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Saturday, October 14th
10:00am to 3:00pm
meeker Mansion grounds
312 Spring street
Fresh Pre-Squeezed Cider
Hard Cider Garden
Oregon Trail Adventure
Live Bluegrass Music
Apple Pie | Apple Fritters
Pre-Squeezed Meeker Mansion Cider Available This Year! Pre-register online (recommended)
We've partnered with a local farm to pre-squeeze our own Meeker Mansion Cider. No need to stand in long lines waiting. Pre-squeezed cider included with event pass. 2 Antique apple presses available for guests to operate for sample cider tastes during event. Additional Meeker Mansion pre-pressed cider available for purchase, too! (Limited quantities)
Live Bluegrass Music Concerts
RUNAWAY TRAIN BLUEGRASS BAND's live performances at noon and 2pm. Enjoy food from the snack shack or cold glasses of Cockrell Cider in our Hard Cider Garden.
ENCORE PERFORMANCE at 5pm. Cider event closes at 3pm. Enjoy bluegrass music and a glass of hard cider as the Oct. 14th downtown car cruise includes a drive thru the Mansion grounds. Open to the public - no admission fee from 4:30-7:00pm.
Oregon Trail Adventure (included with event pass)
Learn about the challenges of the Oregon Trail while walking through our adventure trail. Spin the wheels to find out if you have dysentery or earn needed supplies to survive your journey. Based on the original computer game.
Hayrides (included with event pass)
The Mt. Rainier Antique Tractor Club is back at the Mansion for our fun hayrides. Guests can join us singing our favorite old-time favorites like "Home on the Range" "She'll be Coming Round the Mountain" and more. The kids love it!
Tours of the Mansion (included with event pass)
See all of our newly designed exhibits and displays. Learn about the Meekers and how Ezra and Eliza Jane could afford to build the Italianate-style Victorian Mansion now recognized as a National Historic Site. Kids completing the fun Mansion Scavenger Hunt game win a prize.
Meeker Snack Shack is back!
The Snack Shack is full of fun fall favorites you can enjoy on the grounds. There's apple pie, caramel apples, apple fritters, apple cider and more.
Our pumpkin booth is back so you and your family can pick out just the right size pumpkin for carving and displaying on your front porch.
Local Vendor Booths
Visit your favorite local vendor at this year's Cider Squeeze for new and unique items to purchase.
Interested in being a Vendor at our Cider Squeeze?
Download application form here
new event format this year
$20 individual event pass
$50 family event pass
$27 value if purchased separately
Family: 2 adults 1-3 children
add'l children $10 each
$114 value if purchased separately
event pass includes:
1/2 Gal Cider FOR INDIVIDUAL PASS
1 gal cider FOR family PASS
apple pressing demos & Tastings
mansion tours & trivia game
hayrides & sing-alongs
Oregon trail adventure
Live bluegrass concerts AT NOON, 2PM, 5PM
walkups day of event welcome
quantities of cider limited
Hard Cider Garden
Enjoy locally brewed Cockrell Cider in our new Hard Cider Garden, live bluegrass music, a slice of apple pie and more from our Snack Shack. The Hard Cider Garden will stay open after the event closes at 3pm.
Cockrell Ciders operates on the original Boatman farm/orchard which
pre-dates Ezra's hop growing in the Puyallup Valley.
CIDER AFTER PARTY
4:30pm to 7:00pm
Free admission to grounds from 4:30 - 7:00pm
Hard Cider Garden & Snack Shack open
Live Bluegrass Music at 5pm
Downtown Car Cruise and Drive Thru the Mansion Grounds
for more information email us at email@example.com
Thank you for your support. All proceeds are used for the Maintenance and operations of meeker mansion museum.
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