Tales of the Cocktail 2023®

Further your career at the world’s leading cocktail conference — July 23-28, 2023!

With hundreds of opportunities developed specifically for industry professionals from bartenders to distillers, Tales of the Cocktail® is the drinks industry’s annual meeting place for exchanging new ideas, products, and techniques featuring in-person education, tastings, networking, and awards programming.

Since 2002, the global spirits community has gathered in the heart of the French Quarter for Tales of the Cocktail®. What started as an annual walking tour of historic New Orleans cocktail bars has now become the world’s leading cocktail conference.

TOTC2023 Agenda, Speakers + Partners

Plan your days and discover who will be joining us at TOTC2023!

TOTC2023 Agenda

TOTC2023 Speakers

TOTC2023 Partners



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TOTC2023 Tickets On Sale, May 15th @ 10AM CST

TOTC2023 will offer bundled access to the event via ticket packages. There are five packages available for TOTC2023. Please review the ticket types below.

Ticket purchases will require you to register your ticket at the time of purchase.

Tickets purchased in groups will need to be purchased via group ticket order. The ticket purchaser will need to assign each ticket with each attendee’s name and email at the time of purchase.

New to this year – tickets to individual seminars will not be available for purchase.

TOTC2023 Day Passes & Week Passes

TOTC2023 Ticket Types

Whether you’re joining us for a day, an evening, or the whole week, the opportunity to buy your tickets to the world’s leading cocktail conference is now! ⏰

TOTC2023 Week Pass

TOTC2023 Day Pass

TOTC2023 Bartender Day Pass

Tasting Ticket Package

TOTC2023 Tasting Room Day Pass

Beyond the Bar Package

Special Event Add-On Tickets

Tales of the Cocktail FAQs

If your question is not answered below, please see our full event FAQs [HERE].

Do you still need help? Please email tickets@talesofthecocktail.org with any additional TOTC2023 ticketing questions.


What is Tales of the Cocktail®?

Who Attends Tales of the Cocktail?

How old do you have to be to attend?

What is the cost to attend Tales of the Cocktail New Orleans?

Which events will have standby lines?

Where do I get my wristband for the event?

What do I need to bring to pick up my wristband with my tickets on it at Registration?

Is my ticket refundable?

How can I view my tickets?

What if I purchase my group’s tickets in one ticket order?

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Checking in to TOTC2023?

Tales of the Cocktail® is pleased to partner with the official 2023 host venue, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.

As a gracious offering to guests who want to participate in the conference, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans provided a room block and special rate for TOTC attendees.

The Tales of the Cocktail® room block at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans is sold out.

We invite you to book a room at another one of our partner hotel blocks below.

Book Your Stay at One of Our Partnering Hotels

Courtyard Marriott New Orleans French Quarter/Iberville

Four Seasons Hotel

Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans

JW Marriott New Orleans

Virgin Hotels New Orleans

Tales of the Cocktail® 2022

2022 Event Recap

2022 Official Sponsors

2023 Theme: VITALIZE

vi·ta·lize /ˈvīdl,īz/


Tales of the Cocktail Foundation has chosen the theme VITALIZE to encapsulate the hospitality community’s vibrancy and adaptability, and its unmatched kinetic energy that brings so much life to our shared experience.


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