Singapore’s annual cocktail festival is back for its 9th rendition, and this year they are ready to shake things up! From the 5th until the 21st of May, you can expect a variety of festival activities and city takeovers to keep your drinks refreshed and your weekends busy.
The main event will take place on the weekend of the 5th to the 7th of May at the Festival Village. The iconic Bayfront Event Space will be showcasing over 100 different cocktails, made by mixologists from around the world, as well as a variety of themed drink experiences.
Whether you like your drinks sweet and fruity, or bitter and on the rocks, there will be a cocktail for you. While sipping on your drinks, you will also be able to indulge in delicious food from multiple restaurant pop-ups serving up flavours from Spain to Mexico and India.
While we would be happy with just the cocktails, the fun doesn’t stop there, you will also be treated to musical entertainment throughout the evening, including DJs and live bands. Get ready to dance the night away with a stunning 180-degree view of Singapore’s city skyline as your backdrop.
Festival-goers can also enjoy a variety of pop-ups from iconic spirit brands such as Malfy Gin, Los Arcos Agave Tequila and Monkey Shoulder Whiskey (just to name a few). Go on an artisanal spirit tasting, order designer cocktails or rendezvous with the who’s-who of the mixology world, the options are endless.
Entry passes start at $45 and can be bought for one to three days, depending on how many cocktails you can handle. With every entry pass to the festival, you get a free welcome drink that you can redeem at any booth in the Festival Village. Plus, all the cocktails there are priced at a standard S$15.
But wait, there’s more! Your entry pass also comes with a City Takeover Wristband. This gives you access to limited edition signature cocktails for just $18 at any of the 47 participating bars in town from 5 – 21 May.
This event is an incredible opportunity to meet some of the world’s best cocktail creators and bartenders, you might even learn a few tricks to show off at your next dinner party. Don’t miss out on this celebration of all things cocktail, and grab your festival passes now. You don’t want to be the only one stranded with an empty glass.