Handcrafted Happenings

Our Back Bar USA owned events incorporate educational components focused at enhancing consumer product knowledge and trends in the liquor industry, while also providing a memorable and fun one-of-a-kind theme or program. Back Bar USA also believes in giving back to the community through philanthropic donations and charity events, many of our owned events raise money for charitable foundations at both the local and national level.      


For The Love Of Cocktails is Las Vegas’ premier four day long mixology event that showcases the best cocktails and mixologists from across the nation. This annual event offers entry level and advanced panels and interactive seminars and one-of-a-kind mixology experiences. This annual event was created by Back Bar USA Owner Tim Haughinberry and acclaimed Master Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim, to benefit the Helen David Relief Fund, a charity established by Mr. Abou-Ganim to assist bartenders affected by breast cancer.

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Las Vegas Beer & Barrel Project

A three-day celebration of beer at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, featuring over 30 breweries and distilleries, interactive seminars and panels hosted by industry leading experts, exclusive gourmet food offerings, a special beer breakfast pairing and more from August 28th-August 30th. The event is hosted by Mandalay Bay Director of Food & Beverage and Nevada’s first female Certified Cicerone Sarah Johnson.

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More than thirty of Las Vegas’ top mixologists descended upon New Orleans’ annual Tales of the Cocktail® celebration. For three hours, Back Bar USA‘s sold-out event Las Vegas Invades Tales of the Cocktail transformed the Masquerade Nightclub inside Harrah’s New Orleans into a rocking showcase of Sin City’s contributions to the cocktail and spirits industries. The A History of Drinking team was lucky enough to attend as official media for Tales of the Cocktail

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