Never let distance keep you apart! Whether it’s visiting a loved one, or even recreating your own Oktoberfest, go for one of our homes in Costa Blanca. Sure, Munich is very far, and the atmosphere is completely different, but there are many Germans that have chosen to live in Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol, so if you’re from Germany, you won’t be alone!
This 2021, the very best Oktoberfest in the province of Alicante made a comeback: the one in Calpe. A festival “a la Valencia” with a hint of Germany was held over the long weekend in October, boasting live orchestras, charangas (brass bands), local delicacies, and, most important of all, beer.
If you happened to miss out on these festivities or simply want to continue the party, don’t worry. In Spain, we love parties and we’re sure our European counterparts do too! So, why not host your own Oktoberfest that will make you feel right at home? Here are a few tips!
As we already said, in Cumbre del Sol we love having clients from Germany, and we want to do our best so that they can live as comfortably as possible in Costa Blanca. The saying “there’s no place like home” is certainly true, but in this case, residents from Germany will feel right at home in Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol. And what is it that makes us feel most at home? You guessed it, it’s food.
Food and drink are especially needed when talking about the best German festival out there! In a multicultural residential complex with neighbours from all over Europe, a supermarket cannot go without imported products. Supermarkets such as Pepe la Sal, which stock imported products, not only have a store in Benitaxell, but also in other nearby places like Moraira-Teulada or Benissa.
Beer, a non-negotiable part of your Oktoberfest
The queen of Oktoberfest is, of course, beer. It is the centrepiece of the party. So, if you decide to host your own Oktoberfest, this golden liquid has to be there. How about organising a beer tasting session? But watch out! Make sure your beers are German. You won’t have problems finding any, as we said before, Pepe la Sal has many imported products that will make each resident of Residential Resort Cumbre del Sol at home.
The debate on beers is always frothing. Luckily, in this supermarket, you have a wide variety to choose from! In Spain and in the rest of the world, Paulaner is the best brand to celebrate Oktoberfest. It was the beer that turned this regional festival into a global one. But we understand that if you’re German, you’ll probably want a larger selection of beers to do your own tasting session at home for your Oktoberfest. Along with Paulaner, you can also get these beers: Bitburger, Erdinger, Emdbrau and Franziskaner. A paradise for our German neighbours!
This Oktoberfest, travel to Germany through food
Even though the star of the show is beer, it simply has to be accompanied with a good meal. A good meal that makes you feel like you’re in the streets of Munich on such an important day for Germans. Sausages and cheese have to be on the table, and if not, it wouldn’t be an Oktoberfest. Munster Fermier, Edam, Bavaria Blu and Tilsiter are some cheeses available to buy in Pepe la Sal so that your Oktoberfest at home can be just as good as the real thing. As for sausages, a symbol of Germany, you will also find many different kinds on offer to choose from in this supermarket.
But beyond the raw ingredients, here are some recipes that you can easily recreate at home. Bretzels, Kartoffelsalat and Frikadellen will be a hit with the guests at your party. Your playlist for that day will, of course, singers and bands from Germany. This will certainly be nostalgic music for German guests, but for others it will be a way to get to know new music and learn about German folklore.
All that’s left is decoration! It’s one of the most important steps, so don’t skip it. Bavarian flags, big beer mugs, and even regional dress – no detail is too small! Did you manage to get all that down? Don’t miss out on the opportunity to close that gap of 1,900 kilometres and feel that Cumbre del Sol is your home.
The Costa Blanca has so much to offer and every day, more and more people are opting to start their new life in this wonderful region. That’s why, given its location in a natural enclave and the warm temperatures you can enjoy all year, our Cumbre del Sol Residential Resort is the ideal place for you to enjoy your terrace with or without pool, the sea, and the best views. It’s also worth noting that if you decide to start a new life in Cumbre del Sol, you won’t be lacking for anything as you’ll find sports facilities, restaurants, a friendly international environment with people from all over the world, and many attractions to discover. Apart from the historical and cultural attractions of the area, the Costa Blanca is a touristic zone which can be easily be observed, considering the many events organised in big cities close to Cumbre del Sol. One of the most important of those is Oktoberfest.
As has been tradition since 1987, the Calpe Club Creativo has organised an Oktoberfest from the 2nd through the 13th of October, which will take place in a large tent next to the Calpe Tennis Club. The main protagonist of the event will be German beer, but don’t not forget that there will also be folklore as well as typical German products and cuisine. In order to properly kick off such an important event for our German community and the city of Calpe, the mayor will be tapping the first keg and will crown the Festival Queen 2019. From that day on, there are various events planned such as jug lifting contests, Bavarian lunches, prizes for the 3 best costumes and much more. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover German culture first-hand and taste typical German dishes while attending one of the Steinsberger concerts.
Can’t make it during these dates? Maybe you didn’t have enough time to try all the different varieties? Don’t worry, because the Teulada-Moraira Oktoberfest will take place from the 18th through the 20th of October in the Les Sorts car park. Take advantage of these three days to feel like you’re really in Germany, thanks to all the different German beers you can try, typical dishes, and special music.
These events give you the opportunity to celebrate traditions that are known throughout the world and to make new friends. Don’t wait; get your ticket today and travel to Germany without leaving the Costa Blanca! We also invite you to check our blog regularly as well as our social networks, so that you’ll be up to date about the organized events going on near you and to receive any information you might need about VAPF properties.
Once again, the Oktoberfest time has arrived to Calpe, and this time is the 30th anniversary of this festival in town, so Club Creativo Calpe organized a very special program of activities where the beer and the typical products of the German gastronomy are the main stars!
This year, Calpe’s Oktoberfest will be held from 25 October to 5 November, and those who want to reserve a table from 16 people can do so contacting Felipe +34 601 171 481 from 11:00 to 13:00 h. and from 18:00 to 20:00 h. or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oktoberfest Calpe 2017 Program
Wednesday 25 October
20:00 h.: Inauguration, sting of the barrel by the mayor, farewell of the 2016 Festival Queen and the coronation of the 2017 Festival Queen.
Thursday 26 October
Bavarian and international music by the Steinberg Musikanten
Friday 27 October
Music beer parties hits from the last 20 years with Denise
Saturday 28 October
Oktoberfest party with Manu and the Steinsbergers.
Sunday 29 October
Bavarian lunch with traditional music and white sausage in the morning and music with the Steinsbergern at the afternoon.
Monday 30 October
Live music with songs by request of the public. Show performed by the Steinsberger and night of popular songs with Denise.
Tuesday 31 October
Oktoberfest hits from the last 20 years with the Steinsbergern. Raising beer mugs contest
Friday 3 November
“Zicke Zacke Heu Heu Heu” musical show with the Steinsbergern.
Saturday 4 November
Oktoberfest party with The Steinsberger and oldies but goodies from years 70/80/90 with Denise.
Sunday 5 November
All-day non-stop party with live Folk and Rock and Roll music
Everything is ready for the Oktoberfest Beer Festival to be held on 6, 7, 8 and 9 October at Teulada-Moraira! The marquee is all set at Les Sort car parking (Moraira).
During these four days, more than 3,000 liters of beer will be served, and entertainment is guaranteed with the performance of a German musical duo in the morning and afternoon, and a mobile DJ set on Friday and Saturday nights.
You may also enjoy typical German dishes such as bratwurst sausages, meatloaf in a bagel, roasted potato with fine herbs fresh cheese, pretzels with butter, potato salad and Sauerkraut among others.
See you at there!
It is October already and the Oktoberfest arrives once again to Calpe. This year you can enjoy this beer festival from 26 October to 6 November.
Check below the program of events you can enjoy in Calpe in the framework of this festival: