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One Weekend - Two Delicious Culinary Festivals

Don't miss these two great Olympic Peninsula Culinary festivals October 7-9

Sip and Savor the bounty of the Olympic Peninsula the whole weekend of October 7 - 9.

Consider base camping and $avings at Old Alcohol Plant and 7 Cedars so you can experience both Apple and Cider Fest AND Dungeness Seafood & Crab Festivals.

Apple and Cider include tastings at: Finnriver, Alpenfire, Eaglemount and more.

  • 3-cider presses
  • Harvest Party at Eaglemount
  • Orchard Brunch at Alpenfire
  • Mini Golf in the orchard
  • Finnriver Apple Day
  • Epic live music - and more.

There will be a 21 and over "Fire party" afterparty at Propolis with Captain Peacock, Hook! and others!

Don't miss Finnriver's hosting Apple Day full of festivities for all ages - Family-Friendly!

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CrabFest features:

CrabFest is held outside and is spread out on 3 open acres of Port Angeles waterfront including the city pier. We have several areas under cover but open, with lots of “natural” airflow.

It’s not just about the food! There’s plenty of other fun to be had during the festival. The Grab-a-Crab Derby is fun for kids of all ages — even if you’re only spectating! You’ll find great music at the First Fed Crab Central Pavilion. Over 75 craft, merchant, sponsor, nonprofit and food booths on City Pier, and more.

First Fed Bank Crab Central Pavilion is where you’ll find our old-fashioned crab dinner complete with large kettles of crab – fresh caught in local waters, brought live to the festival and served with fresh corn and coleslaw.


Check out the 7 Cedars Crab & Cider Fest Hotel package!

This year the hotel is offering a Special Crab Festival and Lodging Package Deal. The 7 Cedars Hotel offers plush rooms with expansive views and a customer experience that is unmatched on the Olympic Peninsula. Click Here For More Info

Celebrate the Pacific Northwest's cider apple country

Here's a Crisp-as-an-Apple story reprint of the ever popular Cider industry. So pleased that USA Today highlighted three of our most dedicated and delicious Olympic Culinary Loop cider makers. Alpenfire, Eaglemont and Finnriver Enjoy the story:
Long before the Pacific Northwest became known for producing table apples like the Red Delicious, it was cider apple country. Gnarly, feral fruits with strange names like Yarlington Mill and Brown Snout, cider apples are nearly inedible, but they provide just the right acid, tannin and aroma required to make complex, fine hard cider. These pioneer-era drinking-apples (which were a mainstay of a budding American nation) were all but wiped out by Prohibition. But spurred in part by Americans' thirst for all things gluten-free (roughly 30% of Americans are now shopping for products labeled "GF"), naturally-GF hard cider is swiftly staging its comeback in the country, and cider apples trees have begun to reclaim their place in northwest orchards.
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