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Olympic Peninsula, Apple and Cider Festival

Celebrate The Season, Taste The Region

October, 13th - 15th

Olympic Peninsula Apple and Cider Festival
October 13th - 15th, 2017

This fall, enjoy apple season on the scenic, lush Olympic Peninsula. Celebrate and delight in the traditions and culture of growing apples and brewing cider with a truly authentic Pacific Northwest, tree-to-glass weekend experience.

The Festival takes place at a variety of locations in East Jefferson County.  See map and event schedule below:

FRIDAY - October 13th 

The Firestarter, A Cider Feast - 6:30-10:00
A 5 course dinner with seasonal foods and delicious ciders.  
Dinner will be prepared by former Canlis executive sous chef Deborah Taylor and husband Scott Ross, owners of their Port Townsend restaurant, Finistére and hosted by Alpenfire Cidery.  
1025 Lawrence Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
 

SATURDAY - October 14th 

Port Townsend Farmers Market - 9AM - 2PM
One of the largest small town markets in the nation, the PT Farmers Market has over 70 vendors each week including: 40 farms, 4 artisan cheese makers, 3 cideries, artisan bakers, espresso and coffee, herbal salves, soaps, and arts and crafts.
650 Tyler St, Port Townsend, WA 98368


Hard Cider Tasting Festival -  1-5PM
The Palindrome, Eaglemount Wine and Cidery
Featuring 10 regional cideries, special guests, music, food and fun! 
1893 S Jacob Miller Rd, Port Townsend, WA 98368
 
AFTERPARTY at Propolis Brewing - 5PM - 10PM
Food trucks, fire show and dance party. 
2457 Jefferson St, Port Townsend, WA 98368
 

For more information about the weekend events please contact: 
Daniel Milholland 
360-385-0519
daniel@thunderbullproductions.com
 

SUNDAY - October 15th

Open houses at participating cideries, distilleries, and tap-rooms. 

Seminars at Alpenfire Cidery - 11AM- 2PM
11AM - Home Brew Q&A 
Bring your cider and talk to a panel of experienced cider makers.
12PM - Orchard and Cider House Tour
Learn about orchard management (organic) and equip for cider production.
220 Pocket Ln, Port Townsend, WA 98368
 
Finnriver World Apple Day - 12PM-8PM
A family-friendly celebration with live music, orchard tours & parade,
games, wood fired pizza & more
124 Center Rd, Chimacum, WA 98325


Participating NW Cideries 

Alpenfire Cider - Port Townsend
Finnriver Cider- Chimacum  
Eaglemount Wine and Cider - Port Townsend
Dragon's Head - Vashon Island
Pear UP Cider - East Wenatchee
Schilling Hard Cider - Auburn
Nashi Orchards - Vashon Island 
Liberty Ciderworks - Spokane
Locust Cider - Woodinville
Others TBA

Special Guest Producers

Propolis Brewing - Port Townsend