Tickets almost sold out for Southwest Cider Fest

Tickets for the popular Southwest Cider Fest in Mesa this weekend are sold out online, but general admission tickets are still available at the gate starting at 4pm Saturday. The tickets will be available on a first come-first serve basis.

The festival will be held at Cider Corps in downtown Mesa. Guests will have the chance to sample craft ciders. All four of Arizona’s cideries will be on hand as well as cideries from five other states.

General admission tickets include a commemorative glass and 15 drink tickets.

SW Cider Fest 1


SW Cider Fest

Saturday, October 19, 2019

4 – 8 PM

31 S. Robson St., Mesa 85210

$45 – General Admission — At the door only


(PRESS RELEASE) – Hosted by Cider Corps in Downtown Mesa, the Southwest Cider Festival showcases the growing popularity of craft cider in the region. The festival will include samples of local and regional ciders, food trucks, music and other activities. The event is outside Cider Corps at 31 S. Robson St.

People will be able to enjoy ciders from Arizona’s four cideries – Stoic Cider, Desert Cider House, Crush Craft Cider Co. and Cider Corps – as well as sample ciders from California, Texas, Washington, Colorado and New York.

Cider Corps co-owner Josh Duren says, the festival is about letting people discover this new and unique beverage.

“Craft cider is so different from mass produced drinks and even from traditional European ciders,” Duren explained. “We’re experimenting with flavor profiles and techniques that make this a really unique beverage without artificial flavoring or added sugars. The festival is a chance to sample the variety out there and really support the craft cider community.”

General Admission tickets include a commemorative glass and 15 drink tickets.  The Southwest Cider Festival is a 21 and older event. For more details, follow the festival on Instagram @swciderfest.

About Cider Corps

Cider Corps is a veteran owned and operated company built by brothers, Jason Duren, Sgt, USMC (Ret.), and Josh Duren. What started as a hobby for the two is now Arizona’s first fully dedicated cidery and taproom with 15 cider styles on tap and three cider slushie styles.

Cider Corps is located at 31 S. Robson in Downtown Mesa. For more info, visit

Cider Corps ciders are currently available at more than 70 bar and restaurant locations in Phoenix, Prescott and Tucson.


Press release provided by Vilocity Interactive. Photos provided by Southwest Cider Fest.



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