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Wisconsin Cheese Festival
May 17, 2024 4:00 pm
May 19, 2024 3:00 pm
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May 12, 2024
Lake Geneva House of Music
N3241 County Trunk H, Lake Geneva, WI, 53547, United States
Wisconsin Weekend: Wisconsin Cheese Festival at Lake Geneva House of Music in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Cheese Festival has its inaugural weekend on May 17-19, 2024 at Lake Geneva House of Music, which is a very cool live music venue located right along County H (the original U.S. 12) in Lake Geneva! Wisconsin Cheese is amazing, and a festival further celebrating it will be a blast, since we know how much you love cheese!

The festival is a gathering of cheese makers and lovers, farmers, artisans and vendors to celebrate what is obviously Wisconsin’s most famous food. You can also enjoy world-class Americana, alt-country, folk and bluegrass music, whiskey, wine and craft beer. Plus fun contests, educational presentations, fantastic music, and then a delicious variety of creative foods including BBQ, locally-made pies, pig bacon candy, curds and more. During the fest, you can even learn about cheese sculpting and participate in a Stein Hoisting Competition Saturday night! It’s a particularly family-friendly weekend at the Lake Geneva House of Music festival grounds. Get the full list of vendors here!

Event Schedule:

Fri. May 17th, 4pm until 9pm:

Lara Bell………..4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, 2nd Stage
Tyler Lance, Walker Gill……..5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, Main Stage
Cheese Bingo with Brie……7 pm – 7:30 pm, Studio G
Chicken Wire Empire…….7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Main Stage
The Thompson Duo…….9:30 pm – 11:30 pm, Studio G
The Whiskey Club shindig………….9:00 pm, Club Vinyl

Sat. May 18th, 11am until 9pm:

Cheese Sculpting with Nancy Baker: Starving Artz……..11:00 am – 7:00 pm, Cheddar Sculpting, Studio G
Lucky Pickers………11:30 am – 12:30 pm, 2nd Stage
Wheels North Band…….12:30 pm – 2:30 pm, Main Stage
Johnny Lyons & The Pride…….3 pm – 5 pm, Main Stage
Miles Over Mountains………..5 pm – 7 pm, 2nd Stage
Chris Stapleton Tribute: Tennessee Whiskey……7 pm – 9 pm, Main Stage
Cameron Webb…………..9 pm – 11:30 pm, Studio G
Stein Hoisting proceeds specifically benefiting Rising Stars Music Education……..10:00 pm, Studio G

Sun. May 19th, 10am until 9pm

The Box Band……………10:30 pm – 12:30 pm, 2nd Stage
Cheddar Sculpting with Nancy Baker: Starving Artz………11:00 am – 3:00 pm, Studio G
Cheese & Wine Trivia…………12:00 pm – 12:30 pm, Studio G
The Best Westerns…………….12:30 pm – 2:30 pm, Main Stage
Awards Ceremony………..2:30 pm – 3 pm

Wisconsin Cheese Festival Ticket Info:

Fri. Advanced GA: $10 | At Gate: $12.50
Sat. Advanced GA: $12.50 | At Gate: $15
Kids 6-12 Fri: $5 | Kids 6-12 Sat. $7.50
Weekend Pass Advanced: $17.50 | At Gate: $22.50
Kids 6-12 Weekend Pass: $10
FREE on Sunday for all!‚Äč
Children 5 & Under are FREE!

It’s easy to get to Lake Geneva House of Music, just follow County H north from Lake Geneva. If you’d rather, you can certainly head south from U.S. 12 by the I-43 interchange when you reach County NN south of Elkhorn. Similarly, Highway 67 brings you close. Then just follow H until you see all the action! Prior to 1973, this was the original route of U.S. 12 before they built the freeway (some fun trivia for road geeks like us!)

Wisconsin Cheese Festival Address:

Lake Geneva House of Music
N3241 County Trunk H (formerly U.S. 12)
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
(262) 248-0606

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