CheeseFest 2022

Sat Oct 15 2022 at 11:00 am to Sun Oct 16 2022 at 06:00 pm

Rymill Park /Murlawirrapurka (Park 14) | Adelaide

CheeseFest 2022
CheeseFest – Gather and Graze is South Australia’s longest running and widely loved annual cheese, food and wine festival.
About this Event
CHEESEFEST 2022Presented by CheeseFest Australia

We are so excited to be back!

Our hearts are warm from the support and love CheeseFest fans have given us in the past two years, and because of that support we are thrilled to be able to bring you a CheeseFest bigger and better and cheesier than any before.

Held in Rymill Park, Murlawirrapurka again, we are focussing on all that is good in the food world this year, connecting cheese lovers with music and entertainment and a whole lot of cheesy goodness.

This will be the cheesiest CheeseFest in it's 18 year history!



With exclusive access to dozens of different local foods and beverages all in the picturesque Rymill Park, Murlawirrapurka - just a cheddar roll from the Adelaide CBD - CheeseFest is a festival for all!

With one hundred food and beverage stalls featuring SA and Australia's best and brightest cheese, food and beverage producers with fresh, local produce in the picturesque Rymill Park, Murlawirrapurka, whether you're a die hard foodie, a craft beer fanatic, a home fermenter, Australia's top wino or you simply want to have a picnic and enjoy the live music with your friends and family, CheeseFest is the place to be.



G & T Bar is the perfect sanctuary to sink some locally crafted Gin. With room for up to 500 guests in a prominent location at the festival, the G &T Bar hosts a range of world-class small batch Gins from SA and beyond. This year's bar, hosted by Never Never and will also feature live entertainment.


The CheeseFest Cooking Demo Stage is the event's powerhouse. Attendees flock to the stage for each session to watch Australia's finest chefs and food producers create culinary magic right before their very eyes. This year, the demo stages will feature A List Celebrity Chefs including Matt Preston, Gary Mehigan, Simon Bryant, Poh Ling Yeow, and MasterChef greats Rose Adam, Callum Hann and Jessie Spiby.


The Masterclass Pavilion gives attendees a truly hands-on experience. Our diverse range of ticketed masterclasses covers cheesemaking, fermenting, brewing, pickling, wine tasting, kids classes, food styling and more. This year the workshop schedule will be hosted by a range of A List Celebrity Chefs, media personalities, and industry specialists.


Back by popular demand CheeseFest Gather & Graze live music Program returns for its second year. Featuring some of Australia's hottest acts, the Music Program completes the sensory experience for attendees and attracts new market segments. This year the stage will feature world-class original South Australian acts from the pop, jazz, folk and roots genres.


Great Wine Capitals of the World returns in 2022! Guests are invited to meander through the regions and sample some of the State and the world's finest wines without the travel miles. Featuring wineries from South Australia's leading wine regions, including the Barossa, Adelaide Hills, McLaren Vale, Coonawarra, Clare Valley, Langhorne Creek and Coonawarra.


Pop-up: but make it luxurious.. CheeseFest Gather & Graze supports the recovery and return of the South Australian Oyster Industry with an exclusive pop-up Champagne and Oyster Bar. Guests will be able to sample South Australia's finest oysters and premium bubbly, meet the fishers and winemakers, and learn a trick or two about shucking, styling and serving.


At CheeseFest Gather & Graze, we do Country and Western! Guests can bootscoot their way through a delectable selection of Adelaide's finest small batch bourbon and whisky distillers, whilst being serenaded by some of the country's hottest alt-country acts.


CheeseFest Gather & Graze is a family affair, BYO kids. This year we invite ticket holders to bring their kids for a range of dedicated scheduled kid-friendly activities including cooking classes, live entertainment, arts and crafts and more.


Feel like dancing? To herald the return of dancing, we'll assemble some of Adelaide's favourite DJs, mixologists and local dumpling chefs to wow the crowd with a truly unique sensory experience!


Beyond Cheese Leading the latest culinary trends in ethical consumption, plant-based diets and food sensitivities, the Vegan and 'Free From' showcase will share some of the most exciting emerging producers of vegan cheese, gluten, nut and dairy free foods.

Dates and Pricing Info

*PLEASE NOTE* - All CheeseFest 2021 tickets must be purchased online via Eventbrite. This is a COVID-Safe requirement, and is required for entry. But don't fear, you may buy your ticket online at the gate! We will have any info desk for any questions you may have. Tickets are strictly limited in line with our COVID Management Plan.

Friday October 14

Gates Open: 5pm

Last Bottle Sales: 8pm

Last Drinks: 8:30pm

Event Concludes: 9:00pm

You can purchase tickets to our Friday October 14th event HERE.

Saturday October 15th

Gates Open: 11am

Last Bottle Sales: 7pm

Last Drinks: 7:30pm

Event Concludes: 8:00pm

Sunday October 16th

Gates Open: 11am

Last Bottle Sales: 5pm

Last Drinks: 5:30pm

Event Concludes: 6:00pm


Early Bird Tickets (Only valid until 15th July!): $20

Adult: $25

Concession: $20

Weekend Pass: $40

PLEASE NOTE: Concession tickets MUST have a valid concession card (Student cards and all Seniors cards) to show on entry.

Children under 12 are FREE when accompanied by an adult!

*Ticket prices are not inclusive of Eventbrite booking fee or GST
CheeseFest 2022 COVID-19 Guidelines

The New Normal:

While state mandated restrictions have eased, COVID-19 is still a health risk. Please read the below instructions that will allow us to keep all patrons, and the wider community, safe and healthy!

Before the Festival:

  • If you are feeling unwell please do not attend CheeseFest 2022

Entering the Festival:

  • There will be no box office. All tickets must be bought on Eventbrite to limit contact between ticket booth staff and attendees.
  • CONCESSION CARD HOLDERS who have purchased Concession ticket must show a valid carer or concession card at the gate - No card no entry, sorry!
  • Children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult - Please head to the info desk outside the festival gates to get your child a wristband and checked in.

During the Festival:

  • Please observe sanitary hygiene procedures; cover your mouth when coughing and sneezing!

What are we doing?

  • The festival space will be sanitised and deep cleaned before and after each festival day.
  • All tastings will be served in single use compostable containers by a stallholder wearing gloves
  • Stall holders will be responsible for the cleanliness of their stall in accordance with our COVID Management Plan of no contact – wiping common surfaces after patron contact and single use utensils only, as well as providing hand sanitizer at their stall.
  • CheeseFest Australia has been compliant with ACC Food Safety Standards for the past 15 years and will continue to do so.

*We reserve the right to change these COVID requirements based on changes in restrictions from SA Health, SAPOL, or the SA Government*

Transport Info:

The O-Bahn drops you directly at our door, as does the Tram system on North Terrace!

There is public parking available off Rundle St, North Terrace, Bartels Rd and Flinders St - All a few minutes walk from Rymill Park.


For the health and safety of all patrons...

• No smoking is permitted inside the venue

• Sorry, no dogs allowed

• No BYO food or drinks

• No Dancing outside the designated dancing areas.

• Please make sure you adhere to our social distance 1.5m policy

• STRICTLY no alcohol consumption beyond the CheeseFest fenced perimeter

• CheeseFest Australia Pty Ltd practices a responsible attitude to consumption of liquor on licensed premises

Any Questions?

Get in touch! You can email us at [email protected] or get in touch via Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.







Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Rymill Park /Murlawirrapurka (Park 14), East Terrace, Adelaide, Australia


AUD 20.00 to AUD 40.00

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