Downtown Sac, Nightlife

Sacramento Cocktail Week Is Back!

Jordyn Anderson


If you don’t know…

“Sacramento Cocktail Week (SCW) is a special week long celebration uniting local bartenders, fine spirits, fresh products and artisan cocktails. SCW was founded in 2008 by local cocktail enthusiasts Erick Castro and Joe Anthony Savala in order to celebrate Sacramento’s artisan cocktail movement.” –

Now you know.

Enjoy the rest of Sacramento Cocktail Week at these events:


It takes Two to Tiki: Red Rabbit Kitchen + Bar

Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em: Shady Lady Saloon

Rookie Chicka Chicka Shot Competition: The Golden Bear



2016 SCW Cocktail Competition: Harlows Restaurant & Night Club

Photo courtesy of SCW

Photo courtesy of SCW

2nd Annual Craft Cocktail Fishbowl Competition: BARWEST

Tradition Patio Takeover at Hock Farm: Hock Farm Craft & Provisions

SCW Happy Hour with Spirits Works Distillery: Hyatt Regency 15th Floor





Sacramento Bartender’s Guild Presents: Wild West Cocktail Extravaganza: Sacramento River Train

For a full breakdown of events and contestants, visit


Take a peek into the past:

Last year we went Behind the Bar with three of Sacramento’s top bartenders. Take a trip down memory lane in preparation for their craft creations coming this week!


Chris Tucker, Hook & Ladder

Behind the Bar: Chris Tucker at Hook & Ladder

Jayson Wilde, Bottle & Barlow

Behind the Bar: Jayson at Bottle & Barlow

Chris Sinclair, Red Rabbit

Behind the Bar: Chris Sinclair at Red Rabbit