What is the Vaccine Status of this event?
Due to the governments requirements, the 2022 South Island Cheese Festival will be vaccine passport only entry.
Are dogs allowed?
Dogs are not allowed at the festival for a few reasons, food safety being the main one. Service dogs are allowed.
Can I park at the festival?
Yes! There is plenty of parking at the event, we will have our lovely parking wardens to guide you where to park. Be aware parking space near the festival fills up rather quick so you may have to walk a short distance along the headlands.
Can I bring Food & Drinks?
You may bring your own food and drinks to the festival if you feel like you want to add things to your cheese picnics, we will have plenty of food producers with amazing products for you to create picnics onsite. NO ALCOHOL is to be brought onsite. Bags can be checked at any time by our security.
Do I need to bring cash?
Most of our vendors do have eftpos but not all. We do have our amazing community stall onsite who will be doing cash out transactions. Cash does help sales go faster if you're keen to buy quickly and settle down on the lawn for your picnics.