Get ready for oompah bands and more at these Liverpool Oktoberfest parties.
Not that we need an excuse to drink copious large glasses of beer, don lederhosen or a dirndl and tuck into a big ole’ bratwurst but the Oktoberfest celebrations taking place this autumn do help. From oompah bands to beer tapping taking place, here’s our guide to some of the best places to celebrate Oktoberfest with a foaming pint of wheat beer at. Prost!
Why go to Germany when Germany can come to you? Celebrate a day of beer-fuelled fun at Liverpool Bierkeller. Don your dirndl or lederhosen and fill your steins to the brim. Enjoy authentic Bavarian food like brats, hog rolls, schnitzel, pretzels, kraut and wursts and plant-based eaters needn’t worry as there will be plenty of veggie friendly options too. Taking place on both 8th and 22nd October, there will be DJs, live music, bands, and so much more that’s bound to get you singing, stomping and dancing the night away from 8pm to 2am. Find your Oktoberfest tickets here.
Get ready for bratwursts, pretzels, oompah bands and plenty of keggies from 24th September at Birdies Bar & BBQ at Cain’s Brewery. Street food residents, Locked and Loaded, will be serving up a super special Oktoberfest menu featuring bratwurst, currywurst and pretzels with a cheese dip and grain mustard. They’ll even be serving currywurst loaded fries featuring crispy onions, mustard and their own version of a Berliner sauce, and topped with slices of either bratwurst or seitan sausage. Add the sound of Oompah bands and wash all that down with a cold stein and you’ve got quite the party. Birdies Liverpool will be hosting their Oktoberfest sessions on 24th, 25th & 26th September, plus 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 8th, 9th & 10th October. Bookings can be made here[/trackLink].
Do you like German beer? Good! Because for from September 22 to 26 you can get your hands on some fine German beer at Southport Market to celebrate Oktoberfest. The bar will be serving Bavarian beer Maxlrainer Leo Weisse & Schloss Gold sold by both the pint and stein. Plus, there’s nothing quite like some delicious scran to go alongside that pint of yours and luckily at Southport Market there’s plenty to choose from poutine to pies. The market will also have live entertainment on September 26 featuring amazing Bavarian stompers at 2pm and 4pm.
Camp and Furnace is ringing a full-blown Bavarian experience to Liverpool for two weekends to celebrate Oktoberfest, meaning it’s time to grab a stein and have a sing-a-long with their live oompah band. The bar will be hosting a big night of beers and cheers featuring proper Bavarian trestle tables and benches, German beers and steins, a banging beer hall playlist and authentic German pretzels and bratwursts. Taking place on 1st, 2nd, 15th and 16th October, this Oktoberfest event will be kicking off the party from 6pm til midnight and donning the Bavarian get-up is encouraged. For more information and tickets head here.
Looking for some October plans? Well, say no more as to celebrate the launch of their retractable roof, PINS Social Club is throwing 14 Oktoberfest events meaning there’ll be plenty of stein sloshing. From Thursday to Sunday throughout October, you can sit under the bar’s new roof with lovely warm heaters beside you with a hefty stein in your hand. The Liverpool bar will be all decked out in full German décor giving you all the Oktoberfest vibes, including long benches for that traditional beer hall style, plus special Oktoberfest drinks and authentic Bavarian eats on the menu too. Each of these four days of the week between October 2nd and 24th, PINS will be hosting a different themed night including Wunderquiz Thursdays with an old school quiz; Fantastisch Fridays combining live music, drinks and good vibes; Groovig Saturdays featuring oompah bands, drinks and plenty of grooving; and Kühlen Sundays involving eats, drinks and chill vibes. Plus all paid tickets come with a stein on das haus on arrival.
For plenty of German eats this Oktoberfest get yourself down to Kazimier Garden. Possibly one of the prettiest secluded outdoor dining spots in the city, Kazimier Garden is an urban paradise. Located in the heart of the city on Seel Street, this green getaway has a magical tropical vibe, especially during the evenings. Every Saturday and Sunday starting from September 18th through until October 3rd, Kazimier Garden will be bringing live music, German beer and cuisine plus competitions. Kuchnia Kazimier will be serving up some incredible German-inspired dishes including Currywurst; ham hock, sauerkraut and sourdough bread; plus unbelievable hot dog fries (with vegan options available). Kazimier Garden remains walk-ins only during Oktoberfest events as well.
It’s no surprise that this German-inspired establishment in Liverpool would be celebrating with an Oktoberfest party. Celebrating the Bavarian festivity from September 27th right the way through until October 3rd, Einstein Bier Haus will offering plenty of deals for the occasion. Customers can enjoy the ultimate Oktoberfest combination of bratwurst and a stein of beer for £12, along with live music and sport. An the bonus to this Oktoberfest event is you needn’t have to worry about booking as the bar is running a first come first served basis. Talk about sehr gut!