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New Martini Showdown Comes to Tripoli Shrine Center

Shepherd Express’ spy-themed Martini Royale event includes casino games, murder mysteries and more

By - Mar 21st, 2023 10:15 am

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (March 21, 2023) – Celebrate 414 Day with a showcase of Milwaukee’s best martini makers during Martini Royale, presented by Shepherd Express on Friday, April 14. Held at the at the Tripoli Shrine Center from 4:30 to 9 p.m., eventgoers can enjoy martini tastings from various bars like Tavern Team, The Pharmacy, and restaurants around town with the opportunity to vote to crown Milwaukee’s best martini.

Attendees are encouraged to take on a spy code name and undertake the challenge of solving a murder mystery, snap photos with Triumph Motorcycles as seen in James Bond movies, shoot pool in the billiards room and try out their luck at the Blackjack, poker, or roulette tables. Cigars from, Her Stixx, will be available for purchase to enjoy in the smoking lounge of Tripoli Shrine Center. Plus, Tripoli Shrine Center, Usinger’s, Vollwerth Sausage, PKs Pastries, and other eateries will be providing heavy appetizers to enjoy throughout the evening.

Guests must be 21 years or older to attend Martini Royale. General admission tickets are available for $38 and offer entry at 6p.m. and includes free secured parking, table money for the Casino Room and a palm reading. VIP admission starts at $58 and includes early entrance to the event, plus complimentary sliders provided by Tripoli Shrine Center, a cigar, stemmed martini glass charm and more.

The Shepherd Express is currently accepting vendor and sponsor applications. Email Jan Bruder at for more information.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. While it is believed to be reliable, Urban Milwaukee does not guarantee its accuracy or completeness.

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