The LA Cider Festival is Happening This Weekend!

Cider is fruit based, but it’s not technically a wine. The alcohol content is like a beer, yet it’s not a beer. People are saying it’s the next big thing, but what is cider exactly?

Glad you asked.


This Saturday, September 19th, learn (and taste) all things cider at the LA Cider Fest taking place at the historic Raleigh Studios in Hollywood.

Hosted by Hand Crafted Tasting Company and Half Pint Ciders, the event will let Angelenos sample over 100 unique artisanal foods, a rare selections of ciders never before seen in California and small a batch Cali centric craft beers. Plus, cider experts will provide tutorials on cider food pairings and cider-centric cocktails.

Basically, if you ever wanted to know anything that has to do with cider, this event is for you!

LA Cider Festval
Credit: LA Cider Festival on Facebook

The LA Cider Festival will be held in two sessions:

VIP: 1:00pm – 4:30pm & General Admission: 2:00pm – 4:30pm
VIP: 6:00pm – 9:30pm & General Admission: 7:00pm – 9:30pm

General admission tickets cost $65 (plus fees) and includes: 2 and a half hours of unrestricted tastings, access to craft concierge center and seminar speakers, mead and LA Beers and a souvenir tasting glass.

VIP tickets cost $85 (plus fees) and includes: All of the above plus early entry, exclusive chill areas, VIP restrooms, VIP entrance and more perks TBA.

DISCOUNTS: Goldstar has a limited supply of tickets for up to $30 off the listed prices above. Make to sure to check out their listings and compare before you buy your tickets online.

The LA Cider Festival will take place at Raleigh Studio’s 5300 Melrose Avenue,Los Angeles, CA 90038.



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