The Austin Mac & Cheese Festival returns with a live, in-person event for the Fall Market Pop-up event, on November 21st, 11am – 2pm.

In celebration of the festival’s 5th anniversary, Austin’s favorite mac-n-cheese party will take place at Celis Brewery Beer Garden, at 10001 Metric Blvd., for a slightly scaled-back event, from its typically large, pre-pandemic extravaganza. Limited tickets are $45, available now at

Guests will be in mac-n-cheese heaven as talented chefs, from popular Austin-based restaurants, eateries and food trucks prepare unique offerings and tastings for all to enjoy. Each ticket gets you unlimited food tastings, along with ice-cold beer from Celis Brewery, non-alcoholic beverages, backyard games, music and more.

Festival Line-Up:

Barrett Black – The Original Black’s BBQ

Chef Bryan Beneke – Asti Trattoria

Chef Kareem M Elghayesh – KG BBQ

Chef Ryan Rosen – Brooklyn Breakfast Shop

Elpida Sarnacchiarc – Amici Cuisina Italiana

Thomas Micklethwait – Micklethwait Craft Meats

Yauss Berenji – Skull & Cakebones

Chef Chris Andrews – TLC

Lance Phillips – Teal House Bakery

The festival takes place outdoors. Due to concerns COVID-19 we’re thankful to currently be at Stage 3 risk-based guidelines. While social distancing is not possible (waiting in lines, getting food, etc.), all in attendance are asked to monitor their health and stay home if you have a positive test reading. Wearing a mask between bites is recommended but not required.

For more information on the Austin Mac & Cheese Festival, and for tickets, visit

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