Austin and Houston’s Largest Whisky Festival Will Bring 200+ Whiskies Under One Roof

The Whisky Riot Festival, the region’s largest whisky event, is coming to Texas this Spring for the first time in history. The festival will be in Austin this upcoming weekend, Saturday, April, 8 from 4-7 PM, and in Houston on April 15, from 4-7 PM. 


  • Date: Austin- Saturday, April 8, 2023
    • Location: Distribution Hall
    • Get tickets here
  • Date: Houston- Saturday, April 15, 2023
    • Location: POST Houston
    • Get tickets here
  • Time: General admission 4-7 pm // VIP 3 – 7 pm
  • Cost: General admission $90 per session // VIP $160 per session
  • Must be 21 and over to attend. No exceptions.

With samples of 200+ types of whiskies from local, regional, national, and international brands as well as a complimentary tasting glass, creative cocktails from great brands, and connections with master distillers and whisky experts. Both general admission and VIP tickets are available now. VIP offers exclusive early entry as well as an added dinner provided by LeRoy and Lewis Barbecue.  

Running for 6 years, this event was born to celebrate the joys of whisky and invite everyone in for the experience!

Eva Rogers

A Texan through and through, her passion for the Lone Star State is evident in every word she writes.Hailing from the vast plains of West Texas, Eva has a deep appreciation for the unique blend of tradition and innovation that defines the Texan spirit. Eva crafts articles that celebrate the diverse tapestry of Texas, from its bustling urban centers to its serene rural landscapes.