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Art of Tiki Cocktail Showdown
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Art of Tiki Cocktail Showdown presented by Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum

Friday, February 23
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel
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All food and drink is included at this event.

Dress Code: Smart Casual

A polished yet relaxed look. Opt for slacks, button-down tops and dresses. Low heels or dressy flats optional.




21 years of age and older


South Florida is famous for a lot of things. Including being home to some of the most creative bartenders and mixologists in the country. We've enlisted the very best to deliver their most unique tiki-inspired cocktails alongside a mouthwatering menu of boldly flavored bites. Get ready for a selection of expertly balanced elaborately garnished tiki concoctions ready for our expert panel of judges to savor and score. At this SOBEWFF® mainstay, you’ll be able to watch as some of the hospitality industry’s most talented mixologists mix, shake, and serve Instagram and TikTok worthy tiki cocktails that are guaranteed to tantalize – from rejiggered classics to newly discovered favorites. The palm tree-lined backdrop of the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel captures this spirited trip to the South Pacific right down to the last rum-soaked drop. Ke Aloha!

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100% of net proceeds from the Festival benefit students of the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University who assist Festival organizers in all aspects, including Festival planning, logistics and overall execution.

All guests must adhere to the Festival bag policy.

To request materials in accessible format, register a service animal and or secure an accommodation, please contact FIU’s Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Accessibility (OCRCA) at 305.348.2785 or [email protected] at least two weeks in advance of the event or at the earliest possible opportunity.

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