Planning Your Visit
We hope you are as excited about Cider Fest as we are! Cideries, food trucks, live music, workshops, artisan goods for sale — the day is going to be fantastic!
Read through the tips below to help you plan your visit and make your festival experience unforgettable.
Save your spot (and save $5) by getting tickets in advance. Tickets will be $30 at the gate.
Plan For Weather
The festival is rain or shine! Be sure to check the weather, dress appropriately and pack sunscreen or an umbrella.
Wear good shoes for standing in cider lines. Pack a blanket and chair so you can take a break.
Pets and Kids
We love them but we don’t recommend that they come to the festival.
Pack a Growler
Some cider makers will selling growler fills! Bring yours along to take some home.
Cash is King
Not all vendors accept credit cards. Bring some cash for cider, cheese and PA Cider Fest swag.
Print Your Tickets
We ask that ALL festival attendees print out their festival tickets.
Your printable ticket should have been sent to you by email. If you cannot find your printable ticket, you can retrieve it using this form on TicketLeap:
Note: we do not mail paper tickets... tickets are available by email / web only. Even if PayPal asked for "shipping information", that does not mean tickets will be sent by mail.
Bring Photo ID
Please remember to bring your photo ID to the festival. No refunds will be given to attendees who forget to bring photo ID.
All festival attendees must show photo ID to sample cider. Guests without a valid photo ID will not receive a sample cup and will be given a designated driver wristband.
Parking is limited, so please carpool or use our shuttle services.
Ticketing / Check-In
Check-in lines can be long, so plan to arrive early in order to maximize your festival time. We will begin checking in attendees at 11 a.m. First cider pour is at Noon.
We ask that festival attendees print out their festival tickets. Paper tickets keep the lines moving more quickly. Have your tickets out or have the ticket barcode visible on your phone while in line.
Every festival attendee must show photo ID. Guests without valid photo ID will not be allowed to drink cider. To keep lines moving, have your photo ID out and ready to scan.
Rain or Shine
Event is Rain or Shine. Absolutely no refunds will be given in the case of inclement weather.
At The Festival
Cider sample sizes will be 1-oz pours. You will receive an official PA Cider Fest sample cup when you check-in.
Forgot your growler? Purchase an official PA Cider Fest Growler!
Forgot your shirt? Purchase an official PA Cider Fest T-Shirt!
What is a Cider Check? You can check your cider just like a coat at a fancy dinner! Checked ciders can be picked up at the Cider Check Tent before you leave.
Event maps will be handed out at check-in.
People's Choice Voting
Don’t forget to vote for your favorite cider and cheese of the day. Voting information can be found on the official event map.
Please use the designated smoking area at Hauser Estate Winery.