Arizona Cocktail Week 2017

For the Love of Adult Beverages - Tasting, Learning, Competing

Arizona Cocktail Week
Arizona Cocktail Week. Judy Hedding

During Arizona Cocktail Week mixologists will provide educational seminars, interactive tastings, cocktail competitions, pool parties, special happy hours at events all over Arizona.

When is Arizona Cocktail Week?

Friday, February 17 through Monday, February 20, 2017

What events are associated with Arizona Cocktail Week in the Phoenix area?

This year's event will feature an expanded lineup of both nationally renowned and local mixologists leading interactive tastings and educational seminars. These are open to both industry members and the general public, and sold out last year.

The Cocktail Carnival at the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale on Friday, February 17 is where cocktail professionals mix up their most creative cocktail inspirations. Tickets are available in advance and at the door, if any are left — this event sells out.

At Agave Alley on Saturday, February 18 combine your bowling skills with agave spirits samples from Mexico.

The Storytelling Dinner on Saturday, February 18 features gourmet food and libations. What a special way to spend the Saturday after Valentine's Day!

Cocktailgaiting on Sunday, February 19 takes place in the Sands parking lot at the Hotel Valley Ho with an afternoon of sampling, demonstrations, games and fun.

The Artisanal Spirit Market will return on Monday, February 20 showcasing local cocktail products, small-batch bitters, farm-fresh ingredients, demos and tastings in a farmer’s market-style format.

The Last Slinger Standing Event on Monday, February 20 will feature Arizona’s best bartenders against the best that Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Texas have to offer. 

There are special cocktail events, tastings, seminars and happy hours at bars, lounges and drinking destinations statewide.

How do I find all the events?

Visit Arizona Cocktail Week online for the full calendar of events and to purchase tickets in advance for ticketed events.

All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.