The 19th anniversary of the popular South African Cheese Festival offers the perfect long weekend escape! Festivalgoers can look forward to a truly unique experience over the Freedom Day long weekend – from Saturday 25 April to Monday 27 April 2020 – at Sandringham outside Stellenbosch.

Come and experience why this award-winning festival deserves its most recent accolade as one of Die Burger Readers’ Choice Top 3 Festivals. Discover the widest variety of local, international and artisanal cheeses, explore the brand new #Winefest, #Foodfest, #Beerfest and #Ginoclock, and meet the makers of the finest niche products in the Cheese Emporium and the Cape Made Mall.

Ticket prices and entertainment

The festival will run from 10:00 to 18:00 daily. The programme includes tasting experiences in the Standard Bank Tasting Room, outdoor concerts by Spoegwolf and other popular artists, and fun activities such as the Ladismith cheese carving competition and the Laughing Cow Kiddies Corner.

Tickets cost R240 per person per day. An early bird offer of R200 per person per day is valid until 31 January 2020. A #FestivalFriends group ticket for four people costs R860 – a saving of R100! Senior citizens pay R200 and children (two to 13 years) R20. Tickets are available at Computicket, Shoprite and Checkers. No tickets will be sold at the gates. – Press release, Agri-Expo 

For more information, visit, Twitter @SACheeseFest, Facebook @SACheeseFestival, Instagram @sacheesefest, or contact Agri-Expo on 021 975 4440 or