5th annual Mac & Cheese Festival is March 5 at Destin Commons

The Destin Log

The 5th annual Mac & Cheese Festival is set from noon to 3 p.m. on March 5 at Destin Commons.  

The family-friendly event will feature gourmet, chef-inspired twists on the South’s favorite comfort food. Local restaurants far and wide will bring their best macaroni masterpieces to compete for the best mac and cheese in town.  

Mac & Cheese to take center stage at annual festival.

There are three categories each local restaurant can win in total: Judge’s Choice Award, People’s Choice Award, and Kid’s Choice Award.  

Attendees are invited to taste each delicious sample from the vendors and cast their vote – all the while supporting a charitable cause. 

VIC (Very Important Cheese) tickets are $45 each and includes an armband for unlimited food samples, one beverage ticket, and a T-shirt. 

Adult general admission tickets are $25 and includes an armband for unlimited food samples. 

Children general admission tickets are $15 and includes an armband for unlimited food samples for kids ages 5-16 years old. 

All proceeds from the event benefit Boys and Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast, a local non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging, and influence through its programs focused on academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles.

To compete, volunteer, and sponsor, please contact