Your guide to the 2020 SA Cock

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Your guide to the 2020 SA Cocktail Festival

It’s time to shake things up! The grand opening of South Africa’s biggest Cocktail Festival will take place in Cape Town on Saturday, 29 February 2020.

Your guide to the 2020 SA Cock

Photo: Duc Quang Tran/Pixabay

The SA Cocktail Festival’s grand opening street party is set to kick off the official SA Cocktail Week that will see some of the country’s most premium spirt brands and industry role-players come together in one place to shake up tantalising cocktails and introduce enthusiasts to the latest trends, both locally and worldwide.

SA Cocktail Week is an annual signature event that is dedicated to crafted cocktails and the very best of South Africa’s bar scene, featuring a brands showcase event, bar hopping tours, masterclasses, and more. The event will also offer those interested organised tastings and the opportunity to learn insider secrets to making top-quality drinks at home. 

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Celebrating the local industry during the SA Cocktail Festival

SA Cocktail Week is not only the first ever week-long cocktail festival to take place in South Africa but also serves as one of the most vibrant celebrations of SA’s local industry.

The Grand Opening Details

  • If you are in Cape Town, start off your SA Cocktail Week with an amazing night that features premium pop up cocktail bars, food trucks, local and international bartenders and entertainment.
  • The opening party will take place on 29 February 2020 on Cnr Waterkant and Loop Street in Cape Town
  • The event will take place from 11:00 to 22:00
  • The theme for this year’s SA Cocktail Festival is ‘Grand White Street Party’


  • Stange Loving
  • Paradise Citizens
  • Jarrad Ricketts
  • Yanga Sobetwa
  • Hausing Council
  • Charlie Baker
  • Kashmir

Ticket details:

Tickets are available for the street party and venue visits or for venue visits only. Tickets are available online at Howler for R195 to R275.

No under 18’s are allowed into this event. Please note that no food or alcohol are to be brought into the premises.

A cashless system

Please note that a cashless system has been implemented for a ‘smooth experience’. Read more on the event’s official website.