The Best UK Cocktail Events

The top UK cocktail events that you need to know about

Long and fruity, creamy and tall or short and strong. There’s a cocktail for every man and his dog. No, seriously - London bar, Smith and Whistle actually have a cocktail menu specifically designed for dogs. Anyway, where were we? There’s nothing better than kicking back and sipping a deliciously prepared cocktail and now it seems our prayers have been answered as there’s a whole host of cocktail events taking place up and down the country. And remember, the rule about mixing your drinks doesn’t matter when it comes to cocktails.

London Cocktail Week

The ultimate one

This week long event is the loudest celebration of the UK’s cocktail scene. Plus, this year over 300 bars have signed up, making it the biggest celebration in the world. Expect cocktail tours, a week-long cocktail village (can we move there?) and more cocktails than you could ever want! So, what are you waiting for? Get your tickets now and book the entire week off work!

Manchester | Cocktails in the City

The secret one

Taking place in a secret location, this cocktail event has got everyone talking! From old-fashioned speakeasies to luxurious new bar openings, this 2-day cocktail event allows you to experience 20 of Manchester’s cocktail bars under one roof. Stirring up a range of exciting drinks, you’ll brush shoulders with the cities best mixologists.

Liverpool | Cocktails in the City

The compact one

Experience the true taste of Liverpool’s cocktail scene at this intimate and unique drinking event. 15 of the city’s best-loved cocktail bars will gather under one roof, allowing visitors to taste new flavour combinations and learn tricks of the trade. Take part in cocktail masterclasses, unique cocktail services and celebrate the diversity of Liverpool’s drinking scene.

Loves Cocktails

The northern one

Manchester, Leeds, Nottingham and Liverpool are known for their nightlife and now the North’s best bars will be hosting festivals dedicated to cocktails. Serving a limited edition £5 menu, this event is guaranteed to get the party started. Why not make a weekend of it and check our list of activities inManchester,Leeds,NottinghamandLiverpool?

London Cocktails: Summer Edition

The al fresco one

Stop what you’re doing. Cancel your holiday. Because this summer, 24 of London’s finest cocktail bars will be hosting the ultimate cocktail festival. Taste the finest creations from the capital’s award-winning bartenders, sip brand new flavours and discover where your favourite tipple was first made. Live music and competitions make this one event that shouldn’t be missed.

Edinburgh | Cocktails in the City

The winter one

Warm up with a unique evening of cocktails and unforgettable drinking experiences in the heart of Edinburgh. Discover new bars, the latest drinks and expert techniques as the best bars from around the city join forces under one roof. Tickets costs just £12 and include a cocktail and cocktail booklet.

If you can't make one of the festivals above, we havecocktail makingworkshops available across the UK and Europe. Looking for something different? Take a look at ourhen do activity ideas.