Chicago Cider Week 2018 – February 12th – 17th


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After last year’s inaugural Cider Week drew over one thousand cider fans to Chicago, the organizers decided, “let’s do this again!” And so here it is, the SECOND Annual Chicago Cider Week. Coming just as Chicago is seeing the cider craze ripen with the success of The Northman (hosting a number of events during the week) and the recent opening of Eris Brewery & Cider House just last week, cider lovers have a lot to celebrate this coming week. And celebrate they shall! Below we’ve listed every event we could locate. Make sure you confirm with the venue before braving the latest round of weather and enjoy!

Also check out the Official Chicago Cider Week WEBSITE, as well as their Official Facebook Page.

Sunday, February 11th, 2018

4pm – Sunday Night Dinner @ Emporium Logan Square

Monday, February 12th, 2018

5pm – Chicago Cider Week Launch Party @ The Northman

6pm – Cider School: Apples & Cider of the Hudson Valley @ The Northman

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

5pm – North Shore Cider Company Tap Takeover @ Corridor Brewery & Provisions

6pm – Virtue Cider & Cheese Pairing @ The Butcher’s Tap

6pm – Education Series: How to Taste Apples with Charles McGonegal @ Fountainhead

7pm – Beat the “Brewer” Bags Tournament @ Tapster

7:30pm – Education Series: The Apfelwein Traditions of Germany with Darlene Hayes @ Fountainhead

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

2pm – Rose is for Lovers @ Lady Gregory’s – Andersonville

5pm – Valentine’s Day Tasting @ Bitter Pops

5pm – Stem Cider Tap Takeover @ HopCat

5pm – 2 Fools Cider Tap Takeover @ DryHop Brewers

5pm – It Must Be Love: Stem Cider @ The Northman

6pm – Virtue Cider Tasting @ Bitter Pops

9pm – 90′s Party Room @ Slippery Slope

7pm – Play Your Heart Out with Original Sin Dry Rose Cider @ Emporium Arcade Bar at Fulton Market

8pm – St. Valentine’s Day Massacre @ The Native

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

5pm – Chicago South Loop Cider Crawl @ lowcountry, Burger Bar Chicago, Flo & Santos, Wabash Tap

6pm – Stem Cider Tasting @ Bitter Pops

7pm – 2 Towns Tap Takeover @ Mac’s Wood Grilled

8pm – Meet the Cider Maker: Mike Beck @ Hopleaf

8:30pm – Cheese, Sex, Cider @ Easy Bar

9pm – Ireland & UK Karaoke Competition @ Harrigan’s Pub

Friday, February 16th, 2018

5pm – Seattle Cider Tasting @ Bitter Pops

7pm – South Side Cider Time @ Open Outcry Brewing

7pm – Cidery Open House @ Right Bee Cider

9pm – Virtue Cider Karaoke @ Mom’s Place

9pm – Cider Summit Pre-Party @ The Northman

Saturday, February 17th, 2018

11am – Chicago Cider Summit @ Navy Pier

7pm – Schilling Cider Tasting @ Bitter Pops

8pm – Cider Summit Post-Party Dinner @ The Northman

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

12pm – Ciders & Sliders @ Hopsmith Tavern








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