Central West End Cocktail Party

June 9, 2018 | 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Join us on the streets of the Central West End for our 3rd Annual CWE Cocktail Party! In case you didn’t know, the Central West End is home of the first cocktail party on record- held in 1917 by Mrs. Julius S. Walsh Jr. in her home at 4510 Lindell. Each year, the CWE pays tribute to this very important anniversary and celebrates the neighborhood history in style!

With our beautiful tree-lined streets as the backdrop, enjoy live entertainment, a spirited cocktail competition and, of course, delicious food and drinks available for purchase from 15 participating CWE bars and restaurants:

Mission Taco Joint – Central West End
Bar Italia Ristorante
Bar Louie
Sub Zero Vodka Bar
Gamlin Whiskey House
Drunken Fish
Dressel’s Public House
Kingside Diner
Mary Ann’s Tea Room
El BURRO LOCO – central west end
The Preston
Taste of Lebanon
Pi Pizzeria
Handcrafted by Bissinger’s

It’s an opportunity to mingle, dance, sample and sip! This year’s event will feature swing dancers, fire dancers, unicyclists and more!

Featured Lineup:
Miss Jubilee- 5:30 – 7:30 pm (Main Stage)
Hazard To Ya Booty- 7:45 – 10:00 pm (Main Stage)
Grass Fed Mule- 5:00 – 7:30 pm (Second Stage)
Jesse Gannon and The Truth- 8:00 – 10:00 pm (Second Stage)

Guests won’t want to miss the spirited CWE Cocktail Competition starting at 6:00 p.m. near the Maryland end of the festival zone. Bartenders from throughout the neighborhood will compete in front of judges from Sauce, We Eat Stuff, KMOV and the Central West End Association to be named “Best in the CWE.”

Thank you to our generous sponsors:




Sponsorship opportunities are available! Click here for more information.

Click here to view photos and video from our 2017 cocktail party.