How to Celebrate Repeal Day 2018 in NYC

Repeal Day, December 5, commemorates the anniversary of the ratification of the 21st amendment in 1933, which repealed the 18th amendment, thus officially ending Prohibition in the United States.

Eighty-five years later, it is a cause for celebration. Repeal Day® is a registered trademark of the Museum of the American Cocktail, The concept of celebrating Repeal Day is championed by Portland, OR journalist & mixologist Jeffrey Morganthaler.

Here are some suggestions for celebrating the repeal of Prohibition in New York City…

Tuesday, December 5, 2018
Repeal Day at New York Distilling Company

Brooklyn’s NY Distilling Company, makers of Dorothy Parker American Gin, Perry’s Tot Navy Strength Gin and Chief Gowanus New-Netherland Gin, Ragtime Rye and Rock&Rye are celebrating Repeal Day, which also coincides with their anniversary.
Hosted by The Repeal Society

Live Hot Jazz from Mike Davis and The New Wonders
Burlesque by Margo Mayhem, Tansy and Miss Art Deco herself, Dandy Dillinger
DJ Jalopy, Nelson Lugo
RSVP via facebook
$5 admission / $10 VIP [tickets]
dress in vintage Jazz Age attire for a half price discount

New York Distilling Company
79 Richardson St. (Leonard St.)
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 412-0874

Tuesday, December 5, 2018
prohibition-old-ladiesRepeal Day at Tap Room No. 307
featuring 21st Amendment Brewery tap take over
& Widow Jane distillery

RSVP via facebook
Tap Room no 307
Tap Room No. 307
307 Third Ave. (between 23rd & 24th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 725-4766

Tuesday, December 5, 2018
Repeal Day at Keen’s

The Don Marquis Double Scotch and Prohibition Society gathers to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. Meet at the bar, under the oil painting of the gracious Miss Keens.
Trinkets to mark the occasion will be provided.
RSVP via facebook
Keen’s Steakhouse
72 W. 36th St. (between 5th & 6th Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 947-3636

Repeal Day at The Boogie Woogie RoomTuesday, December 5, 2018
Repeal Day at The Boogie Woogie Room

A secret entrance will lead you into the party of the year, featuring pure Prohibition Era opulence – live music, burlesque, champagne fountains, and bathtubs of cocktails + specialty cocktails by Redemption Rye
RSVP via facebook
$19.33 admission [tickets]
admission includes access to the party + 1 welcome drink. (Additional cocktails are available for purchase)
The Boogie Woogie Room
444 Park Ave S (between 29th & 30th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 804-8880


Prohibition NYCTuesday, December 5, 2018
Live music at Prohibition

The upper west side bar named for the failed experiment hosts live music every night.

Tonight, Todd Carey performs.
503 Columbus Ave. (between 84th & 85th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 579-3100


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