The Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival in Pittsburgh gets New Management.

By: Amanda Narcisi


Whiskey is livings its best life in Pittsburgh. Recently Pittsburgh was the beginning of The Whiskey Rebellion Trail, countless distilleries opening and happy hours filled with drams of Whiskey. 

The Next Festival

Pittsburgh Magazine is now managing The Whiskey & Fine Spirits Festival and will be held at the Rivers Casino this October. Over 250 spirits will in this new event space complete with interactive spirit lounges. Distillers or local spirit representatives will be available at tables all night. Wine and Spirits store will be on-site for purchases and food from River Casino is available. 

With Pittsburgh Magazine now managing the festival, there is a renewed spirit to the event.

“Our mission will be to host a fun, informative experience for both aficionados and more

casual spirits fans,” says Benson. “Given Pittsburgh Magazine’s broad strengths in media,

marketing and events, we are well suited to reinvent this important event.”

Attend the Festival

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The Whiskey & Spirits Festival will be held October 23rd from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM at the Rivers Casino. Tickets are available in two packages: VIP and Grand Tasting. The VIP ticket includes early access to the festival and $10 off any purchase of $30 or more at the Fine Wine & Good Spirits Store. VIP tickets cost $135 per person. The Grand Tasting ticket grant access at 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM and include access to all 250 vendors and bites from Rivers Casino. Designated Driver tickets are also available. Early Bird pricing available through September. Suggested attire is business casual or cocktail. To purchase tickets visit