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come join us for a
pup picnic at the cidery!

Bring your pup and get ready to have a PAWsomely good time!

Saturday, May 28th
11:00 am – 4:00 pm (check-in times every ½ hr*)

To participate, follow the link below, choose a time, purchase a ‘Pup Package’, and add on a donation.
Also available to order are charcuterie picnic packs, snacks, and Taves Estate Cidery dog bandanas!
*We will be booking groups of 4 for check-in every 30 minutes, to avoid overcrowding

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do we need to purchase a pass to have a picnic in the cidery?
NO, all guests who want to visit the cidery picnic area are simply asked to purchase some drinks or snacks from the cidery ahead of time (online) or onsite
do all guests including parents need to purchase a farmville pass if they want to visit farmville?
Yes! All guests ages 3 and up must have a Farmville Picnic Pass to enter the farm.
where do we check in and how?

Come to Taves Estate Cidery parking area, past the main driveway on your right-hand side.

Bring an email copy of your tickets with the QR code for check in at the Taves Estate Cidery red tasting barn.

can we buy other food/drinks onsite at taves estate cidery?

Yes! You can buy water, pop, cider slushies and alcoholic cider onsite as well as donuts, chips, cheese, meat and crackers, but there is no food truck or concession onsite.

*Please PRE-order your charcuterie boxes


*see pictures and descriptions here

where do we have our picnic?

You can sit in our cidery picnic area at a table or chair.

is taves estate cidery open?

The cidery is open 11 – 6pm. Children are welcome with parents.

*guests can go into goat pens here only 

what else is open/running?

Farmville, with its jumping pillows, play ground, peddle karts and animals, is open!

* must purchase a Farmville pass for ALL guests age 3 and up (available onsite or online)

Petting barn/store & hayrides NOT open/running

Washrooms available onsite

can we bring our dog?

YES, of course! Please keep them on a leash, be mindful of other guests & clean up after them.

Please do NOT bring dogs inside the cidery tasting barn or too close to animal pens.

can i get a refund or credit if we can’t make it due to weather or illness?

Weather: The event will run rain or shine. We have tents available for the picnic

Illness: There are NO refunds OR credits on any picnics or food items purchased for the event. In the event you or your children/pets are ill you can gift the picnic to someone else

* We MAY give credits for the Farmville picnic pass only, but only for valid reasons

* All requests for credits must be done so in writing via email to

* We reserve the right to decide if reasons for not attending are valid