Ottawa's Artisan Cheese Festival * Le festival du fromage à Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa's Artisan Cheese Festival * Le festival du fromage à Ottawa


Love cheese? You’ll LOVE this!

We invite you to join us for a delicious day at Canada’s Coolest Curds – Ottawa’s Artisan Cheese Festival. This one-of-its kind event is all about sampling artisan cheeses, meeting the makers & learning from Canada’s top cheese experts.

Come for the full day OR pop by to shop for a few hours. Top the day off at Ottawa’s LARGEST Wine & Cheese Party!

It’s 100% Canadian cheese

There’ll be wedges & rounds of all kinds to sample – made with milk from cow, sheep & goat. Many are award winners from The Canadian Cheese Grand Prix & The Canadian Cheese Awards.

Shopping for cheese has never been THIS good!

Found a to-die-for cheese? Buy it on-the-spot & take it home! PLUS... local gourmet food artisans will be there too offering delicious creations - perfect on their own or enjoyed with cheese.

Here's the list of featured Cheesemakers...

The enthusiasm for this new cheese festival has been tremendous. Here 's the initial list of cheesemakers who are coming to Ottawa to meet you!

...and Gourmet Artisans

Keep checking back or visit our Facebook & Instagram page for up-to-the-minute updates on which cheesemakers will be coming to Ottawa for this event.

Spend the day OR just a few hours...

Round up the family or friends to enjoy Canada’s Coolest Curds AND explore Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, pet the farm animals…even see the cows being milked!

The day will ooze with cool things to do:

  • Learn from our Savvy Cheese Sommelier & industry pros in their 'classes" cheese making & tasting tips
  • See how to whip up the trendiest new recipes with cheese
  • Enjoy live local bands
  • Burn off the calories on the outdoor dancefloor
  • Have a picnic in the picturesque farm setting
  • Sip hard-to-find Canadian wines at Ottawa's LARGEST Wine & Cheese Party (there'll be craft cider & Kambucha too!)


DATE: Saturday September 21, 2019

LOCATION: Canada Agriculture and Food Museum (at the Central Experimental Farm)


10am - 1:30pm: $20

10am - 7pm: $37- includes admission to Ottawa's LARGEST Wine & Cheese Party plus a glass of wine

5 - 7pm: $25 - admission to Ottawa's LARGEST Wine & Cheese Party

Advance tickets ONLY (not available at the door)

Keep your cheese cool in the Cheese Vault

Make sure the cheese you purchased keeps cold while you relax & chill out at the festival. Our friends at the Ottawa Food Bank will provide lockers in their refrigerated truck for you to store your shopping. Only $10 - gets you a reserved locker plus a limited edition insulated Savvy shopping bag. Proceeds of this cool service goes to the Ottawa Food Bank.


The first 150 cheese-lovers into the festival will receive a limited edition Savvy insulated shopping bag for all of your cheese purchases. How cool is that?


To top off a great day, we're hosting Ottawa’s LARGEST Wine & Cheese Party where you can enjoy hard-to-find Canadian wines, craft cider & beer too, while you dance all the calories off on the outdoor dancefloor. There is no better cinq a sept in the city!

It's THAT easy being cheese-y!

Our Savvy Taste & Buy Events always sell out quickly

Grab some tickets & join us! You can contact Savvy Company for more information about this or any other Savvy Event , or call on us to create a special event for your family & friends or for a one-of-a-kind work event. We can host the event at your home, your office or we have special venues to recommend too.

We are delighted to host Canada's Coolest Curds - Ottawa's Artisan Cheese Festival in collaboration with Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.