9th ANNUAL

SF CHEESE FEST

September 21st, 2024

San Francisco Ferry Building Grand Hall

Join us for the 9th Annual SF Cheese Fest to celebrate the delicious local bounty of California cheesemakers. Mingle with a multitude of artisan cheesemakers and artisan food producers from around the state, sample dozens of cheeses, cured meats, jams, desserts, bites and more.

VIP Early Entry

September 21, 2024 | VIP 5-9PM

Indulge in Cheese Lover's Paradise: Exclusive VIP Early Access! Embark on a gastronomic adventure like no other! As an esteemed Turophile (that's cheese aficionado to you and me), you're invited to an intimate, sensory journey through the crème de la crème of artisanal cheese.

Your VIP Experience:

  • Exclusive early entry with a select group of fellow cheese enthusiasts
  • Personal cheese sommelier to guide your palate
  • Curated tour featuring 3 distinguished cheesemakers. At each stop on this fromage-filled odyssey
  • Meet the maestros behind the magic
  • Engage in passionate cheese discourse
  • Savor exquisitely crafted "best bite" pairings that will tantalize your taste buds.

Post-tour Perks:

  • 20-30 minutes of mingling with culinary artisans
  • First dibs on the choicest cheeses and pairings
  • Beat the crowds to the bar for a perfectly paired libation

Don't just attend the Cheesemaker Celebration—immerse yourself in it. This is more than a tasting; it's a backstage pass to the world of elite cheese craftsmanship.

Spaces are limited, so reserve your spot now and prepare for a flavor explosion that will forever change how you experience cheese!

VIP Ticket Price: $148 per person

Tickets on Sale Beginning July 22nd, 2024!

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General Admission Details

September 21, 2024 | General Admission 6-9 PM

Get your ticket and grab a friend for an evening of artisan cheese bliss in San Francisco! This is an evening you won't want to miss!

General Admission Ticket Prices:

  • $98 per person
  • Early Bird Couple Discount: 2 General Admission tickets are $176, from now through July 31st.

Tickets on Sale Beginning July 22nd, 2024!

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Get your Tickets to the 9th Annual SF Cheese Fest

Whether made from cow, goat, sheep, or water buffalo milk...

California's artisan cheesemakers are producing some of the tastiest and most exciting cheeses in the country. At the Cheesemaker Celebration, a multitude of the Golden State's best artisan cheesemakers will gather to present and sample their delicious hard work and mingle with guests, at the Ferry Building Grand Hall in San Francisco. The cheeses will be paired with preserves, chocolate, and charcuterie as well as plenty of local beer and wine. While sipping and sampling, guests will enjoy a stunning view of the San Francisco bay, live music by Brooke & Mike, and an amazing grazing table sponsored by
Ollie's American Cheese + Provisions and Gourmet Imports.

Celebrating Our 2024 SF Cheese Fest Sponsors

Thank you to our 2024 SF Cheese Fest Sponsors, they are true champions of artisan craftsmanship and supporters of our local artisan cheesemakers. The festival wouldn’t happen without their support.

Celebrating Our 2024 SF Cheese Fest Event Participants

We are thrilled to collaborate with our 2024 SF Cheese Fest Event participants – an esteemed collective of industry frontrunners. They offer extensive expertise in cheese artistry, a dedication to sustainable practices, and a talent for creative pairings. Their invaluable insights and support are crucial in transforming this event into an extraordinary exploration of the artisan cheese world.

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Explore Our Gallery

Take a look at our gallery with past festival moments. Feel the excitement and camaraderie that await you. Join us this year and become part of these unforgettable memories — where great tastes and great people meet!