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Oregon Cider Week Is Coming

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January 13-21, 2024

November 10th – Oregon Cider Week is returning January 2024 for a statewide celebration of cider, featuring tastings, tap takeovers, meet the maker events, pairing dinners, limited releases and more. Produced by the non-profit NW Cider Association (NWCA) and sponsored by Columbia Distributing, this nine day event taps into the buzz of excitement around CiderCon®, the world’s largest cider conference, which will be held in Portland that week for the first time in nearly a decade. CiderCon® will bring 1,000+ attendees into the city, including makers and apple growers from around the world.

Oregon is home to nearly 80 cideries, and Portlanders enjoy the honor of drinking more cider per capita than anywhere else in the world. Through Oregon Cider Week and CiderCon® the city is poised to bring together cider professionals and enthusiasts with one-of-a-kind consumer events that offer a taste of the region’s bounty. 

WHEN: Saturday 1/13/24 to Sunday 1/21/24

WHERE: Throughout Oregon! A wide range of events showcasing the Northwest’s vibrant cider culture and award winning ciders are being planned at local dives, high end restaurants, grocery stores, iconic event spaces and cidery tasting rooms throughout the state. Highlights include:

  • Loyal Legion “Kickoff Party” & Loyal 24: 24 taps of cider poured at 2 locations for 7 days, with a kickoff party on 1/15/24.
  • Hinterland Bar & RAW Cider Cocktail Special: Sip cider cocktails paired with food cart offerings.
  • Lawless BBQ x Bauman’s Cider: Indulge in cider-infused smoked meats and more.
  • Westward Whiskey (1/16/24): Tours, tastings and shenanigans celebrating the intersection of cider and spirits.
  • OMSI & Cider Production (1/17/24): A multi-cidery tasting and educational event with live music, lectures and treats hosted at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, hosted by 2 Towns Ciderhouse.
  • Schilling Cider House Comedy Showcase (1/18/24): Laugh out loud with Hear You Loud and Queer
  • McMenamins “Wassail Cider Fest” (1/20/24): The 7th annual event turned up a notch!
  • Artisans by Cider Summit (1/20/24): 32 ciders crafted by 16 of the world’s leading producers! Tickets include cider, food pairings and souvenir glass.

HOW: Visit  oregonciderweek.com for event details, an interactive map, or to sign up  for the email list. Events will be updated regularly, or follow along on IG at @orciderweek and on Facebook @oregonciderweek

About Northwest Cider Association 

Founded in 2010, the Northwest Cider Association (NWCA) brings cideries and cider lovers together to learn, experience and enjoy the Northwest cider culture. Representing 100 commercial cidermakers from throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia, the group is dedicated to supporting, promoting and growing its thriving industry. For more information, visit NWCider.com and follow @nwcider on social media. 

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