COME GET YOUR SWIG ON! The Cider Swig, presented by UPTOWN Gig Harbor, returns to Gig Harbor for the 6th annual CIDER SWIG. Dozens of regional ciders (and related libations) will be available to sip and savor, along with live music and entertainment on two stages, the annual "Battle of the Pie" Contest, apple launching, delectable curbside cuisine by area restaurants and food trucks, the Kids Applet Drop-off Center, and more! Northwest cidermakers, vintners and distillers will present over 100 ciders, wine, mead and more. The popular Apple Carnivàle returns - replete with performers, arts and crafts, dancers, an array of carnival games, inflatable obstacle course, sticky wall, face painting, apple launching, demonstrations, and other fun and games. Ciders, etc. presented for sampling during the festival will be for sale in the Cider Tent, so you can take your favorites home to enjoy! Each ticket includes: 5 drink tokens, 6 oz. festival glass, and access to all live music and entertainment, food, the Apple Carnivàle Zone, and all other festival activities. Additional cider tokens are available at festival. ID is required to enter the Cider Garden. Must be 21+ to enter the Cider Garden. *Each year the Cider Swig brings thousands from around the region to enjoy ciders, great food, live music and family fun. And, each year the Cider Swig sells out! Advance ticket purchase is strongly encouraged.* buy yours today: https://ciderswig2019.eventbrite.com OTHER FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS This is an accessible family-fun and dog-friendly event. Dogs are required to be on leash and under the control of their owners at all times. The Applet Center (drop-off and activities), is hosted by GGHF Curious by Nature School in the Volunteer Vern Pavilion. For a small fee, children ages 2 to 12, can play games, create art, and have a blast in a safe, clean environment while you enjoy the Cider Garden and other festival activities. Cider Swig proceeds support environmental education, restoration and conservation efforts across our greater peninsulas. WANT TO VOLUNTEER? Without people like you, the Festival could not happen. Cider Swig volunteers will receive reduced admission ticket ($18) for the Cider Garden, free festival t-shirt, festival tasting glass, one meal voucher ... and have a great time!