Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival

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SAVE THE DATE
JUNE 2, 3 & 4, 2017

 DOYLE PARK
LITTLE CHUTE, WI

    Click Here For The
2017 Schedule of Events
(available April 2017)

HITCH A RIDE TO THE 2016 CHEESE FEST! 

There will be a FREE shuttle on Saturday that will be traveling between Little Chute High School and Doyle Park every 30 minutes from 1pm to 1am. 

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2016 GREAT WISCONSIN CHEESE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

June is national dairy month and around here that starts with the Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival.  Wisconsin’s official kickoff to summer!  Nestled along the Fox River, this 3 day entertainment extravaganza is packed with fun for everyone.  People of all ages will enjoy the Big Cheese Parade that takes place along Main Street on Saturday morning.  With tons of entries in our “Cheesiest float” contest you never know what you’ll see.  Candy, Clowns, Floats, Marching Bands, and heck you might even score some free cheese curds at this parade.  Are you into physical fitness and looking for a unique experience?  Our Cheddar Chase is a 1 mile walk/run like no other.  It actually puts you on the parade route!  In addition to exercise, and a great time, entrants also get a free T-shirt.  The Cheddar Chase will definitely make your Big Cheese Parade experience one to remember.  Back down at the festival grounds you’ll find more fun than you can imagine.  Cheese Fest is excited about our partnership with KISS F.M. Radio and we are the proud host of KISS F.M.’s Summer Slam!  KISS is being pretty tight lipped about who will be performing this year.  They won’t even tell us!  But we do know that there will be at least 2 or 3 national touring acts performing on Saturday afternoon.  How cool is that!  At night the sun may go down but the lights go up in a big way as Cheese Fest turns into Cheesejam!  Throughout the weekend you will hear a variety of bands that are sure to get your feet moving.  Food, Soda, Beer, if you can put cheese on it you’ll find it at Cheese Fest.  After the free cheese tasting and wine tasting you might need to sit and take a break.  No worries, there are plenty of places around the festival grounds to relax and take in the cheesy atmosphere.  There will also be several cheese carvers.  You will be amazed at their creations and they work their magic right in front of you.  Looking for more for the kids?  We have a whole stage packed with entertainers all weekend just for them!  Magicians, jugglers, musicians, there’s always something to see on the family stage.  Or you can check out the free petting zoo we have on Saturday and Sunday.  Oh and we don’t just have carnival rides, we have $1.00 carnival rides!  As well as a full amusement park right on the grounds.  They even make a homemade corn dog with cheese in it!  Are you getting excited yet?  How about we add a cooking competition hosted by none other than Mad Dog and Merrill with a secret ingredient centered on…you guessed it...CHEESE!  And do not miss our famous cheese curd eating contest.  This is a contest you have to see to believe!
 

Are you fired up for Cheese Fest now?  Well guess what.  Cheese Fest isn’t just the most fun way to kick off summer.  It’s a party with a mission.  We are so happy to be able to do what we do and we know we couldn’t do it without all the support we have gotten through the years.  Thanks to your generous support over the last 28 years Cheese Fest has been able to donate over ONE MILLION DOLLARS back to the community!  That is a huge accomplishment and we couldn’t be more proud.  So let’s keep the party going!  If you’re looking for more information about Cheese Fest, want to keep up with who’s performing at Summer Slam, or just want to be part of the cheese fun then like us on Facebook (search Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival).   You can also scan the QR Code on the schedule of events flyer for easy directions to the festival grounds from anywhere.  Are you ready to get your cheese on?  We’ll see you at the Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival!

If you have questions regarding the festival, please feel free to call Donna at (920) 423-3869.