Dining & Drinking


*EVERY individual guest must purchase at least $150 in Seminar and Event Tickets to receive a Tasting Room Wristband. Purchasing more than $150 does not qualify you for additional wristbands.

In addition to all the seminars, tastings and special events, an important part Tales of the Cocktail® is experiencing the world famous cocktails and cuisine of New Orleans. During the week, restaurants throughout the city are featuring special menus and events like our Spirited Dinners and Dynamic Duo bartending teams. It’s the best way to get a taste for the food and drinks that have made New Orleans a culinary destination.

Stay Tuned for the Dining & Drinking Schedule Launch May 2017

Dynamic Duos

A handful of the world’s most renowned bartenders will be picking up extra shifts at bars around New Orleans during Tales of the Cocktail® 2017. But they won’t be going it alone. Local bartenders will be joining them behind the stick to form dynamic bartending teams.

Tuesday, July 18 through Sunday, July 23

The Spirited Dinner Series

On Thursday July 20th, restaurants located throughout the city will welcome cocktail lovers to enjoy one-of-a-kind dinner pairings of cocktails and cuisine. Reservations for Spirited Dinners® must be made directly through the restaurant.

Thursday, July 20 8:00 PM