12 Old Charlotte Highway, Asheville, North Carolina 28805, United States

CMCF @ Highland Brewing

Carolina Mountain Cheese Fest

Carolina mountain cheese festival - stay tuned for 2020 date


Some Answers to commonly asked questions!

  •  UPDATE 4/19/2019 - Parking at Highland is limited this year. We encourage car pooling, gathering with friends and using Uber, Lyft, Asheville Taxi Co .
  • Meadow hours are 12 noon (early entry) until 5 p.m.
  • Early entry tickets ($25/person) admit guests at 12 noon and include parking.
  • General admission tickets ($14) admit guests at 1 p.m.
  • Fest tickets benefit the WNC Cheese Trail are non-refundable.
  • This fest was created to support local businesses related to the cheese industry.  We keep our ticket price low to encourage guests to purchase product from the vendors!
  • The fest will take place rain or shine.
  • Workshops take place in the Meadow on the Main Stage.
  • Pairing Events require an additional ticket and take place in the Event Center.
  • Pets are not permitted at the festival.  If you are travelling with a pet please consider   


  • Highland Brewing is open during the fest.
  • Workshops and Demos are free with the purchase of an early entry or general admission ticket.
  • Children under the age of 12 are admitted free.