Festive Mac&Cheese Dish...Is it a Side or a Meal?

Time to settle this once and for all!

It tends to be a debate often whether Mac and Cheese is to be ate as a side or a meal.

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Speaking of Mac and Cheese...

The city of Louisville's first ever Mac and Cheese Festival will take place on Saturday September 21 until Sunday September 22. The event will be hosted downtown at Fourth Street Live! bringing over 40 different styles of mac and cheese for all lovers to try regardless of how you like yours served. Recipes coming from more than 15 food vendors.

If you are competitive when it comes to eating food then there are some contest created just for you to go against others. One of the contest will be based on who can eat the most mac and cheese in two minutes. Sign-ups are only available for the first 10 participants. In addition to this contest there will be one for the cheese fries lovers. A fry-eating contest where participants will be given a giant bucket of fries and whomever empty out the bucket first wins the crown.

A few awards will be given for Best Tasting Mac and Cheese, Most Unique Mac and Cheese and other awards to be announced soon.

At the event you can expect a cheese fry bar, giant craft beer garden, live entertainment, axe throwing and a lot more games, activities and merchandise.

More vendors will be present at the festival to sell items such as funnel cakes, cotton candy, ice-cream, water ice and other sweet goodies!

General admission pre-sale ticket price is $10, includes entry and a drink voucher. In order to sample mac and cheese, attendees must purchase vouchers which come in sheet sets of 10.

VIP pre-sale ticket price is $50, attendees are able to take part in a two-hour early entry, two hours of all you can eat mac and cheese, four drink vouchers, one complimentary order of french fires and a commemorative keepsake.

The festival is a kid friendly event! There will be a fun zone, carnival games and activities. Children 10 and under are free and do not need a ticket to access the festival.

Online ticket sales end on Saturday, September 21 at 3 PM or until all are sold out. Tickets may be purchased here.

Mac and Cheese Festival will take place regardless of the current weather conditions. Be sure to check the forecast so you can plan and dress accordingly.

Follow the event page on Facebook for futher details.