Get in the Festivity Mode with Oktoberfest – The Bavarian Showdown 2016

Travellers visiting Wellington towards mid-October have another reason to cheer as Oktoberfest – The Bavarian Showdown 2016 will be held at the destination on 14th and 15th October this year. Now, check out what all this festival has in store for you.

Oktoberfest – The Bavarian Showdown: What is it?

Wellington will be gleaming in merriment and fun hosting a wonderful festival at Odlins Plaza. Bringing together lovers of beer, food, and music, it offers a lavish party ambiance, with authenticity and fashion. Enjoy the sight of local people dressed in traditional Bavarian costume; lederhosen for men and dirndl for women. The vivacious get-together of connoisseurs and foodies along with renowned breweries and bands will steal the show.

What’s included?

Travellers are welcomed to experience a fantastic Oktoberfest, New Zealand’s largest fest with a Kiwi twist to lookout for. It is a hard-to-miss event in the country. Visitors will get a chance to taste and cherish classic German-styled brews, craft beers, and authentic delicacies.

Enjoy sampling some of Europe’s premium brews of craft beer, whilst engaging in the celebration of Bavarian (German) drinking culture. Travellers and visitors will get to enjoy a sparkling collection of European and German brewers, bratwurst sausage, and live jam performances on German-inspired numbers.

The ‘Battle of the Bier Bands’ will be organised to find the perfect band from all traditional German music bands across the nation.

Sparkling Beer and Brands


The spirit of the Oktoberfest – The Bavarian Showdown 2016 is indeed, the beer. A range of renowned overseas brands would be there. Cherish the taste of century’s old, Hofbrauhaus beer (HB), Erdinger beer, Mac’s Brewery, and The Hop Garden to name a few.

Scrumptious Culinary Delights

Apart from beer, the festival will also boast a range of top-quality local producers of meat and other delicacies to complement the beers. A variety of traditional German style producers will participate in Oktoberfest Wellington, including Bread Mania, Three Little Pigs, Mont Foort, and Fritz’s Weiners. Travellers can grab a chance to cherish the memories and distinct tastes of a gamut of dishes; local and international.

Extended Stay in Wellington

The prime location and mystifying beauty of New Zealand will surely make any traveller stay a little longer. After flying down to this beautiful nation, explore picturesque sights and attractions. Some of the renowned places that merit a visit include the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Car Cable and Botanical Garden, Mount Victoria, and the Cuba Street for shopaholics.

Get Tickets here!

Interested travellers should wait no longer and vie for tickets. Oktoberfest – The Bavarian Showdown is a popular festival in the beer and fun loving Wellington, one may not get the tickets at the last moment.

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