Festival Preview: The Art of the Cocktail

Make mine a double! The Art of the Cocktail is Oct. 26-28

The Art of the Cocktail takes over Crystal Gardens Oct. 26 for the Grand Tasting

The Art of the Cocktail takes over Crystal Gardens Oct. 26 for the Grand Tasting

Get dressed to the nines and get ready to get your drink on at the fifth annual Art of the Cocktail festival.

From Oct. 26 to 29, venues all over the city will host a number of events celebrating all things cocktail.

The three-day festival includes workshops, bar competitions, the area’s first craft distillery panel and the ever-opulent Grand Tasting, which is held at the Crystal Gardens Oct. 26.

Headlining the workshop schedule is acclaimed “Mixographer” David Wondrich and fan favourite Jeffery Morgenthaler.

One of the highlights will be the Best in the Pacific Northwest Bartending competition, which will test the knowledge, taste, showmanship and craft of the region’s best bartenders at Catalano’s, Oct. 28 at 7pm. Tickets are $10.

Get tickets and the full scoop at artofthecocktail.ca.

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