Say Cheers to an ‘Oktober’ of Golden Bavarian Brews at These Spots
by: The Beat Asia
October 17, 2022
If you’ve missed the traditional Munich mandated Oktoberfest period that had already come to a close, we’ve got good news for you — a reprise is on the way! The coming late October in Hong Kong will be filled with great merrymaking and German pours in a dual celebration of fine beers and the festive season to come. Making a grand return is the largest outdoor Oktoberfest event the city has ever seen! Check out our picks of the hottest places where you can raise a toast to this rowdy beer festival.
Hong Kong Oktoberfest, Oct. 21-23, 28-30 & Nov. 4-6
Hong Kong’s leading Oktoberfest event, formerly existing at Tsim Sha Tsui for over a decade, is set for a return after a two-year hiatus to Water World Ocean Park, for three weeks of German fun, food, banter, and drinking.
Open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from Oct. 21 through Nov. 6, Hong Kong Oktoberfest will host swarms of tracht-wearing Hong Kongers for a festival hosted by legendary MC Faulein, with nights listening to a live Oompha band, competing in Bratwurst eating and beer stein-holding contests, sipping on German pours, and getting merry!
Location: Hong Kong Oktoberfest, Water World Ocean Park, 33 Ocean Drive, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
To enter for a chance to win two entrance tickets, one meal, a Stein at a chosen night for the Hong Kong Oktoberfest, plus an opportunity to experience this Bavarian bash up close and personal, check out our post here for detailed instructions.
GRAIN, Oct. 21-22
In a celebration of all food German and all vibes Munich-style, Kennedy Town’s GRAIN is set to host its very own Oktoberfest on Oct. 21-22, fit with a wealth of Gweilo pours, live brands and music, games, and Oktoberfest-inspired dishes.
For HK$490 per person, the two-day festival will take place on Friday from 7 PM and Saturday from 5 PM. It includes a selection of pretzels, croquette, pancakes, and pizza starters, a shared roast main with salads, Currywurst, and spätzle pasta, and a stein of Vienna Lager or prosecco to wash down the carbs! Book your spot now by heading to their website.
Location: GRAIN, G/F, Shop 1, New Fortune House, 3-5 New Praya, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, +852 3500 5870
Porkcentric, Oct. 22
Get transported to the uber-hip metropolis of Berlin as part of Porkcentric’s “Ich Bin Ein Berliner” night with free-flowing bubbly, Codigo Tequila mixes, and German-inspired canapes. In collaboration with Vines and Terroirs, the pork-focused eatery is transforming their sleek Tai Hang location into an industrial hangout to rival the coolest clubs in the world’s techno capital, replete with the coolest of cool vibes and delectable beer-complementing fare.
Location: Porkcentric, GF, 98 Tung Lo Wan Rd, Tai Hang, Hong Kong, +852 9169 0298
Beer Festival at Tong Chong Street Market x KIN Food Halls, Oct. 20-22
In a celebration of Hong Kong’s thriving beer scene, and the timeliness of the German boozing and schmoozing festival, Tong Chong Street Market is returning for Beer Festival 2022 in collaboration with Taikoo’s KIN Food Halls from Oct. 20-22.
Featuring more than a dozen of Hong Kong’s beloved breweries and beer makers, including Carbon Brews, Double Haven, Hong Kong Beer Co., and Young Master Ales, expect four nights of free-flow craft beer paired with city-famed food from Yardbird, OBP, Second Draft, and more. Buy your ticket here!
Location: KIN Food Halls, 2/F Devon House, Taikoo Place, 979 King's Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, +852 6792 1935
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