Featured in Time Out New York Magazine, Thrillist and more, New York's premier cocktail festival will feature a day of tastings and competitions on Sunday, August 18th at Melrose Ballroom in LIC, NY. With more distilleries than ever before and an expanded Rum Room, tastings have expanded to two sessions! New York's Top Cocktail Bars will compete in the "Best Cocktail" Competition and Iconic TIKI Throw Down to win top honors! New York Cocktail Expo Week (Aug 18-24) will feature seminars, education and various events at other locations near Melrose Ballroom in Queens, Brooklyn & NYC. The rooftop after party at Melrose Ballroom (Aug 18) is going to be a great time to let loose after the day of tasting and networking! (VIP Tickets Only).