Get ready to don your lederhosen and raise your beer steins! Originating in Munich, Germany, this iconic festival Oktoberfest celebrates Bavarian culture with its rich traditions and lively atmosphere, featuring traditional food, such as pretzels and sausages, along with a wide variety of beers. Check out these spots to join in the Bavarian fun!

BaseHall 01 Oktoberfest

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BaseHall 01 is thrilled to bring back the annual Oktoberfest on October 7. Sip on Young Master’s exclusive Festbier, enjoy foot-stomping tunes from an Oompah band, and cheer on participants in the stein-holding contest. Don’t miss the keg tapping at 7pm! Tables are limited, so book in advance and arrive early! 

When: October 7, 2023
Where: Jardine House, Shops 9A, 9B and 9C LG/F, 1 Connaught Place, Central
Book: Booking available via Eventbrite

Central Market Oktoberfest

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Partnering with Jebsen Beverage Co. Ltd., Chef’s Market, Stormies, and Budweiser Brewing Company APAC Limited, the Central Market Oktoberfest features renowned German band Die Notenhobler, traditional German folk songs, and a fusion of Hong Kong and German cultures. From October 13 to 31, the open courtyard, OASIS, will be transformed into a vibrant beer garden adorned with Bavarian-inspired decorations, including blue and white diamond-patterned flags, beer mugs, and pretzels—a truly unforgettable celebration of German beer and culture.

When: Until October 31, 2023
Where: Central Market, Central
Book: Booking available via website

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CulinArt 1862 x Heimat 4-hands Oktoberfest Dinners

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German-born chefs Peter Find from Heimat and Stanley Wong from CulinArt 1862 are teaming up to bring you an exquisite four-hands dinner that captures the essence of Oktoberfest. On October 13 & 14, indulge in a curated menu featuring mouthwatering dishes like roast suckling pig with sauerkraut, wild boar ragout with venison loin, and pancakes with pear compote and vanilla ice cream. Plus, dress in traditional German attire for a chance to win a bottle of Philippe Prié champagne at the first session in CulinArt 1862!

When: October 13 at CulinArt 1862; October 14 at Heimat
Where: CulinArt 1862 – 1/F, Chinachem Leighton Plaza, 29 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay; Heimat – 8/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central
Entry: Booking available via CulinArt 1862’s website and Heimat’s website

FRITES Oktoberfest

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Dust off your dirndls and lederhosen because this Bavarian extravaganza is back for another year of merriment. On two weekends, feast on mouthwatering Bavarian roast chicken, sausages with sauerkraut, and traditional pretzels. Quench your thirst with steins of iconic Lowenbrau beer. Join in the hilarious bar games, yodeling competition, and Stein Pong Challenge. And guess what? A secret special guest will be hosting the festivities.

When: FRITES Central – October 14, 2023; FRITES Causeway Bay – October 21, 2023
Where: FRITES Central: G/F, Queen’s Road Centre, 152 Queen’s Road Central, Central; FRITES Causeway Bay: Shop 1, G/F, Park Haven, No. 38 Haven Street, Causeway Bay
Entry: Booking available via website

Happy Valley Racecourse Oktoberfest

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Starting from October 4th, feel the vibrant spirit of Bavaria on Happy Wednesday. Raise your steins and revel in the lively ambiance with live music from an authentic German band and energetic folk dance performances, while indulge in traditional Bavarian delicacies like sausages, pork knuckle, and pretzels. Don’t miss the grand opening ceremony on October 11th, featuring the barrel-tapping tradition. Admission is free to all until December!

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When: October 4, 11 & 18, 2023
Where: Happy Valley Racecourse, 1 Sports Road, Happy Valley
Entry: Free admission fee

Oktoberfest with Live Music at INK

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Ink in Tsim Sha Tsui is hosting a special pop-up evening on October 13. Step into the festive vibes and indulge in an alfresco dinner with craft beers while enjoying live accordion and brass music at the stunning Victoria Harbour. For just HK$480 per person, you’ll be treated to German-themed dishes like pretzels with beer cheese sauce, potato pancakes with smoked salmon, loaded currywurst fries, Flammkuchen (the “White German Pizza”), and chicken schnitzel. Wash it all down with two delicious craft beers from H.K. Lovecraft!

When: October 13, 2023
Where: G/F Hong Kong Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
Entry: Booking available via website

Oktoberfest Outdoor Fiesta at Le Meridien Hong Kong, Cyberport

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Join the chic and fun-filled outdoor poolside Oktoberfest celebration at Le Meridien Hong Kong, Cyberport on October 29! Immerse yourself with free-flow mouthwatering German delicacies, iced Erdinger beer, uplifting tunes from Oktoberfest live band & DJ music, beer games and entertainment at Southside Bistro and outdoor poolside. Four special packages are available for you to indulge in the joyous festive vibe! 

When: October 29, 2023
Where: Southside Bistro & Outdoor Pool, 4/F, Le Meridien Hong Kong, Cyberport
Book: Booking available via website

Tong Chong Street Market Beer Festival

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From October 12th to 14th, head over to Taikoo Place for an electrifying beer-filled adventure. Immerse yourself in the flavors of over 70 beers from 15 local brewers, including a special collaboration with upcycling start-up BREER. Indulge in four hours of free-flow beer, mouthwatering food pairings, trendy social games, live DJ beats, and the camaraderie of fellow beer enthusiasts. 

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When: October 12-14, 2023
Where: Taikoo Garden, Two Taikoo Place, Taikoo Place
Entry: Booking available via website

Header image credit: Frites

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Growing up between Hong Kong and various other countries, Renee is a hospitality graduate, an adventure enthusiast, with a newfound passion for writing. When she’s not discovering hidden gems and new eats on Instagram, you'll most likely find her sweating at the gym, sipping on fine wine with friends, solving mysteries in crime movies, or jet-setting to new countries.

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