Entries by Kim Zoulek

Oktoberfest Brisbane 2016 Anzapfen, the official opening ceremony

It is here! Our opening ceremony with the official ‘tapping of the keg’, the Anzapfen. This year will be the fifth consecutive year Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk taps the first keg of beer at Oktoberfest Brisbane, following a long-running Bavarian tradition to mark the launch of the festival. This tradition has been celebrated at Oktoberfest […]

Shank Brothers get crafty for OktoberFEAST

Glorious hearty flavours will combine when Mike and Ralph from Brisbane-based BBQ collective, the Shank Brothers, share their passion for cooking with culture-seekers at Oktoberfest Brisbane this Saturday, October 8. Using local ingredients including emu from Tri It Emu Farm at Marburg and Pork from Meat at Billys in Ashgrove, they’ll be teaching you how […]

Cow bell-ringing, shoe-slapping entertainment right at your doorstep!

A German festival isn’t complete without soul-livening music and entertainment – and that’s why the line-up landing at Oktoberfest Brisbane makes it the biggest and best in Australia. It’s deep inside the mammoth 3,500 square metre Oktoberfest Tent where bunting, music and merrymaking create an electric atmosphere that makes it very easy to embrace your […]

Competition strong for the Oktoberfest Brisbane crowns in 2016

Oktoberfest Brisbane’s competitions promise to be bigger and better than before with interest pouring in to lay it all on the line for the illustrious titles of ‘Miss Oktoberfest Brisbane’, ‘Beardmeister’ and ‘Bavarian Strongmen’. Miss Oktoberfest Brisbane (Saturday 8 Oktober) If you’re after a beauty pageant, leave now! These renowned crowns are not for the […]

Where to Stay for Oktoberfest Brisbane 2016

  There are some important preparations for attending Oktoberfest Brisbane that are better enjoyed together, so why not stay with your friends at a nearby hotel for this year’s festival. Hotels aren’t just for those travelling from afar. Get the German vibes rolling as you and your mates meet before the festival to ‘kit up’ […]

Our Classics are back for 2016!

The best hearty German foods at Oktoberfest Brisbane 2016! You know Brisbane’s German community is culturally vibrant when, year after year, the very best in the German food business return to showcase their trades at Oktoberfest Brisbane. As you bite into the delicious foods from any of our vendors, you’re hit with a flavour sensation […]

Top 5 KinderZone activities at Oktoberfest Brisbane 2016

If Oktoberfest Brisbane is your family fun day out, make sure you know what’s happening at the KinderZone with an expanded program in 2016 offering plenty of fun, interactive and educational activities for children of all ages. With an exciting line-up of live shows happening over both weekends, it won’t just be kids marveling at […]

New for the foodies at Oktoberfest Brisbane 2016

One of the most enjoyable aspects of exploring the world is discovering new food – and when have you ever heard someone say Germany has disappointed? Oktoberfest Brisbane will take you on a mouth-watering culinary journey through gourmet Germany as we bring the very best flavours from the European nation to your doorstep. Adding to […]