Excitement builds for return of Oktoberfest to Belfast

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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. okt5Oktoberfest will be held every Friday and Saturday over three weekends from 30th of September – 29th October 2016. In 2008 and 2009 Belfast gave 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. Oktoberfest returned in 2013 and has been held at The Kings Hall, Belfast ever since. The event continues to get bigger and bigger each year 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 2016 sets to be bigger with every year become more popular. Now at five weekends long they will be hosting a Halloween night as well. 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. okt4After 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 2016 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 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 and Website: www.OktoberfestBelfast.com

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