NEW ORLEANS – The largest event of its kind, The Bloody Mary Festival brings together the most innovative and crafty Bloody Mary mixes, curated by its team of Bloody Mary aficionados and made by local bars and restaurants.
New Orleans was chosen as one of 10 cities nationwide to host The Bloody Mary Festival in 2019.
The festival was recently nominated as the Top 10 Specialty Food Festival by USA Today.
The Bloody Mary Festival consists of two sessions on each day from 12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. and 2:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Tickets to the festival include participating Bloody Marys, live music, tastes of local products, temporary tattoos, photo ops and one vote for The People’s Choice Award.
Tickets are $35.
Guests will have the opportunity to taste them all before voting for their favorite via the “People’s Choice Award.”
A panel of industry judges will also select the “Best Bloody Mary in New Orleans.”
All Bloody Marys will be mixed with Tito’s Handmade Vodka.
The Bloody Mary Festival participants include a wide range of Bloody Mary mixes and are listed below. More participants will be named in the coming weeks.
- Oceana Grill
- The Maison
- Wakin’ Bakin’
- Roosevelt Hotel Bar
- Bobby Hebert’s Cajun Cannon
- Ruby Slipper Café
- The Country Club
- Ol’ Saint Bar / Geaux Creole
- Café Navarre
- Demitri’s Gourmet Mixes
- The Bloody Buddy
- Slap Ya Mama Cajun Products
- Cajun Legacy Bloody Mary Blend
In addition to Bloody Marys, the festival includes companies sampling food, beverages and more. Participating companies include:
- Tito’s Handmade Vodka
- Cypress Grove Cheese
- Congregation Coffee
- Pickled NOLA
- Aunt Sally’s Pralines
- Big Easy Bucha
- The Sassy Chef
- Elmer’s CheeWees
- Cousin’s Products