Cuisine and Cocktails

Downtown Norfolk Crush Competition

August 11 2023

4–8:30 p.m.
Downtown Norfolk Price: Samples are $2 each.

Get a head start on crushing your hot summer weekend during the 2023 Crush Competition! Participating Downtown restaurants will be serving up their best version of everyone’s favorite summertime cocktail—the crush—for their chance at being crowned King of the Crush and win $500. Vote for your favorite crush on the Facebook event page on August 11 from 4–9:30 p.m.

Rules to Crushin’

  • The competition only runs from 4 to 8:30 p.m., so check this event page to plan the spots you want to hit.
  • Pick up a handy score card at your first stop to keep notes about your favorites (or least favorites).
  • Each participating restaurant has a limited number of special Crush Competition cups and will only be offering $2 samples until they sell out.
  • You can only get one $2 competition sample at each location, so if you really love it and want another, you’ll have to purchase a full-sized option.
  • Sample as few or many as you’d like at participating restaurants. Please drink responsibly and don’t drink and drive.

Get ready to be impressed! These bartenders are coming up with their most creative take on the crush so you vote for them to win the $500 prize.

*One competition sample size per person, per location. Available ONLY on August 11 from 4–8:30 p.m. While supplies last.

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