The New York Times Recognizes The Hotel Congress’ Playground of Debauchery as the Place to be This New Year’s Eve


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TUCSON, AZ (December 23, 2015) Let wanderlust possess you this New Year’s Eve at The Hotel Congress where they have curated a veritable theme park for the self-indulgent. They are pulling out all the stops with this Prohibition party filled with Whiskey del Bac, absinthe, hookahs, private rooms, a tawdry burlesque show, and world class musicians. Guests are encouraged to dress in their 1920’s best when enjoying the good stuff as King Congress himself rings in 2016 with an unforgettable finale. General admission ticket holders receive a Whiskey del Bac whiskey toast, complimentary party favors for the midnight merriment, use of the free photo booth, access to the Prohibition Disco, and Opium Den which houses their Absinthe Bar. Hotel Congress is also planning a super-secret surprise only available to those clever enough to sling the password. Stay tuned to their social media for clues.

Slated to Perform:
·         Kings of Pleasure

·         Vintage burlesque by Contessa Oblivian

·         Prohibition Disco with Andrew Shuta, Bob Felix, and Dan Hernandez

·         Period music from chanteuse Katherine Byrne & pianist Jeff Haskell

·         Tom Walbank

·         Shadow dancers

Brimming with Whiskey & Absinthe:


  • Templeton Rye
  • Rittenhouse Rye
  • Evan Williams Bonded
  • Copper City Bourbon
  • Blanton’s Bourbon
  • Michters Sour Mash
  • Mellow Corn


  • St. George Absinthe Verde
  • La Clandestine Blanche
  • Duplais Absinthe Blanche
  • Butterfly Classic
  • Kübler
  • Lucid Supérieure
  • Pontarlier

All tickets can be purchased online or at the hotel lobby front desk.  Those looking to make a night of it can take advantage of specially-themed hotel room packages.  For the lucky ones who’ve already made reservations they’re receiving Hotel Congress commemorative shot glasses, special party favors, champagne, and more.

The Crown Jewel of Congress delivers for those looking to have an exquisite experience.  Hotel Congress continues the tradition of being the place to party with their VIP Room in the historic Copper Hall. Merrymakers will dance the night away with plenty of entertainment, award-winning food, and delicious concoctions from the bar.  There are limited tickets left to the VIP room and they are only $125, so grab yours while they last.

The affair includes:

·         Food & cocktail butler service ·         A Whiskey del Bac whiskey toast
·         Hosted bar with specialty cocktails ·         A commemorative shot glass
·         Party favors & accessories ·         Live music
·         A private entrance ·         Assorted sweet treat dessert bar

Tip your hats to the historic hotel for making this the only party to be at in town and leaving all others pale in comparison. The celebration starts at 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, so you know where to be before the clock strikes midnight, if you are savvy enough to snag tickets in time. For complete menus, tickets, and more event information visit their hotel lobby front desk,, or call 520-622-8848.