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September 21, 2019| $20
Love cheese? You’ll LOVE this! Join us for a delicious day at Canada’s Coolest Curds – Ottawa’s 1st annual Cheese Festival. This one-of-its kind event is all about sampling artisan cheeses, meeting the makers & learning from Canada’s top cheese experts. Come for the full day OR pop by to shop for a few hours…then top the day off at Ottawa’s LARGEST Wine & Cheese Party! It’s 100% about Canadian cheese There’ll be wedges & rounds of all kinds to sample – made with milk from cow, sheep, goat, water buffalo…and vegan cheeses too! There will be award winners from The Canadian Cheese Grand Prix & The Canadian Cheese Awards. Shopping for cheese has never been THIS good! Found a to-die-for cheese? Buy it on-the-spot & take it home! PLUS… local gourmet food artisans will be there too offering delicious creations – perfect on their own or enjoyed with cheese. Spend the day OR just a few hours… Round up your family and friends to enjoy Canada’s Coolest Curds AND explore Canada Agriculture & Food Museum, pet the farm animals…even see the cows being milked! The day will ooze with cool things to do: – Learn from our Savvy Cheese Sommelier & industry pros in their ‘classes” cheese making & tasting tips – See how to whip up the trendiest new recipes ladened with cheese – Listen in on Chef & Cheesemaker chats – Enjoy the live local bands – Burn off the calories on the outdoor dance floor – Have a picnic in the picturesque farm setting – Sip hard-to-find Canadian wines (craft cider & beer too) at Ottawa’s LARGEST Wine & Cheese Party! Advance tickets only at www.savvycheese.ca FESTIVAL PASSES & TIMES: * Half Day Pass (10am – 1:30pm): $20 * Full Festival Pass (10am – 7pm): $37- includes admission to Wine & Cheese Party plus a glass of wine * Ticket to Ottawa’s LARGEST Wine & Cheese Party (5 – 7pm): $25 EARLY BIRD BONUS! The first 150 cheese-lovers into the festival will receive a limited edition Savvy insulated shopping bag for all of your cheese purchases. How cool is that? Keep your cheese cool in the Cheese Vault Make sure the cheese you purchased keeps cold while you relax & chill out at the festival. Our friends at the Ottawa Food Bank will provide space in their refrigerated truck for you to store your cheese-y shopping. Only $10 – gets you a spot in the cold truck plus a limited edition insulated Savvy shopping bag. Proceeds of this cool service go to the Ottawa Food Bank. It’s THAT easy being cheese-y!