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There seems to be a something in the air during the fall season that has everyone reaching for either a pumpkin spice latte or a seasonal cider. Santa Fe's inaugural Magnificent Cider Fest showcases seven popular ciders from New Mexico–and folks, these are the real deal. The event takes place on Saturday, Oct. 20 near the Cerillos Hills outside of Santa Fe. Between the local breweries contributing to the event, there is plenty to be excited about when seeking a tasty hard cider. The festivities begin at 11am at the J.W. Eaves Movie Ranch, costing $25 for general admission and $5 for the kiddos. There is also be a pie-eating contest and some of the state's favorite musicians from the country, Americana and bluegrass genres. (Shane Farias)
Saturday Oct 20, 2018
Santa Fe, NM 87508
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Showcasing N.M.’s emerging artisanal cider industry in a unique environment. This festival amplifies the senses, from tasting local cider to pie eating, chuckwagon cooking, film screening, photography and likely some two-stepping or line dancing.
Welcome to the inaugural “Magnificent Cider Festival” to be held on October 20th, 2018! showcasing New Mexico’s emerging artisanal cider industry in a truly unique environment. This festival will accentuate and amplify all the senses, from tasting local cider to pie eating, chuckwagon cooking, film screening, photography, and likely some two stepping or line dancing. It's more than a festival, it's magnificent!
Located near the Cerrillos Hills just outside of Santa Fe the J.W. Eaves Movie Ranch was constructed in the early 1960s to serve as the backdrop for both film and television productions. To date over 250 productions have filmed at this classic movie set including The Cheyenne Social Club, Chisum, Easy Rider, the 1960’s Magnificent Seven and the 2016 remake, and most recently the Cohen Brothers film and television series the Ballad of Buster Scruggs.
New Mexico Wine has round up seven hard cider producers, a cowboy chuck wagon cookout, western vendors and plenty of children’s activities to ensure a family friendly environment. Our music lineup includes some of New Mexico's favorite Country, Americana and Bluegrass musicians to set the tone for this classic western scenery. Oct 20th also coincides with the 10th Annual Santa Fe Independent Film Festival and we invite all film buffs to tour the movie set.
There Were Only 700... tickets that is. Cowboys & Cowgirls $25, Young Guns $5.