BevCon Charleston Announces Several Free Events Open to the Public

BevCon Charleston, the beverage-focused industry conference taking place August 21st to 24th, will host several events throughout downtown Charleston that are free and open to the public.

Here's the schedule:

Monday, August 21st

  • Kicking Things Off Happy Hour
    • 4 pm - 6 pm at Prohibition, 537 King Street
    • Cocktails by Rob Mariani and Shannon Healy, Alley Twenty-Six
    • Drinks will be available for purchase via an a la carte menu
  • Late Night at Little’s Jack’s
    • 9 pm - 11 pm at Little Jack’s Tavern, 710 King Street
    • Cocktails by Stephen Palahach, Maison Premiere
    • Drinks will be available for purchase via an a la carte menu

Tuesday, August 22nd

  • East Bay Street Bar Pop Ups
    • 8 pm – 11 pm
    • Visit each location and don’t miss out on the special collaboration menus available:
      • Edmund’s Oast, 1081 Morrison Drive
        • Spirit Underwriter: Maison Ferrand
        • Wine: Broadbent Selections/Spy Valley
        • Guest Bartender: Nick Detrich, Cane & Table
        • Host Bartender: Jayce McConnell
      • Home Team BBQ, 126 Willman Street
        • Spirit Underwriter: Ilegal Mezcal
        • Guest Bartender: TJ Lynch, Mother's Ruin
        • Host Bartender: Adam Rothstein
      • Bar Mash, 701 East Bay Street
        • Spirit Underwriter: Belle Meade/Nelson’s Greenbrier
        • Guest Bartender: Scott Baird, Trick Dog
        • Host Bartender: Teddy Nixon
      • Lewis Barbecue, 464 N. Nassau Street
        • Beer Underwriter: Fullsteam Brewery
        • Spirit Underwriter: Two James Spirits
        • Guest Bartender: Jesse Carr, Balise and La Petite Grocery
      • Royal American, 970 Morrison Drive
        • Spirit Underwriter: High Wire Distilling Co.
        • Guest Bartenders: Jerry Slater and Miles Macquarrie, Kimball House
  • Late Night at Royal American
    • 11 pm to 2 am
    • Gamay, Rose, and Muscadet 40's - Drinks will be available for purchase via an a la carte menu
    • Karaoke

Wednesday, August 23rd

  • King Street Bar Pop Ups
    • 8 pm to 11 pm
    • Visit each location and don’t miss out on the special collaboration menus available:
      • The Cocktail Club, 479 King Street
        • Featured Spirit: William Grant & Sons
        • Guest Bartender: Charlotte Voisey
        • Host Bartender: Ryan Welliver
        • Brand Ambassador: Camile Austin, Montelobos and Ancho Reyes
      • The Macintosh, 470 King Street
        • Featured Spirit: Caledonia Spirits
        • Guest Bartender: Matt Tocco, Strategic Hospitality
      • Scarecrow Hearth & Liquor Bar, 23 Ann Street
        • Featured Spirit: Privateer Rum
        • Guest Bartenders: JP Fetherston and Paul Taylor, Columbia Room
        • Host Bartender: Jeremiah Schenzel
      • Proof, 437 King Street
        • Spirit Underwriter: Virgil Kaine
        • Guest Bartender: Alba Huerta, Julep Houston
        • Host Bartender: Craig Nelson
      • The Rarebit, 474 King Street
        • Featured Spirit: Woody Creek Distillers
        • Guest Bartender: Gui Jaroshy, The Broken Shaker
  • Late Night Bites
    • 10 pm to 12 am at The Ordinary, 544 King Street
    • Chef Steven Satterfield will share the kitchen with host chefs Mike Lata and Vandy Vanderwalker
    • Special late-night food menu will be available with pairings by Peay Wines
    • Guest Bartender Tiffanie Barriere will be behind the bar with Lane Becker and team

Thursday, August 24th

  • Let’s Get Lit: Featured Author Book Signing
    • 7 pm to 8 pm at the Oyster Shed at Leon’s, 698 King Street
    • Join BevCon and PUNCH for a chance to purchase books from several of the featured authors of BevCon
    • Authors will be onsite to sign books purchased
    • Drinks will be available for purchase via an a la carte menu
    • Featured Authors:
      • Brad Thomas Parsons
      • David Wondrich
      • Jon Bonne
      • Kara Newman
      • Megan Krigbaum
      • Matt Lee
      • Paul Clarke
      • Robert Simonson
      • Talia Baiocchi
      • Wayne Curtis
  • After Party: Frat Party
    • 11 pm to 2 am at Warehouse, 45 Spring Street
    • Guest bartenders Nick Detrich (Cane & Table), Chris Hannah (Arnaud’s 75), and Joy Richards (Bar Mash)
    • Drinks will be available for purchase

To learn more, visit www.bevconchs.com.

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