Friday, September 9, 2016 & Saturday, September 10, 2016

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VIP: 2pm-8pm

General Admission 3pm-8pm



Re-admission allowed at any time with event tasting glass and wristband (on wrist).

Region's Largest Cider Festival Returns to South Lake Union

Cider Summit returns to SLU for its seventh annual event. This year's festival will take place Friday, September 9 with a VIP session from 2pm-3pm followed by general admission from 3pm-8pm and Saturday, September 10 from 12n-5p. Cider Summit will once again be at the South Lake Union Discovery Center Lawn at 101 Westlake Ave N, near Denny Way. The event is presented by Whole Foods Market.

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 Fruit Cider Challenge announced at the conclusion of the event on Saturday.

In addition to the superb range of ciders, the event will feature cider cocktails, the Seattle Humane Dog Lounge, expanded food selections from Whole Foods MarketCapitol Cider and others. Also look for special appearances and music programming from KEXP.

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 Seattle benefits The Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research Northwest Cider Association, and Seattle Humane.

Cider Summit Seattle is presented by Whole Foods Market with supporting sponsors Amazon, Oregon Fruit ProductsKRAVE JerkyHood River JuiceUmpqua BankKEXPThe StrangerCIDERCRAFT Magazine, and Click Wholesale Distributing.

SLU Discovery Center Lawn

101 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109