Sat May 21, 2:00 PM - Sun May 22, 8:00 PM
34 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202

Community: Downtown Baltimore


Maryland's most delicious food festival is back! Join us on May 21st, 2022 for the cheesiest event in Baltimore!

Event Details

Baltimore are you ready for this?! The Maryland Mac & Cheese Festival is taking over Power Plant Live! on May 21st, 2022! Join us for a family friendly event filled with Mac n’ Cheese themed activities & madness!

The Maryland Mac & Cheese Festival will bring together over 15 of the area’s best restaurants, food trucks & chef's cheesy visions into reality! Get ready to try a mountain of cheese goodness at Maryland's largest-ever mac and cheese festival. No matter how you like it—peppery, with ketchup, crispy with breadcrumbs or creamy like butter, you'll find the mac and cheese of your dreams right here!


? 15+ Mac & Cheese Food Vendors (Over 40 styles)

? Kids Fun Zone Carnival Games & Activities

? Mac & Cheese, French Fry Eating & Can of Whiz Holding Contests

? Cheese Fry Bar

? “Best of” Awards Ceremony

? Giant Craft Beer Garden

? Axe Throwing Expo

? Bands & Live Entertainment

? Baggo Tournament & Tailgate Games

? Merchandise, General Vendors & more!


? Entry into Festival

? 1 Drink Voucher (Alcoholic or Non-Alcoholic)

VIP TICKET $49.99 (12PM - 8PM)

? Express Two-Hour Early Entry (Doors open at 12PM for VIP)

? All You Can Eat Mac N’ Cheese from 12PM-2PM (pay as you go after 2PM)

? 2 Hour VIP Exclusive Open Bar 12PM-2PM (pay as you go after 2PM)

? Complimentary order of French Fries

? Commemorative Keepsake

? 25% Off Merchandise Coupon


Over 15 of the area’s best restaurants & food purveyors will be on hand to dish out a variety of gourmet Mac & Cheese served in 2 to 3oz sizes along with a variety of Mac & Cheese inspired dishes! All food-related items will work on a voucher system with vouchers sold in sheets of 5 for $10. This provides the best opportunity for you to try as many locations & varieties of Mac & Cheese as possible or larger platters of your favorite vendor!

Vouchers can be purchased in sheets at voucher stations throughout the festival grounds & will be exchanged for a serving of Mac & Cheese or other food related items. There will various bars, beverage stations & beer gardens serving ice cold brews, fine spirits, water, soda & other refreshments on a normal cash & credit system. Additional vendors will be on hand to sell funnel cakes, cotton candy, ice-cream, water ice, hot chocolate, desserts & other goodies!


The Maryland Mac & Cheese Festival will be awarding cash, prizes & awards to the following competitions:

? Mac & Cheese Eating Contest: Battle it out with your fellow competitors to see who can eat the most Mac & Cheese in 2 mins! Signup forms coming soon & will be limited to the first 10 participants.

? Cheese Fries Eating Contest: This one is for all those French fry lovers! You will be given a giant bucket of cheese fries & the winner will be crowned when their entire bucket of french fries is finished!

? Can of Whiz Hold: This one will be a test of strength! Similar to the beer stein hold but with a giant can of whiz! The person who can hold their can of whiz in front of them without falling with be crowned the champion!


The area's best will be battling it out to see who has the best Mac N' Cheese in all the land voted by YOU!

? Best Tasting Mac & Cheese

? Most Unique Mac & Cheese- more awards to be announced!


- Children 10 & under are FREE & do not need a ticket


? Coming Soon!


*All tickets purchased for The Maryland Mac & Cheese Festival are final. We Do Not issue refunds or exchanges & this is a Rain or Shine indoor/outdoor event. Ticket prices are subject to change and increase without notice. The Maryland Mac & Cheese Festival has NO affiliation with the previous Baltimore Mac & Cheese event, we are the creators of the Baltimore Tac Festival!

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