Oktoberfest is here! Come Strap on your lederhosen, raise a pint and grab a pretzel; it’s that time of the year when the spirit of Oktoberfest is in town. During October, throughout the island, special events will be held to commemorate the world famous German beer festival. Feast on schnitzels, bratwurst, sauerkraut and fried potato in all shapes and sizes. Treat your taste buds to apple strudel, ginger-bread hearts and sugared almonds. Be enthused by the antics of Bavarian folk dancers and musicians and games. There are Oktoberfest events scheduled in bustling Colombo and across Sri Lanka that are perfect for unwinding with friends and colleagues. It’s time to raise your mugs and be merry! Oktoberfest at The Floor by O! October 1 – 10; A celebration with special German food and limited edition beer. Oktoberfest at Colombo Fort Café October 1 – 31; Harpo’s Colombo Fort Cafe offers Oktoberfest Specials for lunch and deals throughout the month. Oktoberfest at Anantara Kalutara Resort October 5 – 6; Oktoberfest with an unlimited German cuisine themed buffet and amazing deals on rooms. Oktoberfest at The Shore by O! October 1 1– 17; A festival with special German food and limited edition beer. Oktoberfest at Hilton Colombo November 1 – 10; Hilton Colombo Sports Center Arena; Sunday to Thursday (7pm–12 midnight); Friday and Saturday (7pm – 1am) A slice of joy It’s time to celebrate the circle that has won the hearts of the world for decades. O
The finest bars to visit for Happy Hour
The city is filled with chic cool bars and stylish splendour. Find your favourite cocktail or beverage at one of these quality establishments located near you. From hotel bars to merry pubs, here is our pick-of-the bunch that serves the right Happy Hour for you any day of the week.