Cider Summit Portland 2016
Friday, June 17, 2016
Saturday, June 18, 2016
FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016
General admission 3pm-8pm
SATURDAY, JUNE 18, 2016
Re-admission allowed at any time with event tasting glass and wristband (on wrist).
Region's Largest Cider Festival Returns to the Pearl
Cider Summit returns to the Pearl for its sixth annual event. This year's festival will take place Friday, June 17 with a VIP session from 2pm-3pm followed by general admission from 3pm-8pm and Saturday, June 19 from 12n-5p. Cider Summit will once again be at Fields Neighborhood Park at NW 10th/Overton. The event is presented by World Foods & Bushwhacker Cider.
This year's event will feature over 150 ciders from producers around the country and around the world including regional favorites and international classics. The owners and cidermakers will be on hand to inform and guide guests through the samplings which will be available in 4-ounce tasting portions in a souvenir festival glass.
The Fruit Cider Challenge returns again this year sponsored by Oregon Fruit Products. Several of our participating cideries will brew pilot batches specifically for the event. Consumers will vote for their favorite during the festival with the winner of the first annual Fruit Cider Challenge announced at the conclusion of the event on Saturday.
In addition to the superb range of ciders, the event will feature the DoveLewis/Unleashed by Petco Dog Lounge, expanded food selections from World Foods and others. The Jim Miller festival stage will once again feature some of Portland's most legendary performers produced in conjunction with event beneficiary, Cascade Blues Association. For those seeking public transportation the Portland Streetcar stops within one block of the event.
Re-admission will be allowed at any time with event wristband and tasting glass. THE EVENT IS 21 & OVER ONLY. Dogs of all ages will be allowed on event grounds. For more information including a list of participating ciders please visit the producers page.
Cider Summit Portland benefits Northwest Cider Association, The Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research,DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital, and the Cascade Blues Association.
Cider Summit NW is presented by World Foods & Bushwhacker Cider with supporting sponsors, Oregon Fruit Products, KRAVE Jerky, Hood River Juice, The Portland Westin Hotel,Umpqua Bank, KNRK 94/7 Alternative Portland, Portland Mercury, Maletis Beverage, and Portland Streetcar.