Orcas Island Cider and Mead Festival Press Release



Madie Murray – 360-376-3371 – gomadie@gmail.com




Fourth Annual Orcas Island Cider and Mead Festival, May 10

Northwest hard cider and mead producers including Shilling, Seattle Cider, Finnriver, Wescott Bay, Sky River, Alpenfire, Blue Mountain, Honey Moon, Reverend Nat’s, Tieton Cider Works, Honeyrun, 2 Towns, Bull Run and more will be gathering together under the tasting tent on the Eastsound Village Green on Orcas Island celebrating the fourth annual Cider and Mead Festival Saturday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Anyone over the age of 21 will be able to taste a multitude of Northwest ciders and meads for an admission fee based on the desired number of tastes starting at just $5, proceeds of which benefit the Orcas Island Farm to Cafeteria Program.  Three local bands: the Dustbunnies, Crow Valley Family Band and Andonimus Sessions, will be entertaining the throng alongside the Farmers Market and festival tent all during the day.  The Farmers Market will be in full swing offering produce, flowers, foods and crafts.  

All week prior to the event, Northwest cider and mead makers will have food pairings and products featured at various Orcas Island restaurants and Island lodging facilities will be offering special rates for this event.  It’s a great weekend to spend on Orcas Island!

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