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Durban Bierfest

The Bierfest, a much-loved annual event that has taken place in Johannesburg and Cape Town, comes to Durban next weekend. Housed in a 2 500 seater Bavarian Brauhaus at Suncoast Boulevard, Marine Parade, can expect feisty frauleins with fistfuls of ice-cold Bavarian beer, delicious German fare and a world class Oompah Band to get toes tapping. In addition to three finely crafted Bavarian beer varieties on offer, the festival will be filled with traditional Oktoberfest competitions and games, including a best-dressed category, with great prizes to be won. The festival takes place from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th of November 2012, so book your tickets now for R100 each at All purchases at Bierfest are made using the Bierfest currency of ‘Crowns’, which are available in non-refundable denominations of R20 and can be purchased in packs of 5 (value R100). Over 18’s only. Prost! Text: Pippa Alcock