Events – Day 1

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Sun Mar 4

Welcome Brunch

Hosted Brunch featuring Azunia tequila tasting and hosted Bloody Maria's, Aviations, and Mexican 75's Kick off bartender's weekend with a excellent Greek infusion brunch and drinks from an all organic tequila distillery.

This event is open to ALL registered attendees of Bartender's Weekend, however additional RSVP is required to:

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Cointreau Soiree Splash

Join us poolside on the rooftop of Andaz San Diego for a warm Bartenders Weekend welcome filled with Margaritas & Friends. Swim attire recommended but not required. Light snacks to be provided.

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Meet the Makers at 5th and Market

Join San Diego top spirits producers as they take over Prohibition / El Chingon / and Havana 1920 as the show off locally distilled products and $5 cocktails. Many of the producers will be in house showcasing and discussing their products and the rapidly growing distilling community that here's in San Diego! Featuring You and Yours Distilling, R&D Bitters, Old Harbor Distilling, and Don Lorenzo Tequila.

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Haircuts & Cocktails

Look sharp with a complimentary shave, haircut, or blow-out while, guest-bartender Erick Castro serves up cocktails. Bartender's Weekend only comes once a year, so you might as well look as good as you feel. 

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3 Martinis, 300 Oysters

Join Fords Gin and Ironside for a celebration of this most classic of pairings. The good folk at Ironside will be serving a menu of three different Fords Gin martinis for $5. We'll also have 300 oysters! You keep swigging, we'll keep shucking- and we won't stop until the bi-valves go bye-bye...

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Wild Turkey Takeover

Join us for a taste of Wild Turkey and Russell’s Reserve at downtown’s The Smoking Gun. Enjoy boilermakers & drink specials along with light bites. Come early for your chance to snag awesome Wild Turkey Distilling Co swag!

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Fernet-Branca 2018 Bartender’s Weekend Coin Giveaway

Coin release party and skee-ball tournament. High score wins a win a Branca beach cruiser. Come early for some limited edition Fernet-Branca pins and other swag!! 

This event is open to ALL registered attendees of Bartenders Weekend. Coins are first come first served!

Whisk(e)y Is My Wingman - Official Bartender's Weekend Welcome Party

It's time to buzz the tower! Get your butts above the harddeck immediately and over to the opening event for the 2018 Bartender's Weekend, here in Fightertown USA. Featured cocktails served up by some of San Diego's finest bartenders, "the best of the best." Brought to you by Beam Suntory in partnership with the San Diego Chapter of the USBG.

This event is open to ALL registered attendees of Bartenders Weekend, however additional is RSVP Required.

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Plantation Rum Tiki Mug Release

Retreat into False Idol for an evening of exotic cocktails featuring Plantation Rum. This is the USA launch of our brand new Tiki mugs! $5 "Keep the Mug" drink specials. Limit to one mug per person, with purchase of a cocktail. First come first serve, while supplies last!!

This event is open to ALL registered attendees of Bartender's Weekend

Share the Silence

Come #ShareTheSilence with El Silencio Mezcal at El Dorado Cocktail Lounge! Enjoy Mezcal, cocktails, and a Silent Disco at this late night happy hour. We'll keep you dancing with three channels of music and a live DJ plus you will still be able to catch up with friends without having to shout. Save your voices, bring your dancing shoes, and stay to drink Mezcal with the Silencio Team!

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Cynar + Pizza Pop Up

To Be Announced

Keep your eyes open and your taste buds primed. Cynar will be embarking on an excursion and picking your favorite night time watering hole in downtown San Diego to share a late-night toast.

This event is open to ALL registered attendees of Bartenders Weekend