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Mac and Cheese Festival

January 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

$15 – $20

All the cheesy, creamy delicious mac & cheese you can dream of will be under one roof at Relics Event Center this January.

It’s sure to be a “gouda” time! From the deliciously classic to the wildly creative, there will all kinds of pairing noodles and cheese at the MO Mac & Cheese Fest on January 14, 2023 from 11am – 1:30pm.

In addition to delicious mac & cheese sampling, if you’re lucky enough to rub “elbows” with them, you can get your photo with our Mac & Cheese Queen and King! Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. FOR A LIMITED TIME – BUY A MAC FOUR PACK FOR $50! Kids four and under are free. We’ll sell out at 500 so don’t wait too long!

Proceeds benefit OACAC, helping alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in Southwest Missouri. OACAC serves people of all ages in rural and urban areas with proven programs and innovative projects to empower people and enrich communities. More information at www.oac.ac.

Thanks to Schreiber Foods for being our presenting “Big Cheese” sponsor! Take a look at what they accomplished in 2022!!

Are you a restaurant or business who would like to take part in or sponsor this event? Give Lindsey a call at (417) 873-3375.

Good info to know before you go…
Tea, water, beer, and wine will be sold for an additional cost at the event.
There is great front-door and close parking.
The building is fully accessible.
Relics Event Center is indoors so even if it’s cold outside, it will be warm and inviting inside.

Relics Event Center is located at 2015 W. Battlefield in Springfield, MO.


(January 11, 2023) On Saturday, January 14, 2023, the Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC) MO Mac & Cheese Fest returns to Relics Event Center from 11am-1:30pm. The first event, held in November 2019, sold out and raised over $13,000 for poverty relief in Southwest Missouri. Between 2020-2021, OACAC worked with local restaurants to offer a Buy One, Get One mac and cheese punch card. While this is the 3 rd annual event for OACAC, it will be the second festival in person, which has grown from its first year. Sponsored by Schreiber Foods and Summit Media, the MO Mac & Cheese Fest is sure to be a “gouda” time for all ages.

In addition to sampling mac and cheese, guests can visit the BattlePack Birthdays station for some Nerf fun, have their photo taken with the MO Mac & Cheese King and Queen, and peruse various vendor booths. Tickets are $15 in advance or a Mac 4 Pack for $50, or $20 at the door. Visit www.oac.ac/mo-mac-2023 . Relics Event Center is located at 2015 W. Battlefield, Suite E in Springfield.

From Head Start, the Foster Grandparent Program, Housing Assistance and Family Planning to CSBG Neighborhood/Community Centers, the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), and Weatherization, OACAC programs serve people of all ages, strengthening communities in the Ozarks.


January 14
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
$15 – $20
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Relics Event Center
2015 West Battlefield Road
Springfield, MO 65807 United States
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(417) 885-0007
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