California Artisan Cheese Festival 2024

Organizer:
California Artisan Cheese Guild
Event Start:
Mar 22, 2024 8:30 AM
Event End:
Mar 24, 2024 4:00 PM
Sonoma County Event Center (Fairgrounds), 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404

18TH ANNUAL CALIFORNIA ARTISAN CHEESE FESTIVAL

Get your ticket for three days of cheese bliss! Join us for the 18th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival on March 22-24, 2023. This weekend of all things cheese is filled with cheese tastings and pairings; farm and producer tours; Cheese Crawl and of course the weekend finale - the Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace! You will meet the cheesemakers, sample and buy artisan products; taste beer, wine, cider and spirits… plus so much more.

Friday, March 22nd

Start & End Times Vary Farm & Producer Tours at various locations – five different scheduled tours on Friday to choose from, each with a different itinerary and all include lunch.

Saturday, March 23rd

Seminars, Workshops and Pairing Sessions - Times Vary

3:00pm to 7:00pm Cheese Crawl at The Barlow - check in at each of our participating locations throughout The Barlow where you will sample cheese AND receive a sample of whatever the specialty is of the business (maybe a craft beer, a Sonoma County wine, a local spirit or a bite!) And, as you venture from location to location you also have the opportunity to sit a spell and purchase the special menu items for Cheese Crawlers. 21 years + only

Sunday, March 24th*

11:00am to 12:00pm Early Entry to the Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace - Beat the crowd and enjoy a glass of bubbles with early entry

11am-12 noon into the Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace.

12:00pm to 4:00pm Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace – Over 100 vendors showcasing their products - try and buy new and familiar cheeses and artisan products that complement cheese. Sampling cheese, accoutrements, wine, beer, cider and spirits + live entertainment.

‍*Parking on Sunday at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds is complimentary with purchase of your ticket to Early Entry and Artisan Cheese Tasting & Marketplace.

**Please note all sales are final and event will take place rain or shine.

Thank you, we look forward to seeing you at the Festival! We can’t wait to show off all of the great cheeses crafted by our cheesemakers.

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