Entries by holli-admin

Orange Sky

Oktoberfest Brisbane is proud to announce that we are partnering up with Orange Sky. Orange Sky Provides clean clothes and conversation for people experiencing homelessness.  Through the provision of a free mobile and laundry service Orange Sky provides a platform for every day Australians to connect in a safe, positive and supportive environment for people […]

Happy International Pretzel Day!

Happy International Pretzel Day! Whether you prefer the traditional pretzel or the crunchy salty snack there is plenty to celebrate. There are a few different stories as to how the pretzel came to be, but most agree they have a Catholic background from the Middle Ages in Europe. It is said that Catholic Monks used […]

Let’s make it! Krapfen

Krapfen or Berliner {Jam filled Donuts} These soft and fluffy Krapfen {Jam filled donuts} are eaten year-round in Germany but are particularly popular during Fashing season {carnival} and on Faschingsdienstag {Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras}. Faschingsdienstag in Germany is the peak of the Fashing, reflecting the practice of the last day of eating richer, fatty […]

Karneval 2018

It’s Germany’s carnival season! It starts on the 11th day of November at exactly 11 minutes after 11 am and ends at the stroke of midnight on shroud Tuesday – also referred to as Fat Tuesday (the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday – the beginning of Lent). Brisbane’s only German Karneval party is about to kick […]

That’s a wrap on 2017!

A little rain at the final weekend of Oktoberfest Brisbane couldn’t dampen the spirits of thousands of festival-goers who this year packed into the iconic German cultural event which celebrated its mighty 10th installment. Some blame our 9 burly Bavarian friends for bringing the rain with them, but we’ll let them get away with it for their […]

The Best of the Blogs

Did you don your Dirndl or Lederhosen and let loose on the dancefloor to the Fliegerlied last weekend? Or are you planning your epic Bavarian adventure for this upcoming weekend? Whether you want to re-live the highlights, or you’re trying to plan for your special day this weekend, we’ve been scouring the Internet to see […]

Tips for using your Digital Wallet

Oktoberfest Brisbane is back this Friday for it’s second weekend! To make the most out of these fun-filled days, let’s go through the top seven tips for the Cashless system and setting up your Digital Wallet. You can set up your Digital Wallet prior to entering the festival. All you have to do is head […]