Things to do: New York Cocktail Expo coming to Queens

August 18, 2018 - 1:53 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The weekend is the perfect time for a cocktail.

Luckily, the third annual New York Cocktail Expo is set for this Sunday in Queens.

“We are going to be featuring tastings of craft spirits that are going to be pairing up with New York’s top bars, and they’re going to be showcasing cocktail samples and spirit samples,” said founder Matt Kourie.

Festival goers are bound to find something to quench their thirst as the event will features a variety of drinks, including craft beers and hard ciders.

The event also will be hosting what’s being billed as the first ever Tiki Cocktail Competition.

Awards will be handed out to the three best cocktails at around 7 p.m., before a rooftop after party begins.

The event will run from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Melrose Ballroom in Long Island City. You must be 21 to attend.

For more information on the event visit