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HTX Whiskey Weekend 2022 at City Place

HTX Whiskey Weekend | Photo courtesy of City Place

Escape for a stay infused with local whiskey during the inaugural, multi-event HTX Whiskey Weekend – including special pricing for overnight packages – at City Place from Friday, April 29 through Sunday, May 1, 2022.

The weekend is packed with dinners, tastings, seminars and more with separate tickets, all themed around one of H-Town’s most favorite spirits…whiskey!

The two flagship events take place on Friday and Saturday evenings, offering amazing whiskey and chef-cooked tastings at beautiful City Place in the spring.

Scroll down for specific HTX Whiskey Weekend options and how you can score points with a night at the Houston City Place Marriott.

Houston City Place Marriott One Night Special

HTX Whiskey Weekend guests are invited to take advantage of the Houston City Place Marriott Special, which includes a chic room, overnight parking and two welcome cocktails for $209 per night.

Book the special package now online or call Houston City Place Marriott at 281-350-4000 and mention the package to make reservations or learn more.

HTX Whiskey Weekend | Photo courtesy of City Place

HTX Whiskey Weekend Event Schedule at City Place

Friday, April 29, 2022

  • The Butcher’s Ball Dinner at the Houston City Place Marriott – The Big Weekend kicks off with a punch of an event, starting with a curated four-course dinner featuring the acclaimed Butcher’s Ball and combining the talents of three well done top chef competitors-Evelyn Garcia, Dawn Burrell and Sasha Grumman. MKT Distillery will pair each course with a signature cocktail and whiskey. After dinner, guests are invited to join the exclusive Yelp Elites Whiskey Under the Stars tasting event taking place next door with samples from Still Austin and Old Humble Distilling Company, as well as cigar rolls and la live music. $150. 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 30, 2022

  • Whiskey 101 Drive with Cal Norris at Houston City Place Marriott | FREE with RSVP – Saturday’s live seminar series in the poolside Canopy room begins with a 45-minute class on the best ways to get started and build your whiskey collection. 10am
  • The whiskey business at the Houston City Place Marriott | FREE with RSVP – Find out what drives the whiskey industry and what goes into making your favorite dark drink. 12:30 p.m.
  • The Perfect For: A whiskey cocktail class with Patrick Abalos at the Houston City Place Marriott | FREE with RSVP – Abalos from Not Too Sweet Ventures reveals how to mix the perfect whiskey drinks for any occasion. 2 p.m.
  • A taste of City Place at City Place Plaza – The weekend’s outdoor tasting event takes place in the square, with many whiskey tastings from makers such as MKT Distillery, Devil’s River Whiskey, Gentle Ben, Frontier Spirits, Hill Country Distillers, Still Austin, Rebecca Creek, Blackland Distillery, and more. There will also be a number of food samples from renowned chefs, including award-winning pitmaster Ara Malekian from Harlem Road Texas BBQ in Richmond and Austin Simmons from famed Tris in The Woodlands. Live music will keep the energy high throughout the late afternoon and evening, with performances from Rapture, Jake Bush, Johnathan Tyler and The Northern Lights. Naturally, a cash bar will also be available. $65 for whiskey and chef’s samples; $35 for chef’s sampling only; $45 for a whiskey sample only. 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sunday, May 1, 2022

  • Waffles, whiskey and wheels at the Star Cinema Grill | No coverage – The weekend culminates in a special outdoor brunch and art car display, featuring live music, family-friendly activities, and whiskey-based bites, syrups, and condiments.

One Night Special Stay at Houston City Place Marriott

HTX Whiskey Weekend guests are invited to take advantage of the Houston City Place Marriott Special, which includes a chic room, overnight parking and two welcome cocktails for $209 per night.

Book the special package now online or call Houston City Place Marriott at 281-350-4000 and mention the package to make reservations or learn more.

HTX Whiskey Weekend at City Place

HTX Whiskey Weekend | Photo courtesy of City Place

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