NYC’s Very First Irish Whiskey Festival Is Going Down This Weekend – Here’s How To Go

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You know what rules? A crisp fall Saturday afternoon in New York City filled with friends, football, and whiskey. Delicious, delicate Irish whiskey.

Keep the passport at home-  On Saturday, before UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden, two world-renown Irish whiskey experts are throwing “NYC’s first Irish whiskey festival.” If you live in NYC or the greater NYC area, you can plan accordingly for the perfect Saturday, sampling whiskey before an awesome fight night with Nate Diaz and Jorge Madsival at The World’s Most Famous Area.

This weekend, at Pier A Harbor House in FiDi, whiskey fans can taste and experience over 25 delicious Irish Whiskeys at NYC’s very first Irish Whiskey festival. It’s being hosted by world-class Irish Whiskey experts Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry from The Dead Rabbit, the iconic downtown whiskey-sipping wateringhole. There will also be food and entertainment during the two three hours sessions.

Buy tickets and check out all the details over on Eventbrite.


In partnership with of The Dead Rabbit, guests can expect to taste and experience over 25 Irish Whiskeys, delicious bites, and live entertainment.

Take your Saturday to the next level with good friends and great Irish whiskey!

Session 1 – Afternoon 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Session 2 – Evening 5:30pm – 9:00pm

General Admission
$75 + sales tax & handling.
– Tastings of over 25 Irish Whiskeys, delicious bites, live entertainment and a commemorative glass

$125 + sales tax & handling.
– Guests buying the VIP tickets get access to all of the above and entry to the Dead Rabbit Pop Up where they will receive up to three specialty cocktails created by their award-winning team as well as Oysters from the Pier A Oyster House.


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