June 4, 2019

First-Ever The Bloody Mary Festival-Wisconsin Names Participants

Festival sponsored by Deep Eddy Vodka will take place on plaza outside Fiserv Forum on Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23

The Bloody Mary Festival-Wisconsin, set to take place on the plaza in front of Fiserv Forum on Saturday and Sunday, June 22-23, has named the participants nominated for “Best Bloody Mary in Wisconsin.” This is the first time the national festival will take place in Wisconsin.

The first Bloody Mary Festival-Wisconsin participants constitute a wide range of innovative and crafty Bloody Mary mixes, curated by a team of Bloody Mary aficionados and made by local bars and restaurants from across the state. All Bloody Marys will be mixed with Deep Eddy Vodka.

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A panel of industry judges will select the “Best Bloody Mary in Wisconsin,” while guests will have the opportunity to taste them all before voting for their favorite via the “People’s Choice Award.”

The Bloody Mary Festival-Wisconsin participants will be divided among the festival’s three sessions. Each session will include 12 or more Bloody Marys for guests to enjoy. 

The Bloody Mary Festival-Wisconsin participants are listed below. More participants will be named in the coming weeks.

  • AJ Bombers

  • Ambassador Hotel

  • Arty's Legendary Cocktails

  • Blue Bat Kitchen & Tequilaria

  • Brunch

  • Café Bavaria

  • Centraal Grand Café and Tappery

  • Crafty Cow

  • Cutwater Spirits

  • Dicken's Grille & Spirits

  • Dublin Sports Bar & Grill

  • Elsie Mae's Canning and Pies

  • Harbor Lights

  • Jimmy Luv's Bloody Mary Mix

  • Juneau Lanes

  • Milwaukee Ale House

  • Miss Mary's Morning Elixir

  • Nan's Naughty & Nice

  • OMG Bloody Mary Cocktails

  • Pepi’s Pub & Grill

  • Remedy Bloody Mary Mix

  • Sobelman's Pub & Grill

  • Spitfires on State

  • Spooky Craft Cocktails

  • Sportsman’s Red Neck Juice

  • Steering Cocktails

  • Steny's Tavern & Grill

  • Tally Ho

  • Terry Sisley

  • The Loaded Slate

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The Bloody Mary Festival-Wisconsin has two sessions on Saturday from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and from 3-6 p.m. and one session on Sunday from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The general admission cost is $45.50 and $55.50 for an early entrance VIP ticket. 

A portion of the proceeds will go to Hunger Task Force, the festival’s benefit partner. Hunger Task Force is Milwaukee’s only free and local food bank and Wisconsin’s anti-hunger leader. 

“In addition to Bloody Marys, the Festival is also a celebration of local businesses," said Yunna Weiss, founder of The Bloody Mary Festival. "At the festival, attendees will be able to speak with owners of great local businesses and sample their products."

Vendors thus far announced include Beepa’s Beans, Colonel Pabst, Mandy’s Mood Foods, PhiloÇoffia Coffee Co., Pop’s Kettle Corn,Rude Brew Kombucha, Slide Gourmet Potato Chips, SoulBoxer Cocktail Co., Sprecher Brewery, Sweet P’s Pantry, That Salsa Lady and WisConian Delectables. 

Additionally, local groove jazz band Groove Grease will perform each day of the festival. 

For more information, to purchase tickets, or to see a full list of The Bloody Mary-Wisconsin participants, visit https://www.thebloodymaryfest.com/milwaukee-wi-june-2019.