Colombo Oktoberfest 2023, the much-anticipated celebration of Bavarian culture, concluded in a grand style at the iconic Lotus Tower in Colombo. From October 2nd , 4th to 8th 2023, the festival took attendees on a memorable journey through the streets of Munich, offering six unforgettable nights of revelry from 6pm to 1am each day.
This year’s Colombo Oktoberfest surpassed all expectations, providing an authentic and immersive experience of Bavarian culture. The electrifying tunes of the German band Sound Tattoo, accompanied by the delightful presence of German hostesses, set the perfect backdrop for an unmatched Oktoberfest atmosphere. Local bands, including Flame, Redeemers, OIC, Magic Box Mixup, Slipping Chairs, and Misty, contributed to the festival’s vibrant ambiance with their spectacular performances.
Colombo Oktoberfest 2023 was not just about music and fun; it featured traditional Oktoberfest games and carnival-style entertainment, seamlessly blending tradition with festivity. Renowned TikToker and social media influencer Eric Heinrichs animated the event, infusing it with an extra dose of excitement. Street-style performers, including jugglers, magicians, and clowns, captivated the audience with their mesmerizing acts.
The success of Colombo Oktoberfest 2023 was made possible through the generous support of core sponsors, including Official Lifestyle Partner – Nation’s Trust Bank American Express, Hospitality Partner – Cinnamon Grand Colombo, Beverage and Indulgence Partner – Elephant House, Official Grooming Partner – BIC, Telecommunication Partner – SLT Mobitel, Dairy Partner – Fonterra Brands. Official Magazine Partner – Living Magazine, Official Digital Outdoor Media Partner – Emerging Media, PR Partner – HighVoltage PR, Outdoor Hoarding Partner – RICHARDSON OUTDOOR (PVT) LTD, Digital Equipment Partner – Global Events (Pvt) Limited, Printing Partner – Kaleidoscope Print & Media Solutions, Fragrance Partner – Black night & Secrets, Transportation Partner – Ebert Silva and Online Booking Partner – Book My Show.
The venue was transformed into a picturesque Bavarian village town square, complete with stalls that exuded the charm of a traditional marketplace. Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, served up a delectable array of traditional dishes, showcasing succulent meats and sausages, satisfying the culinary cravings of festivalgoers.
As Colombo Oktoberfest 2023 came to a close, both organizers and attendees celebrated the event’s resounding success. The festival not only honoured Bavarian culture but also left an enduring mark on all those who had the privilege of being part of this unforgettable cultural experience.