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

Eva Rogers, a proud Texan and contributor for TexasTasty, infuses her writing with a deep passion for the Lone Star State. With roots in the vast plains of West Texas, Eva treasures the unique fusion of tradition and innovation that embodies the Texan spirit. Through her articles, she celebrates the diverse tapestry of Texas, exploring everything from its vibrant urban centers to its tranquil rural landscapes.