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Cheese Capital Festival

June 24, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Head to downtown Plymouth for the Cheese Capital Festival! The main event day will be Saturday, June 24, but there will be some activities on Friday, June 23 with cheese activities happening throughout Plymouth the week leading up to the event.

The Cheese Capital Festival is a throwback to the Cheese Derby Days from years past and celebrates Plymouth’s heritage of cheese. Saturday will kick-off with a parade through Downtown’s Mill Street at 10:00 am, where all floats will have a cheese theme. Interested in participating in the parade? Get your registration form here: https://plymouthwisconsin.com/assets/PDFs/Cheese-Capital-Festival-Parade-Registration-2023.pdf

Following the parade, head to nearby Stayer Park, where activities include cheese vendor tents, food vendors, music & drinks, along with children’s activities such as a bounce house and face painting.

Make sure to purchase your ticket for the Cheese Wedge Race, where foam cheese wedges will…race down the Mullet River alongside Stayer Park, earning the top finishers cash prizes.

Live music starts at Noon in the Stayer Park Band Shell with local favorite the Abler Boys. Following is Bad Genie at 3:00 pm, Sister Winchester at 5:00 pm, and Charlie Bucket at 7:00 pm.

Friday, June 23rd activities include the Abler Boys performing from 6:00-9:00 pm, and a cook-off between local businesses where they will compete with different Mac & Cheese’s.

This event would not be possible without the support of our local businesses! Thank you to our event sponsors: Sargento, Masters Gallery Foods, Sartori, Great Lakes Cheese, The Big Cheese, Johnsonville, and Arch Solar. Supporting sponsors include: Nesemann’s Diamond Center, Next Step Insurance, Road America, Van Horn Automotive Group, Plymouth Advancement Association and Meinhardt Orthodontics.  This event is supported by Travel Wisconsin.

This is a free event for the public celebrating Plymouth and our cheese heritage. Activities and schedule is subject to change as the planning continues. Plymouth watch the Plymouth Chamber website at https://plymouthwisconsin.com/events/cheese-derby-day-and-music-festival/ for upcoming information.

For additional information please contact Mary Hauser, Executive Director at the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce at 920-893-0079 or [email protected]


June 24, 2023
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Stayer Park
55 Stafford Street
Plymouth, Wisconsin 53073
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