The Great Northeast Cheese Fest
More than 75 local and imported cheeses will be offered at this annual event in NYC. But that’s not all- top local chefs will also be creating cheese-centric dishes, fresh mozzarella will be made, and beer, wine, and cider will be paired with the artisan wedges and wheels.
For the ninth year in a row, the Concord Cheese Shop will parade a 400-pound wheel of Italian Crucolo cheese through the center of town before cracking it open amidst fanfare, music, and dancing.
National Fruitcake Day
Think twice before you regift that fruitcake; instead, pair it with cheese.
New Year’s Eve
From ricotta beignets to mac and cheese dumplings, discover our top five favorite NYE party apps.
San Francisco, Cal.
The “Olympics of cheesemongering” returns. Witness the quirky competition live and gain a new appreciation for the wunderkinds behind cheese counters. cheesemongerinvitational.com
Isthmus Beer and Cheese Fest
In the dead of winter, Wisconsin throws its hottest cheese party. In addition to sampling the fest’s eponymous products, head here for pairing classes and music.
National Cheese Lover’s Day
We’ve outlined six ways for you to celebrate.
Want to impress your date? Peruse our guide to romantic cheese-and-vinyl pairings.
National Café au Lait Day
Spike your coffee cup with fresh cheese instead.
Offering endless opportunities to taste, learn, and mingle, France’s largest agriculture show is a giant tribute to the country’s farms and food.