Just click on the “Sign Up” button at the top of the SipScene homepage and click “connect via Facebook” or fill in your email address and password to create an account.
You can search the site and find drinking events even if you’re not registered but you’ll need a SipScene account to book your place at a SipScene event. Once you sign up, complete your profile information before booking so that your hosts and fellow guests can get to know you better before the event starts.
Yes, you must be 21 years old to book and attend drinking events through SipScene.
If you forgot your password or are having trouble logging in to your SipScene account:
- Select Sign in at the top right of the homepage
- Select Lost Password
- Type in your username or email address and we’ll send you a new password
* If you don’t receive an email check your spam.
Yes, the SipScene team manually approves each host and SipScene event. We personally connect with each host and check the content of their events before they are uploaded onto the site. Only approved hosts are able to create events and only approved events will appear on the SipScene website.
On each event page, the city of that experience is included in the information provided. Additionally, once you book on a SipScene event you will receive a confirmation email that includes the exact address along with the contact information of the host.
Most SipScene events are available to be booked as a private event.
Please email SipScene with the link to the event you would like to book privately, the total number of attendees, preferred date(s) and we will contact the host and arrange this for you. Please note, for private events cancellation must be made no later than 120 hours before the event is due to take place in order to get a refund (service fee may not be refunded).
Guests are only permitted to purchase one ticket for each event, for themselves. This is to ensure the age restrictions are met and to allow the host to know who will be attending their event.
You can cancel your reservation for any SipScene event and receive a full refund for the total amount paid providing the cancellation is requested no later than 48 hours before the scheduled time of the event. Amount net any commissions and fees paid by SipScene (e.g – PayPal fees).
Almost anyone who loves hosting can apply to be a SipScene host, providing they are over 21 years old. You will apply through the website to become a host and be accepted on an individual basis. Some hosts are professionals working in the drinking industry, while others are passionate about hosting and different drink types. The most important thing is that you know how to host, make people feel welcome and have a unique / fun offering for the SipScene community.
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SipScene reviews all experiences before approving them for the site to ensure the quality of each event.
For approved hosts, the SipScene team will review your event application within 24 hours of receiving it. We will contact you by email or phone to confirm certain details or to suggest changes if necessary. Once the event is approved it will be displayed on the SipScene website.
We will send you an email for each reservation including the name of the participant and a link to their SipScene profile page.
Yes, you’re welcome to sell products at your SipScene events. Each host is responsible for managing his or her own legalities and regulatory compliance.
You should try to avoid cancelling or changing the date of a scheduled SipScene event. In the unfortunate event that you absolutely must cancel, please contact us at email@example.com so that we can inform your registered guests as early as possible. Please note that if an event is cancelled and tickets had been sold for this experience, guests will be refunded in full and you may be liable for service fees (e.g. Paypal).
Payments, Comissions and Taxes
Listing your event on SipScene is completely free, we only take a commission on the price of tickets sold through the SipScene website.
You will receive payment once the event has taken place. We make payments every Monday. For example, if you host an event on a Friday, you will get paid on the Monday after your event.
The SipScene host is responsible for paying tax on revenue through ticket sales. Please take tax into consideration when setting the price for your SipScene event.