Oktoberfest 2018 will be held on the weekend Friday 12 through to Sunday 14 of October.

Mark those dates in your calendars now!

You can pre-purchase tickets here: www.ticketebo.com.au/oktoberfest

Watch our Facebook Page now to see how you can win a 3 day pass.

You can view last year’s ‘fest pics on our Facebook page HERE.

WIN A TRIP FOR 2 TO MUNICH
Tickets are available in the club
Scroll down for terms and conditions

A bit of Oktoberfest information:

The Wollongong Oktoberfest is an annual event run by volunteers to promote German Culture throughout the Illawarra. This year will be our 29th consecutive Oktoberfest and is the largest Regional Oktoberfest in Australia.

There will be German Dance Groups on Saturday and Sunday, and Theatrix Performing Arts on 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 throughout the weekend with Laser Skirmish. How much fun can it be to battle in lederhosen and dirndls?

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.

We hope to see you at our 29th Oktoberfest in 2018!

ENTRY PRICES:

Children up to 17, everyday – FREE.
All children MUST be with a responsible adult at all times.
Friday Adult $10
Saturday Adult $20
Sunday Adult $15
Sunday Family Ticket (2 adults + [your own] children) $25
3 DAY PASS Adult $35

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.

EVENT TIMES
Friday from 5pm to late
Saturday from 10am to late
Sunday from 10am to 6pm

FAQ
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 ticketbo.com.au/oktoberfest or at the gate on arrival.

Q. Can we purchase tickets at the club?
A. No, tickets can be purchased online at ticketbo.com.au/oktoberfest or 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. Can we reserve a table?
A. No. First in best seated.

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. Pluto pups. Potato pancakes. Waffles. German cakes. Gingerbread hearts. Pretzels. Just to name a few.

Q. Do you have disabled access?
A. Yes. The venue is all on flat ground without steps. Disabled restrooms are in the club house.

We hope to see you at our 29th Oktoberfest in 2018!

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

This is a volunteer run event. If you would like to help out, please click here to register.

Terms & Conditions for the WIN A TRIP TO GERMANY 2018 raffle

The raffle is open from the date of publication of these rules. Ticket will be available for purchase until 7pm on Saturday the 13th of October, 2018.

Tickets are $5 each. All proceeds go towards funding of AGA Club Germania including the running of the Oktoberfest.

The winning entry will be drawn at the Wollongong Oktoberfest at 8pm on Saturday the 13th of October, 2018.

The Prize

1.1 There is one (1) Prize to be awarded to one (1) Australian resident (Prize Winner).

1.2 The Prize Winner will win a trip for his or her self and a friend to Munich, Germany

(Prize). The prize must be redeemed in full within 12 months of the Prize draw. The booking of travel must be at least 3 months in advance of travel.

1.3 The Prize includes two (2) return economy class airfare, Sydney to Munich, with an airline of AGA Club Germania’s choice.

1.4 The Prize includes three (3) nights accommodation for two (2) persons in a three star hotel of AGA Club Germania’s choice in Munich.

1.5 The Prize includes $500 (Australian Dollars) spending money. The spending money will be transferred to the Prize Winner 7 days prior to travel.

1.6 The Prize is limited to those things listed in clauses 1.1 thru 1.5, and does not include (without limitation) insurance, transfers from the Prize Winner’s place of residence to the Australian airport, travel between the Hotel and Munich airport[1], meals, incidentals, the return trip from the Australian airport to the Prize Winner’s place of residence, or the costs involved in acquiring the required travel documents such as passports or visas, which will each be the Prize Winner’s responsibility and at their expense.

[1] if the Hotel has a free shuttle service, this will be arranged.

1.7 The Prize Winner has the ability to extend the stated travel period above. The AGA Club Germania will not be responsible or liable for any additional costs involved if the Prize Winner extends the period stated above. Any costs associated with an extended stay either prior to or post the agreed dates will be at the expense of the Prize Winner, this includes but is not limited to flight changes, accommodation and food outside of the prize period.

1.8 All taxes (excluding GST) which may be payable as a consequence of receiving the Prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.

1.9 If the Prize Winner is not present at the draw, The Prize Winner will be notified of their Prize AGA Club Germania within 48 hours of draw via telephone. The winning ticket number and Prize winner’s name will also be published on the AGA Club Germania’s Facebook Page.

1.10 Cash refunding of the Prize is not possible.

1.11 The Prize is not transferable.

1.12 In the event that the Prize becomes unavailable for reasons beyond the control of

AGA Club Germania, AGA Club Germania may substitute the Prize (or the relevant part of the Prize) with a Prize of equal or greater value.

Rights to advertise

2.1 For advertising purposes, AGA Club Germania may distribute and make public in print media and online, photos taken by employees or agents of AGA Club Germania in the context of the Prize and associated local events. The Prize Winner consents to the publication, adaptation or editing of the photos.

2.2 AGA Club Germania may also make public the above information and materials (such as photos) in a press release.

2.3 Consent is without limitation of place and content, and is not limited by time.

General Terms and Conditions

3.1 The result of the raffle draw is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into. Entries will be deemed void if illegitimate, forged, manipulated or tampered with in any way.

3.2 Directors, Staff, Volunteers and their families are ineligible to enter.

3.3 Total value of trip (airfares, accommodation and spending money) is limited to $4,500.

3.4 Cannot be taken in peak European times (Summer vacation, Oktoberfest, etc.) unless the value of the airfares and accommodation is no more than $4,000.

3.5 Winner can vary flight dates to extend the holiday. Additional accommodation and costs are at the winner’s expense.