Art of the Cocktail

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Grand Tasting Registration

If you’d like to take part in Victoria’s premium cocktail event, register for your Grand Tasting table before it’s too late. October 24, Art of the Cocktail will host its 7th annual Grand Tasting at the Crystal Gardens. The place to be for trends and ‘tails, sip and sample the best BC has to offer with the big, boutique and the best of Victoria restaurants, bars, distilleries and bartenders!

So whether you want to offer some nibbles, sips or both, please complete the appropriate registration form.


Raise a glass to our partners!


 Victoria Spirits

Art of the Cocktail is a two-day event showcasing all things cocktail. 

We support the craft cocktail movement and the educated consumer.
Reacquaint yourself with established brands of spirits and get introduced to the new artisans of the region.
Seminars, the Grand Tasting and the BPNW competition will immerse you in a spirited world.

Locations this year include:


Grand Tasting • October 24

Crystal Garden, 713 Douglas St, Victoria, BC 

Seminars • October 25

Parkside Hotel and Spa, 810 Humboldt St, Victoria, BC

Competition • October 25

The Vic Theatre, 808 Douglas St, Victoria, BC 


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Grand Tasting

The main event. The one everyone talks about. Indulge in an evening of cocktail sampling, paired with local food.

Grand Tasting


Sip and learn from the best. Learn about the magic of pairing, the notes in different spirits and confirm why we know the West is the Best.



Art of the Cocktail not only brings out the best spirits, it also highlights the talents of the best bartenders. Who will take home the title of 'Best of the Pacific Northwest'?



Don't miss this cocktail-themed weekend just because you live in Vancouver. Harbour Air is giving you the opportunity to join the shenanigans, one weekend only!

HarbourAir Seaplanes

Harbour Air is pleased to offer attendees of the Art of the Cocktail a special discount off our scheduled service to and from Victoria. Please find below the booking procedures for attendees to follow when traveling between October 23 and 26, 2015.    

Subject to availability, attendees will receive 20% discount on our regular fares for confirmed travel to/from Victoria between October 23 and 26, 2015. Please note that all rates are subject to tax and fees. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions or be paid by Airbucks or TurboBucks. In order to receive this special discounted rate, guests may contact our Reservation Department directly by phone at 1.800.665.0212 or book at our terminals or online using the promotional code ART10-15. Please be advised that guests will need to provide proof to the event (a copy of their registration) upon check-in. All schedules and locations information can be accessed through our website at