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CHEESEFEST – Gather & Graze 2021

Presented by CheeseFest Australia

We are thrilled to announce that CheeseFest is back! 

After the success of Gather & Graze at The Market Shed last year, we are back in Rymill Park (Murlawirrapurka) for CheeseFest in 2021!

23 – 24 October 2021

This will be the CheeseFest you know and love, with a ‘Classic’ touch – read on to find out more!

Saturday 23 October 2021

Gates Open: 11am

Last Bottle Sales: 7pm

Last Drinks: 7:30pm

Event Concludes: 8:00pm

Sunday 24 October 2021

Gates Open: 11am

Last Bottle Sales: 5pm

Last Drinks: 5:30pm

Event Concludes: 6:00pm

WHAT’S ON OFFER ?

With exclusive access to dozens of different local foods and beverages all in the picturesque Rymill Park (Murlawirrapurka) – just a cheddar roll from the Adelaide CBD – CheeseFest 2021 is a festival for all!

Whether you’re a die hard foodie, a craft beer fanatic, a home fermenter, Australia’s top wino or you simply want to have a picnic and enjoy the live music with your friends and family, CheeseFest 2021 is the place to be.

There are a wide variety of events on offer over the weekend including:

Over ONE HUNDRED food and beverage stalls featuring SA (and Australia’s) best and brightest cheese, food and beverage producers with fresh, local produce in the picturesque Rymill Park

The demo stage will be out in full force and included in your ticket price! Learn cooking tips and signature recipes from famous chefs from all over Australia. You can see our list of presenters below – full of old favourites and some new young guns!

You can enjoy a cold local beverage from any of our many bars: G&T Bar, Beer and Cider Garden, Prosecco Bar or Piano Bar.

Plus, you will receive a souvenir CheeseFest Wine Glass and eco-friendly carry bag on arrival (you may keep these and take them home – Please help us make our event sustainable and reuse!)

WHERE

Adelaide, Australia
Rymill Park Murlawirrapurka

Pricing

Adult: $25

Concession: $20

Weekend Pass: $45

PLEASE NOTE: Concession tickets MUST have a valid concession card to show on entry.

Valid Concession Cards include: Student cards and all Seniors cards

Children under 12 are FREE when accompanied by an adult!

*All tickets are not inclusive of booking fee or GST

*PLEASE NOTE* – We will not have a box office – All CheeseFest 2021 tickets must be purchased online via Eventbrite. This is a COVID-Safe requirement, and is required for entry. But don’t fear, you may buy your ticket online at the gate! We will have any info desk for any questions you may have.

GATHER & GRAZE ~ SPECIALTY STALLS

NEVER NEVER G&T BAR

Brought to you by Never Never Distilling Co.

You’re the G to my T!

The old faithful – our G&T bar this year is brought to you by Never Never Distilling Co.
You will also be entertained by a dedicated acoustic artist while you sit back and taste the delightful botanical combinations of the juniper berry!

THE BEER AND CIDER GARDEN

Nothing beats an ice cold beer or cider on a hot day. 

Brought to you by Vale Brewing, the Beer and Cider Garden is your one stop shop for a selection of South Australia’s finest craft beers and most delicious ciders! 
There will also be live entertainment, just like a Sunday sesh!

COFFEE & TARTS

Rest and Rendezvous at the Coffee and Tarts Stall! 

Feeling a bit cheesed out? 
Treat yourself to a sweetie from one of the many stalls serving up delicious morsels or reinvigorate with a hot (or cold) brew from our coffee cart!
Then back to the cheese!

THE PIANO BAR

Oh, sing us a song you’re the piano man!

The Piano Bar is a special addition to CheeseFest this year  – away from all the hustle and bustle! 
Set up cabaret-style, we will be showcasing some of South Australia’s most talented pianists, offering all styles of music; from Bach to Bono!
With regularly scheduled acts be sure to check your programme. Numbers in the Piano Bar are Strictly Limited in line with our Covid Management Plan.

STAY THE WEEKEND!

We are delighted to partner with Hotel Indigo for CheeseFest 2021.

They are offering our CheeseFest visitors a very special rate exclusively for our Festival dates

Available from 23 – 25 October 2021 and including the following:

King Standard Room
$190 per night (normally $250)
No Deposit or Cancellation Fee

ABOUT CHEESEFEST AUSTRALIA

Director, cheesemaker and South Australian Premium Food and Wine Ambassador, Kris Lloyd AM has been the driving force behind the successful festival since 2006. In 2021, CheeseFest is back by popular demand and we are excited to bring you a special, COVID-Safe weekend where you can indulge in all things cheese, food and beverage.

Come Gather and Graze with us!

Visitor to this distinctively South Australian foodie experience will be able to enjoy all the delights of the South Australian and Australian cheese, wine and food scene in one location, and learn from famous chefs and food personalities, or just kick back and relax in the park!

COVID SAFE GUIDELINES

These guidelines are for the health & safety of all patrons

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FREE COOKING DEMO’S FEATURING

Amanda McInerney, Simon Bryant, Paul Baker, Mandy Hall, Karena Armstrong, Jessie Silby, Rose Adam & Emma Mc Caskill, Laura Sharrard, Callum Hann, Jake Kellie, Sarah Baxter, Kane Pollard