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Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest 2018

Since the early 1800’s, Oktoberfest has been the world’s largest Volksfest (Beer Festival), and to celebrate over 200 years of fun, the Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest will see lederhosen clad partygoers shouting Prost from the top of their lungs once again in 2018! Taking place at the Royal Exhibition Building (REB), this incredible heritage listed building rivals the great Bavarian beer halls of Germany and will play host to the most traditional Oktoberfest event Melbourne has seen, with German oompah bands, folk dancing, on-stage competitions and an atmosphere that is guaranteed to be electric. Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest boasts a drinks list that will have even the most avid connoisseur licking their lips with the 2018 event featuring over 50 different imported German beers, plus cider, wine, schnapps and much more. To tantalise your taste buds, the event will feature numerous German caterers serving up traditional meals such as pork hocks, schnitzels, bratwurst and other German sausages, brathendl (roast chickens), pretzels and German pastries. Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest only runs over two sessions, a Day Session and an Evening Session. Last year SOLD …

WIN: 1 x double pass to Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest

Competition now closed The Royal Exhibition Building will play host to the Royal Melbourne Oktoberfest, the most traditional Oktoberfest event Melbourne has ever seen. With over 50 different imported German beers available, this Oktoberfest is the only Oktoberfest in Australia to feature five of the six Munich Oktoberfest Breweries and will have the most German beers under one roof anywhere in Australia, all packaged up in a German Wunderland. To pair with the huge selection of beer, numerous German caterers will be serving up traditional dishes, from pork hocks, bratwurst and other German sausages to pretzels and German pastries. To keep you entertained throughout the event, traditional German ‘oompah’ bands from all over the country will be performing on and off stage along with pretzel fräuleins, Stein and beer barrel races, yodellers and much more! Here is your chance to win 1 x double pass on us! Simply share this post on Facebook and tag us @weknowmelbourne (your profile must be public so we can see the share!). Get a bigger chance to win by filling the …

Oktoberfest in the Gardens

This October, Oktoberfest in the Gardens will take over Melbourne’s Birrarung Marr for a giant, beer garden party.  Now in it’s sixth year, the party will feature two massive beer halls with a large selection of imported German beers, cider and wine, plus authentic German food stalls. Entertainment wise, there’ll be roving performers, sideshow alley, silent disco and an eclectic mix of entertainment and competitions across multiple stages throughout the afternoon and evening. Inspired by their love of the traditional Bavarian festival and great beer, Oktoberfest in the Gardens has sold out the past two years, and is already sold out on Saturday, with limited tickets left on Sunday. Rocktoberfest  are a Melbourne-based business selling Oktoberfest outfits. Started by two guys out of Melbourne who knew how difficult (and costly) it was to buy lederhosen for festivals, Rocktoberfest now offers Oktoberfest goers, costumes that won’t cost a fortune, which means more money to spend on beer! Their Lederhosen and dirndls are great value at less than $50 each. The competition closed 12pm, 6th October 2016. Winner was Sharon, …


Oktoberfest in the Gardens

Oktoberfest in the Gardens returns to Melbourne for it’s fifth year. Embrace the largest Australian Oktoberfest celebrations and taste your way across Europe with a large selection of imported German beer, cider, wine and a range of other beverages. The Festival will take over Birrarung Marr with a a massive beer hall, authentic German food stalls, roving performers, a silent disco plus, beer and more beer. So even though you might not be in Germany celebrating the traditional Oktoberfest, it’s the perfect  way to take part in the Bavarian Festival from afar. We’ll ‘prost’ to that! Our German friends have come to the party for We Know Melbourne readers. While the event is sold out Saturday, use the code FRIDAY BEER will get you discounted tickets to the Friday event! When: Friday, 23 October + Saturday, 24 October Where: Birrarung Marr Visit the website here.  Terms and conditions here.