Sponsor spotlight: Fa-La-La-La festive drinks bingo!

Sponsor spotlight: Fa-La-La-La festive drinks bingo!

Back after a popular opening debut last year, you are invited to stroll around the city while enjoying delicious holiday drinks, created by our favorite bars and restaurants. Join our second annual festive drinks bingo taking place in Edmond’s city center until December 31st!

Here’s what’s waiting for you to sip and enjoy!

The newly opened Charcoal invites you to come and shake off the ghosts of the past Christmas with a Dickens Antique – a seasonal cocktail made with Old Forester bourbon, Montenegro amaro, homemade cardamom sherry demerara and egg nog.

Demetris

Demetris Woodstone Taverna has a refreshing twist to the holiday with Once Upon a Time, a lovely drink with Ketel One orange vodka, homemade cranberry bush, St. Germaine, mixed oranges and garnished with freshly ground black pepper and thyme.

Visit Calypso, where Halloween is behind, but a classic Zombie cocktail is a perfect seasonal pick me up! This tiki favorite is composed of gold rum, mango rum, lemon juice, orange juice, an apricot brandy river with a splash of pomegranate syrup. A balanced combination of rum and citrus with a touch of sweetness!

Dusted Valley is excited to open a tasting room in downtown Edmond and invites you to experience a glass poured from their rotating library of wines from their family’s estate vineyards in the Walla Walla Valley and other premier wineries from Washington State.

Warm up this season at Fire & the Feast with their special apple cider. Enjoy the added spicy rum, brandy, bourbon, or you can request a non-alcoholic version.

Girardi’s

Girardi’s Osteria entrance to Festive Bingo drink is called Hot Pumpkin Steamer. It consists of pumpkin liqueur, vanilla vodka, steamed milk, whipped cream topping with a sprinkle of cinnamon powder and garnished with a cinnamon stick.

It does not matter if you are naughty or nice, everyone will enjoy Santa’s Sled from Kahlos Cantina. This nod to the happy old elf is made with bourbon and a spicy cinnamon whiskey combined with apple cider and a splash of cranberry juice.

Salt & Iron

‘Tis the Season at Salt & Iron, and that’s exactly what they’ve created for you …’ Tis the Season is a delightful blend of sparkling wine, Grand Marnier, allspice syrup and cranberries.

Stop by Starbucks for their seasonal Toasted White Mocha made with distinctive espresso paired with flavors of caramelized white chocolate combined with steamed milk (or non-dairy products) topped with festive whipped cream and festive Christmas sugar glitter… an oh-so delightfully delightful delight!

ChurchKey Pub

ChurchkKey Pub offers Glogg, a traditional winter drink from Sweden and their own secret family recipe, this delicious spicy mulled wine promises a good mood in a steaming glass. Cheers!

The market has a delicious treat for you with their non-alcoholic Masala Chai, a black tea with orange peel, star anise, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and cream. A sweet and slightly spicy way to enjoy the season!

Walnut Street Coffee has created Snuggly Cardamom Latte this year. Added to Holy Kakow’s cardamom and ginger, this holiday drink fills your senses with cozy, comforting, sweet and spicy wool-carpet vibes. It will help you embrace the dark winter days ahead. Made with your favorite milk and topped with a splash of cardamom powder for extra, warm goodness.

Chanterelle

Get busy enjoying the chanterelle CranMerry Cocktail. This bubby drink includes your choice of vodka or gin, mixed with lime, cranberry juice, ginger beer and garnished with sugary cranberries and a sprig of rosemary.

Engel’s is back with Santa’s favorite cosmo, Santa! A refreshing martini made with mixed limes and shaken with Absolut Vodka, cranberry juice and Christmas cheer. Poured into a martini glass with sugar rim. Bottoms Up!

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When the sun goes down early, light up your evening with a Midnight Old Fashioned on Kelnero. Made with Sazerac rye, pumpkin pie-spice-infused simple syrup and black walnut bitters and topped with a dehydrated citrus wheel … this cocktail will put a twinkle back in your eye.

Are the silver bells ringing in the holiday air? Maybe… or maybe you’re thinking of Winter Chime from Leftcraft. This seasonal concoction is created using chai-infused rum, lemon, apple, honey and bitter.

Corn and barley

Corn and barley’s Sangria Festivo! brings the traditions of Spain and Portugal to Edmonds. Typically conceived as a summer drink, this wintery take contains a specially made blend that inspires a warm and festive holiday spirit!

Red Twig Bakery and Café has a fun nod to a favorite song with their hot Figgy Pudding latte. This cup of seasonal delight involves a caramel and brown sugar latte with cocoa powder and a crushed candied fig.

Enjoy a little taste of Navidad at the Santa Fe Mexican Grill with their traditional Rompope cocktail, which is a tasty Mexican eggnog made with rum. Cheers!

Grapes

Unpack your scarf and sit back in a cozy cup of Glühwein at Vinbero. Red wine is simmered with spices and citrus peel and served toasty hot, this festive drink will warm you from the toes up.

To round off the bingo list, the festive Bailey’s & Coffee at Hamburger is Harry’s – it’s the perfect treat that will leave you warm and happy!

Excited yet? Thought so!

How to play …

Buy the featured festive drink at each location (including takeaway), get your bingo card stamped and win prizes.

For every row of bingo you complete successfully (across, down or diagonally), you will win a limited edition sticker.

Bring your completed card to Church Key Pub on 109 4th Ave. N. anytime before January 15th to pick up your sticker and enter a $ 10 gift card raffle.

Please note that there is only one card / access per person. You have to buy a festive drink at every place to get your stamp. Takeaway alcohol orders require a food purchase. The prizes are as long as stock lasts. The winners will be notified no later than 17 January. And of course, we encourage you to participate responsibly and follow all applicable liquor laws.

Visit EdmondsHolidays.com to see the full range of drinks and participating venues.

Good shopping, dining and gift giving! Visit EdmondsDowntown.org to check out all the great businesses in Edmonds city center for all your vacation needs.

Edmonds Downtown Alliance (Ed!) Was established by Edmonds City Council in early 2013 and is a focused, funded organization that supports and improves the business conditions of Edmonds. With over 350 members, Ed! funds programs related to activities such as beautification, marketing, security, parking, cleanup or administration. The Edmonds community recognizes Ed! of programs like Edmonds Holidays and the holiday trolley, Lovin ‘Summer Edmonds, After Hours Parking signage, bright green umbrellas and bike racks, among other strategic programs. For more information, we invite you to visit edmondsdowntown.org.

– By Kelsey Foster

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