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Beer Festival “Oktoberfest” in Fuengirola

Fuengirola returns to accommodate this year 2017, the “Oktoberfest” or Beer Festival. This is the ninth edition of this celebration in Fuengirola, although in Münich, it has been celebrated since 1810. This festivity commemorates the wedding celebrations between Prince Ludwig and Princess Teresa de Saxe-Hildburghausen. On October 12, 1810, the citizens of Münich were invited to celebrate this event in the meadow that was in front of the gates of the city, since then, this celebration has been increasing year after year, reaching up to 6, 4 million visitors during the 16 ~ 18 days it lasts and reaching to consume 7.7 million liters of beer.

Oktoberfest at the Sohail Castle

From the next day August 18, until September 3, will be held in the emblematic Sohail Castle of Fuengirola, the most international Bavarian festival, the Oktoberfest. In the castle grounds, you can enjoy several German culinary specialties available in various stands and stalls, accompanied by a splendid beer mug. The iconic tents and long tables will be installed to accommodate the more than 100,000 visitors who register on average during the Oktoberfest of Fuengirola. The Fair can be visited from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. from Monday to Saturday and from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Sundays.

Animation Beer Festival in Fuengirola

This festival is not just about enjoying the typical German gastronomy, as the rules of the festival itself, there will be a live orchestra, which will make us travel to Münich itself, thanks to the interpretation of typical music of this event. We can also find a playground and animations, so that the youngest can enjoy this experience, while enriching this culture.

Where to eat during the Oktoberfest in Fuengirola

If you plan to attend one, or more days, to that party, and want to complement the enjoyment of the Bavarian cuisine, we recommend that you come and visit us. Swiss cuisine is a melting pot of flavors, consisting of German, French specialties and a variety of cultures typical of the Alpine environment. Surely it will be the perfect complement to celebrate one of the most marked events of our city, Fuengirola. Come and see us and expand as well, the number of gastronomic specialties of German influence that you can enjoy.

We are a few minutes walk from Castillo Sohail, if you want to reserve a table click HERE. Or by calling: +34 952 472 606