2019 Dates and programs

Friday 17 May

Saturday 18 May

The Festival

Friday 17 May … Craft cider taste and learn, Back to Nature conference / workshops

Saturday 18 May .. the town centre hosts a bubbling street party with cider, craft beer and wines, tantalising food, market stalls and entertainment on two stages.

Sunday 19 May … Orchard and cidery visits, Dowsing


Let our local innkeepers host you in town, or stay in the festival Tent Town.

RVs are welcome with power available at the showground or caravan park.

Visit our region

Our beautiful mountain region has plenty to offer mum, dad and the kids.

Book your friends and escape for a fabulous, fun few days in the clear mountain air of this beautiful part of NSW, nestled between the Riverina and the Snowy Mountains.

Craft cider taste and learn

Every year the Batlow CiderFest includes an educational component that supports the apple and cider industries and those that enjoy a cider. The focus this year is on real cider made from 100% Australian fruit.  Come along on Friday 17 May and ‘Taste and Learn’ from real Aussie cider makers who support our apple industry. You may also like to join our local Hand Crafted cider makers for a cidery and orchard visit on the Sunday.

Back to Nature conference / workshops

Friday 17 May

Discover how to make your own fermented living foods and natural herbal remedies. It’s simple, cheap, healthy and tasty. Is your home making you sick? Find the cause and the solutions.

Street Party

On Saturday 18 May the town centre hosts a bubbling street party with cider, craft beer and cold climate wine bars, tantalising foods, market stalls and two entertainment stages.

2018 Cideries

Batlow Cider Co

Apple Thief

Wilgro Traditional Cider

3 Sons Cider

Cheeky Grog

Darkes Cider

Faire Ferments

Lost Pippen

Nightingale Bros Alpine Cider

Small Acres Cyder


Thank you and welcome to our 2019 sponsors!

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It is always a good time to sponsor Batlow CiderFest.