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On the evening of Saturday, October 14, the picturesque Plaza at Altos de Chavón burst into a lively celebration, marking the annual arrival of Oktoberfest—a beloved tradition eagerly awaited by Casa de Campo’s residents and visitors alike. From 7:00 p.m. until 12:30 a.m., this jubilant affair drew a spirited crowd eager to immerse themselves in an authentic German experience.
The event featured approximately ten stations, each offering a selection of German craft beers from various renowned brands, with prices ranging from 250 pesos. This pricing structure allowed attendees to savor a diverse range of high-quality brews. While the crowd reveled in the lively atmosphere, DJ Roland, Stephanie Tiboli and Joseph Miller provided a melodic backdrop that compelled attendees of all ages to hit the dance floor.
Laughter and merriment filled the Plaza at Altos de Chavón as guests savored an extensive menu of German delicacies. Traditional German fare, including the ever-popular ‘kartoffelsalat‘ potato salad, sausages and pork sandwiches, was among the culinary delights.
Beyond the delectable food and libations, attendees also had the chance to explore promotional booths representing Casa de Campo, the local baseball team, La Romana’s very own Toros del Este and acquire classic German ceramic beer steins, lovingly crafted by the artisans of Altos de Chavón.
The festivities commenced with opening remarks from Casa de Campo’s President, Andrés Pichardo and the German Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Maike Friedrichsen. Both expressed their gratitude for the enthusiastic turnout and raised their glasses, marking the official commencement of the evening’s celebrations.
This year’s edition of Oktoberfest at Altos de Chavón exceeded all expectations, leaving attendees eagerly anticipating the next installment. With each passing year, the event introduces fresh elements that enhance the experience and make it more appealing to patrons of all ages.
The Oktoberfest is a traditional beer festival held annually in Munich, Germany. It ranks among the world’s largest and most renowned beer festivals. Typically commencing in late September and running until the first week of October, the festivities occasionally extend for a few extra days.