Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in Vancouver

Oktoberfest Vancouver 2018

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This weekend marks the start of every beer drinker’s favourite “holiday”, Oktoberfest! Unfortunately for this year, Vancouver’s biggest celebration of the season–Harvest Haus–is closed until 2019. They’ve got big plans for next year and we’re already excited…

However, don’t hang up your lederhosen just yet, there are several other events being held for Oktoberfest in Vancouver to give you an excuse to raise your glass in a Prōst to the season.

oktoberfest in vancouver 2018

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Oktoberfest Vancouver Presented by Hastings Racecourse

September 29, 2018 | Tickets available online

Celebrate Oktoberfest in style at the iconic Hastings Racecourse with traditional fare, exciting horse races, live music, and of course, plenty of beer!

Tickets are $50 and include a limited edition beer stein, two drink vouchers, a food voucher, and other special surprises. Don’t forget to come dressed in your best Oktoberfest themed outfits for your chance to win the Best Dressed contest!

The authentic atmosphere experience also features 4 exclusive areas only accessible to ticketholders:

German Haus: Featuring German fair music by The Silver Bells, Naturally Hardwood Smoked Oktoberfest Sausage exclusively from Schneiders, Exclusive craft beers: Craft Pilsner & Sea Salted Caramel Scotch Ale

Parallel 49 Haus: Featured live artist: Paolo Brian, Exclusive craft beers: Craft Pilsner, Craft Lager, Hazy IPA, and Pumpkin Oktoberfest

Austrian Haus: Featuring German fair music by FRANZL AND HIS SQUEEZEBOX, Exclusive craft beers: Craft Pilsner & Pumpkin Oktoberfest

Wine Haus: Sawmill Creek Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot, Curated selection of premium cheeses, Traditional Soft Preztels

oktoberfest in vancouver 2018

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Oktoberfest “Das Original” at the Alpen Club

Oct 5 & 6, 12 & 13, 19 & 20 | Tickets available online

You like to enjoy German food and beer steins by swaying to live music and being part of typical Oktoberfest traditions? Then it’s time to get excited for the Vancouver Alpen Club’s traditional take on Oktoberfest with #DASORIGINAL

Get together and dace with Vancouver’s very own Schuhplattler dance group the “Alpen Plattlers”. Sing along to original Oktoberfest music with “The Continentals” like you’d hear it at the “Wiesn” and be the best while participating in traditional games.

Regular tickets are $35 (plus taxes) include admission to the Oktoberfest #DASORIGINAL. VIP tickets $80 (plus taxes) include admission and access to a designated area that provides a delicious German buffet and a server who takes care of your drinks all night long. Tickets are limited, so be the first!

Where will you be celebrating Oktoberfest in Vancouver? Your living room counts too! Let us know in the comment section below.

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