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Venue: Merridale Cidery & Distillery

Time: 11:00AM - 8:00PM

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Craft Christmas Memories at Merridale

Gather with Friends, Family and Co-workers and Celebrate the Holidays at Merridale

Tucked in the rolling hills of the Cowichan Valley, you’ll discover Merridale Cidery and Distillery, a magical farm destination for all things festive.

Starting November 18, this working orchard, eatery and farm store is transformed into a winter wonderland where even Scrooge could be found smiling with delight. From the twinkling light displays, farm to fork family style meals and festive cider, spirits and cocktails, Merridale farm is the ideal location to celebrate this season.

Enchanting Holiday Walks and Festive Light Displays for the Whole Family

As dusk approaches, the Merridale courtyard comes alive with thousands of twinkling lights and holiday displays. Offering a free festive light display for the community to enjoy, Merridale warmly welcomes you to gather with friends and family.

Farm to Table Family Style Meals and Holiday Parties

Merridale makes hosting holiday parties and family gatherings easy and fun. Overlooking the Merridale orchard and light display, the Merridale eatery is an ideal location to celebrate with delicious culinary specials and farm crafted cider and spirits.

From November 18th until January 1, the farmhouse eatery is open from 11:00am - 8:00pm during the holiday season with reservations available in the eatery daily from 4:00pm -7:00pm. Festive lunches and brunches run 7 days a week from 11:00am to 7:00pm.

Want to celebrate with a larger group?

We have a variety of group dinner options available for your friends, family, or staff to gather together comfortably on our heated covered deck. From a casual pizza night, to a turkey dinner, we’ll take care of everything so you can enjoy the event.

Book a family style meal today or book your office holiday party and celebrate in style.

Spirited Gifts & Tastings: Merridale Makes your Holiday Shopping Fun and Easy

With award winning cider and spirits in hand, you’ll be in the holiday spirit in no time. Discover new flavours and find your favourites by sampling our cider and cocktail flights.

Experience Merridale’s newest addition to their Cowichan Spirits lineup - Aura Gin

A gorgeous handcrafted and mystical gin for those who value beauty and adventure. With a balance of juniper and floral notes, the awe-inspiring violet colour is produced from a combination of lavender, hibiscus and Thai butterfly flowers and transforms from deep violet to beautiful pink as the PH changes.

Never before has crafting cocktails offered such an exquisite and enchanting adventure for your senses. Aura Gin is sure to impress on any occasion and makes a great gift!

Discover the Culinary Treasures of Merridale

The Merridale kitchen is cooking and baking up a storm so they can stock the shelves of our Farmstore with culinary treasures which are perfect for entertaining or your gift list.

Merridale’s famous apple butter, jams, jellies, bbq sauce and artisan cocktail syrups make the perfect gift. Made from scratch and celebrating local ingredients, these unforgettable products are perfect for that hard-to-buy-for friend and are amazing additions to your holiday dinner parties.

Eat, Drink and Be Merri - Visit Merridale Today

Merridale Cidery & Distillery

1230 Merridale Rd

Cobble Hill, BC V0R 1L0

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