Originating from Munich, Germany and first held over 200 years ago, Oktoberfest has found its way to various parts of the world – including Hong Kong! From traditional beer tents reminiscent of Bavaria to unique beer experiences crafted by local brewers, Oktoberfest 2023 in Hong Kong promises unforgettable moments and mouthwatering delights.
Whether you're a beer enthusiast, a bratwurst lover, or simply on the hunt for a fun-filled experience to complement the autumn breeze, this round-up takes you on a journey through the various events and locations that will make this Oktoberfest season one to remember!
Oktoberfest at BaseHall 01 – Oct. 7
One-stop F&B dining destination BaseHall will transform its trendy spot into a beer tent reminiscent of the Oktoberfest celebrations in Bavaria, filled with boisterous laughter, boundless energy, and of course, copious amounts of beer. Start the night off right with the iconic beer keg tapping opening ceremony, where the first keg of the season will be cracked open, unleashing a torrent of frothy goodness. The air will be filled with the aroma of mouthwatering German-inspired snacks, ensuring your taste buds are in for an absolute treat. Picture yourself indulging in pretzels, sausages, and all the other delectable treats you can imagine.
Tables are limited, so hurry and book your tickets here.
Location: BaseHall 01, Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
Tong Chong Street Market Beer Festival – Oct. 12-14
Championing local craftsmanship, the Tong Chong Street Market (TCSM) Beer Festival 2023 features over 70 beer flavours, crafted by 15 local brewers for all brew lovers to try. But this festival isn't just about the beers; it's a celebration of creativity, sustainability, and community. One of the highlights is an exclusive collaboration with BREER, an innovative food upcycling start-up. Using pandan leaves harvested from The Loop at One Island East, and unsold bread from local bakeries, they have crafted a unique beer that you won't find anywhere else! Head over to Taikoo Place from Oct.12-14 for this festive gathering!
General admission is HK$380, including beer and a TCSM Beer Festival 2023 tasting glass. Meanwhile, members of Taikoo Place office community can opt for the discounted HK$320 ticket. Click here to book your ticket.
Location: Taikoo Garden, Two Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
Oktoberfest with Heimat – Oct. 13
Experience the ultimate fusion of German tradition and street food flair at Heimat! For Oktoberfest, Heimat's Chef Peter Find and CulinArt 1862's Chef Stanley Wong have joined forces for an unforgettable menu, featuring succulent Roasted German Sausage bathed in Curry Ketchup, Matjes Herring Fillet adorned with a dollop of creamy Aquavit and tangy Sour Cream, Smoked Salmon Kartoffel Puffer delicately paired with Pfefferschmand, and Wild Boar Ragout, where tender Venison Loin meets the vibrant flavours of Apple Red Cabbage and Schupfnudeln.
Heimat matches this six-course menu with authentic German wheat beer—all for HK$1,080 per person. Plus, guests who make it to dinner in traditional German attire have the chance to win a bottle of Philippe Prie Champagne!
Click here to book your table.
Location: CulinArt 1862, 1/F, Chinachem Leighton Plaza, 29 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Frites Oktoberfest 2023 – Oct. 14 and 21
Frites is bringing back its Oktoberfest fun for two consecutive Saturdays, importing the authentic taste of Germany to delight the city’s booze-lovers. Frites Central is your destination on Oct. 14, welcoming you to its extensive indoor seating and a small outdoor dining area, followed by Frites Causeway Bay on Oct. 21, where you will join fellow revellers in raising your steins and clinking glasses. Savour mouthwatering delicacies like piping hot pretzels, tangy sauerkraut, alongside famed Lowenbrau steins that will keep the good vibes overflowing.
Click here to reserve a table (maximum six people per table).
Young Master’s Festbier Promo – Sept. 18-Oct. 31
Young Master, one of the leading craft beer brands in Asia, is showcasing its version of German Märzen for Oktoberfest. Originating in Bavaria, Märzen is known for its full-body and malty flavour that’s rich and crisp to taste. Young Master created its own version of this lager in Festbier, a malty drink with a toasty and bready flavour. Now, you can enjoy this traditional Oktoberfest beer at three venues—TAP: The Ale Project, Second Draft, and Alvy’s—in an exclusive deal you won't want to miss.
From Sept. 18-Oct. 31, all Festbiers will be served in towering 1L glasses at all three venues. But wait, there’s more! When you buy two glasses of Festbier, you'll be treated to a 10% discount. And if you're feeling extra festive and want to share the joy with your companions, grab four glasses of Festbier for a 20% discount!
Le Meridien Oktoberfest Outdoor Fiesta – Oct. 29
Before the month ends, dive into a world of chic and fun-filled festivities at Le Meridien’s Oktoberfest Outdoor Fiesta on Oct. 29. Placate your craving with their selection of German delicacies, while sipping on ice-cold Erdinger beer, enjoying the live band and DJ who are ready to keep the energy high throughout the day.
Choose from four packages: Breezy Brew (HK$150), inclusive of the entrance ticket and one pint of beer; Stein & Sunshine (HK$750), with access to the standing buffet and free-flow German BBQ buffet and beer; Drink and Savour (HK$850) which includes indoor seating at Southside Bistro with free-flow German BBQ buffet and beer; and Oktoberfest Extravaganza (HK$980), with pool access and outdoor pool seating, as well as free-flow of German BBQ buffet and beer.
Click here to book your ticket. For inquiries, contact +852 2980 7417.Location: Le Meridien Hong Kong, Cyberport, 100 Cyberport Road, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong