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Olympic Peninsula Apple and Cider Festival
Friday, October 13, 2017

Celebrate The Season, Taste The Region - October 13-15, 2017

This October, celebrate the season of the apple, Washington State's prolific harvest, with a culinary escape to the Olympic Peninsula Apple & Cider Festival, October 13-15, 2017. Hosted by East-Jefferson County cider makers, this three-day event features a Firestarter 5-course feast from beloved Chef Deborah Taylor (formerly executive sous chef at Canlis), a robust farmer's market, hard cider tastings, an all ages World Apple Day celebration at Finnriver Cidery, educational seminars including a Home Brew Q&A, and much more. Events take place on the North Eastern tip of the Olympic Peninsula in East-Jefferson County - single event or full weekend access tickets may be purchased now at

For a truly authentic Pacific Northwest, tree-to-glass experience, the Olympic Peninsula Apple and Cider Festival is October 13-15, 2017.


Friday, October 13
The Firestarter, A Cider Feast
A 5-course dinner with seasonal foods and delicious ciders.
at Finistere, Uptown Port Townsend
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 14
Port Townsend Farmers Market
Over 70 vendors including: 40 farms, 4 artisan cheese makers, 3 cideries, artisan bakers, and much more.
Featuring a special live apple themed performance by Artis the Spoonman and Chef Arran Stark.
650 Tyler St, Port Townsend, WA 98368
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Hard Cider Tasting Festival
Featuring 40+ varieties of cider, apple pressing, music, food, and fun.
At The Palindrome, Eaglemount Wine and Cidery (After Party at Propolis Brewing with food trucks, fire show, and dance party)
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. and on

Sunday, October 15
Open houses at participating cideries, distilleries, and tap-rooms
Hours vary throughout the day


- Home Brew Q&A: bring your cider and talk to a panel of experienced cider makers.
- Orchard and Cider House Tour: learn about orchard management (organic) and equipment for cider production.
- Apple Pressing Demonstration: led by Ryall Schallenberger of NW Mobile Juicing

at Alpenfire Cidery
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Live Music featuring Joy in Mudville at Eaglemount Winery
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Finnriver World Apple Day at Finnriver Farm & Cidery
2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
A community celebration, live music, pizza, dancers, bagpiper, apple experts, and cotton candy!

Participating Cideries in Saturday's Tasting Festival

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)

Special Guest Producers

Propolis Brewing (Port Townsend)
Admiralty Distillers (Port Townsend)

Single event pricing range: $25-$125 - ON SALE NOW
Full access weekend pass: $145 per person
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Location Port Townsend Area, Port Townsend, WA, 98368
Contact Daniel Milholland, 360-385-0519
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