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Cider Summit at Navy Pier

Bring your sweetie to Chicago for the 5th annual Cider Summit at the Navy Pier Ballroom February 11, and stay at the nearby and affordable Chicago Lake Shore Hotel!

Cider Summit Chicago is the Midwest region’s largest cider tasting event. Over 150 ciders from around the world will be available for your drinking pleasure! AND! It’s for a good cause. A portion of ticket sales goes to the Heartland Alliance, which provides aid to people in need.

Vendors include: Virtue Cider, Michigan; the Northman, Chicago, cider cocktails; Uncle John’s Hard Ciders, Michigan; Woodford Reserve, Kentucky; Tieton Cider, Washington State; Ace Cider, California; Anthem Cider, Oregon; B. Nektar Meadery, Michigan; Ciders of Spain; JK’s Farmhouse Ciders, Michigan; Orchard Gate Imports; and many more!

Want some food to compliment your cider tasting? Try samples from Fortune Gourmet, Krave Jerky, Kind Snacks, Doughnut Vault, and many others.

Navy Pier is located at 600 East Grand Avenue. There will be two seatings, with separate tickets required. All tickets must be purchased online in advance, deadline Friday, February 10 at 11 am. No one under the age of 21 (including infants) will be admitted. Go online to and follow the prompts.

Make your Cider Summit at Navy Pier experience more enjoyable by staying at the Chicago Lake Shore Hotel, in historic Hyde Park. Chicago Lake Shore offers free shuttle bus service to and from the Loop area and is close to bus and train services. The Lake Shore Café offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. AND Jazz and seafood buffet, Friday nights.