9 March 2024

10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Phone 0800 BUY TIX (289 849)

Address Cambridge Raceway Taylor Street, Cambridge, New Zealand View Map

Website https://www.nzcheesefest.nz/

The NZ Cheese Festival is spreading its cheesy goodness to the North Island!

After three fantastic years, we’re thrilled to announce the inaugural North Island event at Cambridge Raceway on March 9th, 2024, from 10 am to 4 pm.

Immerse yourself in the world of high-quality NZ cheese as we connect you with the passionate makers and brands behind these delectable delights. The Raceway Centre Green will be your haven for a relaxing day filled with cheesy goodness and epicurean delights.

Pack your picnic baskets with an array of goodies sourced directly from the festival, including charcuterie meats, artisanal bread, locally sourced honey, crisp crackers, fresh fruit, and more! Explore the diverse flavors and textures that make NZ cheese a culinary delight.

Don’t miss the chance to savor hot dishes from our food trucks, perfectly complementing your picnic selections. And why not pair your feast with a delightful beverage to elevate the experience?

Throughout the day, engage in informative workshops covering a variety of cheese-related topics. Learn about different cheese varieties, discover the secrets of crafting the perfect cheese board, and gain insights into caring for your beloved cheeses.

Save the date – March 9th, 2024 – and join us at Cambridge Raceway for a day of indulgence, education, and celebration of all things cheese!

New Zealand Cheese Festival

Cambridge Raceway Taylor Street, Cambridge, New Zealand

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