F.A.Q. Cincinnati

  1. When can I get my hands on all that cheese? September 9, 2017 - 2:00-10:00PM

  2. Where will all the cheese-tastic excitement take place? 100 W. Mehring Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

  3. Is there a place to put my vehicular transport? There is a parking garage at 124 East Mehring Way (enter on Mehring Way). There's also a surface lot on the corner of Elm Street and Mehring Way that festival attendees can use.

  4. Are kids "Persona non grata"? Of course not--kids love cheese, too. Children 12 and under are free. Children 12 years and up must purchase a general admission ticket. The VIP pairing event is for 21 years and over ONLY. No exceptions.

  5. What kind of cheesy fun comes with the general admission ticket? Your general admission ticket includes entry into The Cheese Fest, access to the Macdown/Meltdown Competition, cheese producers, live music and tons of tasty fun. Once you’re in, you can taste all the cheese your tummy can handle!

  6. What are the perks of a VIP ticket?VIP includes everything in the general admission ticket, plus early entry to the festival events and one VIP-only pairing event (must be selected at time of purchase).

  7. I've got my cheese, now I need mydrinsk!There will be cash bars on-site offering beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages for sale. ATMs will be available if you’re low on cash.

  8. What can't I bring to the venue?
  9. - Weapons of any kind Illegal substances (including narcotics) or drug paraphernalia
    - Aerosol cans of any kind ie: spray sun screen, bug spray...
    - Framed or large backpacks, oversized bags
    - Selfie sticks, monopods, tripods
    - Long lens or detachable lens cameras
    - Chairs
    - Alcohol
    - Glass containers
    - Food or beverages
    - Coolers
    - Skateboards, inline skates, bicycles, carts, Segway’s, scooters or personal motorized vehicles
    - Musical instruments
    - Inflatables
    - Stickers
    - Flyers
    - CDs
    - Fireworks or explosives
    - Laser pointers
    - Tents
    - Pets (except for service dogs). Service animals are permitted with proper identification.

  10. What if the weather takes a turn for the worse? This is a rain or shine event. If it rains, grab your boots and umbrellas and come anyway.

  11. Save a tree. Can you scan my ticket on my smart phone? Tickets can be scanned from your smart phone using your email confirmation or you can have the ticket text messaged to you 4 hours prior to the event.

  12. How do I become a vendor? I want to get in on this cheese action! Apply here.

  13. Do you need sponsors? I'll do anything for cheese! Yes, we do have some sponsorship packages available. Apply Now

  14. Didn't find an answer to your question? Contact us.



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