Essential Info

Oktoberfest Brisbane 2018 dates:

5 – 7 & 12 – 14 Oktober


For all ticket information, click here.

Minors: Free entry for minors (under 18 years), but must be accompanied by and supervised by a responsible adult at all times.
Deals and Offers: Special deals will be available when online ticketing opens.
ID: If you look younger than 25, you will be asked for valid photo ID in Queensland. ID must be in English.

Terms & Conditions of Entry: Please read here.





Program & Festival Map

To find our Festival Program and Map from the last Festival, Oktoberfest Brisbane 2017, go to our Program page here or click below

Click to View 2017 Festival Program






Click to view 2017 Site Map









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Don’t forget to use our Festival hashtags:

#OktoberfestBrisbane #OFBris18

#EmbraceYourInnerGerman  #GetYourGermanOn

Brisbane Showgrounds

Location: Brisbane Showgrounds, Bowen Hills, Brisbane, Australia.

Entry: Entry only via Gregory Terrace.

Getting there

Parking:   Brisbane Showgrounds for $13 per day. Access via Gregory Tce.

Taxi:   Gregory Terrace – supervised taxi rank.

Black & White cabs: call 133 222 or download the web-app here.

Public transport:   Check the Translink Journey Planner.


Queensland Rail will have track closures between Ferny Grove, Albion and through to Roma Street on Saturday and Sunday the 7th & 8th Oktober, buses will be replacing trains on those days.

Saturday and Sunday 14th & 15th track closure is between Roma Street and Corinda, buses will replace trains all weekend.

Bus:  Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital or Wickham Street (Fortitude Valley) stations.

Train:    Bowen Hills or Fortitude Valley stations.

Where to Stay

richmontroomOktoberfest Brisbane has great hotel partners who offer different experiences as options for a place to stay after a great day and night out at Oktoberfest Brisbane!

As the official accommodation partner for Oktoberfest Brisbane, Mantra Hotels offer the perfect choice for your Brisbane weekend. Choose from Mantra Richmont Hotel, located just 800 metres from the Festival entrance, or stay a little longer in an apartment at Breakfree Fortitude Valley, a short  8 minute walk from RNA. Or better still, make a night of it and head to Mantra on Queen, right in the heart of Fortitude Valley.  With a total of 9 centrally located Brisbane hotels, you will be spoilt for choice. Click HERE to book your accommodation. Tickets to Oktoberfest Brisbane are included in all Mantra Hotel bookings when you use the link.

Check out all of our partners HERE and enjoy a nice place to relax after an amazing Festival experience.


2017 had a variety of merchandise available for purchase at the festival. We had an array of different products for sale at our Oktoberfest Brisbane stall, including our popular Steins, which can be purchased with their very own cooler, t-shirts for all the family, hessian shopping bags, new Oktoberfest Brisbane sunnies, and more!

For those that want to look at buying into a piece of real German authenticity, you are able to purchase Dirndls, Lederhosen and a variety of accessories from the Festival’s official Trachten partner, Schnucki Dirndl & Lederhosen. You can also purchase from them prior to the festival from their website:

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Companion Card Holders

Oktoberfest Brisbane is a proud partner of the Companion Card, by working together to promote rights of people who have a disability and a lifelong need for ‘attendant care support’. Oktoberfest Brisbane invites all Companion Card holders to attend the Festival. For more details on using your Companion Card at Oktoberfest Brisbane, please click HERE