June 14th, 5pm to 9pm &  June 15th, 12pm to 9pm

8 Regional Distilleries | 30+ Spirits | 10+ Cocktails

Wet your whistle at the Bite of Bend’s Mixology Showcase on June 14 & 15, 2019, and enjoy the best spirits and cocktails the industry has to offer! Each spirit, handpicked from local and regional distillers, will be featured in signature $5 cocktails at participating bars in Bend during Cocktail Week leading up to the Bite of Bend. Saturday and Sunday, stop by the Bite of Bend Mixology Showcase to try samples of spirits from the featured distillers.

This two-day event celebrates the best of the region’s cocktail culture. On Saturday, don’t miss the Bartenders Brawl — where the best bartenders in Bend will face off to see who can mix the best cocktail. The winner of the brawl will be named the Best Bartender in Bend!


Get your wristbands early so you can get your drink on sooner at the Bite of Bend!

  • Friday Wristband – $15
  • Saturday Wristband – $15

Includes entry to Mixology Showcase and free samples of spirits and signature cocktails from regional distilleries (Ages 21+).


Mix it Up at Cocktail Week!
June 10th-14th in Downtown Bend

Tastings includes over 30 craft spirits and 8 craft cocktails from the Northwest. Enjoy samples of small batch vodka, moonshine, whiskey, tea-distilled spirits and more. Discuss with distillers and mixologists their craft during the show and watch as Central Oregon’s best bartenders battle it out to see who is Central Oregon’s Best Bartender.


Saturday, Noon – 2pm

Central Oregon’s top mixologists go shaker to shaker at the Bartender’s Brawl!

Watch as the best bartenders in Central Oregon battle on the Mixology stage. Each mixologist will put their own spin on a classic cocktail to be judged by a panel that will rate them on taste and appearance. All the classic cocktails will be available at the Mixology Bar, so feel free to sip

The Bartender’s Brawl will be an energetic battle of cocktail mastery, MC’d by Bend’s very own Killer Cocktails Podcast hosts Dreya and Jackie!

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Stop by and try samples of a variety of liquors from regional distillers

Crater Lake Spirits
Crocker Family Spirits
Gompers Gin
Heritage Distilling Co.
New Basin Distilling
Thinking Tree Spirits