Doundrins Annual Bloody Mary Fest - 2024

300 Progress Dr. STE F
Cottage Grove, WI 53527

Come join us for our 3rd Annual Bloody Mary Fest at Doundrins Distilling in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin on April 20, 2024!  VIP is 11am-3pm, general admission is 12pm-3pm.  Winners announced by 3:15pm.

This is a competition between businesses to see who can make the best & most unique bloody using Doundrins spirits.  All bloody mary samples & garnishes are included with tickets.

Sample bloody marys from up to 20 different bars/restaurants. All bloody samples & garnishes are included with your ticket.  Sample them all and vote for your favorite in 3 categories: best bloody, most unique bloody, and best garnish! We will have food for purchase & music by DJ 4000 during the event as well! 

Event is held outside in a covered tent with industrial heaters.  There is no weather back-up date.  All ticket holders will also get a coupon that can be redeemed the day of the event for $5 off any spirit bottle.

Buy tickets ahead online, or at the door the day of event! 

Ticket Options:

VIP Entry - 1 hour early + shirt ($85) - Early entrance at 11am, unlimited Bloody samples & garnishes, souvenir glass for sampling, event t-shirt

VIP Entry - 1 hour early, NO shirt ($75) - Early entrance at 11am, unlimited Bloody samples & garnishes, souvenir glass for sampling

General Admission ($60) - Entrance at 12pm, unlimited Bloody samples & garnishes, souvenir glass for sampling

4 Pack General Admission Tickets ($220) - Entrance at 12pm, unlimited Bloody samples & garnishes, souvenir glass for sampling (all x4)

Designated Driver VIP Admission ($30) - Early entrance at 11am, unlimited Non-Alcoholic Bloody samples & garnishes, souvenir glass for sampling, event t-shirt

Designated Driver General Admission ($10) - Entrance at 12pm, unlimited Non-Alcoholic Bloody samples, souvenir glass for sampling

Non-Bloody Drinker (guest) ($10) - Entrance at 12pm, will NOT be able to get any bloody samples but will be able to hang out at the event, order drinks off menu, listen to music, etc



Final competitor count to be announced later.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Free street parking is available. We encourage drinking responsibly, so bring a designated driver, call that cab or arrange an Uber/Lyft!  We also offer DD tickets for both VIP & Admin, and will have N/A bloodys at all the competitors for your DD!

Does my ticket include beer chasers? No, but there will be beer for sale at the event if you want any.  We often have one or two breweries that participate and hand out free beer samples with their bloody.

Does my ticket include seating? Seating is not guaranteed. There will be a limited number of first come, first served tables and seating.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? All attendees and volunteers must bring a proper ID and be at least 21 years of age.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? You must bring your printed ticket or show your ticket on your phone to enter.

Can I get a refund? Attendees can receive refunds up to 14 days before event start date (through 4/6/24).  After that date, no refunds will be issued.

What can I drink with a Designated Driver ticket? Each participating bar will have virgin versions of their Bloodys you may try.



Think your house bloody is the best? Think you can come up with a recipe totally out of this world? Come out and compete for best bloody under the big top!!

$500 best overall bloody

$200 best garnish

$200 most unique