Chug weissbier and gorge on weisswurst. Lederhosen optional.
Brotzeit (5 Sep to 15 Oct)
Beers: Spaten Oktoberfest Bier, Franziskaner Dunkel
Hurry on down to Brotzeit VivoCity’s Oktoberfest Party Weekend (28 Sep to 1 Oct) for indulgent feasting and rollicking entertainment from AnTon & The Funny Guys. Earlier in the day, the outlet offers a brunch feast ($48) with freeflow beer, white sausages, pretzels, bread pudding and more. Tel: 6272 8815
Missed the party? You can still enjoy Brotzeit’s Oktoberfest menu at all five outlets until 15 Oct. Dig into the Oktoberfest platter ($128, serves 6), veal goulash with spätzle ($32) or go straight for the freeflow beer ($48 2 hours, $88 no time limit).
Outlets in VivoCity, Raffles City, 313@Somerset, Katong, Westgate.
SPRMRKT (16 Sep to 3 Oct)
Beers: Peroni Nastro Azzurro, RedDot Summer Ale, Brewdog craft beers
Available at both outlets, SPRMRKT‘s Ploughman Platter ($34, serves 2) consists of pork en croute (herbed minced pork in brioche), beef salami, San Daniele ham, pork rillette on toast and chicken harissa sausage.
SPRMRKT: Take advantage of the Beer O’Clock promo, with bottles going for $6 from 6pm, $7 from 7pm, etc. The crispy pork knuckle ($36, serves 2) comes with sauerkraut, potato cake, salad and pork jus. 2 McCallum Street. Tel: 6221 2105
SPRMRKT Daily: Get the Happy Hour beer bucket ($35 for four bottled craft beers), available from 5pm to 8pm daily. Level 1, 41 Robertson Quay. Tel: 9736 4032
Swissotel Merchant Court (16 Sep to 3 Oct)
Crossroads Bar: For Oktoberfest, this swanky bar is serving pork knuckles with mashed potatoes, sauerkraut and apple sauce ($38, serves 2). Tel: 6239 1828
Blue Potato: A range of lunch or dinner à la carte options (from $12) include German pea soup with smoked pork belly, salmon escalope with scallops, and almond parfait with apricot sauce and fresh berries. Tel: 6239 1899
20 Merchant Road.
Clarke Quay (6-7 Oct)
Beers: Paulaner Oktoberfest Bier
Admission is free to Clarke Quay‘s Oktoberfest event at the Fountain Square. Besides food and drinks, expect rousing performances by German band Die Dorf Fest Kapelle, and fun activities like mug pong and a chicken dance-off.
Also look out for Oktoberfest promos at various tenants such as VLV, Red Tail, Privé and Harry’s.
Free entry. Fountain Square, Clarke Quay, 3 River Valley Road. Tel: 6337 3292
Spuds & Aprons (6-14 Oct)
Beers: Erdinger Weissbier, Tiger
Indulge in freeflow food and beer at the Spuds & Aprons Oktoberfest buffet—offerings include roasted pork with mustard crust, potato skins stuffed with smoked bratwurst and beer caramelised onions.
There will also be live music, activities with prizes, and a joint attempt with Tiger Beer to break the Singapore record for Tallest Beer Tower on 6 Oct.
From $98. 109 Mount Faber Road. Tel: 6377 9688
The Summerhouse (6-22 Oct)
Celebrate Oktoberfest in an idyllic setting at The Summerhouse. Their 21 to 22 Oct carnival features live food stations and mobile bars, along with traditional beer games and fun activities.
Wildseed Bar will also be launching a limited-time dinner menu which includes Schweinsbraten ($28)—cured and smoked braised pork collar with bread dumplings, chervil and beer sauce—and Erdinger beer in mugs ($10, 500ml) or shuttles ($55, 3L).
Free entry. 3 Park Lane. Tel: 6262 1063
Savourworld (13-15 Oct)
Beers: Maisel’s Weisse
Oktoberfest marks the first event hosted by Savourworld, the new dining cluster next to Kent Ridge MRT. Each ticket includes a pint of Maisel’s Weisse wheat beer, and German fare on offer (from $8) includes rotisserie chicken and sausages like weisswurst, bratwurst and currywurst.
Boosting the festive atmosphere will be roving entertainment acts such as an Oompah band of brass musicians performing traditional German tunes.
$28. Buy 4 tickets get 1 free. 2 Science Park Drive. Tel: 6265 4428
Oktoberfest Asia (19-21 Oct)
Beers: Paulaner, Weihenstephan, Bitburger, Benediktiner
Oktoberfest Asia takes place in a fully air-conditioned tent in the open field along Tan Quee Lan Street. Each ticket entitles you to a welcome pint, a dinner platter, plus freeflow brews from 6 to 11.30pm.
The Hofbräuhaus Band will also be on site, bringing a mix of folk music and Top 40 covers.
$100. Open field at Tan Quee Lan Street.