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PHOENIX Grilled Cheese Festival

Saturday December 7th, 2019
Unexpected Gallery
734 W Polk St,
Phoenix, AZ 85007

Cheese is EVERYTHING, and when you grill it, the world is a measurably better place to be in. Welcome to the festival that brings you the best gourmet grilled cheese anywhere for an event that is sure to leave you feeling full and satisfied.

Sample grilled cheese bites made by local chefs and participating restaurants in an array of styles. Don't miss out on your chance to try them all and vote for your favorites! 

Keep an eye on the event page for the latest updates on chefs and restaurants as new ones are announced.

Session 1

12:30-3:30 pm (GA) 
12-3:30 pm (The Big Cheese)

Session 2

5:00-8:00 pm (GA) 
4:30-8:00 pm (The Big Cheese)

GA ticket includes:

  • Entry to the event

  • Unlimited sampling of grilled cheese

  • All-inclusive open bar

The Big Cheese ticket includes:

  • 30 minutes early entry to the event

  • Unlimited sampling of grilled cheese

  • All-inclusive open bar

  • Access to VIP area with private bar, seating, and restrooms

***All tickets are all-inclusive and include drinks at our bars and food sampling. No additional purchases are required once you enter the event!***

This is a 21+ event.

Questions? Email! (not .com)



What happens if it rains?
The Phoenix Grilled Cheese Festival happens rain or shine.

Are kids allowed?
No. This event is for ages 21+ only.

Are gluten free and vegan options available?
Unfortunately, no, this is not an allergen-free event. Additionally, we give our chefs and restaurants complete creative freedom over the dishes they prepare so that they can create something that represents their style. For that reason, we are unable to guarantee any specific dietary requests. However, in the past, there have been ample meat-free options. 

What restaurants will be there?
Restaurants will be announced via emailInstagram, and Facebook in the weeks leading up to the event.

How do I get involved?
Email for more information.

How do I get a refund?
Tickets are non-refundable.

Are tickets transferrable? Can I sell them or give them to a friend? Can I buy tickets from someone else?
Tickets are transferrable. You may sell or give your tickets to someone else, but please make sure they are over 21 years of age. The names on the tickets don't have to match. However, if you would like to change the names and have them re-sent to the new attendee, we can help! Please email us at

You can certainly buy them from someone else, but please be aware of scammers that are trying to sell fake tickets. Before you buy, you can verify that the tickets are legitimate by contacting us. We will be happy to help! Our email is (not .com)