Vancouver Cocktail Week (VCW) is back from March 3 – 10, 2024 and there is no better place to toast the art of the cocktail than in Gastown. Join us as we celebrate the vibrant culture of food and drink in a city that is a hub of cocktail creativity, filled with multi-award-winning-bartenders. Enjoy a series of innovative, cocktail-focussed events taking place throughout the city, plus nightly Cinq a Sept Happy Hour specials at select neighbourhood bars. From whiskey dens to bartender pop-ups – Gastown is ready to celebrate Vancouver Cocktail Week with you – with a delicious, hand-crafted drink in hand.



Drop in to these elevated happy hours across the city for VCW signature cocktails, snacks, entertainment, socializing and more. Happening nightly from 5-7pm.

Sun March 3 – Sun March 10

Gastown locations include:

Gastown Cocktail Crawl

Follow the sweetly spiced flavours of Flor de Caña rum through the historic streets of Gastown.

Sun March 3, 4-8 pm 

Stops include:

VCW Events

These ticketed events range from master classes to cocktail-paired dinners to drag shows, and represent the wide world of cocktail culture in Vancouver and beyond. Don’t miss out on these events taking place in and around Gastown:

Tues March 5

Bartender Pop-up: Jeff Savage x L’Abattoir

  • Address: L’Abattoir, 217 Carrall Street
  • Timing: 5-7 pm
  • This is not a ticketed event

Wed March 6

Whisky Den at the Clough Club

  • Address: Clough Club, 212 Abbott Street
  • Timing: 6-10 pm
  • Tickets: $105

Thurs march 7

Flights & Bites with Shinobu and Clough Club

  • Address: Clough Club, 212 Abbott Street
  • Timing: 2 Happy Hour seatings: 4-6 pm and 8-10 pm
  • Tickets: $56
*Enter to win a pair of tickets to the Flights and Bites with Shinobu and Clough Club

Scotch Whisky Dinner at L’Abattoir

  • Address: L’Abattoir, 217 Carrall Street
  • Timing: 6-10 pm
  • Tickets: $199

FRI march 8

Guest Shifts: Pourhouse welcomes OWL&ROOSTER

  • Address: Pourhouse, 162 Water Street
  • Timing: 2 seatings: 6pm and 8pm
  • Tickets: $135


Birds of a Feather: PiDGiN x OWL&ROOSTER with Nikka

  • Date: Wed March 6
  • Address: PiDGiN, 350 Carrall Street
  • Timing: 6-9pm
  • Tickets: $170

Spirited Women

  • Date: Fri March 8
  • Address: Cantina 189, 324 W Hastings Street
  • Timing: 6-8pm
  • Tickets: $60

VCW 2024 is city-wide event presented by The Alchemist Magazine in partnership with Gastown businesses.