MARCH 27. Rather than splitting SGCF into two events, the whole festival has now been moved to October. By Holly Graham.

Originally, due to the coronavirus outbreak, this year’s Singapore Cocktail Festival (SGCF) was due to be split into two events: The SGCF City Takeover, which will bring a lineup of drink promotions, bar tours and cocktail experiences across Singapore’s bars was due to be held on May 15 to 22. This has now been changed to October 23 to 30.

The SGCF Festival Village – which usually hosts pop-ups by 50 Best Bars from all over Asia and the world, as well as brand booths and cocktail masterclasses, was rescheduled to October 23 to 25 at the Bayfront Event Space, and this date remains the same.

All tickets purchased for the SGCF Festival Village will be honoured on the new dates, but those who wish to get a refund can email by April 5, 2020. Tickets are also transferable and ticket holders can edit their details on