Click this link to check out the guide and list of schedules for SGCF: Festival Village, Empress Lawn 


From May 10 to 18 2019, people who are passionate about cocktails can expect a diverse round-up of cocktail experiences around Singapore as it holds the biggest cocktail festival in Asia. From thematic bar tours to guest bartender appearances and attractive cocktail deals across 45 participating venues, check out these highlights on the Festival calendar:

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Themed Bar Tours

Visit four bars in one go at each of the themed bar tours offered during the Festival period, and savor each bar’s exclusive SGCF creation at each stop.

1) Whisky Business I May 14, Tuesday, 6:30 pm to 10:35 pm
Price: S$98 + S$4 booking fee
Meeting Point: Claypots Full Circle, 103 Amoy Street, Singapore 069923
Calling whisky lovers! The ‘water of life’ is the main highlight at Claypots Full Circle, Monte Carlo Boys, Rogue Trader, and Mitzo Restaurant & Bar.
2) New Kids on the Block I May 15, Wednesday, 6:30 pm to 10:35 pm
Price: S$98 + S$4 booking fee
Meeting Point: IB HQ, 774A North Bridge Road, Singapore 198742
Check out Singapore's freshest cocktail hotspots! Party at IB HQ, Idlewild, Cook & Tras Social Library, The Monarchy Cocktail Bar & Ultra Lounge for an ultimate night-out!
3) Gin There, Done That May 15, Wednesday, 6:30 pm to 10:35 pm
Price: S$98 + S$4 booking fee
Meeting Point: Joji Bar, Carlton Hotel, 76 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189558
For the gin lovers, bar hop to Joji Bar, Tess Bar & Kitchen, Smoke & Mirrors, CIN CIN to get your 'gin' on. Each bar will offer a gin-based drink for their 2019 Festival offering.
4) Whisky Business I May 16, Thursday, 6:30 pm to 10:35 pm
Price: S$98 + S$4 booking fee
Meeting Point: Cool Cats, The NCO Club, Level 1, 32 Beach Road, Singapore 189764
Those who can’t make it to the first whisky tour on May 14 get a second chance, and whisky lovers who can’t get enough can go to four new bars to get their whisky fix. Featured Bars are Cool Cats, Maison du Whisky, Jekyll & Hyde, Queen's

5) Like A VirginI May 17, Friday, 6:30 pm to 10:35 pm
Price: S$98 + S$4 booking fee
Meeting Point:The Sampan, 63 Boat Quay, Singapore 049851
It's going to be a magical night as the guest of this crawl will be hopping to The Sampan, Hopscotch, Brass Lion Distillery, and Bob's Bar to get some vodka and gin fix.
6) Asia’s 50 Best Bars X Four Pillars Gin Tour I May 18, Saturday, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Price: S$98 + S$4 booking fee
Meeting Point: ATLAS, Parkview Singapore, 600 North Bridge Road, Singapore 188778
Four Pillars Gin Ambassador, Sam Ng, will guide attendees to all things gin at four of Asia's 50 Best Bars for a host of spirited activities such as a punch-making session and a gin tasting flight. All stops will feature Four Pillars cocktails. The journey will start at one of 50 Best Bars in Asia with the biggest collection of gin, ATLAS bar.
7) Crazy Rich Asians I May 18, Saturday, 6:30 pm to 10:35 pm
Price: S$98 + S$4 booking fee
Meeting Point: Chihuly Lounge, 7 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039799
Drink like a crazy rich Asian at these five luxury bars–Chihuly Lounge, MO Bar, Martini Bar, The Bar at 15 Stamford.  

All bar tours are available for booking on www.singaporecocktailfestival.com.

Cocktail Passport and Exclusive Cocktail Deals  

Over 45 bars are included in Singapore Cocktail Festival’s Cocktail Passport. The Cocktail Passport entitles you to special cocktail promos. SGCF in partnership with the Sluggr app created a mobile app for easy navigation on promo redemption with exclusive contests and offers in-app, as well as information about special events, guest shifts, masterclasses, and workshops. The SGCF portal goes live this April, and the Sluggr app is free to download and use in both iPhone and Android devices.

Exclusive cocktail deals can be redeemed via the Sluggr App from 10 to 18 May. Festival-goers who complete redemptions across 15 bars or more can unlock exclusive promotions, and participate in the #SGCFCocktailChallenge to win a grand prize worth S$1,000 (S$500 cash prize, 2D1N stay at Grand Park Orchard, and a cocktail hamper).

Go to www.singaporecocktailfestival.com for the full list of participating bars.

Guest Bar Shifts and Events Around Town

You can catch bartenders and brand ambassadors from bars and brands around the world at guest bar shifts all over the city throughout the SGCF. Some Filipino bartenders will be featured during this exciting 9-day festival, showing off our talent in crafting cocktails that will impress the global audience. Mark your calendars and plan your week right.

May 8, Wednesday

1) Four Pillars Australian [Gin] Open finals
Where: Jigger & Pony, 165 Tanjong Pagar Rd, Amara Hotel, Singapore 088539
Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

2) James Irvine (Four Pillars) 
Where: Jigger & Pony, 165 Tanjong Pagar Rd, Amara Hotel, Singapore 088539
Time: 8:00 pm to 12:00 mn

May 9, Thursday

1) Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019 announcement (invite only)
Where: Capitol Theatre, 17 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178907
Time: 6:30 pm to 11:30 pm
May 10, Friday

1) #50BestTalks: Female Spirit (invite only)
Where: Como Dempsey, 17 & 18 Dempsey Road, Singapore 249676
Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

2) Angus Zou from Draft Land, Taipei
Where: SKAI, 2 Stamford Rd, Level 70 Equinox Complex, Singapore 178882
Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

3) The Botanist Residency with Alice (Seoul)
Where: Gibson, 20 Bukit Pasoh Rd, 2nd Floor, Singapore 089834
Time: 6:00 pm to 2:00 am

4) Bar Mood, Taipei Takeover
Where: Anti:dote, 2 Stamford Rd, Level 1, Singapore 178882
Time: 7:00 pm to 1:00 am

5) Antonio Lai & Shelley Tai (Quinary, Hong Kong)
Where: Tess Bar & Kitchen, 38 Seah St, Singapore 188394
Time: 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

6) Shingo Gokan (Sober Company/Speak Low/The Odd Couple, Shanghai and SG Club, Tokyo)
Where: Jigger & Pony, 165 Tanjong Pagar Rd, Amara Hotel, Singapore 088539
Time: 7:00 pm to 12:00 mn

7) The Curator Manila Pop Up- The Flavors of Philippines Experience featuring Jericson Co, Sciemon Maquirang, and Karina Lugtu
Where: Nutmeg & Clove, 10 Ann Siang Hill, Singapore 069789
Time: 8:00 pm till late

8) Monkey Shoulder presents The Industry Nightcap – Unapologetic Rage with Holly Graham (DRiNK Magazine), Beckaly Franks (The Pontiac, Hong Kong), Micaela Piccolo (Nimbility, Shanghai), Jen Queen (57 Below Hospitality, Yangon) and Hutch (EC Proof, Singapore)
Where: 28 HongKong Street, 28 Hongkong St, Singapore 059667
Time: 12:00 midnight to 3:00 am

9) David Ong (The Curator, Manila)
Where: La Terre, 11 Upper Circular Rd, #01-01, Singapore 058409
Time: 6 to 8:30 pm and 9 to 11:30 pm
May 11, Saturday

1) Grazia Di Franco (Mancino Vermouth) and Mario La Pietra (Charlie Parker’s, Sydney)
Where: SKAI, 2 Stamford Rd, Level 70 Equinox Complex, Singapore 178882
Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

2) The Botanist Residency with Alice (Seoul)
Where: Gibson, 20 Bukit Pasoh Rd, 2nd Floor, Singapore 089834
Time: 6:00 pm to 2:00 am

3) Jamie Rhind (The Bamboo Bar, Bangkok)
Where: Tess Bar & Kitchen, 38 Seah St, Singapore 188394
Time: 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

4) Luca Cinalli (Nightjar/Oriole, London)
Where: Anti:dote, 2 Stamford Rd, Level 1, Singapore 178882
Time: 8:00 pm to 1:00 am

5) Glenfiddich Know Your Bartender presents Antonio Lai and Shelly Tai (Quinary Hong Kong)
Where: The Monarchy Cocktail Bar & Ultra Lounge, 56 Tras St, Singapore 078995
Time: 8:00 pm to 12:00 mn

6) Deepak Soni (Moon Bar, Bangkok)
Where: The Wall SG, 76 Tanjong Pagar Rd, Singapore 088497
Time: 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

7) David Ong and Jericson Co (The Curator/OTO, Manila)
Where: Jigger & Pony, 165 Tanjong Pagar Rd, Amara Hotel, Singapore 088539
Time: 11:00 pm to 3:00 am

8) Flavors of Southeast Asia Experience featuring Lester Ligon from Proof Manila
Where: Nutmeg & Clove, 10 Ann Siang Hill, Singapore 069789
Time: 7:00 pm till late

May 12, Sunday

1) Fastest Hands in the East 4!
Where: 28 HongKong Street, 28 Hongkong St, Singapore 059667
Time: 8:00 pm to 2:00 am

2) Luca Cinalli (Nightjar/Oriole, London)
Where: Anti:dote, 2 Stamford Rd, Level 1, Singapore 178882
Time: 8:00 pm to 1:00 am

May 13, Monday

1) Andrew Lugiman (Fairmont, Jakarta)
Where: Tess Bar & Kitchen, 38 Seah St, Singapore 188394
Time: 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

2) Black Tears Rum Nightcap
Where: Tess Bar & Kitchen, 38 Seah St, Singapore 188394
Time: 11:00 pm to 1:00 am

3) Simone Caporale from Marque D’Amour (Seoul, Korea)
Where: SKAI, 2 Stamford Rd, Level 70 Equinox Complex, Singapore 178882

May 14, Tuesday

1) Suffian Mahmoud (Hotel Indigo, Bali)
Where: The Wall SG, 76 Tanjong Pagar Rd, Singapore 088497
Time: 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

2) The Aussie Invasion: Slinky & Stroevey Strike Back with Matt Linktaker (Black Pearl, Melbourne) and Evan Stroeve (Bulletin Place, Sydney)
Where: Nutmeg & Clove, 10 Ann Siang Hill, Singapore 069789
Time: 8:00 pm to 12:00 mn

3) Nightjar (London)
Where: Jigger & Pony, 165 Tanjong Pagar Rd, Amara Hotel, Singapore 088539
Time: 8:00 pm to 12:00 mn

4) Hendrick’s Night feat. Charmaine Thio (Hendrick’s SEA Ambassador)
Where: Anti:dote, 2 Stamford Rd, Level 1, Singapore 178882
Time: 8:00 pm to 1:00 am

May 15, Wednesday

1) Richie Cruz (Cobbler Bar, Manila)
Where: Tess Bar & Kitchen, 38 Seah St, Singapore 188394
Time: 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

2) Soran Nomura (SG Club, Tokyo and Kyro Distillery)
Where: Jigger & Pony, 165 Tanjong Pagar Rd, Amara Hotel, Singapore 088539
Time: 8:00 pm to 12:00 mn

May 16, Thursday

1) 1001 Drunk Nights with Jay Natividad and Ian Libang (Spirits Library, Manila)
Where: Fat Prince, 48 Peck Seah St, Singapore 079317
Time: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

2) Rabbit Hole (Bangkok)
Where: Jigger & Pony, 165 Tanjong Pagar Rd, Amara Hotel, Singapore 088539
Time: 8:00 pm to 12:00 mn

May 17, Friday

1) The Botanist Residency with Lamp Bar (Nara)
Where: Gibson, 20 Bukit Pasoh Rd, 2nd Floor, Singapore 089834
Time: 6:00 pm to 2:00 am

2) Will and Zoo (Corked Tales/Drinking & Healing, Ho Chi Minh City)
Where: Tess Bar & Kitchen, 38 Seah St, Singapore 18839
Time: 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

3) 1001 Drunk Nights with Jay Natividad and Ian Libang (Spirits Library, Manila)
Where: Fat Prince, 48 Peck Seah St, Singapore 079317
Time: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

4) David Ong and David Abalayan (OTO, Manila)
Where: Flagship, 20 Bukit Pasoh Rd, Singapore 089834
Time: 8:00 pm to 12:00 mn

5) Three Sheets Takeover (London)
Where: Nutmeg & Clove, 10 Ann Siang Hill, Singapore 069789
Time: 8:00 pm to 12:00 mn
May 18, Saturday 
1) The Botanist Residency with Lamp Bar (Nara) 
Where: Gibson, 20 Bukit Pasoh Rd, 2nd Floor, Singapore 089834 
Time: 6 pm-2am 

2) Jerry Thomas (Rome) 
Where: Jigger & Pony, 165 Tanjong Pagar Rd, Amara Hotel, Singapore 088539 
Time: 8:00 pm to 12:00 mn 

3) The Monarchy is Overthrown, featuring Shah Dillion from 40 Thieves (Bali, Indonesia) 
Where: The Monarchy Cocktail Bar & Ultra Lounge, 56 Tras St, Singapore 078995 
Time: 8:00 pm to 4:00 am


Beyond the cocktail festival, check out other exciting nightlife and entertainment offerings awaiting you in Singapore! Visit www.visitsingapore.com or follow them on Twitter @visitsingapore and Facebook at VisitSingaporePH, and @Visit_Singapore on Instagram for more information. 

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