite MP Sarah Henderson says she was delighted to judge the soup competition and sample some wonderful food and produce in this booming Otways tourist town.
Colac-Otway Shire mayor Joe McCracken says it was a beaut crowd and Polwarth MP Richard Riordan says it was a huge crowd at the new venue.
Cooking Master Classes were part of the Soupfest for the first time.
The event was held in conjunction with the Run Forrest Trail Run.