The hotel will be hosting various official TOTC events and popups throughout the property with notable spirits brands and will even be bringing one of the World’s 50 Best Bars right to the hotel’s lobby. A full list of programming open to Tales of the Cocktail attendees may be found here.
Monday, July 25 -“Front Porch Welcome” Hosted by Diageo
3PM-5PM at Commons Club Patio
Virgin Hotels New Orleans Tales of the Cocktail activations will begin on Monday, July 25 with the official welcome reception for the conference for all Tales attendees. Taking place on the Patio of Commons Club, the hotel’s social epicenter, the event will take place from 3pm until 5pm. Canned cocktails by Ciroc, Tanqueray and Loyal 9 will be offered and traveling guests will be given city guides and a list of “Dos and Don’ts” for Tales.
Tuesday, July 26 – La Factoria x Don Q Mashup Happy Hour
4PM – 7PM at The Bar at Commons Club
One of the World’s 50 Best Bars, La Factoria, will be popping up at Commons Club alongside classic Puerto Rican rum brand Don Q. Open to all Tales attendees, the special pop-up event will feature the lively bartenders from the famed San Juan-based bar, who will take over Virgin Hotels New Orleans’ lobby bar. Guests may expect La Factoria’s signature drinks including Guanabana Milk Punch – a clarified rum punch of guanabana with chai tea and a blend of rums; and Piña Coladas, the quintessential Puerto Rican cocktail done right with pineapple, coconut and Don Q Oro. DJ C’est Funk will be spinning tunes setting the vibe for all La Factoria lovers.
Wednesday, July 27 – Milagro Tequila Pool Party
5PM-7PM at The Pool Club
The Pool Club at Virgin Hotels New Orleans will transform into a tequila oasis as Milagro Tequila hosts its very own pool party. A welcome event amid New Orleans summer, the pool party will feature signature Milagro Tequila cocktails, food and energy showcasing the brighter side of tequila. DJ Otto will set the vibe with skyline views of the Big Easy as a backdrop. The event is open to all Tales of the Cocktail attendees.
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