The official Oktoberfest moved to Taj Samudra Colombo

October 22nd – 27th at Taj Samudra Colombo South Lawn

This year, the official Oktoberfest will be graced by the Ambassador for Germany in Sri Lanka, his excellency Jörn Rohde and the celebration will be kicked off with the traditional German parade coupled with the tapping of a keg.  

The six-day long celebration will run from 22  27 October and will take place daily between 5.30pm to 12 midnight at the Taj Samudra South Lawn. 

This mega German festival will showcase Edelweiss, one of the premier Oktoberfest bands from Munich Germany along with beautiful German hostesses to dance, entertain and light up the festivities. 

In addition, there will be an array of traditional German games and the winners will walk away with exciting prizes. The event will have a star-studded lineup of local entertainment comprising of Infinity, Unscripted, Magicbox Mixup, Backline, Daddy, Chitral Somapala, Umara Sinhawansa and Pradhee Sandeepana will take you down memory lane with a medley from Queen’s Live Aid performance.  

Furthermore, for the very first time in Sri Lanka, we will be transported to Jamaica by Sri Lanka’s Bob Marley, Reggae Rohantha when he takes the stage daily along with the Wailer Sisters.   

An entrance only ticket sits at Rs 2,000 while a ticket with dinner and two beverages is priced at Rs 3,850.  Dinner will include an appetizer, main and dessert. In addition, guests will have the option of purchasing food and drinks at the event.

This year there will be a host of unique drinks served at the event and guests will get a chance to enjoy and discover handcrafted beverages from Lion Brewery as well as some popular international beverages especially flown down from Carlsberg – Denmark.

Tickets can be purchased from the events desk at the Taj Samudra Colombo or online at   

Whilst Taj Samudra Colombo is hosting the event Coca Cola, Yes FM, Legends, Audi, , What’s Up Sri Lanka, Elephant House Ice Cream and George Stewarts Travels are partnering with the Taj Samudra Colombo to make this event happen.