Vancouverites Don their Finest for the 9th Annual Deighton Cup

  Vancouver’s Deighton Cup has grown from a small group birthday celebration to over 4,000 people strolling the promenade at Hastings Racecourse. “Gassy Jack” Deighton, for whom the race is named, would not recognize the sophistication that abounds. Instead of whiskey shots, red champagne flutes and bottles of $150 Piper-Heidsieck were carried around like water…

5th Annual Deighton Cup Cocktail Jockey Competition Finds New Home at Reflections

  Nine years ago, Parade Agency owner and former punk-rock guitarist Dax Droski co-founded the Deighton Cup as a unique 27th birthday party/present for himself and from that, the very successful Annual Deighton Cup event at Hastings Park has grown. Fellow co-founders Jordan Kallman and Tyson Villeneuve from The Social Concierge probably didn’t envision an event…

Make Mine A Double: Deighton Cup Cocktail Jockey Mixology Competition Spills Over Into Second Day and New Venue

  The city’s top bartenders will compete for the Boothby Julep Trophy and $1,000 cash prize at Reflections atop The Hotel Georgia on Friday, July 21   After four years as the anchor to one of Vancouver’s premier summer events, the 5th Annual Cocktail Jockey Mixology Competition has outgrown its traditional venue at the Grandstand…