June 24 - 30, 2018

CIDER WEEK SANTA CRUZ

A week long celebration of Santa Cruz County cider making!

Cider Week Starts in:

#CiderWeekSantaCruz Schedule

The Cider Junction Logo

Kick Off Party

FRIDAY | 8 JUNE 2018

Santa Cruz Cider Makers Tap Takeover at The Cider Junction

Time: 6pm-9pm
Location: The Cider Junction
Address: 137 Dakota Ave Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Price: Cider sold by the Pint
Facebook Event: Santa Cruz Cider Makers at The Cider Junction
Description: Meet the Santa Cruz Cider Makers and learn more about the upcoming events of Santa Cruz Cider Week! Raffle for a pair of tickets to the “Hardcore Cider Tour” in Santa Cruz on 6/30/18!

Confirmed to Attend & Pouring Ciders: Santa Cruz Cider | Surf City Cider (Santa Cruz Scrumpy) | Rider Ranch | Soquel Cider | Tanuki Cider | Ratel Cider

orchard

DAY 1

SUNDAY | 24 JUNE 2018

Cider Open Orchard Tours

Time: 11am-5pm
Location: 4 cider apple farms will be open from Soquel to Watsonville
Price: This event is FREE entry.  Cider flights and glasses will be available for purchase at each location. Light food will also be available for purchase, you are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the beautiful orchard surroundings.  Or stop by one of the great local restaurants between orchards.
Description: Come see where cider starts, in the Orchard! Take a tour of the orchards, meet the makers, taste the cider and enjoy the beauty of farm life.  Each location will have different activities, visit one or visit them all!
Farms include:

DAY 2

MONDAY | 25 JUNE 2018

Cider Tasting and Library Release with Santa Cruz Cider Co

Time: 2pm-7pm
Location: Equinox Champagne Cellars
Address: 328 Ingalls st Santa Cruz CA 95060
Price: FREE to attend, prices vary by flight and glass purchase
Description: Come meet the maker and taste Santa Cruz Cider Co. Cider will be available by the tasting flight, by the glass or bottle. Plus we will have an exclusive library release of two of our ciders available only today with a very limited number of bottles available.

Home Restaurant

DAY 3

TUESDAY | 26 JUNE 2018

Felton Farmers Market

Time: 2:30pm-6:30pm
Location: Felton Farmers Market
Address: 120 Russell Ave, Felton, CA 95018
Price: Complimentary Tastings and Bottle Sales
Description: Join Santa Cruz Cider Co for a complimentary tasting and bottle sale at Felton Farmers Market.

Cider Pairing Dinner at HOME Restaurant

Time: 5pm-9pm
Location: HOME Restaurant
Address: 3101 N Main St Soquel, CA 95073
Price: Cost varies depending on what you order
Description: Chef Brad Briske will pair his amazing menu with cider in mind. In addition to his seasonal menu he will offer a cider pairing menu in which items may be ordered a la carte or as a full pairing with multiple local cideries. Order one or order them all and get a full taste of what Santa Cruz Cideries have to offer.

Lupolo Logo

DAY 4

WEDNESDAY | 27 JUNE 2018

Tap Takeover & Meet the Makers at Lúpulo Craft Beer House

Time: 5pm-8pm
Location: Lúpulo Craft Beer House
Address: 233 Cathcart St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Price: Free Entry, purchase any ciders you like, prices vary
Description: Come support one of Santa Cruz’s biggest cider supporters and meet the makers of your favorite ciders! Lúpulo will be offering many ciders on tap and even more by the bottle. Cider makers will be on hand to answer questions and have a chat.

Downtown Farmers Market

Time: 1pm-6pm
Location: Downtown Santa Cruz
Address: Corner of Cedar and Lincoln St.
Price: Complimentary Tastings and Bottle Sales
Description: Join Santa Cruz Cider Co for a complimentary tasting and bottle sale at Downtown Farmers Market.

Dinner on Farm

DAY 5

THURSDAY | 28 JUNE 2018

Cider Dinner on the Farm ft. Soquel Cider and Bruxo Food Truck

Time: 6pm-10pm
Location: Everett Family Farm
Address:  2119 Old San Jose Rd, Soquel, CA 95073
Price: $100
Website: ciderdinner.brownpapertickets.com
Description: The evening will start with a farm tour of the fields followed by dinner prepared with organic ingredients grown here on the farm by chef Brooks Schmitt of Bruxo Food Truck. Each course will be paired with estate grown and produced Soquel Cider.

Shanty Shack Brewing

DAY 6

FRIDAY | 29 JUNE 2018

Shanty Shack and Santa Cruz Cider Co. Start of Summer Party!

Time: 5pm-10pm
Location: Shanty Shack Brewing
Address: 138 Fern St Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Price: Free Entry – purchase cider, beer, and food as you like.
Description: We have teamed up to bring you some fun beer/cider collaborations! These include a Newtown Pippin Pilsner and a smoked apple beer! We will have all your beginning of summer activities covered from cornhole to a campfire with smores and some cool new merch! The food pop up is Efi’s Dutch Indo Kitchen.

HCCT Mason Jar

DAY 7

SATURDAY | 30 JUNE 2018

Hard Core Cider Tour

Time: 1pm-4pm
Location: San Lorenzo Park
Address: 137 Dakota Ave Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Price: $30-$40
Website: HardCoreCiderTour.com
Facebook Event: Hard Core Cider Tour: Santa Cruz ’18
Description: The Hard Core Cider Tour returns to Santa Cruz, CA for its 4th Year! Enjoy UNLIMITED 2 oz. samples from some of the World’s Top Craft Hard Cider Makers, savor mouth watering food from Local Food Trucks (food sold separately), groove to Live Music, let your inner kid out with our Jumbo Lawn Games, and purchase your favorite bottles to take home at the Core Store Tent! THIS YEAR, we are raising funds for Bike Santa Cruz County and Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz.