FAQ

Drinks

What kind of beer is served at Oktoberfest?

Specially-brewed Oktoberfest beer in Bavaria, Germany, 5% ABV. It is brewed by Bavaria Festbeer Brewery and transported in a gigantic tank.

Are there other types of drinks besides beer?

Yes! There is cider, wine and soft drinks.

Entertainment

What are the songs to learn before going to Oktoberfest?

Anton aus Tyrol

Cowboy und Indianer (Kom hol das Lasso raus)

Fliegerlied
Ein Prosit der Gemuetlichkeit

Zikke Zakke, Zikke Zakke hey hey hey

Food

What kind of food is served at Oktoberfest?

Traditional Oktoberfest delicacies such as Brezel (twisted-knot bread), Bratwurst (German specialty sausage), Schnitzel (deep-fried breaded pork cutlet), Hendl (chicken), Schweinebraten (German style roast pork).

Is vegetarian food available?

Yes, it is. Please ask our hostesses for more information.

General information

Where is the event held?

Albert Square, in front of Manchester Town Hall (city center).

What are the opening hours?

16th-20th October – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 16-23, Saturday Afternoon 11:00-16:30 and Saturday Evening 17:30-23:00. Sunday on 13:00-19:30

What happens at the event?

In our big marquee which is dresses in Blue and white Bavarian colours with long rows of tables and benches you find German music, dancing on the benches, singing along with thousands of revelers and of course wonderful stein´s of Bavarian beer and original German Food!

What is the age limit for Oktoberfest?

The minimum age is 18 years. Except for Sunday, children are welcome to enjoy our Sunday lunch and Oktoberfest family experiences.

Are children not welcome?

Children are welcome on Sunday for our Sunday lunch. The other days we have 18+

What do I do if my question is not listed?

The fastest is to send us an email. We are here to help you! Info@manchester-oktoberfest.co.uk

Can I bring my own food and drinks?

No, own food and drinks can not be brought to the Oktoberfest. However, you can order from the table if you book Oktoberfest or VIP tickets or buy at the bar/food corner.

Is there an ATM at Oktoberfest?

Unfortunately, no. But you can pay by card. We accept all major cards except for American Express at site also mobile pay.

Is there a cloakroom at Oktoberfest?

Yes, there is a cloakroom at the reception. We charge a small fee of £2 per item.

Can the event be sold out?

Yes, it can so we advise you to book tickets or show up really early on the day to guarantee entry.

Gift Shop

Can I buy tickets at door?

Yes, you can (subject to availability). Wednesday is free entrance if you like.

Can I rent Lederhosen and Dirndl at the event?

Yes, at the souvenier shop where we sell lederhosen/drindl you can also rent it for the evening and the rate is £29/costume.

Can I buy souvenir Oktoberfest glasses?

Yes, at the gift shop

What can I buy from the gift shop?

We have great range of merchandise from clothing (dirndl, lederhosen, socks, hat, etc.) to decorations (flag, display truck, etc.) and souvenirs (glass, mustache, wig, glowsticks etc.)

Tickets

Are there any special deals?

Look under “Tickets” and you will find all our deals. If you are a big group 20+ we can offer a discount without on Saturday, just send us an email at info@manchester-oktoberfest.co.uk

How do I pay for my tickets?

You can easy pay with your credit card – we take all kinds. Att the event you can use cash, cards or mobilepay.

How does it work after I buy tickets online?

An e-ticket will be sent to you shortly after the purchase. You have to present the ticket at the event either by print or on you phone as we scan this one. If you book more later either use the same name or send us the different order ID´s with the comment please seat us together to info@manchester-oktoberfest.co.uk

What do I do if I want to add more people to my tickets?

I you book an e-ticket will be sent to you shortly after the purchase. You have to present the ticket at the event either by print or on you phone as we scan this one. If you book more later either use the same name or send us the different order ID´s with the comment please seat us together to info@manchester-oktoberfest.co.uk – by both options you will all be seated together.

What do I do if I want to sit with my friends who have different tickets?

To be sure you would need to upgrade tickets to the same, if you have a better ticket we can sit you with your frinds if you like in there section. Send us an email to info@manchester-oktoberfest.co.uk

Can the event be sold out?

Yes we nearly are each evening later on the day, so we advise you to book tickets or show up really early on the day to guarantee entry.