The Maine Cheese Festival

The Maine Cheese Guild spCheese Boardonsors an annual Maine Cheese Festival. This year the festival will be in a new location and a month earlier. Mark your calendars.

**** Applications now being accepted for participation by Maine Cheesemakers and a limited number of related Maine food vendors. Find applications with all the details on participating here. Deadline is June 1st. ****

New location and a month earlier in 2018!

When: Sunday, September 9, 2018 • Rain or Shine
Where: At Wolfe’s Neck Farm, 184 Burnett Rd, Freeport, Maine 04032

WE encourage you to visit Wolfe’s Neck  Center for Agriculture and the Environment to learn more about this exciting new location for the Festival.



Join us in our annual celebration of Maine’s strong artisanal cheesemaking community.  Each fall the Maine Cheese Guild sponsors The Maine Cheese Festival, its major fund raising event.

The Festival is a showcase for Maine cheesemakers and cultured dairy product producers, paired with an assortment of  select artisanal food producers.

• Meet Maine cheese makers

• Sample and purchase Maine cheeses

• Sit in on cheese related presentations and demos

• Learn about the Maine Cheese Guild

• Groove to live music and spend a day in fellowship with cheese lovers visiting from all over New England.

Your attendance at the Festival helps support the work of the of the Maine Cheese Guild’s mission—to support and encourage the Maine cheesemaking community. We will do this through development of a collective voice to promote Maine cheese and cheesemakers, educate cheese makers and consumers, coordinate resources and share the joy and art of regional cheeses.