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Cider Summit Seattle returning to South Lake Union after year hiatus

It's back, it's back it's back! After a year hiatus, Cider Summit Seattle is returning to South Lake Union.

The 11th annual festival will take place Friday and Saturday, Sept. 10-11, at Lake Union Park at MOHAI. Attendees can taste more than 150 ciders, meads, cider cocktails and apple spirits from more than 50 producers. Food will be available for purchase, and the festival will also have some small bites to sample.

Tickets can be purchased online. General admission includes a souvenir tasting glass and 16 tasting tickets for $30 if purchased before Aug. 1. After, GA tickets will be $35 online and $45 at the gate. There are also VIP tickets including a glass, 20 tasting tickets and early entry for $40 before Aug. 1 and $45 after.

Cider Summit Seattle is also dog-friendly — there's even a Dog Lounge benefiting Seattle Humane! Always a plus.