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🧀Baltimore are you ready for this? The Maryland Mac & Cheese Festival is taking over Power Plant Live! on May 20th!🧀
Join us for a family friendly event filled with mac & cheese themed activities & madness.
The Maryland Mac & Cheese Festival will bring together over 15 of the area’s best restaurants, food trucks and chef's cheesy visions into reality!
Get ready to try a mountain of cheese goodness at Maryland's largest-ever mac & cheese festival. No matter how you like it—peppery, with ketchup, crispy with breadcrumbs or creamy like butter, you'll find the mac & cheese of your dreams right here.
Cheese Me Please!!!
- 15+ Mac & Cheese Food Vendors (Over 40 Styles)
- 2 Awesome Days (Each Day Sold Separately)
- Kids Fun Zone, Carnival Games & Activities
- Mac & Cheese, French Fry Eating & Can of Whiz Holding Contests
- Cheese Fry Bar
- “Best of” Awards Ceremony
- Giant Craft Beer Garden
- Axe Throwing Expo
- Bands & Live Entertainment
- Baggo Tournament & Tailgate Games
- Merchandise, General Vendors & More!
ENTRY TICKET = $9.99 (2PM - 8PM)
- Entry Into Festival


VIP TICKET = $49.99 (12PM - 8PM)
- Express Two-Hour Early Entry (Doors Open at 12PM for VIP)
- All You Can Eat Mac & Cheese from 12PM-2PM (Pay As You Go After 2PM)
- 2 Hour VIP Exclusive Open Bar 12PM-2PM (Pay As You Go After 2PM)
- Complimentary Order of French Fries
- Commemorative Keepsake
- 25% Off Merchandise Coupon
Over 15 of the area’s best restaurants & food purveyors will be on hand to dish out a variety of gourmet mac & cheese served in 2 to 3oz sizes! All food related items will work on a voucher system with vouchers sold in sheets 10 for $15 (2lbs of mac & cheese goodness!). This provides the best opportunity for you to try as many locations & varieties of mac & cheese as possible!
Vouchers can be purchased in sheets at voucher stations throughout the festival grounds & will be exchanged for a serving of mac & cheese or other food related items. There will various bars, beverage stations & beer gardens serving ice cold brews, fine spirits, water, soda & other refreshments on a normal cash & credit system. Additional vendors will be on hand to sell funnel cakes, cotton candy, ice-cream, water ice, hot chocolate, desserts & other goodies!
The Maryland Mac & Cheese Festival will be awarding cash, prizes & awards to the following competitions:
- Mac & Cheese Eating Contest
Battle it out with your fellow competitors to see who can eat the most mac & cheese in 2 mins! Sign-up forms coming soon and will be limited to the first 10 participants.
- Cheese Fries Eating Contest:
This one is for all those French fry lovers! You will be given a giant bucket of cheese fries & the winner will be crowned when their entire bucket of french fries is finished!
- Can of Whiz Hold:
This one will be a test of strength! Similar to the beer stein hold but with a giant can of whiz! The person who can hold their can of whiz in front of them without falling with be crowned the champion!
The area's best will be battling it out to see who has the best mac & cheese in all the land voted by YOU!
- Best Tasting Mac & Cheese
- Most Unique Mac & Cheese
- Children 10& Under Are FREE