Q. How do I attend a speaker event?
A. When you purchase a ticket you can select which speaker event you would like to attend. Seats are limited to hear each speaker. Once the seats are reserved, no more tickets will be reserved for that speaker event. We will send follow up emails to all attendees of each forum with addition location, time and entry details. Any cancellations must be notified- these seats fill up fast.
Q. Will the spirits representatives and distillers be at the event?
A. The distillers or a local and very knowledgeable representative will be present at the tables all night and will be on-hand to answer questions and discuss their spirits with guests.
Q. How do I get to Citizens Bank Park?
A. Citizens Bank Park is located at 1 Citizens Bank Park Way in Philadelphia. It is near the airport and major highways.
Q. Is there parking nearby?
A. All guests are invited to park their vehicles in the Citizens Bank Park parking lot P. All parking is complimentary. It is a short walk to the entrance and arrows will lead the way.
Q. What if I am a designated driver?
A. Designated driver tickets are available for both VIP and Grand Tastings. Tickets can be purchased for $50. Compliance will be strictly enforced.
Q. Can I purchase spirits and crafts at the actual event?
A. You will be able to purchase whiskey related crafts. You may not be able to purchase any spirits at the event.
Q. Can I bring a bottle with me to be signed?
A. No bottles can be brought into the building. No bottles can be opened on the premises.
Q. Will food be served at the event?
A. Yes. Guests can enjoy our specially crafted catering menu.
Q. What is the attire for the evening?
A. Business or business casual attire recommended.
Q. Will there be seating at the event?
A. There will be limited lounge seating where guests can relax and enjoy the night.
Q. Are there hotels nearby?
A. Yes. Here are some nearby accommodations to consider:
Holiday Inn – Stadium 900 Packer avenue | (877) 863-4780 | Estimated Room Rate: $99 with code from PA Spirits Convention ticket. Make note of event when making reservation. 1800HOLIDAY or www.hiphilly.com
The Westin – Liberty Place 99 S 17th street | (215) 563-1600 | Estimated Room Rate: $320
Hotel Sofitel – 120 S 17th Street | (215) 564-7453 | Estimated Room Rate: $250
Hyatt at the Bellevue – 201 South Columbus Blvd. | (215) 928-1234 | Estimated Room Rate: $200
Sheraton University City – 3549 Chestnut Street | (215) 387-8000 | Estimated Room Rate: $270
Q. How do I reserve a discounted room rate at the Holiday Inn near the stadium?
A. When you view your ticket information after purchasing, you will see a discount code that you can apply toward the hotel room rate.
Q. Will Taxis be readily available at the event?
A. Yes. Taxis will be readily available outside the venue after the event. Guests can also use UBER or LYFT to request a safe ride home.
Q. Are the PA Spirits Convention and American Whiskey Convention events related?
A. Yes. Both the PSC and AWC are fund raising events in support of local farming organized by the Delaware Valley Fields Foundation. Whiskey is made from grain, as are most spirits made in the state of Pennsylvania. We hope to help encourage distilleries to buy local and keep grain farms flourishing.