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Wünderbar! The Only Oktoberfest Brisbane is back!

Wünderbar! The Only Oktoberfest Brisbane is back, reuniting lovers of German culture at Australia’s biggest and most authentic annual German celebration.

For six huge festival days across two weekends, October on 7-9 and 14-16, Brisbane comes alive with an unparalleled celebration of all things German.

More than 35,000 culture-seeking enthusiasts will descend on Brisbane Showgrounds, bringing together stein-raisers from across the country.

Oktoberfest Brisbane Main Hall

More than 35,000 people will descend on Brisbane Showgrounds to celebrate Oktoberfest Brisbane. Source: Supplied


A celebration fit for families

Oktoberfest Brisbane has plenty in store for families. A fabulous kinder-focused entertainment program encourages Little Ones (and even bigger ones) to embrace their ‘inner German’ and create memorable experiences!

If you’re searching for the perfect day to bring the kids, look no further than the relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere on Sundays. These feature more kinder-focused entertainment, games and more activities than you can poke a pretzel at!

Children under 17 enjoy free entry, plus there will be free rides for all on Sundays at this year’s event. To complete the experience, don the whole family in a traditional Dirndl or Lederhosen, and flaunt your inner German at the ultimate family day out!

Stuck for an outfit? You can get your get your authentic Bavarian fashion at Schnucki. Stocking 65 styles of Dirndls and more than 20 types of Lederhosen, Schnucki offers online shopping and personal fittings at its boutique in Brisbane’s southern suburb of Salisbury.

Family on the Dodgem Cars at Oktoberfest Brisbane

Free rides on Sundays at Oktoberfest Brisbane. Source: Supplied

Top 5 highlights for families at Oktoberfest Brisbane

  • Traditional treats
  • Authentic Bavarian entertainment
  • Fun for kids
  • Suspense-packed competitions
  • Bavarian comfort and good cheer

Oktobefest Brisbane Information

  • When: October on 7-9 and 14-16
  • Where: Brisbane Showgrounds
  • Price: $25 Adult tickets when booked online; Children 17 years and under are free — no ticket required
  • More details: oktoberfestbrisbane.com.au

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By Angela Sutherland
After spending many years hustling stories on busy editorial desks around the world, Angela is now mum of two little ones and owner/editor at Kids on the Coast / Kids in the City. She is an atrocious cook and loves cutting shapes to 90s dance music. Angela is the editor of Kids on the Coast - a free family magazine whats on guide for Kids: things to do, school holiday fun and free activities for kids... Fun attractions, family food & travel, kids health & wellbeing, kids parties venues, parenting, pregnancy & babies, guide for parents. Servicing Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and beyond, Kids on the Coast is an online guide for parents with kids things to do with kids, schools and education and lifestyle news located on Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, QLD.

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