The Citiblog

7th Annual New York Rum Festival Set for June 8
May 28, 2024, 6:22.16 pm ET


Photo: Arielle Shannon

7th Annual New York Rum Festival, hosted by The Rum Lab, will take place on Saturday, June 8th at 100 Sutton Studios (100 Sutton St.) in Greenpoint. Guests are invited to immerse themselves in the world of rum with samplings of over 160 expressions from around the globe, including Fiji, Spain, Martinique, Puerto Rico and more. A big highlight of the event is the portfolio of Rums of Puerto Rico that will be on hand, plus the new expressions by Rhum Barbancourt from Haiti and Planteray Rum (previously Plantation Rum).

Discover rare and exotic varieties, learn about industry trends, and attend seminars on topics like The Importance of Puerto Rican Rum for the Spirits Industry. Tasting sessions start at 1:30pm and tickets begin at $75 with VIP options available. This event offers something for everyone, from rum enthusiasts, to industry professionals.