Repeal Day New Haven 2023 Celebrations
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The 90th anniversary of the Repeal of Prohibition will be celebrated by numerous venues in New Haven on Dec. 2. Industry professionals and other celebrants are invite to dress as flappers and bootleggers for the night which will take place across participating establishments around the city. More than 20 bars took part in the celebration in 2022, offering Prohibition-era cocktails and specials throughout the evening. List and menus will be announced soon. Check the event page for updates.

Save the Date/CRAzies Awards Gala @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Save the Date/CRAzies Awards Gala @ Foxwoods Resort Casino | Ledyard | Connecticut | United States

The annual Connecticut Restaurant Association event honors the state’s industry with annual meeting, reception and awards gala. The CRAZIES Awards Gala celebrates the “Best of the Best” in the Connecticut Restaurant Industry. Submit nominations for your favorites in a variety of categories here until midnight on Saturday, Sept. 30. Book hotel room reservations at a special rate here.

RIHA Stars of the Industry Awards Gala @ Providence Performing Arts Center
Dec 6 @ 4:00 pm
RIHA Stars of the Industry Awards Gala @ Providence Performing Arts Center | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Created more than 31 years ago and hosted by the RI Hospitality Association and RI Hospitality Education Foundation annually to recognize those in the restaurant and hospitality industries, the Stars of the Industry awards and annual meeting event celebrates the best in the hospitality community on Dec. 6, 2023 at the Providence Performing Arts Center. There are more than 20 categories, with 2-3 nominations per category. Recipients are nominated by their bosses, co-workers and even their customers. Categories include Restaurant Employee of the Year, Tourism Employee of the Year, Bartender of the Year Emerging Leader of the Year and more, Winners are voted on by the public and elected officials of the board and receive a trophy to take home. Learn more about the event and sponsorship opportunities by contacting Katie Kleyla, Manager, Marketing & Events, See last year’s highlights here.

January 2024 Beverage Journal Mails
Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm
February Beverage Journal Mails
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm
Sun Wine & Food Fest 2024 @ Mohegan Sun
Jan 25 – Jan 28 all-day
Sun Wine & Food Fest 2024 @ Mohegan Sun | Montville | Connecticut | United States

Mark your calendars for Sun Wine & Food Fest 2024 at Mohegan Sun. Fans of fine wine and food can indulge their appetites for both during the 20th Annual Sun Wine & Food Fest (SWFF) beginning Thursday, January 25 and lasting through Sunday, January 28. Sun Wine & Food Fest is one of the largest and most popular wine festivals in the Northeast, treating guests to a vast selection of wines and no shortage of delicious food pairings. Across the four-day SWFF 2024 there are 20 total events, including the Grand Tasting, Celebrity Chef Dine Around, and Vintage Cru. More events are yet to be announced. Beverage sponsors include Bacardi, Beam Suntory, Bud Light, Cointreau, Dos Hombres, E&J Gallo Winery, Jose Cuervo, Litchfield Distillery, Michelob Ultra, SoNo 1420, Truly Hard Seltzer, Two Roads Brewing Co. and Waypoint Spirits. Proceeds benefit the Denise D’Ascenzo Foundation.


Rhode Island Brew Fest 2023 @ The WaterFire Arts Center
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Rhode Island Brew Fest 2023 @ The WaterFire Arts Center | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

The 11th Annual Rhode Island Brew Fest offers a celebration of American craft brewers with samples from 50+ breweries and over 200 styles of beer. All beverage samples are included with ticket. Access to food vendors and much more; every attendee will receive a custom glass as they exit the festival. The Rhode Island Brew Fest provides unlimited sampling of all attending breweries and purchases all beer directly from the breweries in order to support the craft brew industry and a portion of every ticket sold is donated to the Rhode Island Brewers Guild. The Rhode Island Brew Fest is a private, ticketed, 21+ event. No one without a ticket or under the legal age will be admitted, including minors, children, infants and babies.


March Beverage Journal Mails
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
April Beverage Journal Mails
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm
May Beverage Journal Mails
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm