Go Back

What’s On Guide: Oktoberfest EditionOct 8, 2018


Can you believe it’s already October? The year has flown by, but the good news is that October means Oktoberfest. So if you love putting on your lederhosen and drinking bier with your mates, October is surely your favourite month. Here are all the exciting, upcoming Oktoberfest events near you!

melbourne subscribe venues function rooms bars restaurants venue hire birthday party wedding engagment bar restaurant rooftop top best good 1

Munich Brauhaus South Wharf
45 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf, VIC

munich brauhaus oktoberfest beer germany melbourne hidden city secrets october spring

This sprawling, 900-seat waterfront bierhaus is home to Melbourne’s best and most authentic Oktoberfest experience, lasting from Saturday 22nd September to Sunday 28th October. Revelers can take part in a line-up of riotous Oktoberfest activities over the five weeks of celebration. A record-breaking chicken dance attempt will take place on Saturday 6th October, while the restaurant’s Oktober Boss program gives diners the chance to win a trip to Munich by ticking off five foodie challenges. On top of its activities, Munich Brauhaus offers a number of Oktoberfest menus throughout the celebrations, including a 3-course menu ($45pp), a 4-course menu ($60pp) and a shared feast menu ($64pp). Live oopmah music and on-stage performances and challenges add to the restaurant’s delightful Bavarian charm.

[More Info + Gallery] | [Contact Venue]


The Bavarian Knox
Westfield Knox, 2219/509 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South, VIC

bavarian knox octoberfest brauhaus beer pretzel food drink melbourne germany october sping hidden city secrets

Melbournians looking for a true taste of Oktoberfest outside Bavaria need look no further than The Bavarian Knox. In addition to a five-week calendar of special Oktoberfest menus, limited-edition Oktoberfest biers, fun foodie challenges, and the chance to win a trip to Munich, The Bavarian Knox will host an exclusive Oktoberfest party on Saturday 13th October. The party kicks off at 12.45pm with an official Oktoberfest keg tap, before The Bavarian’s lively and energetic oompah band takes to the stage. From 1pm, diners can throw themselves into a line-up of games and challenges including stein holding, hand-less sausage eating, yodelling and best dressed competitions.

[More Info + Gallery] | [Contact Venue]


Oktoberfest in the Gardens
Melbourne Showgrounds, VIC

oktoberfest gardens melbourne germany oktoberfest october spring hidden city secrets 1

Australia’s biggest and best Oktoberfest celebration returns again for 2018! Oktoberfest in the Gardens is inspired by traditional Bavarian festivals and great beer. This year’s festival is on October 13th and has authentic German food stalls, roving performers, silent disco, and an eclectic mix of entertainment and competitions throughout the afternoon and evening. Oktoberfest in the Gardens has a large selection of imported German beer, cider and wine. There will be a long list of German entertainers within the main beer hall, including German brass bands, yodellers, roving accordion players, and many more! So sink your teeth into a bratwurst, get your lederhosen or dirndl on, and come party with Oktoberfest in the Gardens. Tickets are selling fast, try to secure yours!

[More Info + Gallery] 


HopHaus
MR5/3 Southgate Avenue, Southbank, VIC 

hophaus dachshund race oktoberfest hophaus october germany sausage dog melbourne hidden city secrets

Oktoberfest at HopHaus is like New Year’s, Christmas and your birthday all rolled into one, but with bier that’s far more delicious. HopHaus is bringing Munich to Melbourne, and want you to join them in celebrating from Friday 5th of October til Sunday the 14th October. HopHaus across the 10 days the festivities are running, have a huge variety of activities that will have something for literally anyone. From beer specials, to a sausage eating challenge, to dachshund race day, there is something for everyone! The annual dachshund race will have your tail-wagging on the 13th of October. HopHaus have raised $10,250 for Dachshund Rescue Australia since the annual race began in 2015, and after race day come back to the after party at HopHaus, where you can enter yourself or a friend into the Hairy Man competition. Fantastic prizes, fantastic events, HopHaus love to give you the best Oktoberfest experience they can!

[More Info + Gallery] | [Contact Venue] | [To Book For Private Functions]

By Georgie Hindle


Article Footer 3

Latest News


Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
This Enchanting Bar in Windsor...
18 Feb. 2019

Well known and well loved, The Woods of Windsor is a unique bar in comparison to its competitors on Chapel St due to the feeling it ignites within you; it’s as if you’ve been transported to a speakeasy in the 1930’s and you should be removing your fur coat to show off some extravagant outfit...[more info]

Read More
Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
The Hidden Speakeasy You Didn&...
11 Feb. 2019

Time for Storytime kids; Once upon a time, many moons ago, prior to the entertainment and shopping complex it’s known as today and even before it began churning out jars of sweet preserved fruit goodness, good ole Jam Factory on Chapel St served as a brewery for the first 20 years of its existen...[more info]

Read More
Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
This Award Winning Japanese Re...
3 Jan. 2019

“It’s BYO!” is usually a statement your mate posts as their ‘Party’ event status or something you text your buddies to let them know your fav’ Japanese restaurant is holding epic deals. But it is no longer exclusive to house parties and china town. Over the summer time period, award wi...[more info]

Read More
Festival 21 – Our Future Through Food
An All You Can Eat Insta-Worth...
20 Dec. 2018

Get excited because the team that brought you Café Lafayette, is bringing us something bigger, better and absolutely Grand! Grand Lafayette is here and is making one big statement. Your favourite brunch dishes are getting a cheeky little makeover at Grand Lafayette as they’re infused with Asian...[more info]

Read More

75 queries, 0.656 seconds.

Close