Indulge & Imbibe safely at the debut of the brand new HTX Whiskey Weekend at City Place

HTX Whiskey Weekend | Photo courtesy of City Place

Escape for a local whiskey-tinged staycation at the inaugural, multi-event HTX Whiskey Weekend—including special overnight stay package pricing—at City Place from Friday, April 29 through Sunday, May 1, 2022.

The weekend is filled with separately ticketed dinners, tastings, seminars, and more—all themed around one of H-Town’s most favorite spirits… whiskey!

The two signature events happen Friday and Saturday evenings, offering amazing whiskey and chef-crafted food tastings at the stunning City Place in Spring.

Scroll down for specific HTX Whiskey Weekend options, and how you can score with an overnight stay at Houston City Place Marriott.

Special Overnight Stay Offer at Houston City Place Marriott

HTX Whiskey Weekend guests are invited to take advantage of the Houston City Place Marriott’s special offer, which includes a posh room, overnight parking and two welcome cocktails for $209 per night. 

Reserve the special package now online or call Houston City Place Marriott at 281-350-4000 and mention the package to make reservations or learn more.

HTX Whiskey Weekend | Photo courtesy of City Place

Event Schedule for HTX Whiskey Weekend at City Place

Friday, April 29, 2022

  • The Butcher’s Ball Dinner at Houston City Place Marriott – The big weekend kicks off with a one-two punch of an event, starting with a curated four-course dinner presented with the highly renowned Butcher’s Ball and combining the talents of three Bravo Top Chef contestants—Evelyn Garcia, Dawn Burrell and Sasha Grumman. MKT Distillery will be pairing each course with a signature cocktail and whiskey. After the dinner, guests are invited to join the exclusive Yelp Elites Whiskey Under the Stars tasting event happening next door with samplings from Still Austin and Old Humble Distilling Company, along with cigar rolling, and live music. $150. 6pm to 10:30pm.

Saturday, April 30, 2022

  • Collecting Whiskey 101 with Cal Norris at Houston City Place Marriott | FREE with RSVP – Saturday’s live seminar series in the poolside Canopy room starts with a 45-minute course on the best ways to start and build your whiskey collection. 10am
  • The Business of Whiskey at Houston City Place Marriott | FREE with RSVP – Learn what makes the whiskey industry tick and what goes into making your favorite brown beverage. 12:30pm.
  • The Perfect Pour: A Whiskey Cocktail Class with Patrick Abalos at Houston City Place Marriott | FREE with RSVP – Not Too Sweet Ventures’ Abalos reveals how to mix the perfect whiskey drinks for any occasion. 2pm.
  • A Taste of City Place at City Place Plaza – The weekend’s signature outdoor tasting event happens out on the plaza, featuring numerous whiskey tastings from makers including MKT Distillery, Devil’s River Whiskey, Gentle Ben, Frontier Spirits, Hill Country Distillers, Still Austin, Rebecca Creek, Blackland Distillery, and more. There will also be a number of food samplings from notable chefs, including award-winning pitmaster Ara Malekian of Harlem Road Texas BBQ in Richmond and Austin Simmons of acclaimed Tris in The Woodlands. Live music will keep the energy high throughout the late afternoon and evening, with performances by Rapture, Jake Bush, and Johnathan Tyler and The Northern Lights. Naturally, a cash bar will also be available. $65 for both whiskey and chef samplings; $35 for chef only sampling; $45 for whiskey only sampling. 3pm to 8pm.

Sunday, May 1, 2022

  • Waffles, Whiskey & Wheels at Star Cinema Grill | No Cover – The weekend concludes with a special outdoor brunch and art car show, with live music, family-friendly activities, plus bites, syrups, and condiments made from whiskey.

Overnight Stay Special at Houston City Place Marriot 

HTX Whiskey Weekend guests are invited to take advantage of the Houston City Place Marriott’s special offer, which includes a posh room, overnight parking and two welcome cocktails for $209 per night. 

Reserve the special package now online or call Houston City Place Marriott at 281-350-4000 and mention the package to make reservations or learn more.

HTX Whiskey Weekend at City Place

HTX Whiskey Weekend | Photo courtesy of City Place

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