Skip directly to site content
add bookmark

6th Annual Downeast Cider + Cheese Festival

11/9/23 - 11/12/23

A four-day celebration of two traditional foods — hard cider and cheese.

The 6th annual Downeast Cider + Cheese Festival celebrates two traditional foods — hard cider and cheese — and their Maine roots, as well as honors the rich tradition of Maine’s historic apple industry. The Downeast Cider + Cheese festival is the first and only event of its kind in the state of Maine.

Special events throughout the festival will include: • A live concert with Bondeko, hosted in partnership with WERU Community Radio • “DNA, History and Weird Apples,” an apple history talk featuring Cameron Peace, John Bunker, and Todd Little-Siebold • Ticketed Cider + Cheese Tasting + Market events • Apple pressing at Fogtown Brewing Company • Cheesemaking Workshop

A full list of events is available at

The event is hosted by Heart of Ellsworth with sponsorship from Franklin Savings Bank, Down East Magazine, Desert Harvest, WERU Community Radio, Ellsworth Public Library and DownEast Acadia Regional Tourism.

Thursday 11/9 7pm-9pm Friday 11/10 6:30pm-7:30pm Saturday 11/11 Apple Pressing 2pm-4pm First Tasting 5pm-6:30pm Second Tasting 7pm-8:30pm 11/12 Cheesemaking Workshop Time TBD FMI:

No results found.

Businesses and locations related to: 6th Annual Downeast Cider + Cheese Festival

Loading markers...

Searching for ""Almost there...