Frederick Mac and Cheese Festival is the Cheeesiest Event ever held in Frederick, MD! Be sure to review the questions and answers below for the most up-to-date information on this year's event!
Frederick Fairgrounds 797 East Patrick Street Frederick, MD 21701- we will have various signs displaying where to enter.
THIS IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT; THERE ARE NO REFUNDS FOR THIS EVENT.
Saturday, June 10th, 2023 – 2 Sessions (Separately Ticketed - your ticket is only valid for a Single Session)
VIP Session 1: 11:30 am-3:30 pm, Just Entry/General Admission Session 1: 12:30-3:30 pm
VIP Session 2: 5:00 pm-9:00 pm, Just Entry/General Admission Session 1: 6:00-9:00 pm
All Ages are Welcome at Festival, but only those over 21 can drink alcohol - proper ID is required to consume alcohol. Your tickets will NOT be mailed to you, you should bring a printed copy of the email confirmation that you received when you placed your order OR Your Eventbrite App on your phone can be scanned. Will call is at the event entrance on the day of the event, you’ll see signs and tent. Designated Drivers will be offered free water. PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY!
Transportation and Parking Access
Parking is Available and We will assist you with plenty of signage to get to the Exhibition Hall.
Use "Richmond International Raceway" when Googling or calling on Uber, Lyft or other ride-sharing services. The Street Address is: 600 E Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23222
Mac and Cheese/Wings/Fried Chicken Vendors will provide 2 or more different Mac and Cheese Samples/small dishes per vendor - ONLY Food Tickets will be allowed to get your samples/portions, so make sure you purchase them at designated Ticket Stands - some ticket options already include 10 Food Tickets. VEGETARIAN OPTIONS WILL BE PROVIDED BY SELECT VENDORS. Other food items such as sweets and desserts will be offered for sale at the event - you can purchase these "non-Mac and Cheese" food items directly from those vendors. Pricing for Food Tickets is $1.80+ - Depending on how many tickets you purchase in blocks.
Beer, Cider, Wine, Soft Drinks
General Admission and VIP Tickets include 1 or 2 Drink Tickets, respectively which can be redeemed at Designated Drink Areas for beer, cider, wine and soft drinks. PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY
Includes early access to the Festival (1 hour longer tastings), Private Bathrooms, Private Area, Limited Seating, and Access to all other Festival tents and amenities.
Children are allowed at this event although there are no special areas or entertainment for them. Children 12 and under can attend for free.
NO PETS. Service dogs are welcome but must register in advance and onsite upon arrival with all proper documentation.
NO PETS. NO UNAUTHORIZED VENDING, NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL,
NO ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES, NO EXCEPTIONS!