Eins, Zwei, Drei, G’suffa! Get ready for Oktoberfest 2023! Put on your dancing shoes, Dirndl or Lederhosen, grab a beer and get ready to party as you celebrate this German tradition right here in Singapore!
Oktoberfest is finally back! Oktoberfest is an annual festival that originated in Munich, Germany, and is usually held over a two-week period from September to the first Sunday in October. Lots of countries, Singapore included like to hold these Munich-style Oktoberfests featuring plenty of German beer, Bavarian food and a party-like vibe in an attempt to reproduce the Bavarian sense of gemütlichkeit – cordiality. Sound like lots of messy fun? Grab a beer and your friends (Bavarian costumes of Dirndl or Lederhosen optional) and party the night away at all these places holding Oktoberfest 2023 events this year – and yes there will be a lot of beer, delicious German food, and music!
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Where to celebrate Oktoberfest 2023 in Singapore:
1. Oktoberfest is Back at Crossroads Cafe
Oktoberfest is all about enjoying Bavarian beer and feasting! From now until 31 October, Crossroads Cafe, in Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel is offering an Oktoberfeast menu at its alfresco dining spot in the heart of Orchard Road. Get your gang together and enjoy a hearty array of Bavarian cuisines, German beers, and good vibes to get into the spirit of Oktoberfest. Tuck into German Bavarian Roast Pork, Bratwurst Sausage Platters or Jagerschnitzel, a crispy breaded veal chop with bacon and cabbage mashed potato. Sip on Erdinger beers on tap, and take your pick between Weissbier and Dunkel at $32++ for two pints.
When: Available from now until 31 October,
Oktoberfest pricing: No cover charge, menu from $18++ to $28++ View the Oktoberfest menu here.
Crossroads Cafe, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, 320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865
2. Swiss Club Oktoberfest 2023
Oktoberfest at Swiss Club Singapore is one of the most popular Oktoberfest events in Singapore and tickets sell out fast! They host the award-winning 10-piece Bavarian brass band, Musikkapelle Partenkirchen – the same band that has played for every Swiss Club Oktoberfest event for 23 years. Get ready for a full night of dancing, singing, drinking and eating as you celebrate Oktoberfest 2023. From 27 September to 30 September 2023, enjoy all the Oktoberfest festivities from 7pm til late, including the traditional tapping of the barrel ceremony. If you are thinking of bringing the kiddos down to join in the Oktoberfest celebrations, head down on 1 October 2023 from 11am to 3pm. With magic shows, games and more, little ones will get to join in the Oktoberfest fun!
When: Oktoberfest is 27 September – 30 September 2023;
Früschoppen Sunday 1 October 2023
Oktoberfest pricing: $85 – $140; Früschoppen Sunday: $45 adults/$25 kids. Tickets here.
Swiss Club Singapore, 36 Swiss Club Road., Singapore 288139
3. Oktoberfest-style Music with Oompah Beats!
Not a full-fledged party with drinks but a fun way to get some Oktoberfest vibes without spending the cash, this Oktoberfest-style musical performance by Oompah Beats comprises a band dressed to the nines in full lederhosen and dirndl outfits, performing a traditional Bavarian repertoire at the Esplanade Concourse. No tickets needed to this free event.
When: 27 Sep 2023, Wed, 7.15pm & 8.15pm
Oktoberfest pricing: Free!
Esplanade, Esplanade Concourse
4. Oktoberfest Party at Boaters’ Bar
Head over to celebrate the world’s largest beer festival Oktoberfest at Boaters’ Bar in Sentosa Cove. Immerse yourself in the true spirit of Bavaria right here in Singapore with a feast of traditional Bavarian cuisine, German beers, live music and entertainment, fun-filled games and activities, and something Munich doesn’t offer for Oktoberfest- a magnificent view of superyachts. Don your dirndl and lederhosen for a chance to win the Best Dressed award. Tickets for the Oktoberfest Party include a buffet of traditional German dishes such as pretzels, tangy sauerkraut, the iconic schnitzel, mouthwatering pork knuckle and more!
When: Sat, 9 September 2023,6:30pm – 10:30pm
Oktoberfest pricing: $88. Drinks are sold separately. Parties of eight people and above will receive a 5-litre mini keg of Veltins beer. Book tickets here.
ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove, Boaters’ Bar 11 Cove Drive Singapore, 098497
5. B2B Oktoberfest: Networking & Beer @ German Centre
Right in time for Oktoberfest 2023, the German Centre Singapore will be transformed into a mini Munich for an unforgettable Oktoberfest celebration! Organised jointly by the Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC) and the German Centre, this networking event is not your standard stiff mixer. Instead, look out for Oktoberfest German beer galore, fine wines, finger food, a lucky draw with fab prizes, and a trivia contest. To really get into the spirit of Oktoberfest, come dressed in dirndl or lederhosen! Prost!
When: Thursday 14 September 2023 6pm-9pm
Where: German Centre 25 International Business Park Singapore, 609916
Oktoberfest pricing: $55-$65 register here.
Oktoberfest at the German Centre, 25 International Business Park Singapore, 609916
6. BROTZEIT Oktoberfest 2023
Looking for an authentic Oktoberfest experience? Brotzeit Singapore will be holding an Oktoberfest brunch and evening Oktoberfest sessions that will transport you to Bavaria! With great Barrel Tapping, German food, good beer, imported specially from Erdinger in Bavaria, one of the six original Munich breweries allowed to serve at Oktoberfest, kids’ activities and entertainment this is a fun spot to celebrate Oktoberfest in Singapore. Brotzeit Oktoberfest events kick off with the Anton Show (masters of the accordion) on 1 September, 6pm at Brotzeit Vivocity; 2 September, 6pm at Brotzeit Vivocity and 3 September, 11am at Brotzeit Vicocity. Other Oktoberfest events at Brotzeit are listed here. Dress up in Oktoberfest costumes with Dirndl and Lederhosen and get a surprise!
When: 31 August – 29 October 2023
Oktoberfest pricing: Prices vary per session/ meal. Book here.
Brotzeit Singapore, multiple locations celebrating Oktoberfest including Westgate, Vivocity, Katong, Singapore
7. Oktoberfest 2023: Rooftop Party
Head down to the Oktoberfest Extravaganza – Rooftop Edition at Grand Park City for ice-cold Erdinger beers, live band performances by Havana Social Club, and electrifying DJ sets, all set against the stunning backdrop of the city skyline. There will be traditional German cuisine like German sausages and games like Beer Pong. Dress up in lederhosen, dirndls and your comfiest dancing shoes to get into the Oktoberfest spirit. The best dressed will win prizes like a one-night stay at Grand Park City Hall!
When: 6 & 7 October 2023, 5pm – 12am
Oktoberfest pricing: $30 per pax. One complimentary drink with each Oktoberfest ticket. Min age is 18 years old. Purchase tickets here for 6 Sept or 7 Sept.
Get your Oktoberfest tickets before 1 September and get $5 off!
Grand Park City Hall, Rooftop Sky Garden Singapore, 10 Coleman Street, Singapore 179809
8. Oktoberfest 2023 at Raffles Town Club
The Raffles Town Club Oktoberfest is technically for members and guests but we checked and you can call ahead for the go-ahead to join this Oktoberfest event! Feast on the German buffet dinner and chug on Erdinger beer (one drink included in the Oktoberfest ticket) whilst live music plays in the background. Children are allowed at this event unlike many other Oktoberfest events in Singapore. If you are purchasing Oktoberfest tickets for two or more people and you pay with a credit card you will get to enjoy 25% off your purchase! This Oktoberfest deal is available till 5 September 2022 so click here to get your tickets now.
Get 25% off if booking for 3 persons or more by 20 September 2023.
When: 20 October 2022, 7pm – 11pm
Oktoberfest pricing: $78 (for members); $88 (for non-members). Each Oktoberfest ticket includes a buffet dinner and one free bottle of Erdinger beer. Ticket info here.
Raffles Town Club, 1 Plymouth Avenue, Singapore 297753,Tel: (65) 63580012