The Ultimate Cheese Lover’s Fest Returns on April 15

Due to popular demand, Social Power Hour is back for a spring version of Say Cheese Fest. Say Cheese and indulge on April 15, 2018 from 11 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at Concord Fifty-Five (1355 W. Concord Place), located conveniently between Lincoln Park and Wicker Park, where restaurants and retailers will come together to show off their cheesiest bites for the third cheese fest!

To purchase tickets, head over to Eventbrite. Cheese lovers will receive tastes from numerous cheesy vendors, voting ballot to pick 2018’s Big Cheese Winner with an opportunity to win a gift card from the fan favorite and two sponsored drink tickets to accompany delicious cheesy bites. Current vendors include Lou Malnati’s, Roots Pizza, KRAVE JERKY, Mac Dynamite, Gayle’s Best Ever Grilled Cheese, and Blackwood BBQ. Guests can hydrate with Boxed Water is Better Barefoot Wine and Bai.

An official vendor list will be released at a later date. Sponsors include Barefoot Wines, Getaround, Concord Fifty Five and Food News Today. Last year’s Big Cheese Winner was Saxon Creamery (855 Hickory St, Cleveland, WI 53015).

“The Say Cheese Fest was a stellar event that we were privileged to be a part of.  Anytime that we can get in front of a crowd of people that love food and talk about Saxon Creamery cheese is a great day,” said Lisa Hall, Business Manager, Saxon Creamery. “We are honored to have been voted as the favorite Cheese at this event with our award winning Big Eds Gouda Cheese Spread and our Big Eds Serrano Gouda. A special thanks to our hosts Social Power Hour and Concord Fifty Five for providing a beautiful venue for this amazing event.”

Not only can attendees enjoy drinks and tastes, but Say Cheese Fest event goers can feel good about indulging because the event benefits local Chicago charities to be announced at a later date.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or Eventbrite.