Then join Hofbrauhaus for three huge weeks of German partying from Saturday 21 September celebrating everything German.
Oktoberfest began on 12 October 1810 with the celebration of the marriage between Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The people of Munich attended the festivities in order to celebrate the joyful royal event. Today, Oktoberfest is one of the most well-known events in Germany that is also is celebrated in cities around the world.
Unique of its kind in the Melbourne CBD, Hofbrauhaus was established in 1968 and has since become a popular restaurant and function centre. Whether you're looking for after-work refreshment or a traditional German meal, Hofbrauhaus has you covered.
Bavarian beer, German food and delicious schnapps will be on the menu from Saturday 21 September to Sunday 13 October at Hofbrauhaus. Rest assured you will have a fantastic time in a Bavarian fashion with hearty authentic German food, fun German games and activities, lively German bands, energetic German dancers, exciting German competitions, frosty German brews … anything and everything German!
There will be schnitzels, sausages, potatoes, sauerkraut, pork belly, pork stews to fill your tummy. Indulge in a wide variety of German beers on tap including HB Original, Spaten and Paulaner as well as bottled imports such as Hofbrau, Schneider Weisse and many more. For the Schnapps fans, you will find yourself well catered for as there will be herbal, fruit, clear and even extra strong Killer Schnapps available.
Don't miss out on the opening party from 12 noon on Saturday 21 September. Take part in a stein carrying competition to beat the boss and you might win your right to be the 'Mayor of Munich' who gets to tap the first keg on top of winning a $250 bar tab. Calling all ladies and gents of Melbourne to come and check it out!
If you want two return flights to Munich then here is your chance. Look out for HB Games and enter yourself in order to to win your way into the Grand Prize Draw and attend the closing party on Sunday 13 October to see if you're the lucky winner.
So duck in for a quick brew or a bite to eat at lunch, meet your friends after work and be part of the festivities or even make a full day of it.