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OktoberFest Budapest 2018

September 27 - September 30

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 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.

Quick Links: Location Getting ThereTickets Opening HoursPrograms

Some of the programs of the 4-day festival:

  • a giant Paulaner tent straight from Munchen with concerts every day,
  • a Zimbo Sramli tent and a Warsteiner Lounge Platz
  • great food
  • greyhound-, horse- and harness racing
  • cultural and children programs,
  • lots of concerts by Hungarian performers, bands and DJ-s.

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 No. 10 from Örs vezér tere M2 metro (red line) station.  The bus will have a more frequent service during the festival.
  • M2 metro (red line) – Pillangó utca station, Bus No. 10 or 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 ticket: 3 000 HUF
  • Free for children under the age of 14 yrs.

Opening Hours. 04 – 07. October 1017

  • Thursday – Friday, 27 – 28. Sept: 14.00 – 02.00 am
  • Saturday, 29. Sept: 12.00 – 04.00 am
  • Sunday, 30. Sept: 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 and Food Trucks

Look also for the food truck area to sample the best Hungarian and international craft beers and street food.

Programs

Paulaner Tent:

Thursday, 27. Sept:

  • 18.00 – Official opening of the festival, the first Paulaner Oktoberfest beer barrel on tap
  • 19.30 – Curtis concert
  • 20.00 – Follow the flow
  • 21.30 – Delta
  • 02.00 – DJ Szecsei

Friday, 28. Sept:

  • 18.00 – 19.00: Gbai Tóth Concert
  • 20.00 – Beatrice Concert
  • 21:30 – DJ Dominique
  • 22.30 – DJ Hory

Saturday, 29. Sept:

  • 14.6.00 – Soulful
  • 19.00 – Happy Gang
  • 20.00 – DJ Dominique
  • 21:00 – Animal Cannibals concert
  • 22:30: DJ Thomx

Sunday, 30. Sept:

  • 14.00 – Musikverein Harmonie Gerstetten, the 50-member German brass band together with the 30-member Pilisvörösvár German bras sband
  • 18.00 – DJ Thomx
  • 19:00 – Magna Cum Laude Concert

Zimbo Sramli Tent

Thursday:

  •  18.00 – 21.00 – Die Adlersteiner
  • 21.00 – 24.00 – Szomorer Jungs

Friday:

  • 18.00 – 24.00 – Werischwarer Burschen

Saturday:

  • 14.00 – 17.00 Lohr Kapelle
  • 17.00 – 01.00 Heimattöne Kapelle

Sunday:

  • 14.00 – 17.00: Szomorer Jungs
  • 17.00 – 21.00: Die Spatze

Racetrack

Greyhound-, gallop and horseraces from Friday to Sunday:

  • Friday: greyhaound race and gallop: 18.00
  • Saturday: gallop race: 16.00
  • Sunday: gallop race: 14.00

More Venues on the Festival:

  • Paulaner Grandstand: a covered grandstand offering a great view of the whole festival and the race track.
  • Warsteiner Lounge Platz
  • 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:
September 27
End:
September 30
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