Negroni Week News

Negroni Week Event Guide

May 29, 2015

Negroni Week is a grassroots effort, and we love to see how bartenders and venues around the world are planning to raise money and awareness for their chosen charities. Many of our 3,000+ participating bars will be hosting special events during Negroni Week (June 1-7). Here’s a taste of a few special Negroni Week events taking place next week: 

The Old Pal, Athens, GA
The Old Pal will be hosting their selected charity, Athens Canine Rescue, along with a few of their available puppies during  a special Negroni Week happy hour on Saturday, June 6. Hopefully a few of the dogs will find their forever homes!

Maialino, New York City, NY
Maialino will be holding an Industry Night Event serving camp food done right with all proceeds going to the Hole In the Wall Gang Camp, on Monday, June 1. 5:30-midnight in the Maialino Bar.

Nomads, Fayetteville, AR
Nomads will be raising money for their chosen charity, Food Corps, with an Old-Fashioned Cake Walk and Cocktails event. Click here for more info.

The Gin Room, St. Louis, MO
The Gin Room will be hosting a varierty of Negroni Week events, beginning with a “How-To Mix Negronis and Variations” class on Monday, June 1 at 6 p.m. For their full calendar of events, click here.

The Anchor Bar, Raleigh, NC
For a donation of $10 to The Anchor Bar’s chosen charity (Red Cross Relief for Nepal), guests will enjoy complimentary Negronis and hors d’oeuvres at “A Night of Negroni” on June 4, 8-10 p.m.

Bittersweet bar, Raleigh NC
Bittersweet will be hosting a DRINKING 101: THE NEGRONI class on Sunday, May 31, to kick off Negroni Week. They’ll be debuting their special Negroni Week menu, and guests will be able to order from it before it’s offered to the general public. $20.

Capdeville in New Orleans
For Negroni Week 2015, Capdeville will be donating to their friends at Operation Spark in NOLA, which teaches at-risk youth computer skills, specifically code-writing and programming. They’ll be hosting a Negroni Week happy hour on Thursday, June 4, during which instructors John Framboni and Max Gaudin of Operation Spark be guest bartenders for the evening.

Old Town Social, Chicago, IL
Old Town Social will be hosting guest DJ/celebrity chef Abraham Conlon from Fat Rice on Tuesday, June 2. The event will feature half-off deals for service industry people.

Downtown Cocktail Room, Las Vegas, NV
The Downtown Cocktail Room will be hosting a party on June 3 with Record Setter and will attempt the world record for world’s largest ever Negroni Toast. The party is open to the public.

Good Luck, Rochester, NY
Good Luck will be hosting a special Negroni Dinner on Thursday June 4 at 6 p.m. Click here for more info.

Roman Nose, New Jersey
Roman Nose will be co-hosting an event on June 5 with WORD bookstore featuring author, barman and notorious Negroni-lover Gary Regan. (Check out our Q&A with Regan here.)

School House Pub, Austin, TX
School House Pub is partnering with Aviation Gin for the entire week, serving up Aviation Negroni ice cream made by Portland-based ice cream company Salt & Straw.

Elixir, SF
Elixir in San Francisco will be hosting an Elixir Charity Guest Bartender night on June 7 with the team from The Last Word (Livermore, CA). The nights’ tips will be split between the bars’ two chosen charities.

Sinema, Nashville, TN
Sinema Nashville will be launching Negroni Week with a Jager event featuring Sother Teague from Amor Y Amargo in NYC to talk about bitters and the Negroni. The best bartenders in the city will be coming up with special NW cocktails and guest bartend on June 1st.

Clive’s Classic Lounge, Victoria, Canada
To launch Negroni Week Victoria, bartenders from around the city will face off in a Negroni cocktail competition Monday June 1 at 6 p.m. Click here to RSVP and for more info.

Craving Coffee, London
Craving Coffee will be hosting a special Negroni Night event, which is also the launch of their new taxidermy exhibition. Proceeds from each Negroni sold will go to Action for Kids, a local charity that supports disabled children and young people. June 5, 6-11 p.m.