Oregon Cheese Festival
Saturday March 17 11-5; Sunday March 18 11-4
The Oregon Cheese Festival is a Farmers Market-style event supporting the Oregon Cheese Guild, featuring cow, sheep, and goat cheese from Oregon and Western U.S. creameries. Enjoy pairings of fine Southern Oregon wine, craft beer, ciders, assorted beverages, local artisan crafts, and great food under large heated tents. Sample and purchase local, artisan cheese, specialty foods, beer, wine, and cider from over 100 vendors. Culture Magazine, one of the leading periodicals in the cheese industry, has named the Oregon Cheese Festival one of the Ten Best Cheese Festivals in the U.S.
Fri, Mar 16 from 6pm - 9pm
To commence the Oregon Cheese Festival, a sumptuous meal introducing guests to participating guild cheesemakers will be held Friday night at the Inn at the Commons in Medford, OR on March 16th from 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. The dinner is held for the benefit of the non-profit Oregon Cheesemakers Guild. Special guest, David Gibbons, will explain each course, the feautred cheeses made by the festivals' artisans, and their local wine, beer, or cider pairings.