Oktoberfest Manchester - What's on

Beer, beer and more beer! 23,000 litres of it to be exact.  Oktoberfest is an important part of Bavarian culture, having been held since the year 1810. So get ready, as Oktoberfest is on its way to Manchester. Here’s all you need to know.

From Wednesday October 18th to Sunday October 22nd, Albert Square will be transformed into a traditional Oktoberfest bringing German culture right to you and that means lederhosen!

Oktoberfest will feature a giant tent able to hold 2,000 people, but for those of you who like some fresh air there will be a giant outdoor beer garden that will offer the perfect Manchester Oktoberfest feeling. Let’s hope the weather stays sunny!

The event offers some incredible pop-up wooden stalls in which they sell good old traditional food and drink such as Brezel, Bratwurst, Schnitzel and much more. They will also offer a large range of souvenirs for you to take away.

You can get your hands on admission tickets that start a just £5 per person which will guarantee you a seat. Although, after a few beers I’m sure you won’t be sitting for long! Be prepared for singing, dancing and partying.

There’s a range of tickets available that will give you certain options and access to areas depending on the tier. These tiers are split into three:

  • Bavarian Tickets range from £10.50 to £19.50
  • Oktoberfest Tickets from £26.00 to £44.00
  • VIP Tickets which range from £42.00 to £55.00.

For more information on the event make sure to visit the official website.

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