About Wollongong Oktoberfest 2019
Oktoberfest 2019 will be held on October 18th, 19th & 20th
Mark these dates in your diary now!
ABOUT THE EVENT:
The Wollongong Oktoberfest is an annual event run by volunteers to promote German Culture throughout the Illawarra. This year will be our 30th consecutive Oktoberfest and is the largest Regional Oktoberfest in Australia.
There will be German Dance Groups on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The Masters of Oompah will be providing authentic German entertainment throughout the event.
There will be plenty of competitions, including: Sausage eating, Strong Man, Strong Woman, Nail Hammer and German Beard. Start growing that beard now!
Come and watch or take part in the competitions. Free to enter and great prizes.
Entertainment in the Big Tent starts on Friday and continues throughout the weekend.
Epic Gaming Australia will be present with Skirmish. How much fun can it be to battle in lederhosen?
On family day (Sunday) there will be rides, a face painter, and a balloon animal blower.
The full entertainment program will be published in September on our Facebook Page.
Sunday is family day. All children receive a free sausage sizzle (^beef sausage on bread) and a 375mL can of soft drink.
^ excludes German sausages and bread rolls.
Members enter FREE every day. Must have current membership card and photo ID to gain entry.
We hope to see you at our 30th Oktoberfest in 2019!
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q. Are tickets cheaper online?
A. Yes, tickets are cheaper online. You can purchase tickets on the day at the gate, however, they are a little dearer.
Q. Can we bring our own stein?
A. Only if it is plastic, 500mL. No glassware is permitted at the event.
Q. Can we reserve tickets.
A. No, tickets can be purchased online on this site or at the gate on arrival.
Q. Can we purchase tickets at the club?
A. No, discounted tickets can be purchased online on this site or full price at the gate on arrival.
Q. Can we bring any of our own food or drinks?
A. No. This is a fully catered event. Of course, with the exception of baby food and formula for infants.
Q. What beverages will be available?
A. A range of German beers on tap. Cider on tap. Rekorderlig cider. Range of schnapps. Wine. Soft drinks. Water. Tea. Coffee.
Q. What food will be available?
A. Pork knuckles. Pork cutlets. Pulled pork. Bratwursts. Frankfurts. Sauerkraut. BBQ onions. Potato salad. Hot chips. Potato pancakes. Waffles. German cakes. Gingerbread hearts. Pretzels. Just to name a few
*Plus booking fee