Festival of Cheese

    Best of Show-misamephotoThe American Cheese Society will host its annual Festival of Cheese in beautiful Providence, Rhode Island!

    One of the biggest events of its kind, the Festival of Cheese features the 1,600+ American artisan and specialty cheeses from the 2015 ACS Judging & Competition, highlighting the winners across a range of styles. In addition to an awe-inspiring assortment of cheeses, attendees can sample specialty accompaniments ranging from preserves to chocolate — plus wine and craft beer that guests can sample in their commemorative wine glass.

    Just some of the items you can sample alongside the many cheeses at this event are:

    • Canadian specialties from Foods of Quebec
    • Sausages, charcuterie, and pates from Fabrique Delices, Alexian Pate, Creminelli Fine Meats, Olli Salumeria, Les Trois Petits Cochons, La Quercia, and Olympia Provisions
    • Crispbread and crackers from 34 Degrees, Effie’s Homemade, La Panzanella, Venus Wafers, Partners, John Wm. Macy’s CheeseSticks, and more
    • Specialty foods from Fortune Gourmet, Forever Cheese/Mitica, and Philosophy Foods
    • Honey from Savannah Bee Company
    • Delicious oils from La Tourangelle
    • Ciders from Wandering Aengus Ciderworks

    The Festival of Cheese is open to the general public on Saturday, August 1 from 7:00 – 9:30 PM. American Cheese Society members are admitted beginning at 6:00 PM.


    • $60/person for general admission
    • $55/person for ACS members (call 720-328-2788 for your discount code)*

      *Note: If you plan to attend the ACS Conference in Providence, the Festival of Cheese is included with a full conference registration or a Saturday Day Pass. Conference registration is now open!

    Festival Marketplace Sponsorship
    Are you a specialty food producer or wine and beer producer interested in sampling your products at the Festival of Cheese? Consider a Festival Marketplace sponsorship! Learn about sponsorship opportunities here or call 720-328-2788.

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