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Australia's Largest German Festival Returns

Ladies and gentlemen, the time has come to don your Dirndl or Lederhosen as Australia's largest German festival returns to Brisbane Showgrounds for two spectacular weekends of delicious food, world-famous beers and exciting traditional entertainment!

Get ready to feast your eyes on all things German at Oktoberfest Brisbane on Oktober 11-13 & 18-20 as Brisbane Showgrounds comes to life with Oktoberfest Brisbane's famous Bavarian flair.

All are welcome to join in the culturally-rich festivities. There will be the always popular Oktoberfest Tent, Gaumenschmaus Tent (Food Hall), traditional stalls and an exciting entertainment line-up. Here's what to look forward to in 2019!

  • Traditionelle Schmankerl (traditional treats)

    From Schnitzels to Pretzels and everything in between, your taste buds will be set alight while indulging in the authentic flavours and treats the Festival has to offer.

    Why not start your Saturday morning with a traditional Bavarian Breakfast, allowing you to completely immerse yourself in German traditions and start the weekend off as a true German local?

  • Zünftig Bayrische Unterhaltung! (authentic Bavarian entertainment)

    A spectacular line-up of live entertainment is set to ignite the Oktoberfest tent with music by the Bavarian Oompah band 'Münchner Buam', Heidi the Yodeller and Alpenrosen Dance Group.

  • Gaudi für Kinder (fun for kids)

    Kids will find hours of entertainment with cuddly baby animals to pat, FREE rides for all minors on both Sundays of the festival, face painting and crafts, pony rides, incredible roving entertainment and so much MORE!

  • Spannende Wettbewerbe (Suspense-packed competitions)

    Don't miss the annual Miss Oktoberfest Brisbane, Oktoberpole and Bavarian Strongman competitions, which will be running throughout the festival!

  • Bayrische Gemütlichkeit! (Bavarian comfort & good cheer!)

    Take a break after a jam-packed day of German fun in the Munich Biergarten, where you can relax and enjoy the atmosphere of Oktoberfest Brisbane, all the while treating yourself to a world-class German beer.

    No wonder Oktoberfest Brisbane rates in the Top 10 Oktoberfest events in the world! Don't miss this cultural extravaganza!

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    When: October 11-13 & 18-20
    Where: Brisbane Showgrounds, Entry only via Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, QLD
    Cost: Varies by day, see website
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