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7th Annual New York Coffee Festival

Metropolitan Pavilion
Oct 06 Through Oct 08 | Fri |
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From the endless flow of coffee to the informational Lab Sessions to the prestigious Coffee Masters NYC barista competition, the New York Coffee Festival is what coffee-colored dreams are made of. 

As New York City’s flagship coffee event, the festival brings together the best that the city has to offer in coffee, food, cocktails, live music, art, and more. Coffee beginners and aficionados alike can look forward to unlimited tastings and presentations from over 100 of the most exciting and innovative exhibitors in coffee, tea, and chocolate, including: Parlor Coffee, Blueberry Roasters, Blank Street, Rishi Tea, Matcha Direct, De’Longhi, Bodum, Oatly, Raaka Chocolate, Aeropress, and so many more.

The three-day festival will also feature The Lab program with an exciting line-up of interactive demonstrations, educational workshops, talks and tastings, The Coffee Music Project featuring the best acts from NYC and beyond, and The Coffee Art Project showcasing the creativity and talents of emerging and established artists. Also returning this year are fan favorites Coffee Masters NYC, The Coffee Cocktail Bar, The Sensory Experience, Latte Art Live, and The Street Food Market. Attendees can look forward to several new features this year as well, including:

  • Cocktail Masterclass: Brought to you by Smirnoff Vodka, the Cocktail Masterclass is the perfect opportunity to learn from world-class mixologists and master the art of creating exquisite cocktails. Led by industry experts, this masterclass will equip you with all the skills you need to recreate the magic in the comfort of your own home. And of course, you get to enjoy all your creations along the way!
  • The Roasters Village: The world's finest coffee roasters take up residency in The Roasters Village to serve up a selection of incredible and unique coffees. Sample the best of the best roasters from NYC or discover new international roasting sensations, then pick up your favorite to take home and test your home barista skills!
  • The Latte Art Tournament: Join Latte Art Live and watch the world’s best baristas pour the unimaginable as they go head-to-head, battling it out over a series of rounds to prove their technical skills and be crowned the latte art champion, taking home $1,000 in cash and prizes. Think you or someone you know has what it takes? Submit your entry to become one of 32 finalists by posting a reel on Instagram of you pouring the perfect Rosetta using only dairy milk. Don't forget to tag The New York Coffee Festival and Espresso State of Mind under the hashtag #ESOMTournament. Applications open August 23rd, good luck!

In addition to offering delicious street food, coffee cocktails, live music and coffee-inspired art, 100% of profits are donated to NYC-based Charity: water partnering with Project Waterfall to deliver life-changing water projects in coffee-growing regions. Since 2011, Project Waterfall has raised over $2 million, bringing clean water to more than 80,000 people across seven countries.

Tickets for The New York Coffee Festival are now at: For coffee connoisseurs and foodies alike, this event is bound to give New Yorkers and global attendees a truly exciting break from the daily grind.

Friday, Oct 6 - Trade Day - 11am-6pm
Saturday, Oct 7 - Morning Session - 9:30am - 12:30pm
Saturday, Oct 7 - Afternoon Session - 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Saturday, Oct 7 - Late Session - 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Sunday, Oct 8 - Morning Session - 9:30am - 1pm
Sunday, Oct 8 - Afternoon Session - 1pm - 4:30pm


Venue: Metropolitan Pavilion

125 W. 18 St. Map