Sample cocktails from Chattanooga’s best bartenders. (Photo: Staff)

Who has the best cocktails in Chattanooga?

For the fifth consecutive year, an annual event pits teams of local bartenders against each other to find the city’s best cocktail.

Chattanooga Friends’ Bartender Brawl will be 6-8 p.m. on Thursday at Waterhouse Pavilion in Miller Plaza. Guests can sample cocktails throughout the event and vote for their favorites.


Tickets are $30 with all proceeds benefitting Siskin Children’s Institute and Northside Neighborhood House. 

Advanced tickets are available online or tickets can be purchased at the door.

Bartenders from the following organizations will compete at the event.

  • The Fix
  • Easy Bistro & Bar
  • Matilda Midnight
  • Chattanooga Whiskey
  • Alleia
  • Hennen’s
  • The Westin—Dorato
  • Frothy Monkey
  • St. John’s Meeting Place
  • Main Street Meats
  • The Foundry

Chattanooga Friends  is “an organization that raises funds for local non-profits and has assisted in helping these organizations make a positive impact in the community of Chattanooga.” Their mission is to “bring people together and unite them towards common causes through unique and fun community events.”