The fifth edition of Singapore Cocktail Festival will return to the city from 10 to 18 May, making this its largest permutation yet. Two key pillars will anchor the 11-day strong revelry, the Festival Village, to be held at Empress Lawn once more, as well as Events Around The City, which features masterclasses, guest shifts from regional greats in the industry, and bar crawls.
Before the full line-up of events debut, here’s a quick look at what you can expect from Singapore Cocktail Festival 2019. Mark your calendars. Tickets at early bird prices available here.
The #SGCF2019 Festival Village is a three-day long spree of cocktails atop more cocktails, situated in the central address that is Empress Lawn. Award-winning bartenders including Asia’s 50 Best alumni such as Jigger & Pony, Bangkok’s Smalls and Seoul’s Keepers. Other Singaporean bars and global liquor brands will join the fray with pop-ups to keep your thirst well quenched over the weekend.
For those particularly keen on spirits, there’s also an Artisanal Spirits Tasting Room with obscure brands rarely seen in Singapore to sample.
Rounding off the highlights of the #SGCF2019 Festival Village is the a bartending competition that will see 60 bartenders across 25 different countries duke it out to be the Barstylez International Bartender champion.
If you can’t make it to the #SGCF2019 Festival Village, then there are plenty of events peppered around the city that you can still participate in for the rest of the week. Expect cocktails priced at a discount and promotions from participating bars, bar crawls and guest shifts that you can pop-by every evening.
Promotions can be accessed via a Cocktail Passport on the Sluggr application you can download on your respective app stores. The app will also be your mobile map to all the events going on, so you don’t miss a thing.