Excitement builds as Oktoberfest returns to Belfast

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Monday, September 29th, 2014
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Everyone is invited to join the celebration of food, beer and music at this year’s Oktoberfest held in Kings Hall. Oktoberfest is held every Friday and Saturday over three weekends from 26th of September – 18th October. In 2008 and 2009 Belfast played host to a small imitation of the Munich festival and after four years in the waiting The Merry Monk Tavern are bringing the celebrations to Northern Ireland. The events in 2008 and 2009 were a great success with sell-out crowds who enjoyed the great atmosphere presented by a well balanced mix of traditional ‘oom pah pah’ band and local entertainment. The Oktoberfest 2013 returned to The Kings Hall, Belfast and was bigger than ever before with more music, more food, and of course more beer. Backed by one of the biggest breweries in Germany, Paulaner, this year’s Oktoberfest Belfast 2014 sets to be bigger over a longer period of time. It really is a fantastic event that brings a small slice of the German festival to Northern Ireland’s capital. The Munich Oktoberfest has been running since 1810 and now hosts 6 million people year on year that come together to celebrate everything German. It creates an atmosphere like no other and is one of the world’s biggest events. After the success of the German beer tent at the Christmas market in Belfast, it’s no secret that the people of Northern Ireland love good quality German beer. Oktoberfest 2014 in Belfast offers the full German experience with quality beer, music, food and Heidi girls. It really is set to be a great way to soak up the atmosphere of the great Munich festival without having to fly over 1,000 miles. Oktoberfest 2014 in Belfast will have a full range of beers to meet your palate, including Paulaner Oktoberfest Lager which is only brewed for the Munich Beer Festival. All the food and beer will be delicious and served by friendly staff in traditional Bavarian costumes. As is tradition in Bavaria the beer will be served in 1 litre glasses (steins). For more information contact – Facebook: Oktoberfest Belfast / Twitter: @Oktoberfestbel / Website: www.OktoberfestBelfast.com Opening times: September 26th, 27th, October 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th (Fridays and Saturdays) 5pm-midnight Bands: Belfast Bavarian strollers (Oom Pah Pah) Brewery Boys More to be announced
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