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Region's Largest Cider Festival Returns to South Lake Union

What: 7th annual Cider Summit Seattle, featuring over 150 ciders including regional favorites and international classics.

Where: SLU Discovery Center Lawn - 101 Westlake Ave. N (near Whole Foods)

When: Friday, September 9th 3pm - 8pm
(VIP Session at 2pm, last pour: 7:45),
& Saturday, September 10th Noon - 5pm (last pour: 4:45).

Available tickets: Exclusive VIP admission from 2pm-3pm on Friday, session continues through 8pm. VIP tickets are sold exclusively online. General admission starts at 3pm Friday and continues through 8pm. Saturday admission is from 12pm-5pm. Re-entry allowed next day & anytime during sessions with event glass and wristband (worn on wrist). PLEASE NOTE: last pour is 15 minutes prior to the close of each session.

- Online ticket sales end at 12n on Friday. Tickets will be available at the gate.
- Designated driver tickets are $5 and are available at the gate only.
- You may bring in outside food, but no outside alcohol.
- This event is strictly 21 & over - no exceptions (including babies)

Ticket cost: $30-$45 (plus service charges where applicable) depending on type of ticket purchased and when ticket is purchased.

Additional features: Expanded food offerings from Whole Foods Market, Capitol Cider, KRAVE Jerky and others. Oregon Fruit Products Fruit Cider Challenge, featuring pilot batch fruit ciders from several participating cideries with consumer vote to determine champion. Cider Cocktails, a Dog Lounge - hosted by Seattle Humane and special appearances and music programming from KEXP.

Sponsors: Presented by Whole Foods Market. Supporting sponsors include Capitol Cider, Oregon Fruit Products, KRAVE Jerky, Hood River Juice, Umpqua Bank, and Click Wholesale. Media partners include KEXP, The Stranger, and CIDERCRAFT Magazine.

Beneficiaries: Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research., Northwest Cider Association, Seattle Humane.

Additional info: Contact,

General Admission & VIP tickets are available now online.  Starting August 1, General Admission tickets will also be available at Seattle metro area Whole Foods Market locations:

South Lake Union - 2210 Westlake Avenue. Seattle

Interbay - 2001 15th Avenue W. Seattle

Roosevelt Square - 1026 NE 64th St. Seattle

Bellevue - 888 116th Ave NE Bellevue

Redmond - 17991 NE Redmond Way Redmond

Lynnwood - 2800 196th St. SW Lynnwood