4th Annual Honey Fest

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Texas Keeper Cider

12521 Twin Creeks Road

Manchaca, TX 78652

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Join us for our 4th Annual Honey Fest! Live music, cider and mead, a honey-inspired market, workshops and other honey-bee revelry!

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Texas Keeper Cider and Two Hives Honey are teaming up once again for the 4th Annual Honey Fest! Come on out to the Cidery to celebrate all things bees and honey! Live music will accompany a day filled with delicious honey-inspired dishes and drinks. Peruse bee-centric body care, candles, and soaps, decorate yourself with bee-themed henna body art, and get a custom t-shirt at our live screen-printing station!

Local honey purveyor, Two Hives Honey, will be offering honey for purchase, and don't miss a spot in a live honey harvest! This is also the day Texas Keeper releases Honey Thief, their seasonal cyser (cider fermented with honey) - made for the first time this year with estate-produced honey!

We are also offering a limited number of tickets for a series of workshops presented by this year's participants. From a Gardening for Pollinators to Encasing Bees in Resin for jewelry or art projects, seats for these are very limited so make sure to sign up early! See full schedule below.

****Any remaining workshop tickets can be purchased day of at registration.*****

Adult tickets are $15 with advance purchase and $18 at the door. Tickets include admission and a cider pour. Kiddos get in free!

A portion of ticket purchases will support La Flaca Urban Farm as they recover from the loss of this year's pepper crop. See entire list of participating local businesses below.

Full Schedule of Add-On Events:

Advanced registration required for workshops. Don't forget to add them on at checkout! ****Workshop participants must also purchase General Admission tickets to the Honey Fest.*****

Indoor Kitchen:

Live Honey Harvest with Two Hives Honey ($20): Available at 3:30, 4:30 or 5:30. Witness first-hand how beekeepers harvest that liquid gold! Watch and participate in a live honey extraction, plus jar your own 3-ounce bottle of honey to take home. Don't be shocked when you go home sticky!

Outdoor Tent:

3:30 - 4:00 Edible Flower Tasting with La Flaca Urban Farm ($20): A guided tasting of over a dozen varieties of edible flowers. We will discuss how to grow our favorite bee-friendly edible flowers and share some quick recipes you can recreate at home!

4:15 - 4:45 Gardening for Pollinators with La Flaca Urban Farm (FREE!): Discover some of our favorite native plants that are perfect for pollinators! After a brief presentation, there will be an opportunity for Q&A.

5:00 - 5:45 . Encasing Bees in Resin with Bee Amour Jewelry ($10): Join Anna of Bee Amour as she demonstrates how to encase bees in resin for jewelry or art projects. Participants will leave with their own instructions so they can try it at home!

6:15 - 7:00 . Cyser Tasting with Texas Keeper Cider ($20): Join Texas Keeper's cidermaker, Nick Doughty, as he discusses the process of making cyser, and walks you through a flight of 5 different examples of this delicious cider-and-honey-match-made-in-heaven!

Honey Market:

Sample and purchase delicious honey-inspired drinks and dishes from local Austin food artisans including:

Leroy and Lewis Barbecue

Cultivo Empanadas

Thai Fresh

Dolce Terra Bakery

Fluff Meringues

La Flaca Urban Farm

Madhu Chocolate

Red Oak Gluten-Free Bakery

Bee Tree Farm & Dairy

Gati Coconut Milk Ice Cream

The following local businesses will be on hand selling their honey-bee inspired wares:

Springdale Handmade Beauty Products

Blinking Owl Acres Makeup and Body Care

Mehndi Maria Henna Artist

Bee Amour Jewelry

Conscious Goods Body Care and Candles

Live Music by

The Rich Creek Ramblers @ 3:00-5:00

The Capitol @ 5:30-7:30


This event is rain or shine. Please, no outside food or beverage.

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Texas Keeper Cider

12521 Twin Creeks Road

Manchaca, TX 78652

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