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Open House at Cockrell Cider

Monday, March 13     11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 6613 114th Ave CT E, Puyallup, WA 98372

Head down to Puyallup for an open house at Cockrell Cider, featuring handcrafted ciders with locally grown fruit. Official tours of the orchard and facilities will take place at noon and 1pm. Feel free to bring your own snacks while you sip on our cider.

RSVP is appreciated: email to RSVP.


Locations, Directions, & Parking

Monday March 13
Symposium Tasting

The Symposium Tasting will be at Foss Waterway Seaport, 705 Dock St, Tacoma, WA 98402.

We encourage attendees to take the FREE Tacoma Link Light Rail and walk to and from the tasting. From the hotel, walk to the Convention Center Station on Commerce street, ride one stop, then walk down 11th St, and then left on Dock Street.

There is limited free on street parking. There is an adjacent paid parking lot ($6) with ample parking at 635 Dock St.

Tasting After Party

The Tasting After Party will be at Cider & Cedar, 744 Market St, - a newly re-opened cider bar in downtown Tacoma! Grab some dinner after the tasting and then come to Cider & Cedar or bring your food with you to the tasting room. Cider & Cedar will be open 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Tuesday March 14

The Symposium will be held on Floor 3 of the Greater Tacoma Convention Center, 1500 Commerce Street.

Parking is $12 per day at GTCC.

Parking map
Parking info sheet

Tickets & Pricing

Early registration deadline is Jan 15, 2023.

March 13 Tasting:

Cidery Pouring at Tasting Event - $75

For Cidermaker Members: Pour your cider during the Industry Preview (for buyers & influencers) and the NW Cider Symposium Tasting (for attendees & consumers) on March 13, 2023 from 3 - 6:30 pm. You may have 2 people staff your table. 

NW Cider Symposium Tasting Ticket - $30

For Everyone: Following a tasting for buyers & influencers, all are invited to this fun tasting. Ticket includes 8 pours, hors d'oeuvres, and an evening of fun with your cider community. The tasting will be 4:00 - 6:30 pm on Monday, March 13, 2023 in Tacoma, WA.

March 14 Symposium:

Member Registration

Email to check your membership status.

Early Registration open until 1/15/23:

  • NW Cidery & Orchard Members: $60 
  • Allied Suppliers, Cider Enthusiast, Non-regional Cidermaker Members: $125

Registration 1/16/23 - 3/1/23

  • All members: $175

Late Registration starts 3/2/23

  • All members: $225

Non-Member Registration

Early Registration open until 1/15/23:

  • Non-Members: $250

Registration & Late Registration starting 1/16/23

  • Non-members: $300


Speakers, Scholarship Recipients, Volunteers, and Media will receive discount codes.

Symposium registration includes all events at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center on March 14, 2023 including lunch, cider happy hour, trade show, and all sessions. Tickets for the NW Cider Tasting on March 13, 2023 are available for an additional fee.

Refund Policy

A refund request may be made by emailing no later than January 15, 2023. Refunds will be assessed a processing fee of $20. No refund requests will be accepted after 1/15/23

Registration Deadlines


  • Early registration deadline
  • Cidery pouring at tasting deadline to sign up
  • Scholarship Application deadline
  • Refund request deadline


  • Scholarship recipients must register
  • T-shirt order deadline


  • Hotel reservations 


  • Registration deadline