This Oktoberfest was brought about by many people's love of the traditional Bavarian festival and great beer. Oktoberfest in the Gardens in Sydney features two huge beer halls, authentic German food stalls, roving performers, sideshow alley, silent disco and a mix of entertainment and competitions across several stages, both throughout the afternoon and evening.
As last year's event sold out very quickly, you will need to make sure you get in quick.
THE IMPORTANT DETAILS Tickets - Available through Moshtix on Thursday, 1 August
Venue - The Domain (Entry from Art Gallery Road) Date - Saturday, 26th October 2019 Time - 1.00 pm to 9.00 pm
TICKETS Final Release (SYDNEY) - all others exhausted
Sales Close: 6:00 pm, Saturday 26th October 2019 - $69.90. You can get your tickets here.
DRESS UP Thanks to Blossom Costumes, Oktoberfest in the Gardens fans will receive a 5% discount and free shipping on orders that are over $49 Australia wide by entering the promo code - OITG2019.
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Oktoberfest in the Gardens will be held in the Domain, Sydney CBD. This place is like no other in the country and gives the perfect setting for this outdoor event with extra stages, additional amusement rides and so much more entertainment!
HOW TO GET THERE?
The Domain and event entry is located on the corner of Art Gallery and Hospital Road, Sydney. Visitors are encouraged to utilise public transport.
By Train: Exit at St James, Martin Place or Circular Quay
By Ferry: Walk to the Domain from Circular Quay
By Bus: Take the Sydney Explorer buses 441 or 200
BEER HALL AND GERMAN STAGE
Returning bigger and better, Oktoberfest Sydney will play host to the 2 largest big top beer halls seen at any Oktoberfest event across Australia. The beer halls will have over 6,000 Oktoberfest people and provide a fantastic vantage point for everything that is Oktoberfest.
In order to replicate the traditional München festival, there will be a long list of German entertainers. Some of these will include a 20 piece brass band, yodellers, roving accordion players, pretzel ladies and a number of other German bands on and off stage.
You can read more about these events at this website.
At Oktoberfest in the Gardens, you'll be tempted by menus that have long been favourites among German foods. You will get similar to the following:
German Bratwurst varieties, Kranski and Curry Wurst with sauerkraut.
Pork knuckles (hocks)
Roast pork rolls off the spit
Wood fired flammkuchen
Pulled pork and German pasta dishes
Reuben sandwich and other gourmet toasted sandwiches
There will be a huge range of imported beer, cider and other beverages available for purchase at Oktoberfest in the Gardens. There will be drinks similar to this:
Hofbrau Original Lager
Kaiserdom Pilsner and Lager
Bavaria Premium Lager
Hundehaus Original Lager
Somersby Apple and Pear Cider
Captain Morgan Rum & Cola
Wine and Sparkling
Water and Soft Drinks
All in all, when you're not drinking that stein, you will be eating pretzels and other traditional snacks at up to 30 food stalls. Or perhaps you can check out the delicious food and entertainment. There will be some live music, roving performers, markets and wood-chopping and there is also a silent disco, dodge ball, and a sideshow alley.