Chalk up another great year at the Lowville Cream Cheese Festival. This year was number 8, and according to this article in the Watertown Times, the event drew an estimated 15,000 cream cheese fans.
There was all-day entertainment:
Of course, there was ALL kinds of food. On a stick. In a bag. Deep-fried. Cheese smothered. Barbequed, baked, fried, frozen and popped:
Cream cheese isn’t just for eating anymore. The festival features cream cheese tossing, cream cheese bingo, and cream cheese painting:
There were over 100 vendors at the festival. All kinds of stuff:
The activity that really sets the Lowville Cream Cheese Festival apart is its focus on family activies – including wacky pet contests. Countryside Veterinary Clinic provides prizes for best pet tricks, costumes, look-alikes, and other wacky categories.
I have attended all 8 Cream Cheese Festivals in Lowville, and it gets better – and bigger – every year. If you missed it this year, I hope to see you there next year. You can’t miss me — just look for the cheese head.
You can learn more about the festival, and see photos from past festivals at www.CreamCheeseFestival.com.