American Cheese Society Conference

July 31 – August 3, 2019
Richmond, Virginia

Join us for the 36th Annual ACS Conference and Competition. Meet cheesemakers from across the country and around the world. And wish our Guild Members well as they compete for medals in the Judging and Competition. Visit for more information.

Homemade Cheese Contest

Sunday – August 11, 2019
Montgomery County Agricultural Fair

Now that you’ve learned how to make cheese, throw your hat in the ring and compete in Maryland’s largest homemade cheese contest. All skill levels welcome. Judging is done before a live audience, and tastings are available. Visit for more information about the fair.

Cheese Pavillion

Sat/Sun – September 21–22, 2019
Maryland Wine Festival

Join us for the year’s largest gathering of Maryland Cheesemakers! For 2 days, enjoy tasting the best of Maryland. Creameries from all across the state sample and sell their award winning cheeses. Vote for your favorite in our People’s Choice contest. For more information about the festival, visit