Whisky On The Rocks

Whisky on the Rocks made its debut this weekend on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour. A festival designed for first-timers right through to self-confessed whisky-nerds. 

The festival is run across four days, where whisky lovers can explore Australia’s oldest precinct transformed into whisky experiences.

Two hours is recommended for the journey through The Rocks Festival Zones, complete with tastings and activations, before taking your own time to explore The Rocks Whisky Trail, a path of participating bars, pubs and restaurants.
Festival Founder Giles Merry said: “Working in collaboration with The Rocks, the concept was born out of our desire to support the hospitality industry and to get Sydney back on the go again.”
The festival consists of four key Whisky on The Rocks ‘Festival Zones’:
Whisky Cove, The House of Whisky, Shaker’s Lane and The Argyle Courtyard.

Festival Tickets

Festival Tickets are limited due to COVID restrictions and are available from therocks.com/whats- on/campaigns/whiskey-on-the-rocks, for $25 + booking fee, which includes festival access and 7 x sample tokens, redeemable for 15ml whisky nips and cocktails across the festival zones and partner experiences. Sampling tokens and purchasing will be all managed by contactless payment system.

Master Class Tickets

Master Classes are limited to 18 people due to COVID restrictions and the full schedule and booking can be found here. https://www.therocks.com/whats-on/campaigns/whiskey-on-the- rocks/boozebud-masterclass-program.

COVID-19 Planning

Whisk(e)y on The Rocks will adhere to ongoing restrictions and social distancing protocols as mandated by the New South Wales government. All consumers will go through a COVID check-in and will be urged to practice social distancing while enjoying whiskeys and experiences from around the world.

The 2 hour Consumer Session time bookings for Whisk(e)y on The Rocks today are as follows:

  • Sunday 22 November
  • 12.30pm-2.30pm
  • 3pm-5pm
  • 5.30pm-7.30pm

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