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It’s time for Oktoberfest, and one of Dubai’s biggest and best celebrations are set to get even bigger and better this year. From Wednesday October 9 to Saturday October 26, Grand Hyatt Dubai is hosting a huge celebration where everyone is welcome to join for two weeks of singing, dancing, eating and enjoying all of the festivities.

In previous years, all tickets have completely sold out so Oktoberfest fans are strongly advised to reserve their tables as early as possible.

The tent will open at 7pm every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evening until 2am, with a strict 21+ policy, but families are invited on Saturdays for a special brunch. Entrance to the evening parties will cost Dhs150 per person, which includes access to the extensive buffet filled with traditional treats until midnight.

If you’d prefer to go to the family-friendly brunch, head down every Saturday between 12.30pm and 4pm. For adults, the price will be Dhs250 with soft drinks or Dhs350 with beer and wine. Little ones aged between five and 11 can enjoy the soft package for half price (Dhs125).

Warm your appetite by tucking into a variety of delicious German pastries such as soft-baked salty pretzels, German Roggenbrot, and Vollkornbrot, before feasting on the mains. Expect to dig into tasty meat dishes including veal schnitzel, roasted lamb, Schweinshaxe, Wursts, and of course beer. Prost!

Guests tend to really throw themselves into the theme, with traditional dirndl & lederhosen costumes encouraged, but smart casuals will also be accepted. Plus, who needs to go to Germany when Grand Hyatt Dubai are flying in Munich band Die Kirchdorfer to play for the crowd? Get ready to sing and dance the night away while chanting “Eins, Zwei, Drei, Gsuffa!”

Grand Oktoberfest Tent, Grand Hyatt Dubai, Sheikh Rashid Road, Za’abeel area, October 9 to 26, Wed to Fri 7pm to 2am, Dhs150 to enter, brunch Sat 12.30pm to 4pm, Dhs350 house, Dhs250 soft, Dhs125 children aged 5 to 11, booking recommended. Tel: (04) 317 2222. hyattrestaurants.com

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