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Philadelphia, PA (April 29, 2019) – This summer, Center City District and EFFEN® Vodka partner for the return of Center City District SIPS, the highly anticipated happy hour tradition. For 14 weeks, beginning in June, Wednesday evenings turn into unforgettable experiences with friends, networking opportunities with colleagues and a chance for exploration of new Center City offerings.
Beginning June 5, Center City District SIPS takes place in bars and restaurants on Wednesday evenings from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. through August 28. More than 80 participating bars will offer $6 signature cocktails featuring EFFEN® Vodka, $5 wine, $4 beer and half-priced appetizers.
Celebrating its 16th year, Center City District SIPS brings to life the area’s finest local bars, artisan mixologists, award-winning restaurants and unique-to-Philadelphia venues for a vibrant after-work atmosphere. This summer, ‘Every Sip Has a Story’ as the ever-evolving happy hour tradition continues to thrive with Center City’s robust food and beverage scene. New participants include outdoor green spaces, beloved rooftops and culinary favorites such as Continental Midtown, Giuseppe & Sons and Iron Hill Brewery. Bud Light is proud to support Center City District SIPS and will be featured at many of the SIPS participating locations.
In addition to the new venues and food specials, attendees can enjoy the perfect summer cocktail by Center City District SIPS sponsor EFFEN® Vodka. Dutch for “smooth, even and balanced,” EFFEN® Vodka was created for those who are deliberate about every detail they choose. Made from premium French wheat, EFFEN® Vodka uses a continuous distillation process, along with all-natural ingredients to create a smooth taste on the palate. In addition to EFFEN Original Vodka, there are a variety of flavors including Black Cherry, Raspberry, Cucumber, Blood Orange and Green Apple, as well as newly released EFFEN® Rosé and EFFEN® Yuzu Citrus.
For attendees staying for dinner, participating restaurants will offer a 15% discount following the happy hour. With the abundant options of popular bars and restaurants in Center City, SIPS is a great way to meet new people and create everlasting memories. Share your ‘CCD SIPS Story’ on Twitter and Instagram using #CCDSIPS for the chance to win $200 in gift cards to participating locations. One winner will be selected each month of SIPS. For more information, visit www.CCDSIPS.com or follow @CCDSIPS on Twitter and Instagram.
Center City District SIPS Participants
About EFFEN Vodka
EFFEN Vodka is part of the Beam Suntory portfolio of spirits. As one of the world’s largest premium spirits company, Beam Suntory’s has a fundamental commitment to the responsible consumption of alcohol. Responsibility is at the core of Beam Suntory’s vision for doing business the right way and supports business owners and consumers with an alcohol education program called Drink Smart.
Drink Smart® is a platform for communicating with legal-purchase age adults about making informed, responsible choices. For more information, visit drinksmart.com
About Center City District
The Center City District, a private-sector organization dedicated to making Center City Philadelphia clean, safe and attractive, is committed to maintaining Center City’s competitive edge as a regional employment center, a quality place to live, and a premier regional destination for dining, shopping and cultural attractions. Find us at www.centercityphila.org and on Facebook and Twitter.