POSTPONED: 3rd Annual Winter WhiskeyFest moved to March 2020

Rendering inside a new distillery and event space

Dear friends,

We regret to inform you that we are postponing the 3rd Annual Winter Whiskeyfest. We have just been notified that our venue has encountered an unforeseen issue that will not be fully resolved before February 1. While we want to push through with the event, we also want our guests to have the best WhiskeyFest experience.
Your ticket will still be valid for March 21, which is the new date for the 3rd Annual Winter Whiskeyfest, a spirited event benefitting local non-profit METRO Inclusive Health.
Please contact us at if you prefer a refund for your purchase. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. We look forward to seeing you on March 21 for an even more epic night of whiskey tasting.


Say cheers y’all! I Love the Burg has partnered with Horse Soldier Bourbon Whiskey for our 3rd Annual Winter Whiskeyfest. This event, taking place March 21, 2020 from 6-9pm, will be the public’s first chance to tour the massive distillery and event space, Urban Stillhouse, while sampling several of the best whiskey distillers in the state and country. The event will also feature light bites courtesy of The Mill Restaurant in downtown St. Petersburg

A portion of proceeds will be donated to Metro Inclusive Health, a 501c3 organization supporting essential LGBTQ+, transgender, and youth programs. The nonprofit continues to provide Tampa Bay area residents with vital, affordable healthcare options. In addition to those essential medical services, METRO consistently activates the local community and provides the youth of Tampa Bay a safe haven to express themselves. We are honored to help support their mission.

UPDATE: We’ve completely S O L D  O U T of VIP tickets.

Winter Whiskeyfest is made possible by The Doggery Craft Ice. The Doggery Craft Ice’s burgs are meticulously cared for and inspected for perfection. The St. Pete-based company crafts the most ideal crystal-clear blocks, spheres, or custom shapes; adding a distinguished flair to any craft cocktail.

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Light bites and bold spirits at Whiskeyfest

The event will feature complimentary light bites from St. Pete vendors. Your ticket to the event also includes 6 whiskey sampling stubs, and two stubs can be combined for a full pour. That’s just in case you find a distiller you truly love.

General admission tickets are $75 in advance, and $85 at the door.

Enjoy the VIP experience

Guests who purchase VIP tickets will enjoy early entry to the event from 5-6pm. VIP ticket holders will also have the chance to take an exclusive distillery tours. Tours will take place at 5pm, 5:20pm, and 5:40pm.

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Tickets for Designated Drivers

General admission and VIP ticket holders will all receive commemorative Winter Whiskeyfest glasses.

Hey Designated Drivers, we respect you. We’re also offering $45 Winter Whiskeyfest tickets for designated drivers. Enjoy good company, explore the Urban Stillhouse space, and make sure your friends get home safe.

The Urban Stillhouse is located at 2232 5th Avenue South.

Written by Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan

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