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Cocktail Calendar Events 2023

Get prepared to be part of the most important events, exclusive for the beverage industry and mixology around the word. Discover them here. 

Cocktail Calendar Events 2023

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Singapore Cocktail Festival

Date: To Be Confirmed  

Singapore Cocktail Festival 2023

A landmark annual event in Asia's cocktail and nightlife calendar, Singapore Cocktail Festival (SGCF) is a social and experiential gathering of drink makers and lovers from around the world. Since its debut in 2017, over 35,000 visitors have joined to take in the vibrant scene.


IG: @sgcocktailfest 

Paris Cocktail Week

Date: March 7-14 

Paris Cocktail Week 2023

Paris Cocktail Week is the occasion to discover or revisit extraordinary bars around the different districts of the French capital. Expect to be overwhelmed by the 75+ participating bars, and the big choice of special events such as masterclasses, pop-up menus, collaborative dinners, photo exhibits… the list is long! In 2023, Paris Cocktail Week celebrates the liquid heritage of Japan.


IG: @pariscocktailweek 


50 Best Bars North America

Date: May 3, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico 

50 Best Bars North America 2023

After a much-acclaimed debut in 2022, North America’s 50 Best Bars is a list that celebrates the best bars in the region. The 50 Best lists have established itself as the most authoritative, prestigious and diverse survey of cocktail tastes around the world. 


IG: @50bestbars 

Barra México

Date: May 5-7  

Barra México 2023

Barra Mexico is the premier Bar Show in Mexico and Latin America. It is an event specialized in premium spirits, high-standing cocktails and industry leaders, always showcasing Mexican spirits. Since 2020, Barra Mexico has presented events activities for the general public, making it relevant for the industry and cocktail & spirits enthusiasts alike. Barra Mexico 2022 became the first industry event globally to achieve a “Climate Positive” ranking, which shows their commitment to sustainable practices.


IG: @barramexico 

BCB Brooklyn

Date: May 13-14 

BCB Brooklyn 2023

Bar Convent Brooklyn (BCB) is a welcoming and collaborative environment in which the pioneers of the bar and beverage community gather to celebrate and sculpt the future of liquid culture through education, sharing best practices, and generating business opportunities. It is a curation of the most premium brands driving the cocktail movement.


IG: @barconventbrooklyn 

Roma Bar Show

Date: May 29-30  

Roma Bar Show 2023

The only Italian event dedicated exclusively to the beverage industry and the world of mixology. It is aimed at the entire world of hospitality and discerning consumers. Italy is a natural leader in the hospitality sector, which is more relevant at a time when hospitality and enjoyment are the central "products" in everyone's lives.


IG: @romabarshow 

Athens Cocktail Week

Date: To Be Confirmed 

Athens Cocktail Week

Athens City Festival is a modern new annual festival that invites all residents and visitors to a one-month’s worth of more than 100 events across all of its neighborhoods. Visitors will also bar-hop through tens of the city's best bars for a taste of limited-edition cocktails by world-renowned bartenders and mixologists, while discovering nightlife the Athenian way.


IG: @athenscocktailsfestivalofficial 


Asia's 50 Best Bars

Date: 3rd week of July, Hong Kong 

Asia's 50 Best Bars 2023

Asia's 50 Best Bars was launched seven years ago,  with the purpose of showcasing the best and most innovative talent in the region's drinks industry. The Academy spans 14 countries and dozens of cities across the continent, reflecting the relative development and importance of bar scenes in different locations. The list reflects the diversity of the drinking scene in Asia, with cocktail bars in large hotels, backstreet speakeasies, tiki places, whisky bars and venues that major in wine and beer all included in the ranking.


Ig: @50bestbars 

Tales of the Cocktail

Date: July 23 – 28, New Orleans 

Tales of the Cocktail

With hundreds of opportunities developed specifically for industry professionals from bartenders to distillers, Tales of the Cocktail is the drinks industry’s annual meeting place for exchanging new ideas, products, and techniques featuring education, tastings, networking, and awards programming. Going since 2002, Tales of the Cocktail has become a worldwide reference.


IG: @tales_of_the_coctail 


Madrid Cocktail Week 

Date: To Be Confirmed 

Madrid Cocktail Week  2023

Madrid Cocktail Week is a cocktail event designed for consumers, professionals, spirit brands and bars alike. It offers unique experiences and is a showcase of mixology and hospitality trends in Spain and the rest of Europe.  


IG: @madridcocktailweek 


World's 50 Best Bars

Date: 3rd week of October, Singapore 

World's 50 Best Bars 2023
"The Altos Tequila bar at the World's 50 Best Bars in Barcelona, 2022."
World's 50 Best Bars 2023 celebration

First published in 2009, The World’s 50 Best Bars is the annual list that celebrates the best of the international drinks industry. The award ceremony brings together the best bartending talent, incorporating grand hotel bars, secretive speakeasies, quirky saloons and classic drinking dens. 


IG: @50bestbars

London Cocktail Week

Date: To be Confirmed 

London Cocktail Week

The biggest cocktail festival in the world has returned to London. Working with over 350 of London's best bars and clubs, it dedicates itself to all things drink.


IG: @londoncocktailweekofficial 

Speed Rack Mexico

Date: To be confirmed 

Speed Rack Mexico 2023

Speed Rack is a high-speed bartending competition exclusively for women competitors. It’s designed to highlight up-and-coming self-identifying females in the cocktail industry and give back to those impacted by breast cancer. As always, the competition in Speed Rack Mexico promises to be fierce, but so does the fundraising. It is open to all who identify as women / femmes. 


IG: @speed_rack 

BCB Berlin

Date: October 9-11   

BCB Berlin 2023

Bar Convent Berlin is the largest trade fair for the bar and beverage industry. Bar owners, bartenders, distributors and manufacturers from around 80 countries come to BCB in Berlin every year to make new contacts, learn about product innovations and attend seminars. BCB has expanded its global network with further shows in the US, Brazil and Singapore.


IG: @barconventber

Lisbon & Porto Cocktail Week

Date: To Be Confirmed 

Lisbon & Porto Cocktail Week 2023

Lisbon & Porto Cocktail Week is open to all. For nine days, visitors can tour bars, restaurants and other venues to experience unique tastings, paired dinners, workshops and parties, among other food and beverage events.  


IG: @lisboaportococktailweek 


BCB Singapore

Date: November 6-7   

BCB Singapore 2023

Originating in Germany, BCB Berlin has grown from being a small get-together to becoming one of the most important trade fairs of the international bar industry. 

BCB Singapore will provide the perfect platform to meet partners, influencers, and friends from South-East Asia. Singapore is Asia Pacific’s most decorated country for the cocktail bar scene today. 


IG: @barconventsingapore