The New Zealand Cider Festival 2018


After selling out in 2017, The New Zealand Cider Festival will back for the third (and best yet) celebration of NZ Cider in 2018!

Enter to win tickets for you and three friends, simply text CIDER and your name to 934.

On Saturday 3rd November, Founders Heritage Park will humming with a great selection of top NZ Cider makers including; Gold Sponsor Old Mout Cider, locals The Sprig and Fern Brewery, McCashins and The Mussel Inn, plus 2017 winners of ‘The World’s Best Cider’; Zeffer Cider Co.  All up there’ll be over 80 NZ Cider varieties available from all over New Zealand.

Plus in 2018, The festival will also feature:

  • Talented NZ musicians and a fantastic range of speakers
  • Family friendly entertainment, games and activities
  • Celebrity speaker Gabe “The Ciderologist” Cook
  • NEW Fringe Events from 31 October - 4 November
  • Award Winning Ciders
  • Local artisan food and a range of non-alcoholic beverages

Don’t miss miss out on the festival that National Geographic described as “heaven for Cider seekers”, grab your tickets today.

The New Zealand Cider Festival, Saturday 3rd November, Founders Heritage Park, Nelson. Early Bird Tickets just $25 from

The New Zealand Cider Festival has received sponsorship funding from the Nelson Events Marketing & Development Programme, which is funded by the Nelson City Council.