Put on your Lederhosen and Dirndls, enjoy a variety of German beer and the best polka music in Texas.

Get your boots and cowboy hats on and enjoy amazing local craft beers.

and

Oktoberfest Houston showcases German and Texas culture in one fantastic day!

How DoesIt All Go Down?

Grab Your Tickets!

Das Ticket Options
GA $25 advance | $30 at the door
 
• Entry in to Festival
• Live Music
• Participate in Olympiad Games
• Commemorative Cup
 
VIP $100 advance | $125 at the door
 
• Everything in GA
• Preferred Seating and Toilets
• Complimentary Food & Beverages
Children Under 15 Years FREE
Go VIP!
Do You Want to Be Royalty?
But Wait...
Includes:
Expedited Entry in to Festival
Access to VIP Area with
Preferred Seating and Toilets
Complimentary Food & Beverage
 
 
 
 
Tickets

 

We've Got Beer!

NO COOLERS OR OUTSIDE ALCOHOL ALLOWED
BEER LIST - 2017

Bells Octoberfest

Bells Two Hearted

Breckenridge Avalanche

Breckenridge Vanilla Porter

Budweiser

Bud Light

Bud Light Lime-a-rita

Franziskaner Hefe-weisse

Karbach Hopadillo

Karbach Lemon Ginger Radler

Karbach Love Street

Karbach Weisse Versa

Karbachtoberfest

Saint Arnold Lawnmower

Saint Arnold  Oktoberfest

Saint Arnold  Icon Red

Saint Arnold Rasberry AF

Sierra Nevada Kellerweis

Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale

Sierra Nevada Tropical Torpedo

 

 

Spaten Oktoberfest

Spaten Optimator

Spaten Premium

St. Killian Bitburger

St. Killian Kostritzer

Stella Artrois

Warsteiner Dunkel

Warsteiner Oktoberfest

Warsteiner Pils

Woodchuck

Ziegenbock

WINE - 2017
VIP AREA - 2017

Chardonnay

Cabernet

VIP BEER

Bud Light

Budweiser

Karbachtoberfest

Saint Arnold Divine Reserve

Saint Arnold Icon Red

Saint Arnold Oktoberfest

Saint Arnold Pumpkinator

Sierra Nevada Narwhal

Spaten Oktoberfest

Warsteiner Pils

Woodchuck

Ziegenbock

 

ADDITIONAL VIP BEVERAGES

Wine

Sodas

Water

 

VIP FOOD

Award winning cuisine from King's Biergarten (see full lunch menu below)

and snack boxes from Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers.

Go
VIP!
LIVE POLKA MUSIC

Enzian Buam

Auf Gehts

Eurofest

Yodel Blitz

German Folk Dancers

DJ Big Reeks

 

 

FREE TO COMPETE!

 

Don’t miss your chance to compete in this German style competition with awesome prizes!

 

Join us for the 6th Annual Oktoberfest Olympiad games including the Stein Race, Barrel Roll, Stein Hoisting, and the Legendary Brat Toss!

 

This year all attendees can participate for free!

Arrive early to sign-up in teams of 2 to ensure

your spot in the Olympiad Games!!

Signing up onsite is required

in order to compete .

TONS OF FUN AWAITS!

 

The Houston Sport & social Club Fun Zone will be in effect with plenty of fun activities like cornhole, giant jenga, connect 4, and more!

 

Come by the fun zone throughout the day and sign up for challenges like the Stein Hoisting Competition! There will also be plenty of contests like the chicken dance, best dressed, and yodeling contest so come ready to party!

Paid parking is available in City of Houston Lot H and Lot C.

Please identify a designated driver or safe ride home prior to drinking alcoholic beverages.

Carpooling strongly encouraged as parking downtown is very limited.

 

 

 

 

 

New Lyft riders use code 2017OH to get $20 in free credit!

 

Please drive safely or catch a ride with one of the many car services in Houston!

Find more ride options here.

Getting There

45

FROM THE  NORTH ON 45

Head south on I-45

Use the left lane to take exit 47A for Allen Pkwy

Turn right onto Sabine St

Destination will be on the left

 

45

FROM THE SOUTH ON 45

Head north on I-45

Use the left lane to take exit 47A for Allen Pkwy

Turn right onto Sabine St

Destination will be on the left

59

FROM THE NORTH ON 59

Head south on I-69/US-59

Take the I-10E/I-10W exit

Keep right at the fork and merge onto I-10W

Use the left lane to take exit 768B to merge onto I-45S

Use the left lane to take exit 47A for Allen Pkwy

Turn right onto Sabine St

Destination will be on the left

 

59

FROM THE WEST ON 59

Head east on I-69/US-59

Take the exit for I-610N

Keep left and merge onto I-610N

Take exit 11 to merge onto I-10E

Use the left lane to take exit 768B to merge onto I-45S

Use the left lane to take exit 47A for Allen Pkwy

Turn right onto Sabine St

Destination will be on the left

 

10

FROM THE EAST ON 10

Head west on I-10

Use the left lane to take exit 768B to merge onto I-45S

Use the left lane to take exit 47A for Allen Pkwy

Turn right onto Sabine St

Destination will be on the left

 

10

FROM THE WEST ON 10

Head east on I-10

Use the left lane to take exit 768B to merge onto I-45S

Use the left lane to take exit 47A for Allen Pkwy

Turn right onto Sabine St

Destination will be on the left

Food & Merchandise

Food Vendors

Deutscher Fleischwagen

Houston Gypsy Wagon

Kono Pizza

Steel City Pops

VIP Food

King's Biergarten award winning cuisine:

Bratwurst w/ Sauerkraut

Potato Salad

Giant Beer Pretzels

German Chocolate Cake

 

Plus other yummy offerings from

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers!

Merchandise

1L Beer Boots, 1L Beer Steins,

Souvenir Pitchers & Mini Steins,

Oktoberfest Hats, Garlands &

Chicken Headbands!

 

 

CLICK HERE
TO BECOME
A VENDOR

Event Site & Parking

Get Involved

Volunteer

 

Oktoberfest Houston is always looking for energetic, outgoing and dedicated volunteers!

 

Are you interested in helping out in exchange for entry into the festival?

 

Click the button and drop us a note!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is there an admission fee to the event?

    Yes. A variety of tickets can be purchased here.

  • Are dogs allowed?

    No. Currently, dogs are not allowed for the general safety of animals and attendees alike.

  • Will you email me information closer to the event?

    Yes, please subscribe to our mailing list to receive last minute updates and promotions for Oktoberfest Houston.

  • Where are the toilets located?

    Plenty of port-o-potties will be located on site. Also public restrooms can also be found next to Bike Barn outside the festival grounds.

  • Can I bring my own chairs,coolers, food, drinks or alcohol?

    No chairs, coolers or outside food and drinks  are allowed.  You may bring a picnic blanket for lawn seating.

  • Can I bring my services and products out to the event?

    No. However, if you have a product or service that you would like to exhibit at the event, please contact the event organizers for sponsorship information.

  • Where is lost and found?

    The Merch+Info booth will be used as the lost and found location.

  • When is the Oktoberfest Houston?

    Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 11:00AM to 6:00PM. Oktoberfest in Munich traditionally begins at the end of September!

  • Where is the event located?

    The event is located at the Water Works on Buffalo Bayou, 105 Sabine St, Houston, TX 77007.

  • When do the gates open?

    Gates open at 11:00AM, sharp!

  • Are children allowed at this event?

    Yes! Children under the age of 15 have free admission. Please note that the consumption of alcoholic beverages will be taking place throughout the venue.

  • Will there be food?

    Yes, there will be a variety of food available for purchase at the event. Go VIP and enjoy complimentary food from King's Biergarten!

  • Can I purchase tickets at the gate?

    Yes. Tickets can be purchased at the gate if the event is not sold out. We highly encourage pre-purchasing tickets online to guarantee entry and the published online rates.

  • Where can I park?

    Paid parking will be available in City of Houston Lots H and C. Also street parking and garages may be available downtown in the Theater District which is walking distance to the site.

  • Can I dress up?

    Of course! We will be having a costume contest, so come dressed in your best lederhosen, dirndls, or whatever you please!

Have more questions? Give us a shout!

Thank you to our Sponsors

Houston Sport & Social Club Fun Zone

6th Annual Oktoberfest Olympiad

Games

2017 Music Lineup

A BEER FEST WITH A GERMAN TWIST

Willkommen!

SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

@ The Water Works

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