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Central West End Cocktail Party

June 10, 2017   •   5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy live entertainment, a spirited cocktail competition and, of course, delicious food and drinks available for purchase from participating CWE bars and restaurants.


Join us on the streets of the Central West End as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of what many have claimed as the first cocktail party on record — held in 1917 by Clara Walsh in her father-in-law’s home at 4510 Lindell.


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


Participants include: Bar Italia, Bar Louie, Brennan’s, Dressel’s Public House, Drunken Fish, El Burro Loco, Gamlin Whiskey House, Kingside Diner, Mary Ann’s Tea Room, Mission Taco Joint, Pi Pizzeria, Scape American Bistro, Sub Zero Vodka Bar and Taste of Lebanon.


Featuring music by Guerrilla Swing (5-8 p.m.), Gatsby Gang Jazz Band (5:30-7:30 p.m.) and Funky Butt Brass Band (8-10 p.m.), as well as performances by fire dancers and the St. Louis Jitterbugs. Dancakes will be available from 5-7 p.m. in our kids’ zone.


Be sure to meet at the main stage (Euclid & McPherson) at 7:45 p.m. for a neighborhood toast!


This event, which will be held outdoors along Euclid Avenue between Maryland and McPherson, will be free and open to the public.

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Gold Sponsor

Citizen Park
Enterprise Bank & Trust
Sauce Magazine

Family Area Sponsor

Washington University Medical Center Redevelopment Corporation (WUMCRC)

Community Partners

625 Euclid
Busey Bank

Gamlin Restaurant Group

Lounge Sponsor

Red Brick

Interested in sponsoring this event? Click here for more information.