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2nd Local Craft Spirits Festival

Sustainable Business Network of MA

Friday, October 20, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)

2nd Local Craft Spirits Festival

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission   more info 19h 17m $50.00 $1.99
VIP   more info 19h 47m $75.00 $2.49
Date Night (2 Tickets)   more info 19h 47m $90.00 $2.79
Donation 19h 47m Enter donation ($)

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2nd Local Craft Spirits Festival

New date: Friday, October 20, 2017

Join us for SBN's 2nd Local Craft Spirits Festival on our new date, Friday, October 20, 2017, 6:30 pm (6:00 pm VIP) - 9:30 pm at South Plaza, 350 Kendall Street, Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA.

Back by popular demand, Local Craft Spirits Festival is Boston’s premier spirits festival focusing on New England craft distilleries and brews. Join us in Cambridge’s Kendall Square, on Friday, October 20, 2017, from 6:30 pm -9:30 pm (6 pm VIP) at the South Plaza. Guests will sample New England’s best artisan beverages from more than 30 craft spirits-makers, cider-makers, and craft brew-makers, offering an expansive variety of locally crafted cider, gin, vodka, rum, bourbon, whiskey, bitters and beer and more. There will also be lots unique and interesting artisan beverages, including maple water! 

Local restaurants EVOO, Za and Commonwealth Cambridge will offer delicious and creative presentations of local food for sale for $6 or less per serving. Tricks of the trade will be taught by our cocktail gurus at Cocktail Demo stage. Watch the pros during the Local Craft Cocktail Throwdown where distillers and their Mixologists vie for bragging rights for Boston’s best Local Craft Cocktail and help choose Boston’s best local craft cocktail. Guests can their faces painted by Angela of Painting as Art & Ritual to get them into the spirit of the event while they capture memorable moments in our photo booth. DJ cakewalk of MMMMaven and live music will keep the audience entertained throughout the evening, or patrons can chill out in our Local Lounge.

Participants will receive 13-15 beverage tasting tickets to try cocktails and alcoholic beverage products. Non-alcoholic beverages are unlimited tastings. 

Local Craft Spirits Festival is a unique opportunity to taste, discover, socialize, and network with the people behind the products, while savoring local music and noshing on great local food.  he Local Craft Spirits Festival features new up and coming distilleries and breweries and added value products, some before they are even on the market. Admission to the festival includes 13-15 tickets to sample from the makers. Admission is $50 General Admission/$75 VIP, and “Date or Friend Night” Special (admits 2) for $90. 

Presented by Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts and the Boston Local Food Committee, Local Craft Spirits Festival premiered as New England’s first ever spirits festival of exclusively local spirits and artisan brews.  Get ready to indulge in with choices of 100 unique samples of local food and beverage, so come taste, discover, socialize, and network with dozens of local distilleries, cideries, breweries, artisan beverage brewers, and local food producers, all while savoring local music and celebrating local spirits!

SBN's Local Craft Spirits Festival is affiliated with, and a major fundraiser for, the Annual Boston Local Food ​Festival, a celebration of local food with more than 50,000 festival goers.​ Thanks for supporting the local food movement by helping us  raise much needed funds for the Boston Local Food Program. We look forward to your participation. For more information, email

What's included with General Admission:

  • 6:30 pm festival entry

  • 13 beverage for tastings, which includes: tastings tickets for up to ( 2 oz servings) of beer, cider, and cocktails) 

  • Tastings of straight liquor flights from vendors
  • Serving size food dishes for sale for only $6 or less

  • Live music and entertainment

  • Cocktail demos and food pairings

  • Local Cocktail Throw-down Competition featuring exclusively local ingredients

  • Festival Guide with listing of all vendors

  • Compostable tasting cup and utensils

 VIP tickets holders get all of the above PLUS:

  • Early admission starting at 6:00 pm

  • 15 beverage tickets for tastings, which includes: tastings tickets for up to ( 2 oz servings) of beer, cider, and cocktails) 

  • Fast lane check-in + Swag

  • One meal voucher to redeem from food vendor 

  • $10 off the 2017 SBN’s 7th Hyper-Local Craft Brewfest in 2018

Please note that SBN has a no-refund policy for ticketed events. All sales are final. All attendees must be 21+ with a valid ID. No refunds, transfers or exceptions.

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OUR VENDORS! Vendor list subject to change!

Interested in being a vendor at the Local Craft Spirits Festival? Please apply HERE. Our deadline is October 3, 2017.















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South Plaza, Broad Canal Way
350 Kendall Street
Cambridge, MA 02142

Friday, October 20, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)

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