Beautiful Wildwood Metro Park Ward Pavilion. 

    4830 W. Central Ave., Toledo, Ohio 43615  

    What to expect

      Sample a wide variety of local, regional and national hard cider, mead, craft beer and wine. In addition to tasting, guests can enjoy food paired with select pours. 

     This is a 21 years and over ticketed event. Cider Festival is Rain or shine.



    Bennett's Orchard & Broken  Barrel Ciderhouse

    Black Frog Brewery 


    Crafted Artisan Meadery


    Earnest Brew Works


    Flatrock Brewery & Distillery


    Majestic Oak Winery


    Maumee Bay Brewing Co.


    Patron Saints Brewery


    Quenched & Tempered Brewing   Co.


    Rhinegeist Brewery Cider


    Uncle John’s Cider Mill


    Watershed Distillery


    Wild Ohio Brewing


    Ticket info

     General Admission: $33.00 per person
    General admission ticket holders are admitted to the event at 5:30 p.m. and receive:

    • 10 - 4 oz pours
    • 5 "hearty" sample food pairings
    • LIVE Music by Nate Jones
    • Select Artisans offering one-of-a-kinds

    VIT (Very Important Taster) Tickets: $53 per person

    Perks of being a VIT:

    • Everything included in General Admission
    • Early entry to the festival at 4:30 p.m. (1 hour before GA)
    • Welcome drink! Enjoy a specialty taste before you enter the festival area.
    • Souvenir Logo Snifter Glass
    • First samples of the limited tastings (Like Apple Brandy made in Ohio) - only guaranteed to VIT ticket holders from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

    Designated Driver Tickets: $15.00 per person
    We encourage safe driving with designated driver tickets.

    Designated Drivers ticket holders receive:

    • Complimentary water, non-alcoholic cider, ginger beer and soda
    • 2 Food Pairings (additional available for purchase)
    • Admission at 4:30 p.m. If accompanying a VIT ticket holder, the Designated Driver ticket holder will be admitted at 5:30 p.m.

    **Additional samples will be available for purchase.**

    Contact Us


    Ward Pavilion, 4830 W. Central Ave., Toledo, Ohio 43615

    (419) 930-9880

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