First Friday
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FIRST FRIDAY

First Friday is a monthly citywide gallery night that encourages collaboration between art venues in Rochester, NY. This initiative showcases area artists and smaller arts institutions by promoting the First Friday evening of each month from 6-9pm as a community night for experiencing art. First Friday ensures a healthy art scene and a healthy city through regular exchange between venues, artists and patrons.

Jokers-r-wild comedy night!

Wednesday, July 5th
Hey folks, we're doin' it all over again - a fun filled night of liquor and laughs! Jokers-R-Wild is a semi monthly FREE comedy showcase hosted by Jay Falk at Black Button Distilling. Come join us and enjoy some of Rochester's funniest comics from all over. Mark your calendars, tell your friends and tell them to tell their friends. Check it out!

 

BOOK YOUR VIP VISIT/BAR TAKE-OVER TODAY!

 
 

*ENJOY A TWO HOUR VIP VISIT / BAR TAKEOVER FOR JUST $300!*
We may have visitors come and go throughout the evening, but YOUR GROUP will be the VIP's on this visit! You invite your friends, family and coworkers. You pick the music. You set the tone for two hours of fun in YOUR BAR. The other guests will have to put up with YOU for the night! This experience is perfect for a birthday party, anniversary celebration, after-work gathering, charity fundraiser… or just an excuse to get your friends out of the house! Click BOOK above for a calendar of availability. Each VIP Party gets the following:

  • Bar Space for 20 to 40 People - We’ll have bartenders dedicated to your guests to get them drinks fast!
  • 40 Drink Tickets - Enjoy Black Button Cocktails, Tasting Flights, Rohrbach’s Beer and Heron Hill Wine!
  • Behind the Scenes Tour of the Distillery - Anyone in your party that wants a tour of working distillery may do so at the one hour mark of your event!
  • Signature Drink of the Night - Combine our ingredients to make and name your favorite drink to be featured that night!
  • Control of the Music - Plug your device into our system and crank the tunes you love!
  • Twenty $5 Off Discount Cards - Hand out these cards to your guests so they can receive $5 off any 750ml bottle of our spirits they purchase from us that night!
  • Bring in or Arrange Delivery of the Food of Your Choosing - Bring any catered or packaged food in that you want to feed the party or call out for pizza and wings.  Or just drink, it’s up to you!
  • Black Button Gift Basket - Raffle it off or take it home if it’s your party; auction it off if it’s a fundraiser or gift it to the guest of honor at their celebration!