November 5, 2016: First Annual Virginia Craft Spirits Showcase, Roanoke VA

Saturday, November 5, 2016: Experience the First Annual Virginia Craft Spirits Showcase!

Eat, Drink & Listen to Live Music at The Berglund Center in Roanoke, VA. Sip and savor more than 60 different Virginia spirits at the first-ever 100% made-in-Virginia distilled spirits festival. With more than half of all Virginia distilleries gathered together in one location, the Virginia Craft Spirits Showcase will be the largest event of its kind on the East Coast! Meet master distillers from 23 Virginia distilleries, sample unique cocktails, and get new recipes. All in a fun atmosphere with live music, a food truck from Martin’s Downtown Bar & Grill, and even a few of the best Virginia craft beers. Live music provided by My Radio Band. Plus, you won’t want to miss the Battle of the Bartenders! Free parking available during event and overnight. List of all participating distilleries below!

Ticket Options:

The VIP Experience (Doors open at 3PM)

A VIP pass gets you 10 tasting tickets plus admission to a Whiskey or Moonshine class and tasting from 3-4pm. Sit, sip, relax and learn from Virginia’s distilled spirit experts. Learn about the history of the drink. VIP Lounge Access with Buffet Dinner catered by Martin’s Downtown Bar & Grill (see a sample menu) for the entire event also included. Be first in line for drinks and tastes from the distillers. Souvenir glass for drinks and tastings also included.

Tickets: $59.75 in advance / $64.75 at the door – Limit of 100 seats per class.
DON’T WAIT! The whiskey class is almost full and the moonshine class is filling up fast!

Designated Driver – VIP: $25 in advance / $30 at the door
(Does not include souvenir glass or tasting tickets)

Buy tickets online by clicking HERE

General Admission (Doors open at 4PM)

General Admission passes get you 10 tasting tickets, allowing you to come and enjoy great drinks, great tastes, fantastic music and a competition you won’t forget! See why Virginia’s distilleries have some of the best spirits in the country. Souvenir glass for drinks and tastings also included. A food truck from Martin’s Downtown Bar & Grill will also be available.

Tickets: $29.75 in advance / $34.75 at the door

Designated Driver: $15 in advance / $20 at the door
(Does not include souvenir glass or tasting tickets)

Buy tickets online by clicking HERE

Want to learn more?
CLICK HERE Check out our 16-page Virginia Craft Spirits Showcase program in the Fall issue of Spirited Virginia!


Participating Virginia distilleries include:

Belle Isle Craft Spirits

Belmont Farm Distillery

Catoctin Creek Distilling Company

Chesapeake Bay Distillery

Copper Fox Distillery

Davis Valley Distillery

Dry Fork Fruit Distillery

Filibuster Bourbon

Five Mile Mountain Distillery

Franklin County Distilleries

The Ironclad Distillery Co.

James River Distillery

KO Distilling

Laird’s Applejack

MurLarkey Distilled Spirits

Parched Group Cirrus Vodka

Reservoir Distillery

Silverback Distillery

Stone Mountain Distilling

Twin Creeks Distillery Franklin County’s Finest Moonshine

Virginia Distillery Company

Vitae Spirits

Williamsburg Distillery