Cocktail Classes at The Violet Hour make for the perfect gift or group activity. Learn cocktail history and fundamentals while sipping on the subject matter.

Private Cocktail Classes range from 4-30 guests, can be booked on specific dates, and can be customized to best fit your group's interests. Food options are available upon request. Evening classes are available Sundays-Thursdays, starting at 6 pm. Daytime classes are available any day of the week. Ask us about available dates and times.

Public Cocktail Classes are available 2-3 times a month, or more depending on demand. Public classes are 2 hours long, interactive and hands-on. They're a great way to spend a fall afternoon while gaining some new skills and knowledge. Check out our upcoming classes and reserve your spot now!


2019 Public Class and Events Schedule

Fall Cocktails 101

Want to join us for one of our upcoming Fall Cocktail Classes? Check out the available dates below!

Sunday, October 13th, 2019 @1pm

Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 @1pm

Sunday, November 17th, 2019 @1pm

Sunday, December 8th, 2019 @1pm

If you can't make one of our currently available public classes, email to be put on our Public Classes mailing list and you'll have first priority for booking a spot in the next batch of public classes!

Also, read what The Chicago Tribune had to say about our Cocktails 101 classes!

Offsite Classes. Want to learn how to make cocktails in your office? At your home? Bachelorette party? Whatever the occasion, we offer a mobile version of our hands-on learning experience! We cater the classes to your space and needs. 

For more information on our class program in general, please fill out the form on this page or contact events manager, Rachael Thompson,