Oktoberfest returns with endless German beer options, cuisines and beer-themed games

Rejoice beer lovers in Hong Kong! It’s finally time to celebrate Oktoberfest, one of the three biggest beer festivals in the world, with a sip of malt-flavored beer delivered by Central Market, Nina Hospitality and Jebsen Beverage.

“Central Market x Nina Hospitality Oktoberfest 2022” will be held from October 18 to 31 for two consecutive weeks, allowing beer lovers to immerse themselves in a mix of local Hong Kong and German culture under traditional Bauhaus architecture with inspired decorations Bavarian.

The Central Market G/F will be transformed into an Oktoberfest Beer Hall, and citizens can enjoy a sip of beer in the Biergarten decorated with blue-on-white-striped Bavarian flags hanging from the G/F Dining Ground.

Oktoberfest brings together four well-known beer brands, including Lowenbrau – one of the most prestigious German beers; Blue Girl Beer – a premium beer n°1 in Hong Kong with 100 years of heritage; Hoegaarden – a refreshing Belgian wheat beer with a natural fruity taste; and Stella Artois – a beer that savors more than 600 years of European brewing know-how.

Visit Dining Ground to savor a variety of exquisite wines and delicacies to add the finishing touch to the Autumn Oktoberfest!

CITTAwhich focuses on European dishes, will offer special limited-time German specialties including pretzels with cheese dip, Schweinshaxe (crispy pork knuckle) with sauerkraut and fries, German sausage platter and Kasepatzle.

The Black Forest Brownie Cake by Fruittalks is also a must for foodies. Those who prefer a fusion menu can try the Whole Roast Chicken with Herbs and the Garlic and Honey Chicken Wings at Lotta JoyCantonese cuisine.

Meanwhile, spice lovers can try the spicy sausage, chicken cartilage and crayfish offered by Double chilli.

Craving more Asian food? Discover chicken skewers and Loh Bak from Pulau and the unique dishes of To attachincluding slow-cooked trotter, lemongrass shrimp, as well as Japan’s signature Platter, Toro and Sake from WAKO.

There will also be five traditional Bavarian games stalls hosting various beer-themed games, such as the Flip Cup Challenge, Beer Push Challenge, Ring Toss, Pinball Game, Hammer and Punch Game.

Beer lovers who are up to the challenge have a chance to win a variety of goodies, including a free year-long beer pass, a free pint at Central Market, a Staycation package at Nina Hotels, coupons for Central Market shopping and dining, and more.

To further spread the festive spirit, a live band will perform party songs every Friday and Saturday from 7-8pm.

The event will run from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday from October 18 to 31. Ticketing is available at https://www.centralmarket.hk/en/event-calendar.

James R. Rhodes