From Munich to Malaysia: MGS Oktoberfest Penang Is Coming Soon!

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The perennially popular celebration in Penang, organised and hosted by the Malaysian-German Society, is slated for late October this year – mark your calendars!

The eagerly anticipated MGS Oktoberfest is making its long-awaited return! Prepare to immerse yourself in one of the grandest German cultural celebrations, complete with the authentic sounds of Bavarian music courtesy of MGS’s live Bavarian band, “Die Frankenräuber.” There will be no shortage of entertainment with lively dancing, engaging games, delectable cuisine, and a wide array of beverages.

Key Event Details:

  • Dates: October 27th & 28th, 2023 (Friday & Saturday)
  • Time: Commencing at 7pm each night
  • Venue: Malaysian-German Society, Penang

How to Secure Oktoberfest Tickets:

  1. General & Non-MGS Members: Tickets can be conveniently purchased through the Ticket2U website at this link: Ticket2U Website
  2. MGS Members and Group Bookings: If you are a proud MGS member or intend to make a group booking of 20 tickets or more, feel free to contact MGS for assistance at 04-229 6853 or drop them a message at [email protected]. Please note that member prices are exclusively available to MGS members.

Important Reminders:

  • Be sure to decide on the specific day you wish to attend the festival as your ticket will be valid for that day only.
  • Early pre-sale closures may occur if tickets are sold out or, in any case, by Wednesday, October 25th.
  • Starting from October 26th onwards, all tickets will be priced at RM40 and can be acquired via the MGS office or Ticket2U.
  • Remember to have your tickets ready for verification upon entry.
  • Individuals aged 16 and above must possess a valid ticket for entry.

Volunteer Opportunities:

For those who are eager to contribute and be part of the event, consider signing up as a volunteer via this Volunteer Registration Form. Your participation will be greatly appreciated!

About MGS Oktoberfest:

For over four decades, MGS Oktoberfest Penang has been a magnetic draw for people hailing from distant corners, and with time, its popularity has swelled to the extent that it now spans two consecutive nights every October. Each year, we proudly host a lively Bavarian band specially flown in from the southern reaches of Germany, ensuring an authentic Oktoberfest experience.

Traditionally, Oktoberfest is synonymous with beer, and the MGS event will not disappoint. Anticipate a selection of original Oktoberfest brews alongside an array of local and international beer brands. Your taste buds are in for a treat with a mouthwatering array of German delicacies including sausages, meatloaf, Sauerkraut, pretzels, and more. To ensure everyone can participate and enjoy, they also offer local and pork-free culinary delights, as well as non-alcoholic beverage options.

In true Oktoberfest spirit, the MGS event will have an assortment of traditional games and entertainment to engage both adults and children, making this a truly immersive experience for all ages. And when the urge to dance strikes, a large dance floor, which is often filled to capacity, beckons everyone to join in the festivities!

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