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Kuching also celebrates Oktoberfest despite the festival originating from Germany. The festival itself Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture, having been held since the year 1810.
In Kuching, the festival has its fair share festivities, although it is celebrated in a much smaller scale annually.
Usually, malls, pubs and night spots organize events related to Oktoberfest. This article will concentrate on the festival’s celebration in malls.
What to expect
Since Oktoberfest is a beer festival, you can expect beer to be served during these festivals.
In Kuching, malls usually do their festival with food stalls selling local dishes and fusion dishes, aside from German inspired stalls. Some malls also offer live band performances.
There’s a huge likeliness that food vendors would dwarf beer vendors at these local version Oktoberfest.
That said, it would also not be far fetched to say that Oktoberfest in Kuching is more towards being a food fest than a drinking fest.
Photos below show Oktoberfest in Kuching.
Kuching Oktoberfest venues
Listed below are annual Oktoberfest venues in Kuching for 2022.
- the Spring Mall Kuching : Happening from 6PM, 21 Sept – 2 Oct 2022
- La Promenade Mall : Happening from 5PM, 16 Sept – 9 Oct 2022
Other related articles related to Oktoberfest
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