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Dillinger Speakeasy at Hotel Congress

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

| $45

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Dillinger Days weekend begins with the Dillinger Speakeasy, an exclusive Hotel Congress experience to travel back to the 1930s.

About this Event

Celebrate the first night of Dillinger Days weekend with whiskey tastings, delicious appetizers featuring a carving station and our famous Thompson Automatics, live music, premium cigars, a gun trick show, and era-related entertainment!

Proceeds go to the Greater Tucson Fire Foundation to assist with unmet needs in the fire service community in the areas of advanced training, technology, survivor’s help, education campaigns, firefighter health and wellness, and other support services.

Dillinger Speakeasy Tastings

This year’s theme: American Whiskeys! Here are a few to get excited about:

George T. Stagg 15 Year — The star of the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection, awarded The Chairman’s Trophy at the 2019 Ultimate Spirits Competition.

Hamilton Distillers Whiskey Del Bac — Tucson’s favorite whiskey is making a statement outside of our city, named 7th Best Whiskey in the US by Esquire Magazine. Try their portfolio throughout the night alongside the newly released private single barrel created for Hotel Congress!

For the 2020 Dillinger Speakeasy, we showcase prohibition-era gins for the first time! We’re solidifying this new tradition with amazing offerings like:

The Botanist Islay Gin — Notable for it’s uniquely foraged botanicals, this gin harkens back to how early gins were created.

Monkey 47 Distiller’s Cut — Every year Monkey 47 releases a gin that offers an unforgettable sensory experience, this year with a highlight of nutmeg.

Dillinger Speakeasy Menu


  • Shrimp cocktail on ice sculpture display
  • Thompson automatics
  • Salsa and dip bar
  • Mushroom risotto cakes

Carving station

  • Roast beef carving station.
  • Pork loin medallions and mustard au jus
  • Smash potatoes
  • Corn and chili pudding


  • Macarons
  • Truffles


January 18
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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