©2019 by West Virginia Cider Fest

Presented by Swilled Dog Hard Cider

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is WV Cider Fest?

West Virginia has a long tradition of cider making, especially in the Potomac Highlands region. On September 21st, the 1st Annual West Virginia Cider Fest is meant to celebrate West Virginia's great ability to make amazing ciders and will feature all of your Swilled Dog favorites along with special releases.  It will also bring together 25+ ciders and beers from our friends from all around the mountain state and beyond. Enjoy craft cider, beer and wine as well as live music by The Hackensaw Boys and Bryan Elijah Smith, food trucks and more.  This is a must attend event for any craft cider or craft beverage fan!  

Where is the festival?

The festival will be located at Swilled Dog Hard Cider's new craft beverage facility at 28 Pendleton County Industrial Park Road, Upper Tract, WV 26866.  

Who puts on the festival?

The festival is presented by Swilled Dog Hard Cider.    

What time do the gates open and close?

September 21, 2019

4:15pm - 10:00pm 

Last Call will be at 9:30pm.  

 

How much do tickets cost?

We currently have three tiers of tickets - Early Bird, General Admission, & Same Day.

  • Early Bird $25 (Purchase before July 31st)

  • General Admission $30

  • Same Day $35 (If not sold out prior)

DD Tickets are also available for $15 and can also be purchased during the day of the event. 

Camping Passes:

  • 2 Day Pass (Friday & Saturday) $40

  • 1 Day Pass (Saturday Only) $25

Must be 21 years old to attend.  


What does the ticket price include?

Early Bird - $25 (Purchase before July 31st) 

  • Ten 4oz Pours

  • WV Cider Fest Souvenir Mug

  • WV Cider Fest Koozie

  • Sampling of cider, beer and wine from all around the mountain state and beyond

  • Live entertainment by The Hackensaw Boys & Bryan Elijah Smith

General Admission - $30

  • Ten 4oz pours

  • WV Cider Fest Souvenir Mug

  • Sampling of cider, beer and wine from all around the mountain state and beyond

  • Live entertainment by The Hackensaw Boys & Bryan Elijah Smith

 

Same Day - $35 (If not sold out prior)

  • Ten 4oz pours

  • WV Cider Fest Souvenir Mug

  • Sampling of cider, beer and wine from all around the mountain state and beyond

  • Live entertainment by The Hackensaw Boys & Bryan Elijah Smith

DD Ticket - $15

  • Free Bottles of Water

  • Live entertainment by The Hackensaw Boys & Bryan Elijah Smith

 

What's the deal with camping?  

Check out our Swilled Camping page for all of the details.   

Can I purchase additional cider, beer or wine?

Yes, you can purchase additional pint cards with 5 more pours for $10 until 8:30pm.  

What should I bring?

Two forms of ID are required to receive a drinking bracelet. Bring a copy of your driver's license and a credit card or another form of ID with your name on it. 

What if I bought a ticket and can't attend?

Sorry, tickets are non-refundable. However, you can give your ticket to someone else. The name on the ticket is interchangeable. Just make sure the guest brings 2 forms of ID. 

Will tickets be sold at the door?

If tickets are still available, they will be sold at the door for $35 unless we sell out early.  Don't wait!  

What if it rains?

The event will happen rain or shine. 

Will food and nonalcoholic drinks be available?
Yes, we will have food trucks on site selling food and nonalcoholic drinks.

Can I bring my own food and drinks?

No outside food or drinks are permitted. 

Can I bring my own water bottle?

Yes, you can bring a clear, plastic water bottle. The container must be empty upon arrival. No glass is permitted. Tap water will be available. 

How old must I be to attend?

Everyone attending the event must be 21 years of age or older.  

May I bring my dog?

Definitely!

I'm looking to plan my visit to Pendleton County.  Can you help me? 

Absolutely!  If you are not wanting to camp at our on-site location or are looking to learn about all of the wonderful things to do during your visit, view the Pendleton County Tourism website.  Also check AirBnB and VRBO for other great local lodging options.  

I would love to be a Volunteer.  How do I sign up?

More information coming, but in the meantime, email us at Info@SwilledDog.com to learn more.