Everything you need to know about Glasgow Cocktail Weekend

Running from August 9th to August 12th, Glasgow Cocktail Weekend is set to be an exciting showcase for Glasgow’s best bars, delicious mixed drinks and live music performances across the city.

Giving cocktail lovers the chance to sample over 100 signature £5 drinks and attend masterclasses in 30 of the city’s top venues, Glasgow Cocktail Weekend also has an jam-packed live music programme with four intimate performances from Glasgow DJs that sell out venues across the world, including llyus & Barrientos, cult dance favourites We Should Have Out More and house kings, Silicone Soul playing different venues each day.


Tickets are priced from £10 from and grant access to a world of cocktails and music over four days. You can book your tickets here.

Organised by award-winning Scottish communications consultancy Moir Media, the festival aims to allow locals and tourists a chance to dive into the local live music scene and visit independent food and drink operators.


About the Festival

Glasgow Cocktail Weekend is a chance to sample the best cocktails in the city, watch the best DJs over four days this August (running from August 9th until the 12th).

Buy your wristband to enjoy £5 cocktails in participating venues and bars, exclusive events, sampling, masterclasses, discounts and Naked Grouse presents four days of DJs in different venues.

What’s included in the price?

Access to £5 signature cocktails in over 30 of Glasgow’s top venues including:

Kelvingrove Café
Tontine Lane
Five March
Rioja Finnieston
Bibimbap Glasgow
Pickled Ginger Finnieston
Mezze Glasgow
La Rotunda Casa Italiana
Max’s Bar and Grill
Hutchesons City Grill
The Butchershop Bar & Grill
The Spanish Butcher
Nam Tuk Tram Stop
The Finnieston Bar & Restaurant
Porter & Rye
Lebowskis West
Urban Bar & Brasserie
Gusto Restaurant & Bar Glasgow
A’Challtainn Fish Restaurant & Bar
Rotunda Comedy Club
Rotunda bar & Diner
Kilmurry & Co

Four DJ events in different venues presented by Naked Grouse.

– Thursday 9th August – Silicone Soul – Glasgow house legends that continue to sell out crowds internationally 10pm until 1am // Rioja

– Friday 10th August – llyus & Barrientos 7pm until 10pm // Tontine Lane

– Saturday 11th We Should Hang Out More – 2 – 10pm Lebowsksi With a hipster following built on a love of disco and techno, these producers have a cult following that continue to impress.

– Sunday 12th August closing party – All female superstar lineup including Rebecca Vasmant, IDA, Lindsay Green and Aisha close the festival in Five March 6 until 10pm