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Hofbrauhaus Melbourne's Oktoberfest 2018

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Hofbräuhaus Melbourne continues to celebrate turning 50 years in Melbourne this year, by throwing its biggest Oktoberfest ever, in the heart of Chinatown! Located at 18 Market Lane, Melbourne (03) 9663 3361, this event runs from 22 September till 27 October 2018, and there's no entrance fee. Ja, its true! More than four weeks of extraordinary Bavarian good times!. Start booking your tables now.

You're invited to the Big Opening Party on 22 September 2018 from 12pm to 1am on 23 September. Get your Lederhosen and Dirndl on, and get ready to release your inner Bavarian and join the original Oktoberfest Party in Melbourne!

Kicking off with a BANG at noon on 22 Sep, the Opening Party will feature the traditional keg tapping and Stein carrying competition, with bands playing all day. Come 5pm, the party continues up in the Bier Hall and Alpine Bar.

Opening sessions times on the day will be lunch from 12-4pm, early evening from 5-8pm and late night 7.30pm till the last Stein is empty. Come in for the lunch session and keep jodeling at the Alpine Bar. Fun times are best shared, so get a crew together, as no one parties like Hofbräuhaus. It's a great first day to a great month to come, full of gorgeous food and Big BIG BIERS! Book via the number given above, or email -

The Oktoberfest Lunch session on 22 Sep from 12-3pm is when the Stein carrying competition is on. Be sure to participate as the winner of the male and female competition will get free Bier (1 x 300ml bier per day) at Hofbräuhaus every time they come in, for a whole year! Plus it's a whole lotta fun!

In addition, a Duke or Duchess will be crowned during this same session/seating. Everyone who has dined at Hofbräuhaus until 10 September 2018, and is present at the lunch session, can take part in this competition. The winner will have the honour of tapping the traditional Oktoberfest keg and receive a $300 voucher for that day. It only gets better, for a special traditional Oktoberfest mug will be waiting at Hofbräuhaus every time his or her majesty enters the venue. This mug will be filled for free for one year, with 300ml of Bier per day, to honour the Highness of Hofbräuhaus!

PLEASE NOTE, the winner of the competitions has to be of legal age (18 years of age) to be able to qualify for that free Bavarian Bier for the year. That is, 300ml Bier per Day (conditions apply) for a full year.

To qualify to enter the competition and become the Duke or Duchess of Hofbräuhaus (lunchtime only on 22 Sep), (a) you need to dine at Hofbräuhaus until 10 Sep and leave your details to enter the competition; (b) check in on, and 'like' Hofbräuhaus' Facebook page; (c) book your table for the Oktoberfest Opening Lunch on 22 September and (d) be the lucky winner!

Daily specials throughout this month-long celebrations will be announced soon, so be sure to stay in touch for the ultimate Bavarian updates on their Facebook page. Das Original & das Beste, don't miss this historical event!

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Why? Oktoberfest Opening Party 2018 @ Hofbrauhaus Melbourne
When: 22 September 2018 12pm to 23 September 1am: - Sessions: Lunch 12-4pm, early evening 5-8pm & late, 7.30pm till the last Stein is empty.
Phone: (03) 9663 3361
Where: Hofbräuhaus Melbourne, 18 Market Lane, Melbourne, VIC
Cost: Free Entry
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