This year’s Oktoberfest was our 30th ‘fest.

It was held on the weekend Friday 18 through to Sunday 20 of October 2019

The Wollongong Oktoberfest is an annual event run by volunteers to promote German Culture throughout the Illawarra. This year was our 30th consecutive Oktoberfest and is the largest Regional Oktoberfest in Australia.

There were German Dance Groups on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The Masters of Oompah provided authentic German entertainment throughout the event.

There were plenty of competitions, including: Sausage eating, Strong Man, Strong Woman, Nail Hammer and German Beard.

Entertainment in the Big Tent started on Friday and continued throughout the weekend.

Epic Gaming Australia was be present with Laser Skirmish on Sunday, family day.

On family day (Sunday) there were be rides, a face painter, and a balloon animal blower.

Sunday was family day. All children received a free sausage sizzle (^beef sausage on bread) and a 375mL can of soft drink.
^ excludes German sausages and bread rolls.

We hope to see you at our 31st Oktoberfest in 2020!

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. What are the opening times?
A. Friday 5pm to 11pm
Saturday 10am to 11pm
Sunday 10am to 5pm

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 at a discount or full price at the gate on arrival.

Q. Can we purchase tickets at the club?
A. No, tickets can be purchased online at a discount 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