What is a Cider Fest and how does it work?
The Virginia Cider Fest is a fantastic cider tasting festival in which you receive a sampling glass and can sample beers from our different cideries. Gates open at 11:00 AM and taps will close at 5:00 PM
Do I need an ID?
Yes, a valid government issued identification is required for admission to the event.
Do you have a Designated Driver Ticket program?
Yes, the DD program is available for attendees 16 and older. The DD will receive a $5.00 voucher to be used for any food or drink purchase at our festival. Entry fee for a DD is $10.00
How many drinks are included with the Designated Driver ticket?
NO DRINKS are included with the Designated Driver ticket. You will receive a $5.00 voucher to be used for any food or drink purchase at our festival.
How can I be a vendor?
Vendor applications are available on this website.
Can my band play at the Cider Fest?
Maybe! Drop us a line.
Can I bring my own food and drink?
NO outside food and beverage will not be allowed into the event. After all, we are going to provide plenty of opportunities to try great food and drink while you are here! NOTE: Unopened bottled water and baby food are permitted.
Can I purchase Cider or Wine to take home?
Yes. But it cannot be opened until you leave the festival.
Will there be other alcoholic beverages like wine or hard cider?
Yes. There will be wine, bourbon and cider available.
Is Food and Drink included in my ticket price?
Yes and No! (Yes) beer sampling is included with the admission ticket purchased online or at the gate and (No) Food is purchased separately from our variety of vendors. Food prices typically range from about $4.00 to $10.00 depending on the item purchased.
Do you accept credit card payments at the gate for admission to the festival?
Yes. We accept all major credit cards.
Will there be an ATM on-site?
Yes, there will be one at the main gate as well as within the festival.
Can I bring my children?
How much are children’s tickets?
Children 15 years of age and under accompanied by an adult are admitted free of charge.
Can I bring my pet?
No, we do not allow pets except for assistance/service animals. Definition of service animals
Can I leave my car overnight?
Yes, if you need to leave your car overnight it is okay. Better safe than sorry!
Will there be UBER, LYFT or a local Taxi Company available at the event?
Yes, we have alerted the local companies that our event is taking place.
Can I bring my own chairs, blankets, etc?
Yes, please feel free to bring bag chairs, blankets, and the like to set up and enjoy the bands. Please do not bring coolers though. Also, please be considerate of other festival goers when setting up – especially a tent.
What happens if it rains?
Rain? On a brewfest? NEVER! The Virginia Cider Fest is a rain or shine event.
How do I get a press pass?
Working media will be admitted by presenting proper credentials at the Box Office. Media admission will not include beer sampling.
Can I volunteer at the Cider Fest?
ABSOLUTELY! Drop us a line.
Are discounted group tickets available?
ABSOLUTELY, discounted group tickets are available for groups of 20 or more and must be purchased at one time to qualify for Group Rate. Groups receive a 10% discount off the Advance Ticket Price. For more information Drop us a line.