Whiskey Fest Events

Whiskey Fest Events

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Whisk(E)y Tampa Foxtrot?

Whisk(E)y Tampa Foxtrot is a fundraiser hosted by Bern's Steak House, Haven, and the Epicurean Hotel benefitting the Laxer Family Foundation, whose mission is the support and enhance the lives of at-risk and aspiring youth as well as our honored US Veterans, and burgeoning culinary artists.  For our 2023 culinary festival, ticket holders can enjoy a list of exclusive dinners between November 6th and November 9th at Bern's and Haven led by industry experts and guest chefs.  The WTF festival concludes on November 11th with the 'Grand Pour' Tasting at the Epicurean Hotel, where a sensational assortment of handcrafted whiskeys and cocktails created by featured bartenders will be available for guests to sip while savoring bites to complement the experience. The proceeds from all this week’s events will benefit Final Salute Inc. providing support for women Veterans.

What are the 2023 Whisk(E)y Tampa Foxtrot Events?

Monday, November 6, 2023 at 6PM
Willett Dinner
Bern's Steak House
$550 per person (will be sold in pairs)


Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at 6PM
Yamazaki Dinner
Haven Patio
$600 per person (will be sold in pairs)


Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 6PM
Barrell Craft Spirits Dinner
Haven Patio
$425 per person (will be sold in pairs)


Thursday, November 9, 2023 at 6PM
Garrison Brothers Dinner
Haven Patio
$475 per person (will be sold in pairs)


Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 11AM - 3PM
Grand Pour Tasting
Epicurean Hotel  Ballroom and Outdoor Patios
$275 per person

When is the 2023 Whisk(E)y Tampa Foxtrot?

November 6, 2023 - November 11, 2023

When will tickets go on sale for the 2023 Whisk(E)y Tampa Foxtrot?

Tickets will go on sale at 10AM on Saturday, October 14, 2023.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

21 and up.  Please bring a photo ID.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

We ask that attendees arrange for a safe method of transportation from the event, such as a designated driver, Uber or Lyft.  Valet parking is available at all events and locations.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Can I get a refund for a purchased ticket, or can I switch my ticket for another event?

All tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable to any other person. Photo ID will be required at check-in to all events and the ticket purchaser must be present with their group to enter. Tickets cannot be exchanged for a different event.

How do I bid on the auction?

You can bid on any of our amazing auction lots or make a donation by clicking here.  Proceeds from our auction and all of this week's events will benefit Final Salute Inc. providing support for women Veterans.

Will there be any spirits for sale?

There will be items for sale at select events and a large variety of wine and spirits for sale in Bern's Fine Wines & Spirits every day.