CiderCon® 2020 Schedule

Tickets to CiderCon® will once again be $395. CiderCon® is only open to USACM Members.

Tuesday, January 28:

  • Cider Tours:
    • East Bay Area Food & Cider Tour with guide Jennie Dorsey (All Day) $125
    • Sonoma County Cider Tasting Tour - SOLD OUT
    • Parajo Valley and San Jose Cider Tour with guide Ria Windcaller (All Day) $85
    • California Apple History Panel at Filoli Gardens with guides Tom Hart & Brandon Buza (1/2 Day) $60
  • Elements of Style—a cider evaluation workshop with Charles McGonegal ($60)
  • Regional Association Leaders Symposium (Invite Only)

Wednesday, January 29

  • Advanced Orcharding Workshop—back by popular demand!
  • Research Poster Presentations - click here to submit your poster
  • Certified Pommelier™ Exam $125 for USACM members who have taken and passed Level One
  • Extended TTB Workshop
  • Opening Reception: Cider Share - register early for a chance to share your cider!

Thursday, January 30

  • CiderCon® Trade Show - Sponsored by Fruit Smart
  • CiderCon® Educational Seminars

Friday, January 31

  • CiderCon® Trade Show - Sponsored by Fruit Smart
  • CiderCon® Educational Seminars
  • Grand Tasting & Final Toast

Please support our Vendors!

Volunteering at CiderCon®

We have a volunteer program open to start-up and small cideries (<25,000 gal/yr production). Volunteers trade 5+ hours of onsite support in exchange for free entrance to the conference. Please email our volunteer coordinator Woodley if you are interested in joining our team this year. She can be reached at pickcider [at]





CiderCon® is proud to be part of the first Bay Area Cider Week. Join us in exploring the delicious universe of Central California cider. Explore local orchards, indulge in local cider pairing dinners, and sample all the region has to offer with tap-takeovers and more. Stay tuned for announcements as we get closer to the date!

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