The Cheese Fest Atlanta 2018

Date: Friday, September 28th

Time: 5 pm

About: The Cheese Fest will take place at Historic Fourth Ward Park, Friday, September 28, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The farmer’s market-style festival is in its sixth year. The annual event brings together small food producers from around the globe along with South-east consumers at one venue-Historic Fourth Ward Park. Cheese Fest now attracts close to 3,000 attendees. The tremendous growth of the event has sparked the festival team to craft several new experiences and a larger-sized festival, overall. As of June 25, festival experiences include; unlimited tastings from 100+ artisan cheese and specialty food vendors; marketplace goods available for purchase; waterfront seating for cheese pairing classes such as beer, wine and sparkling beverages; A Pig and A Pint, pairing charcuterie from Spotted Trotter with various beers; Olives Galore!, an educational class hosted by Divina, detailing the history, fermentation process and providing samples of numerous olives; the highly anticipated Meltdown competition, featuring popular, Atlanta chefs grilling it out for People’s Choice and Judges’ Choice awards; Cheesemaker Unplugged/Uncensored: Meet the Maker featuring the 2018 winner from American Cheese Society (ACS) Conference; and live music by singer-songwriter, Rachel Baiman. Tickets are available at The Cheese Fest – $35 for general admission. A $65 VIP ticket includes admission to The Cheese Fest plus a waterfront pairing of your choice of wine, beer, or Champagne. Cash bars will be available throughout the festival to sell beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages. ATMs will also be on-site. General admission ticket includes entry into The Cheese Fest Atlanta, access to the Meltdown competition, and samplings from cheese producers from around the world. The first 500 attendees receive a special giveaway upon entering the festival.


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