June 12th-19th 2022
Meet Tiki Cocktail historian, Jeff "Beachbum" Berry. Author of seven books on historical tropical recipes, rum expert, owner of Latitude 29 in New Orleans, co-creator of Tiki Barware for Cocktail Kingdom and the godfather of the modern tiki cocktail movement, his books paved the way for bartenders world wide to learn the art of the tropical cocktail, which has led us to this event today! We are honored to have him in Dallas!
Meet the man behind Hamilton Rum and the revered Rum guide, Ministry of Rum, Ed Hamilton! Author, educator, Importer, sailor and modern day pirate, he is inarguably the world's foremost Rum authority. His stories of adventure will be sure to captivate you! We are honored to have the minister himself here in Dallas!
Rum, Education, Classes, Shopping and more!
Dallas Tiki Week 2022 Schedule
Sunday June 12th
Dallas Tiki Week Kickoff Luau
Dust off your Aloha Shirts and Caftans it's time for a Big D Luau!
Kuleana Rum Cocktails, Roasted Pig and more!
Head over to your favorite Tiki Bar in Ft. Worth and sip on delightful Mount Gay Rum tropical cocktails! Enjoy the Caribbean Steel Drum sounds by Eric Boyett and off Dallas Tiki Week with us and Tarantula!
Don Q's USBG BARTENDER CONTEST
Join the Dallas USBG for this year’s exciting bartender competition!
Rum Class and Tiki Tuesday Happy Hour
With Andy Arrington
Dive into the complex world of Rum with host Andy Arrington and learn about this varied spirit. Join us on an adventure around the islands as we taste and discuss the different styles, methods of distilling and characteristics of Rum.
Plantation Rum’s Tiki Bar Bus Tour
4pm-11pm | SOLD OUT
Join our adventure as we take you island hopping with Plantation’s Signature Series at 3 DFW Tiki Bars! Each location will be featuring a different Plantation expression so come and sip along with us! Happy Hour begins at 4pm at Swizzle in Dallas, we will then make our way by Tour Bus at 5pm to the 4 Kahunas in Arlington, and then to Tarantula in Ft. Worth. After enjoying great rum and big fun, the bus will bring you back to Dallas by 11pm
Seating is limited! Every bus ticket gets entered into our raffle for BIG PRIZES!
History of the Swizzle Stick Presentation
by House of Swizzle
Swizzle Happy Hour 5pm, Presentation at 6pm
Meet Pam Ashlund of the House of Swizzle and celebrate the historic and ongoing contribution of swizzles to history and culture. Learn how the modern day swizzle came to be and its journey over the decades to tell the story of the Cocktail and the venues from which they came.
Paint and Punch with Robert Hamilton
Halcyon, Happy Hour 7pm, Class at 8pm. | Sold Out
Paint along with Dallas Tiki Artist, Robert Hamilton while enjoying Rhum Clement Ti Punch.
Space is limited. Art supplies will be provided with your ticket.
Tiki: Appropriation, Appreciation and Imagination
With Andy Arrington
Las Almas Rotas 5pm
The dark side of Tiki exposed.
The unfiltered history of Sugar Cane Spirits and their social impact.
Headhunter Party at 4 Kahunas
4 Kahunas 8pm
Spend an evening in Arlington sipping tropical cocktails with your favorite Kahunas and wear hair flowers, headbands, or tropical headdresses to win big Dead Head prizes!!
There is no better way to kick off the weekend!
An Afternoon Rum Panel with
Beachbum Berry and Ed Hamilton
VENUE CHANGE: FOUR DAY WEEKEND, Dallas 12pm |SOLD OUT
Join Tiki Cocktail legends, authors and Rum experts,
Ed Hamilton and Jeff “Beachbum” Berry
as they talk Rum, Cocktails, and Life. Enjoy sipping on Hamilton Beachbum Berry Zombie Blend Rum and more! More announcements coming soon!
HOME TIKITENDER CONTEST
In the world of Tiki Cocktails, some of the most creative drinks are made in the home bar!
Think you have what it takes to make the perfect Tiki Cocktail?
Shake, Stir or Swizzle it up with Chairman’s Rum for Cocktail Kingdom prizes!
We are honored to have Beachbum Berry as one of our guest judges!
Gekko Geeki Tiki Mandalorian Mug Release
Meet Gekko Tiki in person for the Geeki Tiki Mandalorian Mug Release Party at Swizzle! This Season 1 Mandalorian Geeki Tiki Mug will be available in Dallas for the first time! Get your mug and get it signed "Gekko" the Bounty Hunter actor from the Mandalorian, Dominic Pace!
*Mugs are extremely limited. RSVP LIST IS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT
Swizzle’s Waipuna Tiki Flea
Viva's Lounge 12pm-6pm
The 5th Annual Waipuna Tiki Flea featuring your favorite local and national Tiki Artists!
SHOP carvings, paintings, prints, clothing, pins, home decor, Tiki Mugs and more!
SIP on Don Q, Herradura, Jack Daniels and Mount Gay Cocktail specials!
LISTEN to the groovy sounds of DJ Mark A: The Suburban Savage and
ENJOY food by Dandy Dog Concessions!
The GO-GO RILLAS
Viva's Lounge 8pm | Tickets $25
No bananas are safe! The GO-GO Rillas have escaped the confines of the zoo and are aimed to throw a tropical Banana Party! Where's the Banana Party? At Dallas Tiki Week! Dallas' famous surf and garage rock band featuring Bingo, Bango, Bongo and Fred are with us for special evening of cocktails, music and fun! So grab a banana, a cocktail, and let’s GO-GO!
Tickets available below.
Monday June 13th
Tuesday June 14th
Wednesday June 15th
Thursday June 16th
Friday June 17th
Saturday June 18th
Sunday June 19th
The Boozy Doodler Tahiti Gil Oak Wash Outline Island Nathaniel Ross Smith Atomic Foundry Flint Jay Hollopeter Space Bazaar Bat Barbie Heyday Apparel Art of Nikki Ward Toxique Tiki Sandy in Stitches Tiki Tiki Monster Enchanted Tiki Lounge Rave On Vintage. DFW Aloha Arts Zahiki Tiki
Retro Verte Creations by Eriann Viva Self and more!
Dallas Tiki Week Ticketed Events!
Most of our events are free,
but we have a few Special Event tickets for sale here!
Purchase tickets below
and let the fun begin!