Let’s be honest: Coffee is a necessity, sure, but it’s also one of the best things about most days. So, three days devoted entirely to roasting, brewing and sipping coffee is going to be one of the best weekends, ever.
Get your tickets now to the New York Coffee Festival, which returns to the Metropolitan Pavilion, October 12-14. The festival celebrates NYC’s specialty coffee scene with food, cocktails, live music, art and of course coffee. Whether you’re a coffee aficionado, new to the world of caffeinated beans, or work in the industry, it’s an event not to be missed.
“We’re super excited to be back for another New York Coffee Festival,” says founder Jeffrey Young. “The Festival is a vibrant celebration of the specialty coffee scene, and this year is the most dynamic ever, with unlimited free coffee tastings and workshops, plus an exciting array of local and international roasters, a host of new products and inspiring brands to discover.”
Here’s what you can expect:
- Find your new favorite brew with tastings from more than 100 exhibitors including: Alpha Dominche, Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Devocion, Coffee Of Grace, Five Elephant, Gotham Coffee Roasters, Joe Coffee Company, Bluestone Lane, and many more.
- Cheer on baristas during Coffee Masters – New York, a knockout battle competition where 20 baristas will put their skills to the test. There’s a $5,000 prize at stake and the title of Coffee Master – New York 2018.
- Up your foam game at Latte Art Live an interactive zone where you can learn latte art techniques and skills from New York’s greatest baristas and international heroes.
- Chat up the people behind your favorite local coffee brands and take a peek at the new products they’re working on at The Village.
- Eat your way through the best festival menu ever at The Street Food Market.
- Sip on an Espresso Martinis and chill out to a soundtrack of live music and good vibes at the Coffee Cocktail Bar.
100% of profits from The New York Coffee Festival donated to support key coffee growing communities with charity: water via Project Waterfall.
Better buy your tickets before someone else snags your cup.
Photos courtesy of the New York Coffee Festival.