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Every Thursday/Friday, 5-9pm and Saturday, 2-5pm- Join us for Crooked City Cider pours, growlers fills and general shenanigans at our shared tasting room at 477 25th Street, Oakland. We'll have at least four ciders available by the pint, or sampler flight trays so you don't have to decide which cider to order first, you can just order them all!
Saturday, August 19th, 12-8:30pm- San Francisco Summer Brew Fest. We'll be pouring at one of the largest fests in the Bay Area! Come get your drink on and hang with us in SF. Tickets by clicking here.
Saturday, August 20th, 10-5pm- CORNHOLE. CIDER. ON A BATTLESHIP?! Yep, that's right. Join team Crooked City Cider for an epic day of booze and cornhole on the USS Hornet. Register your team by clicking here (or just come and watch, that's allowed too!).
Friday, August 25th, 7-9pm- TRIVIA NIGHT! We're helping raise money for the All Blues Women's Rugby Team, you won't want to miss this fun night! Register your team in advance by clicking on this link.
Friday, July 28th , 5-9pm- Join us for a Friday full of LIVE acoustic music from Three Times Bad. More details coming soon!
Thursday, June 1st, 5-9pm- Puppy Happy Hour! Bring your pooch and your thirsty self for our first ever puppy happy hour. There will be adoptable dogs, giveaways and a free collar for every dog in attendance.
Saturday, May 6th, 12-5pm- Jack London Urban Wine Fest, free to attend! Come visit us at the Crooked City Cider Saloon for a break from all that wine. We'll be pouring our cider along with cider from four other California cideries.
Sunday, April 30th, 2:30-4:30pm- Come celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Camp Reel Stories and the kickoff of the May Crowdfunding Campaign for the Camp Reel Stories Financial Aid Program. We will be screening Sarah Moshman's latest film Losing Sight of the Shore during this event. This is an all ages and dog-friendly event.
Friday, April 21st, 6-9:30pm- Join NorCal cider producers at Crooked City Cider for a night of local cider and excellent camaraderie to support the California Association of Cider Makers. Tickets are limited as this event will be small and intimate; your chance to speak directly to the cider makers and owners of some of Cali's best cideries!
Thursday, April 6th, 5:30-9pm- Happy to be hosting the launch for "Active Over 35, and Thrive to 105" at our tasting room. This free event celebrates the inaugural series of episodes for the story telling podcast of the century! Awesome women from around the globe share their stories of tragedy and hope; of fear and overcoming adversity; of joy and vitatlity at all ages and stages of life.
Come learn, listen, and meet Active After 35 founder Stephanie Kay Atwood and some of her local interviewees. Yours may be the next story we get to share...
Friday, March 17th, 5-10pm- St. Patrick's Party, We're throwin' down for St. Patty's Day! Cider cocktails, wine, cider, food and live music! And yes, we'll have green cider. Limited advanced tickets get you a discount on drink pours and a commemorative full color glass to take home.
Saturday, March 11th, 2:30-5:00pm- It's back! We'll be supporting one of our favorite local non-profits, Oakland Grown at the infamous Bacon and Beer Festival (and cider, good cider too). Grab tickets before it sells out (it always does!).
Wednesday, March 8th, 5-8pm, We're crossing the bridge to bring our flights of cider to San Francisco! Dirty Water SF is hosting us for Women Wednesdays where you can come and meet our Cider Boss, Dana Bushouse, drink flights of cider, eat dinner with other cider fanatics and raise money for a good cause. For each flight purchased, one dollar will go to the Young Women's Freedom Center in San Franciso..
Thursday, January 19th and Saturday, January 21st (2-5pm)- Join us the eve before and the afternoon after the Woman's March Bay Area, Oakland for some amazing camaraderie to support causes that need us the most. We are marching to support and inspire each other and the nation to celebrate, honor and protect our diversity, freedom and human rights. We are gathering in community to find healing and strength through civility, and compassion.
Please join us at Crooked City Cider- women owned + operated cidery to support our march, Planned Parenthood and ACLU. There is a cover charge of on Thursday of $5-$10 (no one is turned away for lack of funds .. OR for giving more;).
Friday, November 25th, 1-5pm- Join us on Plaid Friday, the local shopping alternative to Black Friday. We'll be pouring free samples inside Oakland's Viscera at 1542 Broadway. There will also be jewelry giveaways, and for the first 10 people, a surprise gift! Come out and support your local businesses. Forget the big box story craziness and have a nice stroll in your neighborhood.
Wednesday, November 23rd, 5-8pm- Oaklandish always installs a Christmas tree in the Broadway store this time of year, and to mix things up they're inviting the Town’s finest (aka you) and Crooked City Cider to come through and decorate it with them! So, next Wednesday gather up your family, your crew, your coworkers and anyone else who might have some holiday cheer to spread and come decorate an ornament!
Friday, November 18th, 5-9pm- Join us at the tasting room for a cider-bucha tap takeover with Marin Kombucha along with Oakland Coffee collaboration cold brew coffee cider! Come hang out with us for some wild and lively living cider-bucha blends and a caffeinated kicked cider.
Friday, November 11th, 6:30-9pm- LIP Service- Our Monthly Epic Lip Sync Battle! Join us and our friends at Oakland's Queer Gym for an opportunity sing your heart out (without having to actually sing, perfect for folks who, like us, can't really sing). Show-up in your fanciest pants and get ready for a show.
Sunday, October 30th, 10am-12pm- Learn how to make cider at home! We'll be teaching a class on home cider making at Oakland's home of all things fermented, Preserved. It's bound to be a comical and hopefully educational time for all involved.
Friday, October 28th, 5-9pm-We're throwin' down for our favorite holiday! Costume contest, food, pumpkin and blood cider, screening of the original "Scream" movies, a commemorative glass and more! Advanced discount package tickets are available (click here) for those who'd like to save a little money. Click on tickets tab to purchase. The earlier you purchase, the more you'll save!
Thursday, October 20th, 6:30-9pm- Shake Your Lulov: A Sukkot Beer, Cider and Food Happy Hour! That's right, we're crossing the bridge again to celebrate Sukkot with Emanu-EL SF.
Wednesday, October 12th-Saturday, October 15th, evening hours vary- We're proud to sponsor and amazing celebration in the heart of Oakland, the Autumn Lights Festival. Autumn Lights is a magical four-night festival of illuminated art by acclaimed Bay Area artists in support of the non-profit Friends of the Gardens at Lake Merritt. Immerse yourself in mesmerizing, larger-than-life art installations, fire dancers, live music and more!
Saturday, October 15th, 12-4pm- Did you know there is an Oakland Beer Festival which features only OAKLAND MADE beer (and of course, cider!)? No? Didn't think so. Pacific Coast Brewing Company is hosting the second annual Oakland Only Beerfest.
Saturday, October 15th, 12pm-6pm- On Saturday afternoon, October 15th come on down to the Oyster Oyster Block Party at Jack London Square from 12PM-6PM. There will be beer (craft favorites)! There will be music! For the oysters, Lungormare and Jack's Oyster Bar will be preparing several different styles of oyster dishes, along with a raw bar!
Saturday, October 8th, 12-4pm in Fairfield- We're hitting the road to celebrate one of our favorite holidays and support Special Olympics California (100% of proceeds will be donated!). Put on your favorite costume and come get crooked with us!
Saturday, October 1st, 11am-6pm- Come party in the street with us at Oaktoberfest! This family friendly event takes place in Oakland's Dimond District to benefit neighborhood improvement projects. Music, food, biergarten (cider and wine too!), eco-fair and kid's area, and a special homebrew competition and samplings are all to be enjoyed at this celebration.
Saturday, October 1st, 4-7pm- Taste of the Harvest, Humboldt's only Cider Festival! Celebrate harvest with a dozen+ ciders available. We'll have our Straight-Up Oakland Dry pouring until we run out. Tickets and details here.
Thursday, September 29th, 7:30pm- Join us for a free screening of Seven Minutes to Closing, a new short film about two strangers connecting in the final minutes before an asteroid impacts and destroys earth.This event is open to cast, crew, financial supporters and friends of the film. Please join us in celebrating this new short film, Bay Area filmmaking and Oakland hand-crafted ciders.
Friday, September 23-Sunday, September 25th- It's that time for another one of our most favorite Oakland festivals (I know, we have a few), Eat Real Fest. We'll be pouring cider at the "Cider Saloon" and will be on rotation all weekend. Stop by the Cider Saloon for the most local, dry, and amazing cider of the fest!
Friday, September 23rd , 5-9pm- Black Medicine Coffee and LIVE acoustic music from Three Times Bad. We'll be pouring our Nitro Cracked Out Cider, sampling coffee and rocking out with our new friends.
Friday, September 16th , 6:30-9pm- LIP Service- Epic Lip Sync Battle! Join us and our friends at Oakland's Queer Gym for an opportunity sing your heart out (without having to actually sing, perfect for folks who, like us, can't really sing).
Saturday, September 10th , 8-10:30am, Oakland Pride 5k- Run, walk, vogue or sashay your way around Lake Merritt!
Celebrate the Queer community and its' allies by participating in this fun and shenanigan filled Oakland Pride kick-off event and enjoy Cider-mosa's post-run/walk/whatever! It's going to be more fun, less run, HELLA Oakland and HELLA gay! We'll see you at the Lake Merritt Amphitheater for some solid morning drinking.
Saturday, September 10th , 3-7pm- Who remembers the killer "Cracked Out" cider we made in collaboration with Black Medicine Coffee a few months ago? Yeah, it was weird, but damn, it was good. Well, they're hosting a launch party and the famous cider, served on nitro of course, will be making another appearance. The event is free and it'll be hella fun.
Friday, August 26th , 5-9pm- Our friends at Reem's will be bringing the best of their Arab street food to pair with cider and also celebrate their Kickstarter. You won't wanna miss this opportunity to stuff your faces.
Saturday, August 27th , 11am-7pm- Rugby! Tight 5 Sevens: Time to stop running and start eating & drinking for this most awesome 7s event. As backwards as that sounds, your invited to the only tournament that rewards you for being HEAVIER AND OLDER and PUNISHES the young, light and most likely fast. Join us as we ruck it out on Treasure Island.
Thursday, July 7th, 7-10pm at the tasting room: 477 25th Street, Oakland- We'll be screening "Clouds- The Series," a new sitcom based in Oakland! Food, cider, and hilarity.
Saturday, May 28th, 12-6pm- On Saturday afternoon, May 28th come on down to the Sausage Fest Block Party at Jack London Square. All your standard block party elements including food (sausage-inspired dishes from area restaurants and food vendors), music, and beer (craft offerings from your favorite brewers) will be there, will you be there, too? This event is FREE, but if you'd like we have a few different advance purchasing options to make the block party more fun for you. Everyone will be drinking out of compostable beer cups, but don't you want a commemorative Sausage Fest Block Party pint glass?
Thursday, May 12th, 6:30-9:30pm- Celebrate the 10th annual Oakland Indie Awards, recognizing some of Oakland's best locally operated businesses. We're especially excited this year as we've been nominated for an award, come see if we win! Join us in supporting Oakland's small businesses!
Thursday, April 28th, 6-7pm, 9-10pm- Clouds- The Series is an Oakland produced and filmed series that is debuting at The New Parkway on Thursday. Join the cast and crew for a special VIP party before and after the screening, hosted by yours truly. Click here to purchase your advanced tickets and get in on some free cider!
Friday, April 22nd, 6-9pm- We're super excited to be teaming up with some of our NorCal cider company friends for the NorCal Cider Classic, held at our tasting room to benefit NorCal Rugby Girls' Programs! We'll have ciders and representatives available from twelve different cideries and one meadery. Limited tickets available and are required for entry and you'll get a cute commemorative glass to take home with you.
Wednesday, April 6th, 6-9pm- Join Meetup's Oakland Happy Hour group for a special Wednesday evening at the tasting room! You don't have to be a member to attend and we'll have amazing Empanadas from Javi's Cooking for you to nosh on while you imbibe on our cider.
Thursday, March 31st, 5-9pm- GLUTEN-FREE FEAST and tap-takeover at Homeroom Mac+Cheese! We're partnering up with three woman-owned Oakland businesses to present an epic evening of gluten-free meals (and gluten meals too!). Come by for amazing mac n' cheese, cider and desserts.
Saturday, March 19th, 6-9pm- Come socialize, meet new people and support a great cause; Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). 100% of the proceeds will go directly to LLS. Prickly Pig will be offering their full menu (vegan option included) and Crooked City Cider will be serving up some hard cider! Get your tickets by clicking here.
Sunday, March 13th, 2:30-5:30pm- It's back! We'll be supporting one of our favorite local non-profits, Oakland Grown at the infamous Bacon and Beer Festival (and cider, good cider too). Grab tickets before it sells out (it always does!).
Sunday, February 28th, 5:30-9:30pm- Vegan Supper Series with S+M Vegan's Blind Tiger Supper Series in a Fruitvale loft. Join us for six scrumptious plates of out-of-this-world vegan cuisine and of course, some crooked cider to go along with it. Get your tickets while you can by clicking here.
Saturday, January 30th, 6pm-??- It's SF Beer Week! Not wanting to be left out, we're helping to close-out the week at Hi-Life where we're teaming up with Federation Brewing to offer 100% Oakland made Snakebites and Poor Man's Black Velvets! Don't know what these are? Google it. Just kidding, we'll tell you: Black Velvets are a mix of cider and stout, while Snakebites are a combo of lager and cider. Swing through and add some gluten to your cider! RSVP by clicking here if you'd like.
Sunday, January 17th, 5-6pm- "Musical Water Wander" Join Watersong and Bay Area Green Tours as they parade through Oakland to discover creative water systems in our midst: rainwater catchment, Oakland's largest aquaponics system, hands-on workshops and more! Follow-in the marching band, you'll end your day at Two Mile Wines tasting room for music, wine, cider, and creative cocktails. More info and sign-up by clicking here.
Friday, january 8th, 6-9pm- CIDER FRIDAYS! We're partnering with Oakland's own Black Medicine pressure brewed coffee to release a new "Cracked Out" cider. You don't wanna miss out on this release so be sure to show-up on the 8th!
Saturday, December 12th, 12-1:15pm- We're teaming up with one of Oakland's hottest yoga spots, The Hot Spot Yoga for a Cider and Flow class. Come sweat off your Friday night decisions and then get a little crooked with some unfiltered, all natural, super clean cider!
Saturday, December 5th, 7-11pm- The Repeal of Prohibition in the United States was accomplished with the passage of the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution on December 5, 1933. This Saturday, we will honor this momentous occasion by...drinking and cavorting at the Two Mile Wines' Tasting Room! Music, snacks, wine, beer, cider, and a first taste of some newly made booze.
Saturday, October 17th, 10am-12pm- Learn how to brew hard cider at home! We'll be teaching a class on home cider making at Oakland's home of all things fermented, Preserved. It's bound to be a comical and hopefully educational time for all involved.
Saturday, October 17th, 12-4pm- Did you know there is an Oakland Beer Festival which features only OAKLAND MADE beer (and of course, cider!)? No? Didn't think so. Pacific Coast Brewing Company is hosting the first annual Oakland Only Beerfest.
Saturday, October 10th, 7-10pm- Tall Tales and Local Ales: Save the date for an evening of stories, craft beer, and finger foods on Saturday, October 10 after-hours at the Central Library from 7-10 p.m. YouTube sensation David “DJ Dave” Wittman headlines Tall Tales & Local Ales, along with storytelling artists and Bay Area musicians. Featured local brews include Crooked City Cider, Hoi Polloi, Triple Rock, and Calicraft.
Saturday, October 3rd, 11am-6pm- Come party in the street with us at Oaktoberfest! This family friendly event takes place in Oakland's Dimond District to benefit neighborhood improvement projects. Music, food, biergarten (cider and wine too!), eco-fair and kid's area, and a special homebrew competition and samplings are all to be enjoyed at this celebration.
Thursday, October 1st, 6:30-9pm- Shake Your Lulov: A Sukkot Beer, Cider and Food Happy Hour! That's right, we're crossing the bridge again to celebrate Sukkot with Emanu-EL SF.
Saturday, September 26th- Have you been to one of our underground tastings? If not, get on it! We'll be sharing samples of some of our newest releases and will also have a special hopped hard cider cocktail, mead samples from our friends at Forebears Meadery AND some of the best chocolate porter you've ever had, provided by Noble Brewer.
Friday, September 18-Sunday, September 20th- It's that time for another one of our most favorite Oakland festivals (I know, we have a few), Eat Real Fest. We'll be pouring a limited amount of special release cider at the "Cider Saloon." We'll be on-site pouring on Friday until we run out and will also be on the rotation either Saturday or Sunday, TBD.
Saturday, August 29th, 7-11pm- We're crossing the bridge for the Farm to Fork Expo VIP Party: whose mission is to gather advocates and lovers of food, raise awareness around sustainability issues and showcase the best farms, artisan food producers, breweries, cideries, distilleries and wineries in the Bay Area.
Thursday, August 27th, 8pm- One of our favorite spots to get a sweat on is Great Western Power Company. They're hosting the Move Mountains Tour, which provides free access to climbing gyms for at-risk youth. They'll be collecting used climbing gear, donations and also hosting an auction. Join us on the roof for a climbing cause! We'll be pouring growlers until they run dry.
Saturday, August 8th, 11am-6pm- Laurel Street Fair. No beer tent is complete without cider, right? Join us in celebrating one of Oakland's original neighborhoods at this admission-free event. Stop by the beer tent early as we're bound to blow kegs pretty early on.
Monday, August 10th, 7-9pm, The Start, 3425 Grand Avenue, Oakland- Crooked City Cider Gets Tapped! This is it. Our first appearance on tap at an Oakland favorite. Come get crooked with us with free small bites and plenty of cider to go around. Three new ciders for you to try, rumor has it they may be the best yet. There is no admission for this event.
Tuesday, July 28th, 6:00-8:30pm- Oakland Grown's Locally Inspired monthly mixer taking place at The Source Chiropractic and featuring a discussion on BayBucks- community currency and barter exchange for a new economy.
Saturday, July 18th, 12-4pm- To celebrate our friend Prickly Pig's successful Kickstarter, we'll be pouring cider at their "Throw Back BBQ"! We'll be located in Oakland at Lake Temescal's Landvale barbecue site. They'll be serving up some of their most popular dishes, vegan and meat along with some fan favorite sides like mac n' cheese! In addition to their food and Crooked City Cider, there will also be local beer, Arepas by Miss Arepita, pinatas, prizes, fake tattoo artist, and specialty food items. Desserts are aplenty by Sweet Treats to Eat, Tart! Bakery and Page and Flour. Get ready to stuff yo'' faces.
Thursday, July 23rd, 5:30-8:30pm- Come socialize, meet new people and support a great cause; Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). 100% of the proceeds will go directly to LLS. Prickly Pig will be offering their full menu (vegan option included) and Crooked City Cider will be serving up some hard cider!
Saturday, June 13th, 6-10pm- Pop-up Cider Tasting and Prickly Pig Dinner in Oakland.
Friday, May 29th, 6:30-9:30pm- Celebrate the 9th annual Oakland Indie Awards, recognizing some of Oakland's best locally operated businesses. We've donated some cider and will be on hand to pour and chat!
Tuesday, April 28th, 6:00-8:30pm- Oakland Grown's Locally Inspired monthly mixer taking place at Bay Area Custom Prints and featuring a discussion on Lotus Foods' support of indie farmers.
Saturday, May 2nd, 6:00-10:00pm- S+S Gastro Grub Boxing Adobo Fried Chicken n' Waffles Under the LOFT. We'll be debuting some brand new hard cider flavors and pairing with a delicious meal from S+S Gastro Grub. Adobo Fried Chicken + Crooked City Cider Complimentary tasting + Complimentary Pacquiao + Mayweather = Limited tickets.
Sunday, April 26th, 10:30am-1:30pm- Shift Local Braunch Party: A Fundraiser Launching PIC Oakland Exhibition, benefiting the Sustainable Business Alliance. Food! Art! Booze! Sunday funday anyone?
Thursday, March 26th, 6:30-8:00pm- Farmigo is hosting a free pop-up tasting event in the Grand Lake neighborhood of Oakland. They'll be providing samples of fresh local food from local bakers, family farms and other area artisans. Crooked City Cider will be on hand sampling our cider as well!
Thursday, March 12th, 5-8pm, 2355 Broadway- Two Jacks Denim is partnering with 25th Street Collective for a Woman's Denim Night + Artisan Fashions Pop-up. This is a free event and we'll be in attendance pouring samples of three varieties of Crooked City Cider. Stop by to check out some slow fashion initiative and craft cider.