Welcome to Negroni Week, presented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari. Imbibe launched Negroni Week in 2013 as a celebration of one of the world’s great cocktails and an effort to raise money for charities around the world. Since 2013, Negroni Week has grown from about 120 participating venues to over 12,000 venues around the world, and to date, they have collectively raised nearly $3 million for charitable causes.
For one week in September, bar and restaurants will mix classic Negronis and Negroni variations for a great cause. To participate, each venue signs up at negroniweek.com, chooses from our list of official charity partners, and makes a donation to that charity. Then they can return during and after Negroni Week to make additional donations to their chosen charity. After Negroni Week is complete, we tally up how much was raised collectively by all of our participating bars, restaurants and partners.
We hope that you will join us in safely celebrating this year and supporting this fundraising effort. Don’t forget to keep tabs on the Negroni Week action on Imbibe’s Instagram and Twitter feeds (@imbibe) and by following the #NegroniWeek hashtag and Campari’s social media channels (@campariofficial, and @campariUSA). And, of course, be sure to mix yourself a Negroni!
Please also visit our FAQ page for additional information.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What are the dates of this year's Negroni Week?
September 13-19, 2021
How do I participate in Negroni Week as a bar or restaurant?
Once registration is open, you can head to our sign-up page and register your venue. You will be able to make a donation upon signing up your venue to participate in Negroni Week, and you will have a preselected list of charities from around the world to choose from. Once you complete the registration process, you will be listed on the Negroni Week website as a participating bar. During and after Negroni Week, you will also have the opportunity to return to the Negroni Week site, log into your account, and make an additional donation.
How do I find out which Venue/Bar/Restaurants are participating?
Once registration has opened, we will share a map of participating venues, where you’ll find a full list that’s searchable by state and city.
If I participated last year, can I sign up with my existing account information?
No, even if you participated in a previous year, you will still need to register your venue(s) again this year. Simply head to our sign-up page and fill out the sign-up form. You will be able to make a donation upon signing up your venue to participate in Negroni Week, and you will have a preselected list of charities from around the world to choose from. Once you complete the registration process, you will be listed on the Negroni Week website as a participating bar. During and after Negroni Week, you will also have the opportunity to return to the Negroni Week site, log into your account, and make an additional donation.
Can I edit my profile after it's live on the website?
Yes, simply click on Venue Sign In link at the top right of website’s navigation bar. Once you log in, you will be able to update your account information. If you forgot your login password, you’ll see a button on that page that says HAVING TROUBLE SIGNING IN? Click there and follow the instructions.
Is there a deadline to sign up for Negroni Week?
Yes! You must sign up by September 10, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. PST in order to be added to the official list of participants.
What types of payments do you accept for donations?
Donations must be made online via the negroniweek.com site, and you can use all major credit cards. All donations are processed in US dollars, so if you make a donation from outside of the US, the amount will automatically be converted to your currency on your credit card statement.
Can I make a donation with cash or a check?
No. We can only accept donations via credit card payment on negroniweek.com.
Can I make more than one donation?
Absolutely! You can make as many donations as you’d like.
Is my donation tax-deductible?
Donations are tax-deductible in accordance with the laws in each state/country. Refer to your local tax consultant for more information.
When will the charities receive their donations?
Once Negroni Week is over and all donations have been collected via the Nergoni Week website, the funds will be distributed to the charities listed on negroniweek.com based on how much was raised for each charity. You should receive an acknowledgement letter from each charity after the completion of Negroni Week.
How are the charitable organizations chosen for Negroni Week?
Our non-profit partner list is comprised of organizations that have been popular choices among participating bars and restaurants during past Negroni Week. The list also includes organizations that are supporting a range of causes and working in regions around the world.
How can I recommend a charity for possible inclusion in the future?
We’d love to hear your suggestions! Email us at [email protected] with information about the organization you’re recommending.
Will I be charged a processing fee with my donation?
Yes, there’s a small processing fee of 2.9% + 30 cents per transaction. This is not an extra charge; it will be deducted from your donation.
How much of my donation goes to the charity I chose?
After credit card processing fees (2.9% + 3 cents per transaction), the rest of your donation will go to your chosen charity.
Can I change my charity after I've made a donation?
No. Once you select your charity and process your donation, that donation is final and you cannot change your charity. You will have a chance to change your charity if you so choose before you make a donation.
If I'm signing up multiple bars/restaurants, can I select different charities for each?
Yes, you can select a different charity for each of your registered venues, however, you cannot change your charity selections once you have processed donations.
What is a Premium Donor?
Venues that choose to donate $250 USD or more upon signing up will be designated with a Premium Donor badge on their profile page, as well as a special starred pin in the Negroni Week map and prioritized ranking in the Negroni Week search results.
How long will it take for my venue's profile to be published on the website?
Once you’ve completed all of the information required to sign up, you’re profile will be immediately published. If you don’t complete all of the required information, your profile will be saved as a draft and marked as unpublished in your account.
I registered my venue, but it's not published on the website—what's going on?
Most likely, you have not completed a piece of information that’s required upon signing up. If you log into your account, you should be able to tell if this is the case. If you don’t complete all of the required information, your profile will be saved as a draft and marked as unpublished in your account. If you’ve completed all of the required information and your venue is still not published, please email us at [email protected] and we’ll try to get to the bottom of it.
Why can’t I find my venue on the ‘Add Your Venue’ page?
To make sure all of your information is correct, we are using Google Places to find your venue. Head to google.com/business to make sure your venue is registered in Google My Business, If you continue to have problems with this, contact us at [email protected] If you’re already registered with Google and your venue is still not coming up, try typing additional information into the venue name box, such as your venue name plus the city. That usually does the trick!
I have 30+ venues—do I need to register each one separately?
If you have 30 or more venues you want to register for Negroni Week under one account, please reach out to us at [email protected] and we can help you with this process.
I'm a consumer—can I make a donation on the website?
In 2020, due to bar and restaurant shut-downs caused by COVID, we collected consumer donations for the hospitality industry. However, in 2021, Negroni Week is returning to its usual format of collecting donations from bars and restaurants, so online donations are only open to registered venues. In the meantime, you can still show your support by patronizing your favorite participating bars and restaurants who you know have made donations upon signing up, and by purchasing Negroni Week items in our shop.
- Where can I find Negroni-inspired cocktail recipes?
What's in a classic Negroni?
It’s equal parts gin, Campari and sweet vermouth. Get The Full Recipe
How can I submit a Negroni-inspired recipe from my bar if I'm participating in Negroni Week?
On the Contact page you will find a form to submit your recipe. We’ll happily consider it for inclusion on the Negroni Week website, as well as the Imbibe website. A great photo is a bonus, so please include one if you have it.
Can I buy a Negroni Week T-shirt?
Yes! Click here to get your very own official Negroni Week shirt. During Negroni Week, $2 of every shirt order goes to one of our official charity partners. We’ve also partnered with Hedley & Bennett on a special-edition Negroni Apron, and during Negroni Week 10% of each apron is donated to No Kid Hungry.
How do I subscribe to Imbibe Magazine?
Simply head to imbibemagazine.com/nw-sub. During Negroni Week, $2 of every subscription sale will go to one of our official charity partners.