The One & Only Beer Cheese Festival in the WORLD!

The Beer Cheese Festival in beautiful, historic downtown Winchester, KY is the only festival in the world dedicated to the celebration of beer cheese!

On Saturday, June 10 from 10 am to 5 pm, downtown comes alive with music, food, crafts, shopping, children’s activities, and of course, beer cheese.  Lots and lots of beer cheese!

The event is free to the public.

Event info:

Friday night event to kick off festival

The festival kicks off on Friday, June 9 with Cheesy Movie Night on Main Street provided by BCTC Winchester-Clark County.  Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets downtown at dusk for a viewing of a favorite family classic on the Courthouse lawn and Main Street. Click here to help us choose a film!


Ask almost anyone what the best part of the Beer Cheese Festival is and they’ll tell you, “Sampling beer cheese!” –and they’re right. We start at 10am and go all the way to 5pm. You can sample beer cheese from any of our vendors. Sample them all. Find your favorite. Cast your vote. Learn more here.


Festival Features



Additional Weekend Events

The Path Home 5K – Clark County Homeless Coalition will host its 6th annual 5k run/walk on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 8:00 am to support its transitional homeless program. This is a beautiful country road race for a great cause. Bring the family and your friends then head over to the festival to treat yo’self!