Cider Week Colorado
Rocky Mountain Cider Association will be presenting Cider Week Colorado May 22–28 in Denver. Tastings, festivals, educational seminars offered by cideries and cider professionals will fill the roster, including the ever-popular event, The Pressed Conference, on May 27. The Pressed Conference is the largest craft cider festival in the State of Colorado.
The Pressed Conference
The largest cider festival in Colorado and one of the biggest events of Cider Week Colorado is The Pressed Conference, which will unfold 2–5 p.m. on May 27. This cider-filled fest will provide guests with unlimited cider samplings from dozens of cideries, live music, lawn games and more at the Highlands Masonic Event Center in Denver. Tickets are $45 per person. Photo credit: Rocky Mountain Cider Association
“Sidra Sidra Sidra” Party at Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider
Spanish cider = sidra. At Reverend Nat's Hard Cider on May 27 from 6–10 p.m., guests can sample Spanish-style American ciders from the following cideries: Reverend Nat's, Blackduck Cidery, Tilted Shed, Finnriver, Millstone Cellars and more. Authentic Spanish ciders will be offered by Jim from Ciders of Spain during this delicious, educational event. The cost is $25 for a glass and seven tasting tokens, which can be purchased at the door. Tapas will be offered during this 21+ event, also.
Cidermaking at Cornell University’s Teaching Orchard
Don't miss the daylong cidermaking boot camp at Cornell's Teaching Orchard. The event runs from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. on June 1. Participants will learn how to make their own hard cider, still and carbonated, at home. From preparing the apples to bottling the cider, this step-by-step course presented by Cornell University's Chris Gerling will teach attendees all that they need to know to make hard cider. The cost is $275 per person and includes the course instruction and lunch.
Minnesota Cider Week
From June 5 through June 10, Minnesota Cider Week will be in full swing, offering up tap takeovers, cider dinners and a cider festival. The events will unfold at different locations throughout Minnesota. The Minnesota Craft Cider Festival, the only cider festival in the state devoted to cider alone, will take place on the final day of Minnesota Cider Week, June 10. All of the exciting cider events can be found on the Minnesota Cider Week website.
Cider Week Hudson Valley
Weeklong cider celebration at various locations throughout the Hudson Valley, including tastings, seminars, cider dinners and more.
Historic Huguenot Street Local Cider Market and Tasting
The Historic Huguenot Street Local Cider Market and Tasting is a Hudson Valley Cider Week event set to unfold from noon–4 p.m. on June 10. For $15–$20 per person, depending on when tickets are purchased, cider aficionados will enjoy cider samplings from more than a dozen New York cidermakers. Guests will also enjoy food truck fare available for purchase and live music. The following cideries will be in attendance: Angry Orchard Awestruck Ciders Brooklyn Cider House Eve's Cidery Glorie Farm…
Pour the Core Brooklyn
Cider festival with cider samples from more than 40 different cidermakers and cider information to boost your cider knowledge. Two sessions to choose from: 12:30–4 p.m. and 5:30–9 p.m.
Cider Industry Technical Open Day at The Orchard Centre
Attend a day of cider-centric seminars at the Orchard Centre of the prestigious Cider and Perry Academy in Gloucestershire. Legal obligations, good fermentation practices and multi-yeast strategies in cider production are a few of the topics being covered during this daylong event on June 23.
2017 PA Cider Fest
PA Cider Fest, Pennsylvania's premier cider-tasting event, returns for its second year on June 24 from noon–4 p.m., offering cider sampling from a wide array of Pennsylvania cider makers, informative cider booths, vendors, cider demos, live music, food truck offerings, with samples included in the ticket price, and plenty of other cider-filled offerings. The cider fun unfolds at Hauser Estate, the home of Jack's Hard Cider in Biglerville, Pennsylvania. The list of cideries continues to grow, with current 2017 participating cideries including the following: 6 Mile…
Colorado Cider and Beer Circus
Cider and beer sampling and cheese tasting festival at Copper Mountain Resort on August 25 and 26, 2017.