The 3rd Annual Detroit Cocktail Classic celebrates the culture and craft of the cocktail on Friday, October 14, 2016 in Shed 3 of Detroit’s historic Eastern Market from 7pm-11pm. This Gala Celebration will feature Detroit’s most celebrated drinking establishments, spirits and brands serving up classic and craft cocktails.
The event will be anchored by spirit-themed, experiential activations showcasing vodka, whiskey, gin, tequila, and rum giving attendees an immersive cocktail experience.
Participating establishments include: Bad Luck, Firebird Tavern, Gold Cash Gold, Great Lakes Coffee, Grey Ghost, Huron Room, Imperial, Katoi, The Keep, La Rondinella, The Last Word, Mabel Grey, MGM Grand, The Oakland, The Peterboro, Public House, Punch Bowl Social, Ravens Club, Roast, Rock City Eatery, Selden Standard, Sidecar, The Skip, The Stand, Standby, The Sugar House, Townhouse, The Whiskey Parlor, and Wright & Company.
Each establishment is paired with a top shelf spirit to concoct a signature drink for the occasion that will be served at their unique “Libation Station” inside Shed 3. Bartenders will use only the highest quality and freshest ingredients to serve up proper cocktails. Attendees will taste their way around the event, interacting and engaging with representatives from each establishment and spirit purveyor.
Advance tickets are $50 or purchased the night of the event for $60. Each attendee will receive 12 beverage samples with admission. Food will be provided at an extra cost by various food trucks and local DJs will spin lounge and dance tracks throughout the night.