OMSI After Dark: Ciderfest

OMSI Ciderfest
Aug. 28, 2019 | 7-10 PM

Please call 503.797.4000 x0 if you have questions or want to purchase tickets. 


Drink up as we toast the history, tradition and science that goes into crafting cider.


Shoot off water rockets, concoct chemical creations, and explore the wonders of OMSI with no kids in sight!


Want to plan your night before you arrive? Check out event guide here!


21+ Only | ID's Required - Happy Hour in Theory, OMSI's Restruant from 5-7pm - Grab a bite to eat before the main event begins

Due to the popularity of this event, we strongly recommend that you purchase tickets in advance as capacity is limited and may sell out.



OMSI After Dark only admission:
This ticket option does NOT INCLUDE a tasting glass and tokens. You will not be able to sample the cider.
$7.50/OMSI Members
FREE for OMSI After Dark Access Pass Holders


OMSI After Dark + Ciderfest admission:
This ticket option includes a tasting glass and 10 tasting tokens (good for 10 - 3oz cider samples)
$25/OMSI Members
$15/for OMSI After Dark Access Pass Holders


OMSI After Dark + Ciderfest + The Science Behind Pixar admission:
This ticket option includes a tasting glass and 10 tasting tokens (good for 10 - 3oz cider samples)
This ticket also includes entrance to The Science Behind Pixar.

$30/OMSI Members
$20/for OMSI After Dark Access Pass Holders

An In-cider's Look at DNAClimb the apple tree of life and take a firsthand look at the fundamental blueprints of you, me, and fruit!


Pressin' Cider | Explore the mechanical engineering behind cider!


Apples in the PNWTake a bite out of PNW history and find out apples are Washington's most famous crop!


Acidic Beverages and Long Term ExposuresAre acidic ciders hard to swallow? Test the pH of your favorite cider beverage and discover the effects of ocean acidification.


Sparkling Sweet Cider Add a little fizz to your sweet cider and explore the tingly sensation behind carbonation


Accidental BrewsterHave you ever forgotten to finish your apple cider? Find out how it turns into a delicious alcoholic drink all on its own!




8:15 & 9PM | Turbine Hall

Fusing martial arts, athletics, and ballet technique, push/FOLD is a mixed-discipline contemporary dance company directed by composer-choreographer Samuel Hobbs. Delivering workshops, immersive performances, and movement education to communities, push/FOLD has established itself as a force within Portland contemporary dance. This September, push/FOLD launches Union PDX: Festival of Contemporary Dance, an entire weekend of performances, masterclasses, and artist talks at the Hampton Opera Center.


Planetarium Shows
7:45 PM - Laser Prince
8:30 PM - Grandma's Medicine Cabinet (dancers)
9:00 PM - Laser Beyonce



New Iberians (Blues and Zydeco Band)
7:30 - 10 PM


2 Towns Ciderhouse
12 Bridge Ciderworks
Alter Ego Cider
AVID Cider Co.
Bad Granny Hard Cider
Bauman's Cider
Cider Riot!
D&V International
McMenamins Cider
Portland Cider Company
Queen Orchard
Reverend Nat's Hard Cider
Santiam Brewing
Schilling Hard Cider
Seattle Cider Company
Square Mile Cider
Ulee's Light Cider


1927 S'Mores
A&S Jerky
Albina City Nuts
Ancestry Brewing
Eliot's Nut Butters
Mind Your Manna
Le Bistro Montage
Nothing Bundt Cakes
NW Elixirs Spicy Cooking Sauces
Polar Seltzer
Six Stix Gourmet Pretzels


Questions? Call 503.797.4642 or email

Ticketing questions call 503.797.4634

For more information about purchasing an OMSI After Dark Access Pass, please email or give us a call at 503.797.4634

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