What’s better than beer? Not much except Oktoberfest: an entire festival dedicated to celebrating beer and German culture!
It’s no wonder over 6 million people flock to Munich, Germany every year to take part in the festivities. The 16-day festival usually runs from late September to the first weekend in October and is packed full of frothy Bavarian beers, traditional beer steins, sauerkraut, pork knuckle and giant pretzels.
If you can’t make it to Munich, don’t fret as we’ve put together the best parties happening around Brisbane so you won’t miss out.
Beer selection: Lager and Wheat Beer (weissbier), German-style dark beer (Dunkelbier), German & Australian wines, German sparkling ‘Sekt’, champagne, schnaps mixers
For more information: Oktoberfest Brisbane
Every year Brisbane Showgrounds transforms into a German town festival as it hosts Australia’s largest Oktoberfest celebration. It has been rated as one of the top 10 Oktoberfests outside of Germany, with activities for the whole family. All the fun happens over two weekends in October bringing together those who love German culture, food and, of course, beer!
When: Friday 25 September (6pm-midnight), Saturday 26 September (2pm-midnight), Sunday 27 September (11.30am-5pm)
Where: 416 Vulture Street, East Brisbane
Beer selection: Over 60 different German beers - Pils, Weizen, Dunkel, Pschorr and Larger amongst many others!
For more information: German Club
The Brisbane German Club is hard to beat with over 60 German beers on offer. What better excuse to try them all in the name of German tradition? With entry fees starting at for members and for non-members, embrace your inner German and enjoy traditional folk dancing, entertainment and food at German Club this year.
Bavarian Bier Cafe
Beer selection: Löwenbräu Oktoberfestbier, Hofbrau Muchen Oktoberfestbier, Paulaner Oktoberfestbier, Spaten Oktoberfestbier.
For more information: Bavarian Beer Cafe
Lads, don your lederhosens and ladies get dressed in your dirndl as your local Bavarian Beer Cafe is celebrating big this year with festivities kicking off September 18 and running all the way ‘til 31st October. Don’t miss out on traditional keg tapping, a live oom pah pah band, weekly Fräulein Fridays party and family Sundays. With a special Oktoberfest menu and Oktoberfest beers, there’s a pretzel, pork knuckle, apple strudel and/or refreshing stein waiting for you here.
Black Forest Restaurant
Beer selection: Warsteiner Premium Beer, HB Hofbräu Hefe, Salzburger Stiegl, Bitburger Draught beer and Erdinger Alkoholfrei
For more information: Black Forest Restaurant
For a true German Oktoberfest, look no further than Black Forest Restaurant. Black Forest Restaurant offers a personal and intimate environment to celebrate the occasion. Gather the family and enjoy one of Brisbane's best weisswurst, folk dancing and steins!
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