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OktoberFest Budapest 2017

October 5 - October 8

A Beer Festival with Family Programs

a beer pavilion on the 1st Oktoberfest at Kopaszi DamBeer lovers cannot complain of lack of beer festivals in Budapest.

After the Főzdefeszt, the Downtown Beer festival, Czech and Belgian Beer Festivals, the city gets its own Oktoberfest in Kincsem Park, a historc horse race venue in district X.

The best craft breweries from Hungary, Bavaria and other countries will be present on the four-day event offering a choice of 300 beers.

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Some of the programs of the 4-day festival:

  • a giant Paulaner tent straight from Munchen,
  • + 2 other tents: a Hacker Pschorr tent and a Retro Party tent[/checklist]
  • great food
  • horse racing and harnes sracing
  • cultural and children programs,
  • lots of concerts by Hungarian performers, bands and DJ-s – more than 50 performers
  • a 40 m high Ferris wheel from where you can enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of the city: prices of a 5-minute ride: adults: 2 000 HUF, children under 12 years of age: 1 000 HUF, family (2 + 2): 5 000 HUF.

Location

people sitting on the grass and drinking , chatting in the park
Kincsem Park
  • Kincsem Park (Horse Racing Track) district X., Address: Albertirsai út 2-4., Budapest 1101

Getting There:

  • By bus from Stadionok bus station Hungaria körút 48-52., distr. XIV., the M2 8red) metro also has a station there. the bus is free for those who pre-bought their ticket and 300 HUF for those who will purchase ticket at the festival venue. The bus departs every 10 minutes all day duringt he festival.
  • M2 metro (red line) -Pillangó utca station, 15-minute walk
  • tram No. 1, get off at Puskás Ferenc Stadium, 17-minute walk from there
  • trolley bus No. 80, get off at Várna utca stop, 17 minute by walk
  • by bus No. 95, get off at Hős utca, 5 minutes by walk.

Tickets

  • Daily: 1 990 HUF,
  • 4-day pass: 2 990 HUF, tickets and the pass purchased online include a Paulaner beer mug  (no mug if you buy your ticket on the spot).

Opening Hours. 05 – 08. October 1017

  • Thursday – Friday, 05 – 06. Oct: 14.00 – 02.00 am
  • Saturday, 07. Oct: 12.00 – 04.00 am
  • Sunday, 08. oct: 12.00 – 00.00

Food on the Festival

roast potato with onion in a large metal plateIn the Bavarian Gastro Court you can have a taste of Bavaria with traditional dishes like

  • Wiesn-Hendl – grilled chicken with potato salad or coleslaw
  • roasted pork knuckle
  • grilled sausages and
  • Bavarian pretzel, the Brezn

Sweets & Desserts

  • heart-shaped gingerbread
  • strudel, and
  • kaiserschmarrn.

4 sekler cakes in a wicker basketYou can also taste Hungarian delicacies, street food, enjoy concerts by more than 50 performers.

Craft Beers

Look also for the “Kézműves sör Utca” area to sample the best Hungarian and interantional craft beers by 25 artisan breweries.

Programs 2017

Paulaner Tent:

Thursday:

  • 19.00: DJ Laci Juhász
  • 20.00: Saragossa Band Concert and Live Show
  • 21.30 – 02.00: DJ Laci Juhász

Friday:

  • 18.00 – 19.00: Csaba  Vastag Concert
  • 20.00: Beatrice Concert
  • 22.00 – 00.00 : DJ Náksi
  • 00.00 – 2.00 : DJ Kori

Saturday:

  • 14.00 – 18.00 : Lohr Kapelle Bavarian Dance House
  • 18.00 – 20.00 : Dynamite Dudes
  • 20.00 – 22.00 : Ladánybene 27
  • 22.00 – 23.00 : DJ Nara
  • 23.00 – 00.00: Nigel Statley
  • 00:00 – 01:00: Jován
  • 01:00 – 02:00: Lauer
  • 02:00 – 03:00: Willicox
  • 03:00 – 04:00: Antonyo

Sunday:

  • 13.00 – 17.00: Ungarndeutsche Jungs
  • 17.00 – 18.00 : Magyar Rhapsody Projekt- Bálint Bársony
  • 18.00 – 20.00: DJ Dominique
  • 20.00 – 22.00 : Neoton Familia Concert

Hacker Pschorr Tent

Thursday:

  •  19.00 – 24.00: Burschen

Friday:

  • 19.00 – 23.00: Die Adlersteiner
  • 23.00 – 02.00: Die Spatze

Saturday:

  • 14.00 – 17.00: Die Ziribarer
  • 17.00 – 20.00: Szomorer Jungs
  • 20.00 – 02.00: Werischwarer Burschen

Sunday:

  • 13.00 – 16.00: Die Ziribarer
  • 16.00 – 20.00: Die Adlersteiner

More Venues on the Festival:

  • Paulaner Grandstand: a covered grandstand offering a great view of the whole festival and the race track.
  • Erdinger Beer Tent: Bavarian-style ball every day from 18.00 til dawn.
  • Warsteiner Platz: DJ Jürgen party every day from 18.00 till dawn.
  • Fun-fair: an amusement park with classic Oktoberfest toys and games.

Breweries That Will Be Present On the Oktoberfest:

  • a young man drawing beer at one of the pavilionsWarsteiner
  • Betyár Fekete
  • Fóti Kézműves Sörfőzde
  • Gyertyános Serfőzde
  • Bors Sörfőzde
  • Pécsi Sörfőzde
  • Mister Sörház
  • Beerfort Sörfőzde
  • Lehmann Sörfőzde
  • Rizmajer Brewery
  • Rotburger
  • Szent András Sörfőzde
  • Bador Sörfőzde
  • Heinken
  • Belga Sörök Háza (Belgian Beers)
  • Zirci Apátsági Sör
  • Csiki Sör
  • Hedon Sörfőzde
  • EPA Sör
  • Domján Sörfőzde.

Source: official webiste of the event

TIP: See more Beer Festivals in Budapest and browse also our October things to do and see recommendations.

View our Facebook photoalbum about the  Oktoberfest in Budapest.

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Details

Start:
October 5
End:
October 8