Downtown Festival Offers Unlimited Tastings from over a dozen Florida Distilleries

JACKSONVILLE, FL., May 11, 2017? Friends of Hemming Park will host their Florida Spirits & Cocktail Festival on Saturday, June 10 from 6 9 p.m. in Hemming Park. This event includes a ticketed tasting showcase featuring over a dozen Florida craft distilleries and their craft gin, rum, vodka, whiskey, bourbon and more.

General admission tickets are $30 before June 1 while limited VIP tickets are $45. VIP tickets will allow festival-goers into the event an hour earlier at 5pm.? Day of show tickets, if available, will be $40 for General Admission, and $50 for VIP.

All tickets include unlimited samples of spirits from over a dozen Florida distilleries, including at this time:

Carve Craft Vodka

Code Rum

Gunnar’s Vodka

Key West Distilling

Manifest Distilling

Marlin & Barrel Distillery

Palm Ridge Reserve

St. Augustine Distillery Company

St. Petersburg Distillery

Timber Creek Distillery

Wicked Dolphin Distillery

Wild Buck Whiskey

Winter Park Distilling Company


If you dont want to attend the tasting showcase, you can enjoy free live music by Ramona Quimby and Mister Mellow bands, and all attendees can purchase craft cocktails created by bartenders from some of Jacksonvilles finest craft cocktail bars, beer from Bold City Brewery, McKenzies Hard Cider, and food from some of the best food trucks in Jacksonville.

This unique festival will also feature additional ticketed seminars led by master distillers from Manifest Distilling, Marlin & Barrel Distillery, Palm Ridge Reserve and St. Augustine Distillery Company.

Details and tickets available at


Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 6 9 p.m.?? VIP one hour earlier at 5pm.


Hemming Park

135 W. Monroe St.

Jacksonville, FL 32202


About Friends of Hemming Park Friends (FOHP)

Friends of Hemming Park is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming Jacksonvilles oldest public park into a modern, urban space that engages diverse communities and brings vitality to our citys public square through improved amenities, daily programming, a family-friendly environment, and community-driven partnerships. To learn more about the park and upcoming events, visit