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Willkommen! Get Tix Now!!
A BEER FEST WITH A GERMAN TWIST
FRI & SAT- OCTOBER 22nd & 23rd, 2021
@ The Water Works at Buffalo Bayou
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Oktoberfest Houston showcases German and Texas culture in TWO fantastic days!
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friday, oct 22
5pm-10pm

sat, oct 23
12Pm-10Pm

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Willkommen! Get Tix Now!
 
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How Does It All Go Down?
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Purchase Your Tickets Here

Choose from General Admission or VIP. Children under 15 yrs old are Free!

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Once inside enjoy authentic Polka music and German Folk Dancers!

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German or Local?

A broad selection of imported and local drafts will keep your thirst quenched!

No event is complete without some FOOD!

Choose from some of Houston's best!

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Competitive or Friendly?

Sign up to compete in the TOC or play for fun in the Olympiad Games!

 
Grab Your Tickets
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Das Ticket Options
• Entry in to Festival
• Live Polka Music and Dancing
• Participate in Olympiad Games
• Adult and Kid Fun Zones
• 9 Holes of Miniature Golf 
• Kids 15 and under are free!
• Everything in GA
• Preferred Seating and Toilets
• Complimentary Food & Beverages
Compete in the Beer Pong or Cornhole Tournaments for a chance to win awesome prizes. Must sign-up in advance online.

But Wait...

Do You Want To Be Royalty?

Includes:
Expedited Entry in to Festival
Access to VIP Area with
Preferred Seating and Toilets
Complimentary Food & Beverage

FRIDAY, OCT 22 5PM-10PM

SATURDAY, OCT 23 12PM-10PM

GA $25 advance | $35 at the door

 
 
We've Got Beer

BEER VENDORS - 2021

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Lone River Ranch Water

Lone River Rio Red Grapefruit Ranch Water

Lone River Spicy Ranch Water

Loner River Prickly Pear Ranch Water

Michelob Ultra

Michelob Ultra Pure Gold

Shotgun Spiked Seltzer Red Paloma

Shotgun Spiked Seltzer Texas Tea

Sierra Nevada Hazy Little Thing IPA

Sierra Nevada Wild Little Thing

Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest

Spaten Oktoberfest

Spaten Premium

Spaten Premium Lager

Stella Artois

Stella Midnight Lager

Stella Solstice Lager

Under the Radar 1506 Marzen Oktoberfest

Under the Radar - Radar Love Hefeweizen

Woodchuck Bubbly Pearsecco

Woodchuck Pumpkin Cider

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OTHER BEVERAGES - 2019 TBA

Ranch Water

Spiked Seltzer

Wine*

*Only available at VIP bar

Water

Lemonade

Sodas

OTHER DRINKS

Ayinger Bavarian Pils

Ayinger Celebrator

Big Country Cowpoke Organic Sparklin’ Cocktail

Big Country Jenny Lane Organic Sparklin’ Cocktail

Breckenridge Mountain Beach

Breckenridge Vanilla Porter

Crawford Bock

Elysian Space Dust

Estrella Jalisco

Estrella Jalisco Mango Michelada

Estrella Jalisco Tropical Chamoy Michelada

Eureka Heights Space Train IPA

Eureka Heights Von Wolfhausen

Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse

Hard Swig “Cactus Jack” Prickly Pear Cucumber Spiked Sparkling Water

Hard Swig “Chile Nelson” Chile Mango 

Hard Swig “Cosmic Cowboy” Coconut Lime 

Hard Swig “Tropical Heat” Jalapeno Pineapple 

Independence Native Texan Pils

Independence Pure Stoke IPA

Karbach Love Street Light

Karbach Ranch Water

Kona Big Wave

Kona Hanalei IPA

Kona Longboard Lager

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VIP AREA - 2021 TBA

Go 

VIP

Altstadt Oktoberfest *

Karbach Crawford Bock

Karbach Love Street Light

Karbach Ranch Water

Karbachtoberfest *

Michelob Ultra

Michelob Ultra Pure Gold

No Label Nightmare on 1st Street*

Saint Arnold Oktoberfest *

Shotgun Spiked Seltzer Texas Tea

Sierra Nevada Hazy Little Thing

Sierra Nevada Narwhal Stout*

Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest

Spaten Oktoberfest

VIP BEER + WINE

VIP FOOD

Award winning cuisine from King's Bierhaus: each VIP guest will receive a delcious meal of Chicken Schnitzel, Bratwurst with Sauerkraut and Baguette, Potato Salad, and Giant Beer Pretzels!

NO COOLERS OR OUTSIDE ALCOHOL ALLOWED
BEER LIST SUBJECT TO CHANGE
2021   Music Lineup

Bohemian Blitz

Auf Gehts

Chris Rybak

Eurofest

Jodie Mikula Orchestra

Gene Hackemack

Rathkamp German Folk Dancers

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LIVE POLKA MUSIC
 
Games
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TONS OF FREE FUN AWAITS!
Olympiad Games
Free for all attendees!

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

 

Join us for the 9th Annual Oktoberfest Olympiad games including the Stein Race, Barrel Roll, Stein Hoisting, and the Legendary Brat Toss!

 

All attendees can participate for free!

Arrive early to sign-up in teams of 2 to ensure your spot in the Olympiad Games!!

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Tournament of Champions
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BEER PONG & CORNHOLE
TOURNAMENTS!

You must sign-up in advance to participate, so don’t miss your chance to compete! Start getting your team of 2 together for Cornhole or team of 2 for Beer Pong. Winners will receive awesome prizes!!

HoustonSSC Fun Zone

The Houston Sport & Social Club Fun Zones will be in effect with plenty of fun activities for kids and adults like Cornhole, Giant Jenga, Giant 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!

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Signing up onsite is required in order to compete.

Beatbox Cranberry Dreams Party Punch *

Beatbox Peach Party Punch *

Mont Gravet Colombard (White Wine) *

Mont Gravet Carignan (Red Wine) *

Evamor Natural Artesian Water

Soda

 

 

 

 

 

*Only available in VIP

 
Food & Merch 2021
Food & Drink Vendors

Food Court:
Deutscher Fleischwagen
(German)

Crepe Crazy (Savory and Sweet Crepes)

Dunn's Catering (German/American)

Lee's Fine Foods (BBQ/Turkey Legs)

Tasty Caribbean Food (Seafood and Grilled Cheese)

BIG SCREEN TV showing sports in the food court all day!

Booths Upstairs:

Vivian's Kitchen (Mexican)

The Spot Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

Mondaze Donuts

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Sierra Nevada Olympiad Games

Houston Sports and Social Club

Karbach Brewery Fun Zone

9-Holes Miniature Golf

Face Painting

Yard Games

Other Vendors

Goufrais Chocolates

Filthy Johnson Soap

Geomilas Souvenirs

CBD Natural Balance

Bright Healthcare

Elegantis Gifts

Resort Vacations

Green Mountain Energy

Houston Chronicle

Oktoberfest Houston Merchandise:

1L Beer Boots, 1L Beer Steins,

Oktoberfest Hats, Garlands,

Chicken Headbands & MORE

TO BECOME A VENDOR
CLICK HERE
Event Site & Parking

Paid parking is available in City of Houston Lot H. Parking attendants should have a badge on with pricing posted by designated Park Houston Staff.

Please identify a designated driver or a safe ride home prior to drinking alcoholic beverages. Carpooling strongly encouraged as parking downtown is very limited.

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

 
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Charity
Volunteer

Learn more about our charity partners Play For Life Houston & Recycled Poms

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Are you interested in helping out

in exchange for entry into the festival?

Oktoberfest Houston is always

looking for energetic, outgoing

and dedicated volunteers!

  

Our mission is to locate, foster, vet, and place otherwise unwanted dogs in forever loving homes

VOLUNTEER

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CLICK FOR MORE INFO

  

Improving the quality of life

by providing recreational sports

opportunities to underserved

children, adults, and elderly

in the Greater Houston area.

 
Frequently Asked Questions

Is there an admission fee to the event?

Yes. A variety of tickets can be purchased here. Kids 15 and under are free!

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, umbrellas, 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.

Is there an admission fee to the event?

Yes. A variety of tickets can be purchased here. Kids 15 and under are free!

When is the Oktoberfest Houston?

We're sticking with 2 days in 2021 and moving to October with hopes of cooler weather!

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 Friday at 5:00pm and Saturday at 11:00AM

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 best dressed contest, so come dressed in your best lederhosen, dirndls, or whatever you please!

Have more questions? Give us a shout!

 

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