Glasgow’s biggest event is returning to the city for 2019 over September weekend (Thursday, 26th September – Sunday, 29th September) and tickets go on sale 9am this Friday (31st May).
Set to even bigger than last year, Glasgow Cocktail Weekend (GCW) will once again bring together Glasgow’s finest venues, delicious drinks, exciting parties and even bigger events to celebrate cocktails over four days.
Festival ticket holders will unlock special GCW menus across the city in over 30+ bars for over 100 unlimited discounted £5 cocktails. Official venues include the exotic basement oasis of Tiki on Bath St, dive bar The Dam in Merchant City, the sophisticated surroundings of So.LA and Finnieston favourite Rioja in the West End to name a few.
New for 2019, be prepared to have your mind blown and your senses awakened in the jewel of the crown of this year’s Glasgow Cocktail Weekend – their Cocktail Kingdom. As well as exploring 100 signature £5 cocktails across Glasgow, ticket holders will enjoy one 2.5 hour captivating and fun session within their beautiful Cocktail Kingdom set in the iconic background of the Argyle St Arches.
Each Cocktail Kingdom session will offer ten fun interactive tasting activations, ten free cocktail samples from their pop-up cocktail bars and masterclasses with bartending legends. There will also be wood-fired pizza and delicious street food on offer, live entertainment and a luxurious Cocktail Lounge for you to kick back with your squad. You can also expect a few other Insta-worthy surprises to create the perfect day out.
Organised by Scottish communications consultancy Moir Media, the festival aims to showcase Glasgow’s best bars and bartenders to create an incredible cocktail event that channels the energy and charisma of the city.
Organiser, Nicola Moir said:
“We’re really excited to unveil our plans for this year’s Glasgow Cocktail Weekend. We’ve got big plans and a truckload of magic to create an unforgettable experience for our guests.
“This year we’re working with some incredible venues to create interesting drinks, and our new fun Cocktail Kingdom will let you experience our imaginative world of cocktails like never before.
“If you’re looking for something different to do with your friends or family, join us for a fun cocktail celebration and a memorable day out! Tickets are limited this year so be sure to get in quick!”