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Who has the best latte art? 757 coffee shops to compete in Halloween barista throwdown

The competition is hosted by Norfolk shops Vessel Craft Coffee and Coalescence Coffee.

NORFOLK, Va. — Author's note: The video above is on file from June 2019.

Who has the best latte art in Hampton Roads? That may be determined tonight.

Several coffee shops will compete in the "Halloween Barista Throwdown Event" on Friday night, a bracket-style contest for the best latte art.

The competition is hosted by Norfolk shops Vessel Craft Coffee and Coalescence Coffee. It will take place at Coalescence, located at 226 W 24th St in Norfolk, from 6-9 p.m. 

According to Coalescence cofounder Nic Lombardi, the contest will have 20 competitors from different shops, including Cure Coffeehouse, Kobros Coffee, Canvas Coffee, Equinox Coffee Co. and Color Wheel Coffee.

The event will also have a Halloween costume contest. Whoever wins the best costume will get a gift certificate provided by Selden Market in Norfolk.

Slide Thru #FAM, a Norfolk burger slider and Filipino restaurant, will have a food pop-up.