Dr Dog
Dirty Heads
Jamie Lee Thurston
Caroline Rose
The Ciderbration has sold out, tickets are no longer available.
Woodchuck® Hard Cider is throwing a Ciderbration™ for the ages. Our new cidery is opening its doors for a daylong party with great tunes, food, fun, and, of course, cider!

2:00pm - Gates open to the public

3:00pm - 4:00pm - Caroline Rose

4:30pm - 5:30pm - Jamie Lee Thurston

6:15pm - 7:45pm - Dirty Heads

8:15pm - 9:45pm - Dr. Dog

9:45pm - 10:00pm - Fireworks!


2:00pm - 6:00pm - Cider House & Tour Center open

2:00pm - 6:00pm - Meet Community Partners

2:00pm - Dusk - Lawn Games!

2:00pm - 9:00pm - Food & Beverage Available

TBD – Meet the Cider Makers

A mouthwatering selection of food and beverage will be available from 2:00 - 9:00pm.
A variety of our ciders will be available. From very popular styles to some that are very difficult to find. Pints will be sold for $4. Non-alcoholic beverages will also be available.
Location & Directions
The Woodchuck Cidery
1321 Exchange Street
Middlebury, VT 05753.


Burlington: 34 miles
Rutland: 35 miles
Albany: 125 miles
Manchester, NH: 150 miles
Boston: 200 miles
New York City: 265 miles

Traveling by Car
If you must take the car, then please car-share where possible. Not only will you have friends to keep you company and chip in for gas but you can make your journey to the Ciderbration™ more eco-friendly.

Parking & Shuttles
➲ Click here to view a printable map of the Free parking and Shuttle Service

Visitors are encouraged to park in our reserved parking lots, on Exchange Street and around Middlebury, and travel to the concert site via our FREE shuttle buses. Parking lots open at 1.30pm, NO TAILGATING. Sorry, we don't own the lots and you'll be asked to vacate if you do... so don't do it. We have food and drink here... and it is better. Handicap parking is located at 1321 Exchange St. Bike racks will also be available.

We want you to enjoy your visit to the Woodchuck Ciderbration™ Cidery Grand Opening & Concert and we ask you to abide by a few rules to ensure that everyone can enjoy the event.

What should I Bring?
Your FREE ticket!
PHOTO ID. No ID = No Hard Cider
Cash. No ATM on site.
Sunscreen, Hats, Sunglasses
Great Attitude & Dancing shoes

What Can I Bring?
Blankets, Small Cameras, Empty Water Bottle for water (no glass bottles), Small Backpacks (will be checked at entry), Foldable Lawn Chair, Baby Strollers

What Can't I Bring?
Weapons of any kind, illegal substances, drug paraphernalia, fireworks, explosives, framed or large backpacks, tents, laser pointers, aerosol cans, no outside food or alcohol (food & alcohol will be sold at the event), glass containers, skateboards, scooters, or personal motorized vehicles, bicycles inside Ciderbration™ grounds (bike racks will be at the gate), large umbrellas, hard-sided coolers, pets (other than service animals), laptops, radios, video equipment (no video recording will be allowed), professional still camera equipment (no detachable lenses, no tripods, big zooms, or commercial use rigs), any audio recording equipment.

What if it rains?
The event goes on rain or shine! See you there.

Am I allowed to smoke?
Woodchuck Hard Cider encourages a smoke-free environment and asks that you respect the health of your neighbors at the Ciderbration™ and refrain from smoking in any area where it may affect someone else. Smoking is prohibited under all tents and inside our cidery. Please find an isolated area if you must smoke, and dispose of your butts properly.

Can I Re-enter The Festival?
Yes. We allow re-entry. As long as you are wearing a valid wristband.

Can I bring bug spray & sunscreen?
Aerosol cans are not permitted for fire safety reasons. The contents of these cans are under pressure and contain flammable substances. You may bring these items in the pump spray or lotion form.

Handicap Accessibility?
The Woodchuck Ciderbration™ is an outdoor music concert positioned on a grass field and at times the ground may be uneven, especially in bad weather conditions or when it becomes muddy. Please bear this in mind when making your plans. We want to make sure that all Woodchuck Cider fans have access to the site, event grounds are wheelchair accessible and ADA bathrooms are provided.

Age Restrictions?
The Woodchuck Ciderbration™ is open to all ages. All attendees must have a ticket, no matter what age. If you are under the age of 18 you must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

No one under the age of 21 may drink on the premises, PHOTO ID REQUIRED. Underage drinking is not tolerated.

Safety & Medical
We are making every effort to create a safe environment on the grounds, including private security and medical staff. If you need any assistance, seek out the medical vehicle or look for security staff or festival staff member.

General event rules:
Event Providers reserve the right to refuse admission to, or to eject, any person whose conduct management deems disorderly or who fails to comply with Event Provider rules. A ticket is not redeemable for cash (it's a free ticket... don't be evil and try to resell it). You and your belongings may be searched on entry to the event. You consent to such searches and waive any related claims that may arise. If you elect not to consent to such searches, you may be denied entry to the event without refund or other compensation. Certain items may not be brought onto the grounds, including without limitation, weapons, alcohol, drugs, controlled substances, food and drink, and cameras with detachable lenses. You voluntarily assume all risks and danger incidental to the event for which the ticket is issued, whether occurring before, during or after the event, and you waive any claims for personal injury or death against us, management, facilities, artists, other participants, and all of our respective parents, affiliated entities, agents, officers, directors, owners and employees on behalf of yourself and any accompanying minor. You bear all risks of inclement weather. Event date and time are subject to change. No illegal vending is permitted. No unauthorized/unlicensed vendors allowed. No unauthorized solicitations, handbills, sampling, giveaways, etc.