The Lower East Cider Festival is coming to Orchard Street (between East Houston & Delancey Streets) this Sunday, Oct. 4 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Now in its second year, the event is free to attend and is one of many events as part of Cider Week, the city’s celebration of cider from Oct. 21 through 30.
Cider makers and apple producers from the city as well as the Finger Lakes, Hudson Valley and Western New York will show off their cider and cider-related dishes.
Participating NYS Orchards and Cideries
Finger Lakes Ciders
Western New York Ciders
Angry Orchard Innovation Cider House
Bad Seed Cider
Brooklyn Cider House
Descendant Cider Co.
Doc’s Draft Hard Cider
Hudson Valley Farmhouse Cider
Naked Flock Ciders
Nine Pin Cider
Orchard Hill Cider Mill
Tory Kicker Artisanal Cider
Delaware & Hudson
The Queens Kickshaw
Sam’s Spring Rolls
Family-friendly activities include:
Apple Varietal Tasting Station
Autumn Flavors Cotton Candy
Make-Your-Own Caramel Apples Cart
Shrunken Apple Head Carving Station
Live fiddle, guitar, banjo and stand-up bass