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Cheese Capital Festival


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"Calling all cheese lovers! Don't miss the Second Annual Cheese Capital Festival in Plymouth, WI, the Cheese Capital of the World! Join us on June 7th and 8th for an unforgettable weekend filled with cheesy delights and fun-filled activities.

Enjoy a cheese-themed parade, live music, a cheese eating contest, and a foam cheese wedge race in the Mullet River, with a chance to win a grand prize of $1,000. Indulge in a mouthwatering array of cheese-centric food from our vendors. Bring the kids for FREE family fun! A large bounce house, face painting, petting zoo, along with free milk and dairy promotional materials, and a farm themed playground await! Satisfy your inner curd nerd with food science and cheese history presentations. 

Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the Cheese Capital of the World and celebrate the dairy delicacy that makes Plymouth famous. Join us at the Cheese Capital Festival for a day of foodie fun."

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The Cheesiest Parade you have ever been to starts at 11:00 am! Do you want to participate in the parade and have a float? Parade Entry is FREE...but you MUST have a cheese themed float! Join us in what will be a great cheesy day!

2024 Registration Form

Thank you to our Parade Sponsors: Johnsonville, Nesemann's Diamond Center, Shell Plastics, and Sargento

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We are no longer accepting food vendors, but still have spots open for craft vendors. Items must be handmade. Please fill out the form below if you would like to participate.

Vendor Application


Cheese Wedge Race


Cheese Wedge Race Tickets are now available at the Plymouth Chamber office! Stop in today for your chance to win! Tickets are 1 for $5 or 5 for $20. *TOP PRIZE is $1,000! 

Thank you to our Cheese Wedge Race Sponsor: Sartori


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Cheese Eating


If you love cheese, like really love cheese, we invite you to participate in our Cheese Eating Contest on Saturday, June 8th at 1 pm!
How it works:
  • All contestants must sign a liability waiver
  • Must be 18+ to compete
  • 3 minutes to eat as much of a 1 lb. block of cheese as you can
  • Register between 11 am - 12:30 pm the day of the event at Stayer Park pavilion by The Big Cheese banner
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place cash & cheese prizes!
*Limited to 9 contestants. If there are more than 9 interested, a drawing will take place. Last year's winner will be participating to defend his title!
Thank you to our Cheese Eating Sponsor: The Big Cheese
Directions & Parking

Parking will be available on Plymouth city streets along Mill Street and north of Mill Street. Looking for directions to the event? Enter "39 Stafford Street, Plymouth, WI 53073" into your map device.

Local Business'

Specials & Events

Local businesses are offering cheesy specials and events at their locations! Keep the cheese celebration going at these area businesses!

Plymouth Culver's: On June 4th, National Cheese Day, start the Cheese Capital Festival early, enter to win cheesy items!

Books and More: June 7th-8th, FREE cheese pin for the first 50 customers. 20% off cheese puzzles, playing cards and any other cheese merchandise.

Allechant Boutique: Friday-Sunday, June 7th, 8th, 9th enjoy discounts throughout the store. On Saturday, June 8th we will have drawings every hour starting at 11 am to 3 pm. We love cheesy events!

Over Easy Flipping: 

10% off all Cheese, Plymouth & Wisconsin Items on Friday - Sunday June 7-9.  Including; charcuterie pics, socks, wine charms, cocktail pics, magnets, ornaments, pins, coasters, signs, beer glasses, kitchen towels & more.

DeO's Pizzeria & Pub: Selling pizza by the slice on Saturday, June 8th from their back patio starting at 10:30 am.

Plymouth Arts Center: On Saturday, June 8th from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm...

All ages welcome with an adult present             

-Kids Drop in Art- create cheese theme projects                          

-Art Contest -Dog Days of Summer

Event located in the front courtyard at the Plymouth Arts Center

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Event Sponsors

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Additional Sponsors

Cheese Cooking: Next Step Insurance

Band Sponsors: Arch Solar, Meinhardt Orthodontics, and Van Horn Automotive Group

Event Signage Sponsor: Vesta