Probably the only authentic Oktoberfest that has been happening for 24 consecutive years in Sri Lanka, is the Hilton Colombo’s Oktoberfest. Guests travel from all around the world to experience the festivities during this time.
Authentic German food, lots of brew, Bavarian Music, German entertainment and a festive ambiance is what you will get at Hilton Colombo’s original and authentic German food festival; the Oktoberfest. The event takes place from the 27th October to 5th November at the the hotel’s Sports Centre Arena.
Oktoberfest is being held in a giant marquee that can accommodate up to 1000 guests, while enjoying some of the finest Oktoberfest food such as traditional German Sausages, Smoked Cold Bratwurst sausages, Traditional German white sausages, Braised beef with red wine & vinegar, Pork Knuckles, Sauerkraut, Giant Pretzels and a feast of other Bavarian dishes.
Guests could also enjoy dancing on the tables, participate in various competitions and win raffle draws daily. It’s time to adorn the Leiderhosen and give a hearty “Prost” with your friends whilst the nine member Bavarian band plays “Oom-Pah music.
The band has been flown in from Germany especially for the occasion along with three German Serving girls courtesy Qatar airways. Oktoberfest will be held from Sunday to Thursday (7pm to Midnight) and Friday to Saturday (7pm to 1am).
For more details and for reservations, guests can call on 2544 644 ext 2012. Tickets are available at the Special Events Desk located in the lobby from 10am to 6pm.