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Best Cities to Celebrate Oktoberfest in Australia

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Where to celebrate Oktoberfest 2016?

What began with a royal wedding in Munich, Germany 206 years ago, Oktoberfest has fast become a much-anticipated global event and Australia has joined the biggest annual festival of beer and food. 

Nokturnl Events, a private event company, launched Oktoberfest in the Gardens in the Supreme Court Gardens, Perth on October 7, 2011. The event was well received that it swiftly spread across the country.

Greatly influenced by their strong fondness of the usual Bavarian festival, Oktoberfest in the Gardens highlights two mighty large top beer halls, which also features real German food stalls, along with sideshow alley, travelling performers, and a diverse blend of entertainment and contests across various stages from start to finish.

Now in its sixth year, Oktoberfest in the Gardens hits Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney,  thus securing its position as Australia's largest Oktoberfest party.

three women drinking beer and celebrating oktoberfest in australia


A great place to celebrate Oktoberfest, you can now taste your way across Europe with a wide selection of imported German beer, wine and a range of other beverages as  celebrations kick off this year on Saturday, October 8th at Langley Park, West End in Perth from 2pm until 10pm.


If you are in Adelaide, the event will be held on Saturday, October 15th at Adelaide Showgrounds, Goodwood Rd, Wayville from 2pm until 11pm.


Deemed as of the Australia's most multicultural cities, Melbourne celebrates Oktoberfest in a massive way. Typically, bars and clubs across the city host their own version of the beer-a-thon. This year, the event will span over two days on Saturday and Sunday, October 22nd and 23rd at Birrarung Marr, Melbourne CBD from 2pm – 10pm (Sat) and 12pm – 9m (Sun).


Sydney version of Oktoberfest in the Gardens will be celebrated on Saturday, October 29th at Sydney CBD  (exact venue to be announced soon) from 1pm – 9pm. If you are searching for other cool places to celebrate this festival in Sydney, we recommend you to visit the Lowenbrau Keller at The Rocks or the Bavarian Bier Café in York Street. 

Note that last year's events were sold out, so make sure to purchase your ticket early. 

Celebrate and join in the Oktoberfest 2016 action with your friends and mates. If you want to explore Australia at your own pace, make sure to book a car hire in Australia through VroomVroomVroom so you will have ample time to visit other wonderful sights and popular attractions in Australia after you attend the festival.

Are you thirsty for one of Australia's biggest Bavarian festivals? What's your favourite brew? Tell us what you think in the comments.

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