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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Bear Creek to Host Cheese Rolling Contest on August 19th

The Second Annual Bear Creek Cheese Rolling Contest on August 19th

MACUNGIE, PA. – The Lehigh Valley’s only Cheese Rolling contest will be held on Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 2pm at Bear Creek Mountain Resort and Conference Center on the bank above the pond. The contest will be held in combination with the Cheese, Garlic and Summer Mountain Festival, running from noon-5pm. Both events will be held rain or shine.

Participants will race after a wheel of cheese that is rolled down a hill. The first competitor to catch the cheese, wins the competition and the cheese. This event is modeled after the Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling in England.

All participants must register for the contest on August 19 between the hours of noon and 1:30pm outdoors at the Bear Creek tent. Participants must have a Cheese, Garlic & Summer Mountain festival ticket to register for the contest.

Adult tickets are available for $8. Participants must be at least 18 years of age to enter and must sign a liability release. Advance tickets can be purchased online at www.bcmountainresort.com or over the phone at 1-866-754-2822. Tickets will be sold at the gate on the day of the event.

About Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center - Bear Creek Mountain Resort is nestled on over 330 acres in Macungie, Pennsylvania. The resort offers skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing winter activities and hiking, biking, boating, tennis, disc golf and nearby golf during the spring through fall months. Guests can plan an event in the spacious banquet and meeting facilities, dine at The Grille at Bear Creek or the Trail’s End Cafe, relax at The Spa at Bear Creek or vacation at the hotel, The Hotel at Bear Creek, with indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs.