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5th Annual Cider Swig

  • Sehmel Homestead Park 10123 78th Avenue Northwest Gig Harbor, WA, 98332 United States (map)


The Cider Swig returns to Gig Harbor with dozens of regional ciders to sip, live music and entertainment on two stages, the 3rd annual Apple Pie Contest, apple launching, award winning delectable "curbside cuisine" by area chefs, restaurants and food trucks, the Apple Carnivàle & Kids Zone, and more!

Northwest cidermakers will present nearly 100 ciders (and relatives). And, the Apple Carnivàle returns - replete with street artists, dancers, an array of carnival games, an inflatable obstacle course, face painting, Apple Launching, cider demonstrations/talks by area experts, and more.

Ciders presented for sampling in the Cider Garden, sponsored by UPTOWN Gig Harbor, will be for sale under the Cider Tent, so you can take your favorite ciders home to enjoy.

Come Get your Swig On!

Early bird tickets on sale through June 22 - just $23.50.

Ticket includes: 5 drink tokens, 6 oz. festival glass, and access to all live music and entertainment, food, the Apple Carnivàle Zone, and other festival activities. 

Additional cider tokens are available at festival. ID is required to enter the Cider Garden. Must be 21+ to enter the Cider Garden.

**Each year the Cider Swig brings thousands from around the region to enjoy ciders, great food, live music and family fun. And, each year the Cider Swig sells out! Advance ticket purchase is strongly encouraged.**


This is an accessible and family-fun event. The Applet Center (drop-off and activities), will be hosted by GGHF Curious by Nature School in the Volunteer Vern Pavilion this year. For a small fee, children ages 2 to 12, can play games, create art, and have a blast in a safe, clean environment while you enjoy the Cider Garden and other festival activities.

Cider Swig proceeds support environmental education, restoration and conservation efforts across our greater peninsulas.


Without people like you, the Festival could not happen. Cider Swig volunteers will receive reduced admission ticket ($18) for the Cider Garden, free festival t-shirt, festival glass, one meal voucher ... and have a great time!

For more information, call or email us:
(253) 514-6338

The Greater Gig Harbor Foundation is a qualified charitable 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization serving the greater Gig Harbor and Key peninsula region of Washington's South Puget Sound. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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