SINGAPORE COCKTAIL FESTIVAL 2018 Asia’s Largest Celebration of Cocktails Returns from 4 to 13 May 2018

Singapore Cocktail Festival - Village - Asia Bar Battle

 

The Singapore Cocktail Festival (#SGCF2018) returns from 4 to 13 May 2018, promising an even more “thirst-raising” instalment this year.Attendees can “Taste, Learn and Play” over the 10-day Festival, which will kick off at Empress Lawn (in front of Victoria Theatre Concert Hall), the new home for the Festival Village.

THE FESTIVAL VILLAGE

Open from 4 to 6 May 2018, this year’s Festival Village will be located at Empress
Lawn, right at the core of the Civic District and in perfect view of Singapore’s key
landmarks.
“The Festival Village this year aims to bring together over 30 of the best cocktail bars in
Singapore, and the region in one big party. Consumers will be able to sample creative
cocktails by internationally-acclaimed bars, bartenders and partnering brands such as
Hendrick’s Gin and Monkey Shoulder by William Grant & Sons, while soaking in an
outdoor festival vibe,” shares Wai Mayleng, Co-Founder of Singapore Cocktail Festival.
Among the Singapore bars line-up include Astor Bar, Bob’s Bar, Caffe Fernet, Cin Cin,
Mitzo Restaurant & Bar, Nutmeg & Clove, Propeller Bar, Red Tail Bar, Smoke & Mirrors,
Tess Bar & Kitchen and The Wall. From around the region, catch award-winning
bartenders James Estes from Skullduggery (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia), Bob Louison
from Pussyfoot Salon (Seoul, South Korea) and more.

The Festival Village will also be bringing back crowd hits such as the Artisanal Spirits
Tasting Room, which features handcrafted small-batch spirits; Asia Bar Battle, where
country-led bartending teams take on flaring, speed and mystery ingredient challenges for the win; a Food Street, as well as live DJ sets and mixes by Official Festival Music
Partner, CÉ LA VI.
Ms Carrie Kwik, Executive Director of Arts, Entertainment & Tourism Concept
Development, Singapore Tourism Board, said, “The Singapore Cocktail Festival has
grown to become a key event that adds to Singapore’s appeal as a vibrant and exciting
destination for visitors. We are extremely pleased that this homegrown event, which
first launched as Singapore Cocktail Week with the support of STB’s Kickstart Fund,
has become a showcase of our city’s local mixologists, award-winning bars and cocktail
scene. We are delighted to support the event once again and look forward to it serving
up more exciting offerings this year.”

Festival Village tickets will go on sale from 3pm (Singapore time) on 23 February 2018,
and are priced from $28 for a 1-day pass. For more ticketing information, refer to
the Fact Sheet attached, or go to http://www.singaporecocktailfestival.com for the latest
updates.

COCKTAIL CELEBRATIONS AROUND THE CITY

From 4 to 13 May 2018, festival-goers can also enjoy Festival deals happening across
the best cocktail bars and restaurants in Singapore. From discounted cocktails to special cocktail and food pairing menus, attendees can purchase a Cocktail Passport to enjoy these special offerings. Participating venues include Astor Bar, Bar Stories, Bob’s Bar, Caffe Fernet, Chihuly Bar, Cin Cin, Elixir Bar, Mitzo Restaurant & Bar, Nutmeg & Clove, Potato Head Folk, Propeller Bar, Red Tail Bar, Smoke & Mirrors, Tess Bar & Kitchen, and The Wall. The cocktail passport is available for purchase at $15 nett from the Festival Village. Festival Village ticket holders will receive the Cocktail Passport for free. For the latest updates on cocktail promotions and events happening around the city, go to
http://www.singaporecocktailfestival.com.
“We are very excited with the fourth edition of Singapore Cocktail Festival. This annual
celebration has successfully placed Singapore on the map, and continues to be a much anticipated congregation of drink lovers and makers. With Grand Park Orchard on board
as the Official Festival Hotel Partner, we are ready to welcome guests from any part of
the world, and have them discover Singapore, one cocktail at a time,” says Ivy Woo,
Co-Founder of Singapore Cocktail Festival.
Singapore Cocktail Festival runs from 4 to 13 May 2018 and is jointly organised by Food
News, Integrated Marketing Agency, and The Events Artery.

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