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New York Cocktail Expo 2023

August 20 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

New York’s Premier Cocktail Festival Returns!

New York Cocktail Expo 2023!

NY’s Premier Cocktail Festival! & Official Tiki Throw Down!

Tasting Session 1: 2pm – 5pm  

Tasting Session 2: 6pm – 9pm

Rooftop After Party! 9pm – 10pm (VIP TICKETS Only where indicated) 

The New York Cocktail Expo Returns August 20th at the Top Venue in LIC, Queens!

3 Full Floors Of New Yorks Top Bars, Craft Spirit Distilleries, Curated Drinks & Beverages!

Get Early Bird Discount Ticket Prices Now While you Can For Epic:

  • Cocktail Tastings!
  • Exotic Cocktail Tastings!
  • Spirit Tastings! 
  • Rum Room!
  • Spirit Collecting!
  • Best Cocktail of 2023 Competition & Awards! 
  • Official Tiki Throw Down, Exotic Cocktail Competition! 

Legacy of Bars!

  • The Aviary
  • Death & Co
  • Mother of Pearl
  • Patent Pending
  • Osamil
  • Paradise Lounge
  • Donna Cocktail Club
  • Jeepney
  • Ardyn NYC
  • and many others

Legacy of Spirit Brands:

  • Empress 1908 Gin
  • Tommyrotter Distillery
  • Koval Distillery
  • Balcones Distilling
  • Heaven Hill Brands
  • Plantation Rum
  • Virtue Cider
  • Barking Irons Spirits
  • Marie Brizard, Yaguara Cachaca
  • Sobieski Vodka, Blue Nectar Tequila
  • Brockman’s Gin
  • Purple Wine Spirits – Benham’s Gin
  • Purple Wine Spirits – Redwood Empire Whiskey
  • Neversink Spirits
  • Mezcal Sacrvm
  • Redemption Whiskey
  • Murph’s Famous Bloody Mary Mix
  • Cask & Crew Whiskey
  • Old Elk Distillery
  • PM Spirits – Nouaison Gin
  • Our / New York Vodka
  • Copper & Kings American Brandy
  • Corgi Spirits
  • New Belgium Brewing
  • Appalachian Gap Distillery – Mythic Gin and Ridgeline Whiskey
  • Pinhook Bourbon
  • Starward Whiskey 
  • Kumomoto Distillery
  • Virginia Distillery
  • G4 Tequila 
  • Mew Holland Spirit

Legacy of Rum Room Exhibitors

  • The Real McCoy Rum
  • Pusser’s Rum
  • Plantation Rum
  • Appleton Rum
  • Back Bar Project – Rum Bar
  • Stroh Rum
  • Ten to One Rum
  • Denizen Rum
  • Rum Fire
  • Soggy Dollar Rum
  • Clairin The Spirit of Haiti
  • Diplomatico Rum
  • Tanduay Rum

100’s of Bar Industry Panelists have come through NY Cocktail Expo Events!

Past NY Cocktail Expo Panelists & Judges:

Jillian Vose (Hazel & Apple), Eamon Rockey (Rockeys Botanical Liqueur), Shannon Mustipher (Author, TIKI Modern Tropical Cocktails) Roger Avila (Employees Only) and many more!

Featured in Time Out New York Magazine, THRILLIST, Grub Street and more! NY’s Premier Cocktail Festival is the annual coming together of all cocktail enthusiasts, Industry & media guests. It will feature tastings from 30 – 40 + craft spirits, cocktails, curated drinks and amazing new beverage products!  Sample cocktails from Award Winning Bars with the Best Cocktail Competition of 2023 and Tiki Throw Down Exotic Cocktail Competition! This is the tasting adventure and showcase that is like no other! 

See a video of the event here!

Purchase your Tickets in Advance as we expect our usual spirited Sell Out. Thank you!

Bars! To Participate Register by Clicking Here!

SPIRIT BRANDS, BEVERAGE BRANDS & BAR TOOLS! Register to Participate by requesting info at nycocktailexpo@gmail.com

++++Please read carefully the session time you have chosen. Only those who have purchased VIP will be allowed early entry.

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE. All sales final. By purchasing your ticket you are agreeing to these terms and waiving any right to have a claim or dispute for a return.  No exchanges. Please double check that you have selected the ticket you really want. Exhibitors subject to changes. Thank you so much!



August 20
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm


NY Cocktail Expo
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Melrose Ballroom
36-08 33rd St., Long Island City, NY 11106
Long Island City, NY 11106 US
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