Watch North America’s 50 Best Bars 2022 LIVE here on 7th June

Chloe Vialou-Clark - 27/05/2022

The first-ever North America’s 50 Best Bars list will be unveiled on Tuesday 7th June, livestreamed from an in-person awards ceremony in New York. Browse the digital programme to find out what’s in store and join the action by tuning in to the countdown from No.50 to No.1…

50 Best is heading to the Big Apple for the launch of North America’s 50 Best Bars. On 7th June, drinks industry veterans and cocktail luminaries from across the continent will be pouring into ‘The City That Never Sleeps’ for the inaugural event, which will take place in Lower Manhattan’s historic Capitale.

Peruse the digital programme for the inside track on the awards ceremony and read on to discover how and when to tune in to the grand unveiling of the list.

Awards ceremony
Tuesday 7th June at 19:45 New York (00:45 UK time)

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Join us for the announcement of North America’s 50 Best Bars 2022 on Facebook and YouTube. The ceremony will include the countdown of the list and presentation of special awards, culminating in the reveal of the continent’s No.1, The Best Bar in North America 2022, sponsored by Perrier.

Instagram Live: Meet the No.1
Tuesday 7th June after the awards ceremony

Shortly after the list is revealed, check out @50BestBars on Instagram for an exclusive interview with representatives of the bar ranked No.1 in North America’s 50 Best Bars 2022.

How the list was created

The North America’s 50 Best Bars 2022 list is an amalgamation of the votes cast by the Voting Academy: a 220-strong, gender-balanced group of drinks aficionados including bartenders, owners, drinks media and well-travelled cocktail connoisseurs.

In 2022, each voter cast seven votes based on their best bar experiences of the past 18 months, with the option to vote for two bars outside of their home country if they had been able to travel. The aggregated votes from all the experts make up the list.

To read more about the voting process, visit the North America’s 50 Best Bars website.

Special awards

Two special awards were announced in the lead up to the reveal of the official list. Masahiro Urushido was crowned the Altos Bartenders’ Bartender 2022 and the Michter’s Art of Hospitality Award 2022 was claimed by Overstory in New York.

On Tuesday 7th June, find out who will be presented with the Roku Industry Icon, Ketel One Sustainable Bar, Campari One To Watch, London Essence Best New Opening and the Siete Misterios Best Cocktail Menu awards.

North America’s 50 Best Bars will be revealed at an event in New York City on 7th June. The ceremony will be livestreamed on 50 Best Bars TV YouTube channel and 50 Best Bars Facebook page. Follow now to be the first to know the details of the event and receive a reminder of its screening.