Return of the Mac rolls into Noblesville’s Federal Hill Commons on Saturday June 3. Guests will have access to 2 hours of unlimited mac & cheese samples prepared by 25 of Hamilton County’s finest restaurants.

Tickets are on sale now the final Indiana stop of 2017 for the popular food festival. The family-friendly event will compliment an exciting day at the venue between the Noblesville Main Street Farmers Market and the free evening concert featuring rock band 16 Candles. The event is open to fans of all ages. Kids 6 and under are free. 

Tickets on on sale now!


VIP Tickets

Includes early entry 1 hour before GA doors (1 PM), unlimited sampling for 4 hours, access to a full cash bar (21+ guests only), and participation in Yelp’s Crowd Favorite Vote.

VIP Early Entry – 1:00 p.m. – TICKETS ON SALE NOW

General Admission Tickets

Includes unlimited Mac & Cheese sampling for 2 hours, access to full cash bar (for 21+ guests) and beverage stations, and participation in Yelp’s Crowd Favorite vote.

General Admission #1 2pm – 4pm – TICKETS ON NOW

General Admission #2 3pm – 5pm – TICKETS ON NOW

*Tickets do not include any beverages.  All guests are responsible for purchasing their own beverages.  21+ Adults will have access to a full cash bar.  Additionally, there will be an all-ages beverage station serving water and sodas.


The Local Pub and Eatery, Four Day Ray, MCL, Lit Moose, Barley Island, The Coterie, Rail Epicurean, Granite City Brewing, Country Club of Indianapolis, Upland Tap House, Peterson’s Restaurant, Ginger’s Cafe, Your Secret Chef, The Wild Boar, Mrs. G’s Taste of Home, Nameless Catering, Arni’s Restaurant, Big Papa’s, The Pint Room, The Ville, Caplinger’s Fresh Catch, Texy Mexy, Joella’s Hot Chicken, DeLullo’s Trattoria, District Tap, Michelangelo’s, LouVino’s Fishers, Clancy’s, Pure + Many More!

Be sure to check back often as our list of participating restaurants and chefs are updated daily. This list is subject to change.


Official Judges & Yelp! Crowd Favorite Vote

Dishes will be judged by profile local foodies who will determine the winner of the “Golden Noodle.” Official food judges include Liz Biro (Indy Star), Kristen & Danny (Hamilton County YouTube Stars), Steve Cooke (Deputy Mayor of Noblesville) and Jolene Ketzenberger (Eat, Drink, Indy.) Guests will have a chance to participate in the Yelp! Crowd Favorite competition.

World Food Championship Qualifier

Return of the Mac – Noblesville is now an official qualifying event for the The World Food Championships, the largest competition in Food Sport.  The winning chef from Return of the Mac will represent Indianapolis in The World Food Championships taking place in Orange Beach, AL November 8-14.



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Produced By

Chef’s Night Off, MOKB Presents


Restaurants/Chefs interested in participating
Contact: R.J. Wall –

Sponsorship/Vendor inquiries:
Contact: Josh Baker –