Welcome to the seventh edition of Rakia and Spirits Fest Sofia 2021


Here is what you need to know about this one-of-a-kind event:

  • Unlimited tasting of more than 400 kinds of rakia and other spirits to taste from the Balkan region and the world.
  • More than 30 distilleries from Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Turkey, China, Brazil and other countries.
  • Additional tokens only for premium drinks.
  • Masterclasses for the ones who want to learn more about the distillation process of Rakia
  • Cocktail Zone with homemade syrups and Rakia Blazers
  • Food Corner with the most delicious local cheese, meat and vegetarian “mezze”.
  • Shopping Area you can buy your favorite drinks from at a discounted price.


General information:

  • With the ticket you get as a GIFT - Branded tasting glass, free water and tokens to start with for the most premium and exclusive drinks at the fest.
  • T-shirts, bags and glasses will be available to purchase at our merchandise store.
  • Working hours: 12:00 - 21:00
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How to get there

By metro:

Nearest station (20 m) - “National Palace of Culture /NDK”

By tram:

Number - 1,6 and 7



Rakia & Spirits Fest Sofia appeals to responsible consumption. Here are a few guidelines for ensuring a safe and joyful environment.

  • The legal age for alcohol consumption in Bulgaria is over 18 years. Unaccompanied persons under 18 will not be admitted to the Festival.
  • We recommend that visitors to the Festival do not try the brands on an empty stomach.
  • If you come hungry, we've made sure to provide enough food at the fest’s special Food Corner.
  • Drink water and have breaks between the tastings.
  • Don’t leave your personal belongings unattended.
  • We have provided a wardrobe for your outerwear.
  • Exhibitors have the right to refuse to serve you if they consider your condition as intoxicated.
  • In the event that your behavior is inappropriate or in the case of aggression, intoxication, or indecent and unacceptable actions, you will be asked to leave the Festival and will not be allowed again on the same day.
  • You will not receive any refund if you were asked to leave.
  • Do not carry empty or full containers/bottles with you for the purpose of importing or exporting liquids of unknown origin on the territory of the festival.

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