Oktoberfest Canberra - The Original and the Best!
The Harmonie German Club has been has been providing this exciting Bavarian festival to Canberrans since 1962. The festival has had many locations in that time, This year we are excited to move to our newest location The Queanbeyan Showgrounds.
2017 is set to be our biggest and most entertainment packed weekend. We still have all the amazing German Foods, Fully Imported Crafted Beers & Wine, Traditional Music, German Dancers & Bell-Ringers but we have added in a Beer Garden, New Shows, Exciting Competitions, Sunday Family Day & Markets, Free Amusement Rides and more!
Oktoberfest Canberra is run by a mix of club representatives and amazing volunteers. If not for the assistance of these amazing volunteers we would not be able to make this Celebration of German culture happen.
5:00pm - 11:30pm
Friday night is our official Anzapfen or tapping of the keg. We want to kick Oktoberfest Canberra 2016 off with a whole lot of Wunderbar!! Entertainment from our Oompa Band, German Dancers, The Beardmeister Competition, and Beer Garden coming into full swing.
11:00am - 11:30pm
Saturday is our Wonderful Day of Celebrations which is Oktoberfest's biggest day. We have added a tonne of new fun into our program with Amusement Rides, Miss Oktoberfest and Oktoberfest Strongman competitions as well as New Food Vendors and a German Beer Garden to soak up the sun on an amazing spring day...
11:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday is our Family and Market day with tonnes of things to entertain the kids and adults. There will be Food, Art, Clothing, Coffee, Jewellery and more at the markets with some great local vendors in attendance. We will also have Traditional German Games, Jumping Castles, Free Amusement Rides, Face painting and more to keep
the kids happy...
Full Entertainment Schedule, Coming soon!
Free entry for Minors (under 18 years), but must be accompanied by
and supervised by a responsible adult at all times and must vacate the festival by 7:00pm.