San Diego's Premiere Cocktail Gathering

Bartender's Weekend, San Diego's Premiere Cocktail Gathering, is a networking event open to all service and hospitality professionals. Invitation required for all affiliate events and activities. Must be +21 to attend. Please drink responsibly.

A coalition of San Diego Industry Professionals dedicated to promoting the trade and providing growth opportunities for members of the Service Industry.

Bartender's Weekend is BACK for 2022!


Bartender's Weekend was created in an effort to promote the "SPIRIT OF HOSPITALITY" that defines our industry.

By building a platform that focuses on community, it is our ultimate goal to bring all aspects of the drinks industry together and place them on an equal footing, while encouraging participants to interact in a positive and professional manner.

Join us in Celebrating the Bar Industry and Supporting its Professionals.

PLEASE NOTE: at this time proof of Covid vaccination will be required to attend Bartender's Weekend.

Help us to spread the word by following us on social media! @bartendersweekend

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Making a Difference


In 2017, we made a decision that charity was going to be a major component of Bartender’s Weekend, and we are happy to announce that this year we will continue to donate a percentage of the proceeds to the betterment of the service and hospitality Industry.

By partnering with nationally recognized 501(c)3 charities we are able to continue raising both money and awareness for a amazing organizations that provide resources benefiting our industry, as well as the community.

Registration Information


Registration is necessary to verify your Industry affiliation, as well as gain access to the schedule of the sponsor initiated events and activities that make up Bartender’s Weekend (*please note that some events may require an additional RSVP).

For the price of roughly two cocktails ($25) get access to all of the "Weekend's Events" and help us to keep this thing running. A portion of your donation will go directly to this year's charity parter, Another Round Another Rally.

Once registered, wristbands will be available for pick up in the lobby of the Lafayette Hotel from 10AM to 5PM on Sunday, March 20th and Monday, March 21st. As well as on Tuesday, March 22nd from 10AM to 2PM.

**PROOF OF COVID VACCINATION AND PHOTO ID WILL BE REQUIRED TO PICK UP YOUR WRISTBAND**

Register Now

March 20th


Registration
10AM - 5PM
Welcome Back Pool Party
12PM - 4PM
Happy Hour Events
4PM - 6PM
Hosted Dinners & Pop Ups
6PM-9PM
Main Event
8PM - 11PM
After Parties
11PM - 2AM

March 21st


Registration
10AM - 5PM
Brand Excursions
11AM - 5PM
Brown & Balanced Pool Party
12PM - 4PM
Happy Hour Events
4PM - 6PM
Hosted Dinners & Pop Ups
6PM - 9 PM
Main Event
8PM - 11PM
After Parties
11PM - 2AM

March 22nd


Registration
10AM - 2PM
Brand Excursions
11AM - 5PM
Poolside Luau & Pool Party
12PM - 4PM
Happy Hour Events
4PM - 6PM
Hosted Dinners & Pop Ups
6PM - 9PM
Downtown Bar Crawl
9PM - Midnight
After Parties
11PM - 2AM

March 23rd


Farewell Brunch
11AM - 2PM

Where to Stay


The Lafayette Hotel in North Park, San Diego is now FULLY BOOKED for Bartender's Weekend.

Not to worry! Our good friends at the Moxy San Diego, located just 10 minutes away, are offering a discounted room rate of $185 USD per night that is now available to all Bartender's Weekend attendees on a first come first served basis.

The Moxy San Diego is an affordable, yet stylish hotel that lets you check in to your room directly from the bar, something that is right up our alley. Plus, it will keep you close to the action for the Downtown Bar Crawl taking place on Tuesday night. Reserve your room today!

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The Organizers


Chris Patino
Bar Owner, Spirits Educator
USA


Erick Castro
Bartender, Writer & Filmmaker
USA

Thanks a Million!


A special thanks to all of the bartenders and brands who have supported Bartender's Weekend throughout the years.

Because of your support, we have donated over $35,000 to industry related charities, since we began including giving back as part of our core focus in 2017.

Our Sponsors

Sponsorships


Bartender's Weekend hosts over 1,500 bartenders and industry professionals each year. Now in our 7th year, we are looking forward welcoming even more members of the drinks community to our four day event in beautiful San Diego, California.

Thanks to the support and generosity of our sponsors we are able to produce Bartender's Weekend each year, while doing something good for our community. By hosting an event you will be able to connect with bartenders and spirits professionals from across the country to share ideas, or launch new products, as well as reintroduce established brands to keep them top of mind.

Brands of all sizes and categories are invited to take part in the "Weekend’s" festivities. Please email info@bartendersweekend.com for details.

2022 Sponsor Deck

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: Star Bar
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423 E St
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Location: J & Tony's Discount Meats
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631 Ninth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Location: El Dorado Cocktail Lounge
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1030 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Location: Vin De Syrah
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901 Fifth Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Location: Wormwood
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4677 30th St
San Diego, CA 92116
United States

Location: La Puerta
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4020 Goldfinch St
San Diego, CA 92103
United States

Location: Fernside
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1946 Fern St
San Diego, CA 92102
United States

Location: Til-Two Club
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4746 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92115
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: Metl Bar Creamery & Cafe - North Park
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2835 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: Triton Charters LLC
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2700 Shelter Island Dr
San Diego, CA 92106
United States

Location: Malarky Charters
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1441 Quivera Rd.
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay
San Diego, CA 92109
United States

Location: Raised by Wolves
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4301 La Jolla Village Dr.
#2030
San Diego, CA 92122
United States

Location: Mud Lily
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2888 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: Haute Garbage
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3812 Ray Street
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: Raised by Wolves
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4301 La Jolla Village Dr.
#2030
San Diego, CA 92122
United States

Location: Triton Charters LLC
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2700 Shelter Island Dr
San Diego, CA 92106
United States

Location: Coin Op North Park
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926 30th St
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: False Idol
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675 W Beech St
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Location: Swan Bar
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2933 Adams Ave.
San Diego, CA 92116
United States

Location: J & Tony's Discount Meats
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631 Ninth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Location: Barleymash
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600 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Location: Park & Rec
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4612 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92116
United States

Location: Coin Op Gaslamp
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789 Sixth Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Location: The Ould Sod
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3373 Adams Ave.
San Diego, CA 92116
United States

Location: Aero Club Bar
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3365 India St.
San Diego, CA 92103
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: Old Harbor Distilling Co.
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270 17th St
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Location: Hornblower Cruises
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970 North Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92132
United States

Location: Swan Bar
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2933 Adams Ave.
San Diego, CA 92116
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States

Location: Queenstown Public House
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1557 Columbia St.
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Location: Kingfisher
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2469 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92102
United States

Location: Lumi
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366 Fifth Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Location: SIDEBAR
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536 Market Street
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Location: The Lion's Share
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629 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Location: El Dorado Cocktail Lounge
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1030 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

Location: The Lafayette Hotel
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2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States