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OAD: CiderFest

January 17, 2024 | 7-11pm

For 21+ Only
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Join us for OMSI After Dark: CiderFest!

JANUARY 17, 7-11 PM | $50 tasing package / $25 general admission | 15% OMSI member discount

OMSI After Dark and 2 Towns Ciderhouse are proud to present CiderFest, a cider-tasting experiencing featuring Oregon’s top cideries. Drink up as we toast the local cider scene and explore the science that goes into crafting cider.

Tasting Package includes ten 4oz tasting tokens and a commemorative 6oz glass.

OMSI After Dark is for the 21-and-over only crowd, where you can drink beer or wine and roam the museum with no kids around. We have science demos, performances, DJ’s, artisan food and beverage vendors and more.

21+ Only | A valid government issued ID is required for entry for all attendees.

About 2 Towns Ciderhouse

2 Towns Ciderhouse aspires to make craft cider that is accessible to the people, utilizing quality Northwest ingredients and practices, without being afraid to do things differently. Much like their cider, 2 Towns Ciderhouse is bold, unique, and filled with energy.

Activities Happening All Night

Orcas: Our Shared Future | Follow the currents of ecological activism, popular culture, and Indigenous beliefs to gain a new appreciation of these sophisticated animals, long feared in Western cultures as “Killer Whales.” Please note, access to the exhibit will close at 9:15pm


Staying Alive: Defenses of the Animal Kingdom | Explore how animals use tough armor, powerful venom and poison, sneaky camouflage and mimicry, and stunning speed and sound to fend off, evade and trick predators.


Timed Activities

Planetarium & Empirical Theater:
Shows coming soon!
Around the Museum
OMSI Photo Booth

Science Demonstrations

Science demonstrations coming soon!

Our Vendors

Food Samplers

Check back for more info.

Themed Vendors

Food + Beverage

Our Theory restaurant will be open from 6-11pm! Grab dinner or a drink before the event begins at 6pm. Enjoy wine, beer, cider, and non-alcoholic beverages.

Questions? Email events@omsi.edu.
Ticketing questions call 503.797.4000 x0

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions? Email events@omsi.edu or call 503.797.4000 x0.

Is this event 21 and over only?

Yes, you must be 21+ to attend. Minors are not allowed. <strong>Everyone</strong> must present a valid government issued ID.

If I’m unable to attend, can I get a refund?

Yes. If your plans change, if you are feeling sick or have been potentially exposed to COVID please stay home. To request a refund email concierge@omsi.edu or call 503.797.4000 x0. We will give refunds until 5pm the night of the event.

Is there food and beverage at this event?

Yes, our restaurant, Theory will be open. Plus, we will have bars with beer, wine, cider and non-alcoholic drinks. We also typically have a couple artisan vendors giving out free samples of alcohol or snacks.

Do I have to pay for parking?

Parking is $2 for after-hours events.

Thank you to our Partner

Our partners help us propel science learning into the future. Thank you for being part of our mission to engage, inform and inspire curiosity!

Visiting Soon?

OMSI is committed to making science-fueled fun available for all in our community. We are proud to offer admission assistance, financial aid, and accessible services throughout the museum. Explore access resources and amenities for guests visiting the museum.

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