Posted on April 20, 2017

Annual Central Coast Cider Festival Returns to Atascadero May 13

General admission tickets on sale now 

April 20, 2017 (Atascadero, CA) –The second annual Central Coast Cider Festival is returning to the Atascadero Pavilion on the Lake, Saturday, May 13.

Tickets are on sale for $65 each and includes cider tastings from the region’s top craft producers, a traditional English pig roast prepared by Chef Jeffery Scott of Vineyard Events, live music by Erin & The Earthquakes and a commemorative 2017 Cider Festival glass.

New this year, customers will be able to purchase bottles and cases of the cider they taste, thanks to Cider Fest’s retail partner, 15C Wine Shop & Bar.

“The cider revolution is sweeping America, and our region has been on the forefront of this delicious trend that complements the area’s wine and brewing scenes,” says Neil Collins, founder of Cider Fest and owner of Bristols Cider.

Cider producers pouring at the 2017 event (at press time) include, 101 Cider House, Bristols Cider, Dreamcote Wines & Hard Cider, Gopher Glen Apple Farm, Half Pint Cider, Hemly Cider, Jean Marie Cidery, Meraki Hard Cider, Red Branch Cider Company, Reef Points, Santa Cruz Cider Co., Scar of the Sea, Surf City Cider/ Santa Cruz Scrumpy and Tin City Cider.

Regional producers interested in participating should contact Jennifer Bravo at Solterra Strategies.

Date:                        Saturday, May 13 at 5 pm

Location:              Atascadero Lake Pavilion

Tickets:                 $65


Social Media:      Facebook: Central Coast Cider Festival 

Twitter: CCCiderFestival 

Instagram: CCCiderFestival 

Cider Fest is made possible thanks to a partnership with Visit Atascadero, the local tourism board of the City of Atascadero, Upqua Bank, TricorBraun, 15C Wine Shop & Bar, The KRUSH, Baker Wine & Grape Analysis, Digital Dogma, Western Square Industries, ETS Laboratories and Bristols Cider.

About Visit Atascadero:

Atascadero, CA is located midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco along the famed Highway

101. Conveniently located near all San Luis Obispo County has to offer, Atascadero hosts the best of the Central Coast with its strong historical roots, sweeping pastoral vistas and Americana charm. For more travel information visit or follow Atascadero on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram