For some, the start of October reminds them of ‘winter is coming‘ while others can’t stop thinking about all the fun that’s going on in Bavaria during the biggest beer party in the world: Oktoberfest. Even though most part of the fest is celebrated in September, this year it runs from 16 September until 3 October, other cities are celebrating in October, such as London. For the lucky ones who are in Munich to celebrate, we’ve gathered the best hotspots in town where you can enjoy a decent meal besides all the beer drinking. For those who wish to celebrate while staying a bit closer to home, we’ve gathered the best events in London, where you can enjoy the biggest beer fest of the year.
London Oktoberfest Canary Wharf
Since 2011 London Oktoberfest transforms Millwall Park into a traditional Oktoberfest with live German music and great atmosphere. Of course, Oktoberfest is nothing without special brewed Bavarian beer, bratwurst, schnitzel and pretzel. Get ready and shop your Lederhosen and dirndl here.
Manchester Rd, London, Greater London E14 3AY, UK
28 Sept – 1 Oct, 5 Oct – 8 October
The Erdinger Oktoberfest London is located on the Greenwich Peninsula, next to the O2 Arena. Here you’ll find a big beer garden with views on the riverside of the Thames and a main stage with over 200 tables, where more than 3,000 people can enjoy the live show while enjoying food and drinks from Germany. All served by experienced German waitresses, who can hold 10 steins in one hand at a time.
Greenwich Peninsula, London
5 – 22 October
🇬🇧🍺 LONDON 🍺 🇬🇧 “The Erdinger Oktoberfest is the biggest ever event of its kind in the UK.” – London Evening Standard ERDINGER Weißbräu – a private German brewery since 1886 – is bringing the Oktoberfest event to London this October 5th – 22nd, 2017! At Greenwich Peninsula, next to the O2 Arena. Enjoy our German high quality beer in an impressive 3,000 capacity beerhall with great atmosphere and lots of singing & dancing – Decorated with affection and love. We also serve authentic German dishes like Pork Knuckle, Sauerkraut, Apple Strudel and many more. For the real Oktoberfest atmosphere we will have a large beer garden, huts and a fun fair, too! Grab your discounted ticket at ticketmaster uk! #beer #oktoberfest #erdinger #londonoktoberfest #germanbeer #funfair #flashsale #flashoffer
Of course, Shoreditch didn’t hold back with their very own Oktoberfest. Described as “London’s craziest Oktoberfest party at Last Days of Shoreditch.” And a party it is, with extravagant performers, crazy DJs and loads more entertainment. As there are only limited days, the event is selling out fast.
The last days of Shoreditch venue, 1-3 Rivington St, London EC2A 3DT
29 – 30 September