The New Zealand Cider Festival is a family-friendly event. Under 18s are free when accompanied by a paying adult.
You must be over 18 to consume alcohol and legal photo identification may be required.

Sponsors

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The NZ Cider Festival has received sponsorship funding for this year’s event from the Nelson Events Marketing & Development Programme, which is funded by the Nelson City Council. The Programme’s objective is to stimulate Nelson City’s economy in the shoulder and off seasons by bringing new spending through visitors coming to Nelson for distinct events.

Location

Founder's Heritage Park

87 Atawhai Drive, The Wood,

Nelson, New Zealand

Contact us

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© Nelson Venues and Events

Previous Years

Have a look back at some of the highlights from previous festivals

2017 NZ Cider Festival

Nelson turned on the sunshine for the 2nd annual NZ Cider Festival on November 4th at Founders Heritage Park. With pre-sales up 72% on last year, the addition of door sales put the Festival up 83% overall from the inaugural Festival in 2016, creating a sell-out event with over 2000 people including visitors traveling from as far afield as Germany, USA, UK and Australia!

 2017 Speakers
 

JODY SCOTT 

Zeffer Cider Co 

YVONNE LORKIN 

Drinks & Wine Writer

ALEX PECKHAM 

Peckham's Cider

KEVIN HOPGOOD 

Hopgood's Restaurant

NICK WIDLEY 

Cod & Lobster Brasserie

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