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Know B4 You Go

Below you will find information regarding your VIP experience at 

Whiskey In The Cloud Craft Spirits and Cigar Festival!

We look forward to seeing you at the Festival

General Information

Welcome to the Whiskey In The Cloud Craft Spirits and Boutique Cigar Festival!  Congratulations on securing your VIP experience at the inaugural event.  The Festival is outdoors on New York Ave.  The festival grounds are open to the general public.  Guests who accompany ticketed attendees are welcome.  Only ticketed attendees will be permitted to participate in the tasting.  Bars and restaurants will be available and official open containers can be taken out on the streets.  The VIP Tent will open at 5:00 PM and close at 9:30PM

Hours

VIP opens at 5:00 PM

General Admission opens at 6:00 PM

Last Call at 9:00 PM

Close at 9:30 PM

Parking 

Free parking is available in city parking.  The parking lots are noted in yellow on the map below. 

There will also be signs noting the parking lots.

Ride-Share

1200 New York Ave, St Cloud, FL 34769

There is a designated drop off and pick area at the St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce

Sponsored by Ford Insurance

 

 

Registration

Registration is noted on the Map below in Red. 

The Registration tent is located on New York Ave at 10th Street.

Registration will open at 4:30PM  prior to the 5:00 PM start. 

Feel free to come early and enjoy the nearby shops.

Please bring your official ID for proof of age and your tickets for proof of ticket type.

You will be issued both a VIP Credential and a VIP Wristband. 

You will not be able to participate without both items.

Once you receive both your wristband and your credential you are free to enjoy the festival.

Sponsored Attendees

Attendees who have received sponsored admission will go to the Sponsored Attendee table at registration. Please provide name of sponsor along with ID.  

You will be issued both a VIP Credential and a VIP Wristband. 

You will not be able to participate without both items.

Once you receive both your wristband and your credential you are free to enjoy the festival.

VIP Experience

The VIP Tent will open at 5:00 PM and close at 9:30PM

The VIP Tent is located on 11th Street at New York Ave. across from the stage.

You are welcome to come to the VIP Tent at anytime throughout the festival to enjoy the amenities, special tasting and receive your swag bag.  To receive your swag bag check in at the VIP Swag Table.  Your name will be checked off the list.  In your bag will be food vouchers, a cigar, a signature bottle of premium whiskey and once you receive the swag it is yours.  Please do not open the bottles and consume them at the festival. The VIP tent will have seating, executive restrooms, cigars, snacks, soda and water. 

Only VIP Credentialed guests will be allowed in the VIP area.

VIP Expressions

Various booths will be offering VIP attendees tastes of Limited Time Offerings, Special Releases or Allocated expressions during the VIP hour.  That list will be posted in the V.I.Pours section of this site. 

 

The VIP Tent will feature special allocated pours throughout the evening.

Below are some of the Expressions you can anticipate:

Basil Hayden 10yr

Blanton's

Blanton's Gold

Bomberger's 2023

E.H. Taylor Small Batch

E.H. Taylor Barrel Proof Uncut/Unfiltered

Elmer T. Lee

Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Rye 136.1
Michter's 10yr Bourbon

Michter's 10yr Rye

Russell's 13yr

Schenk's 2023

Stagg 132.2

Purchasing Spirits

Many of the spirits will be available for purchase on the APP. and made available for pick-up, local delivery or shipping within the state of Florida.  We suggest you download the app and set up your profile at www.leveeliquor.com to make it easier.  QR codes will be available on your credential and at the tents for access and more information about the brands.

Cigars

The festival is a cigar friendly environment and is proud to have Old Fashioned Cigars as the presenting sponsor.  Old Fashioned Cigars will be in the VIP tent as well as located on New York Ave.  A Special Edition cigar "Whiskey & Handmade Cigar in the Cloud" has been created and will be available for sale.

Food

The festival will have three food trucks, Los Pinches Tacos, Spud Studs and Simmer Down.  Within the festival and steps away are great local restaurants and bars.  Breeze, Old Fashioned Cigars, 10th Street Market, Phyre, Loading Gastro Pub, Chimento's, Garage Bar, The Dog House and Island Cloud Grill are all available for bites, beers and cocktails.

Entertainment

We are thrilled to have local icon, Kenyon Lockry opening the event.  Tommy Townsend, Nashville recording artist and lead-singer of The Waylon Jennings Band will join the festival for an acoustic set.  Toomy is alos the founder of Granddaddy Mimm's Distillery who will be featured at the festival.   

Headlining the event is the powerhouse southern band Steven Cardwell and the Neon Drifters.

Check out their videos on the entertainment tab.

AREA MAP

City Event Parking 

Whiskey In The Cloud Festival

Downtown Shops, Bars and Restaurants

Spirits Pick Up Location - Levee Liquor

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FESTVIVAL MAP

Spirits Tasting Tents

Registration

Food Trucks

Stage

Bars & Restaurants

Shops & Boutiques

Ride Share Drop off / Pick Up

Restrooms

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