Bloody Mary Fest

Celebrating our 11th Anniversary!
July 26, 2020 Information Coming Soon***

THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING THE
10TH ANNIVERSARY OF BLOODY MARY FEST!

AND THE WINNERS ARE...

Most Creative:
1st - Valor/Culinary Gangster - Glencoe
2nd - Scotty's on Sheridan - Highwood
3rd - The Toadstool Pub - Highwood

Best Garnish:
1st - Scotty's on Sheridan - Highwood
2nd - The Toadstool Pub - Highwood
3rd - The Humble Pub - Highwood

Judge's Choice:
1st - tie - The Toadstool Pub and Scotty's on Sheridan - Highwood
2nd - Valor/Culinary Gangster - Glencoe
3rd - 1st time competitor - Greenwood - Highwood

People's Choice:
1st - 8th year in a row - The Toadstool Pub - Highwood
2nd - Maevery Public House - Lake Bluff
3rd - Scotty's on Sheridan - Highwood


Celebrate Highwood is proud to be celebrating the 11th anniversary of its renowned Bloody Mary Fest! This year will feature the BEST OF THE BEST, as contestants will be pre-judged to be a part of the competition for the title of ‘Best Bloody Mary in the Midwest’!

Mixologists from competing bars and restaurants will have the opportunity to share their one-of-a-kind recipes with the public while attempting to create the ultimate Bloody Mary. The competition includes a ‘People’s Choice Award,’ as well as formal judging on the ‘Best Bloody Mary’ and ‘Best Garnish’ by some of Chicago’s leading media personalities. Attendees will have more than 15 different Bloody Mary vendors to choose from. Along with live music, there will also be a large assortment of food and specialty artisan vendors.