The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign is searching for the best tasting and most creative “HERO Mocktail,” along with the Great HEROtini® Bartender and Top Shore Area HERO bar, tavern or restaurant promoting the important role of Designated Drivers. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, establishments and the HERO Campaign will promote their unique HEROtini® and encourage patrons to vote for their drink.

Cast Your Vote


The HEROtini® Happening Finals will be on September 14 at the Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club, where we will choose the HEROtini® Mocktail Challenge winners.

HEROtini® Happening Tickets and Sponsorships


Awards will be presented for:

  • Best HEROtini® Mocktail
  • Top HEROtini® Bartender
  • Top HERO Establishment

Here’s how you can get involved! 


Starting Memorial Day Weekend, our partner Bar/Restaurants will be vying for your votes. Be part of the first annual HEROtini® Mocktail Challenge and cast your vote for Best HEROtini® Mocktail, Best Mocktail Name, Top HEROtini® Bartender  and Top HERO Establishment. 

Cast Your Vote See Participating Establishments HEROtini Guide


Be a sponsor of the HEROtini® Challenge and promote your business from Memorial Day to Labor Day, including the HEROtini® Happening Finals on September 14 at the Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club.

Become a Sponsor See Current Sponsors


Save the Dates

Join us for the following HEROtini® Tasting Adventures

At the events listed below you will be able to taste the various HEROtini® Mocktails and vote for your favorite.  Except for the July 3rd event when the listed establishments will all meet on the AC Boardwalk, you can visit any or all of the places listed and join in the fun.  Looking forward to seeing you.

Atlantic City Boardwalk – In the Pavilion in front of the Tropicana: July 3; 11am-1pm (B Bar at Borgata, Bally’s Beach Bar, Boogie Nights, Bar One at Resorts • Hard Rock • Lucky Bones, Olon, The Deck @ Golden Nugget, The Palm)

Cape May Mocktail Night: July 18; 5:30pm (The Ebbitt Room, Rusty Nail, Congress Hall, Lucky Bones)

Somers Point HERO Stroll: July 25; 5:30pm (Charlie’s, The Anchorage, Gregory’s, The Doc’s Place)

Old School Atlantic City Duel: August 8; 5:30pm  (The Knife & Fork, Dock’s Oyster House, Angeloni’s II)

Mocktails in Margate: August 16th; 5:30pm (Sofia, Steve and Cookie’s, Maynard’s, Bocca)

A Touch of HEROtini: August 23rd; 6pm (A Touch of Italy)

Atlantic City Mocktail Crawl: August 29; 5:30pm (Vagabond, Wonder Bar, Ducktown, Little Water Distillery)