Have a read of our frequently asked questions
For 2023 you!ll be swapping your e-ticket for a wristband and guidebook at The Highland Park Hub.
You’ll find The Highland Park Hub at Hotel du Vin:
25 Church Street
You won’t miss us, we’re Iocated in the courtyard, right ahead of you when you enter the hotel. For the BCW veterans amongst you, this is the same location as the BCW2022 Hub.
The Highland Park Hub is where you’ll start your cocktail adventure!
You’ll need to visit during the below opening hours in order to take part in Birmingham Cocktail Weekend:
Thurs 6 July
Pre-event collection, the real fun starts on Friday: Midday – 2pm
FRI 7 JULY
Midday – 8pm
SAT 8 JULY
Midday – 8pm
SUN 9 JULY
Last chance to collect: Midday – 2pm
We always recommend that you meet your friends at The Hub so that everyone gets the full BCW experience but yes, you can collect wristbands for your friends. You’ll need to bring along their e-tickets for us to scan.
Yes, subject to availability. Wristbands are £15 on the Hub.
You need a ticket in order to swap it for a BCW wristband and guidebook. Your BCW wristband gives you access to each venues’ £5 signature cocktail. It also gives you access to exclusive festival events and a selection of food offers too.
The guidebook includes a handy map and all the information you’ll need to enjoy the festival.
Have a read of our Festival Guide for more information
Yes. Your wristband is valid for the whole long weekend. That means you can dip into the festival for just one evening of cocktail sipping or enjoy all three days exploring venues and sampling their signature drinks.
Yes – you can find our more here
You must be aged 18+ to participate in Birmingham Cocktail Weekend.
Some venues do have a dress code. If a venue has a dress code it will be outlined in the guidebook. The most common dress code is ‘no trainers, sportswear or caps’.
You can buy 1 signature cocktail by showing your wristband at a participating venue’s bar. If you’re with a group, all group members will need to show their wristbands too.
There are no restrictions on how many times you and your group can order but we’d encourage you to explore the city and sample different signature cocktails to get the most out of the festival experience.
As always, every venue retains the right to decline service as they see fit.
Why not take advantage of this special offer from our Lead Hotel – Staying Cool at Rotunda?
Use the promo code on your e-ticket when booking direct and receive a 15% discount off the nightly pre-pay rate (20% if you opt for our VIP Package). You can expect all of the usual Staying Cool treats, plus a special treat just for BCW cocktail lovers!
Valid for stays on the 7th, 8th and 9th July 2023, you’ll need to show your BCW wristband during your stay.
Tickets for BCW2023 are non refundable.