April 13, 2018 updates:

  • Advance ticket sales end at 11:59pm tonight.  General admission tickets are available at the gate.
  • Food will be available for sale at the event.  Several vendors will also be offering free samples.
  • Most of the cider available for tasting at the event will also be available at our event store (to-go only).
  • Your well-behaved dogs on leash are welcome!
  • You may bring in blankets, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.  Cider Summit reserves the right to inspect all packages.
  • Minors are allowed at the event at no charge, when accompanied by an adult.


The Region's Largest Cider Festival Returns to the Presidio for 5th Annual Bay Area Event

What: 5th annual Cider Summit San Francisco, featuring over 150 ciders including regional favorites and international classics.

Where: The Presidio - Civil War Parade Ground, Main Post Graham St. San Francisco, CA 94129

When: Saturday, April 14th 12pm-1pm (VIP) & 1p-5pm (General Admission)

Available tickets:

VIP tickets include exclusive admission between 12pm-1pm, 18 tasting tickets and souvenir tasting glass.  $50* through April 13 or when sold out. VIP tickets will not be available at the door.

General admission tickets include 15 tasting tickets and a souvenir tasting glass. $40* through April 13, and $45** at the door.

Designated Driver tickets will be available at the door for $5 (cash only, please).  You may not consume alcohol when purchasing this ticket.

*     Service charges are added to all tickets purchased online.
**   A $1 service fee per ticket will be added at the gate when using debit or credit cards.
*** Tickets are non-refundable but are transferable.  The event will take place rain or shine!


- Advance ticket sales will end at 11pm on Friday, April 13.

- Additional tasting tickets will be available onsite for $2 each.

- Minors are allowed at this event when accompanied by parent.

- Last pour is 15 minutes prior to the close of the event.

- No outside food or alcohol allowed.

Additional features:  Cider Cocktail & Apple Spirit Pavilion, food samples from barkTHINS, Cypress Grove Cheese, Dynamo Donut and others. The Oregon Fruit Products & Enartis Fruit & Oak Cider Challenge, featuring pilot batch ciders created for this event with attendee text voting to determine champion.

Sponsors: presented by Whole Foods Market, along with supporting sponsors , Upcider Gastropub, Oregon Fruit Products Co., Umpqua Bank, Enartis, Wag Hotels, and BART. Media support is provided by SF Chronicle, SF Gate and CIDERCRAFT Magazine.

Beneficiaries: The Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research, and Berkeley Humane.

Additional info: Contact CiderSummit@earthlink.net