Oktoberfest at City of Dreams Manila
A month full of revelry awaits patrons of the City of Dreams Manila this October with beer samplings from around the world and rich cuisine from various countries in celebration of Germany’s Oktoberfest.
The new integrated resorts casino kicks off celebrations on October 8 and 10 with “Prost!” – an event that will transform The Café into a holiday pub overflowing with beer, bar chow and music from the renowned oompah show band Die Dorf Fest Kapelle. In the best Bavarian Oktoberfest tradition, the oompah band will perform on an elevated stage with Bavarian blue and white banners streaming from The Café’s high ceiling. Steins brimming with imported brews will be held aloft as merrymakers call for a toast, with the revelry made even more cheerful as they relish traditional German dishes prepared by The Café’s chefs led by German-born Executive Chef Michael Luedtke.
“Prost!” tickets are priced at P2,388 net, which includes a dinner buffet, free-flowing beer and seats at The Café’s Oktoberfest tent area. As there is limited seating, advance reservations are recommended. For more information, call +63 2 691 1234 ext. 1149, or visit codmanilahyatt.com.
For the whole of October, diners at CenterPlay can enjoy a special Oktoberfest menu featuring 38 beers from around the world, including Weihenstephaner Oktoberfest, offered at special prices ranging from P170 to P480++. Guests can also enjoy beer paddles, a wide selection of beers chosen daily by the bartender, Oktoberfest delicacies that include German pretzels, Nuremberg sausages with all the condiments, and braised pork hock sliders. Regular nightly entertainment will be held from 6 p.m. onwards.
On October 17, City of Dreams Manila presents O’Fest with 43 free-flowing beers from 14 different countries.The libations will be paired with a mouthwatering buffet featuring six different styles of suckling pig, including the native lechón and lechón Cebu. Other treats will include schweinsbraten mit dunkel (dark beer-basted roast suckling pig), cochinillo asado and a variety of sausages.
Doors to City of Dreams Manila’s Grand Ballroom will open at 7 p.m. The program will include performances by Sabor Latino and Sassy Girls, as well as local acts such as Night Train, Dream Girls and the homegrown all-female singing group Dream Sirens. The night will also feature the culmination of a previously announced “Battle of the Bands.” Raffle prizes will also be given away during the evening, including round-trip tickets to Europe for two, courtesy of Qatar Airways.
Tickets for “O’Fest” are priced at PHP 5,000 net per person. For inquiries and reservations, guests may call City of Dreams Manila at +63 2 800 8080.