Oktoberfest Melbourne 2017

//Oktoberfest Melbourne 2017

Oktoberfest Melbourne 2017


Hophaus brings Munich to Melbourne with HOPTOBERFEST!

Saturday 16th September til Sunday 22nd October

For the fourth consecutive year Hophaus at Southbank will be hosting its popular annual HOPTOBERFEST, which celebrates Oktoberfest and the thriving German culture that Melbourne has so lovingly embraced.

There will be lots of fun and entertainment, along with special menus that will be served throughout the Festival. And if you have been here for Hoptoberfest during previous years you will know that we fly in a selection of incredible biers especially for the occasion from Bavaria, Germany.

So we encourage you to dig out your Dirndl and Lederhosen and join us at this year’s festivities!!


Saturday 16th September – OPENING DAY PARTY!

  • The traditional Tapping of the Keg by Honorary Mayor David Neitz (Brewmanity), from midday.
    FREE BIER while the keg lasts!
  • Exclusive ‘Guten Tag’ Berliner Weisse from Brewmanity
  • German Games from 12.30pm, all day
  • Sausage Eating Challenge.
  • Strongman Competition at 4pm
  • Live German Band ‘Black Forest’ 5pm until late


Saturday 23 September – Annual Dachshund Races

The Running of the Wieners, aka ‘Teckelrennen 2017’ – Hophaus’ Annual Dachshund Race is being held from 11am in the Podium Courtyard, Southgate. Whilst the race heats are NOW FULL there are a few spots left to register your lil’ pup for the costume parade. We also encourage everyone else to come down and witness this fabulous event that raises money for Dachshund Rescue Australia. See here for more info.

Wednesday 27th September – Bier Trivia
Free entry with great prizes on offer! Register your team today by phoning 03 9682 5900.

Wednesday 18th October – Brewmanity Degustation Dinner
More info to come; WATCH THIS SPACE!

There will be lots more fun and entertainment throughout the Festival including:

  • Live music every Friday
  • Live music and entertainment every Saturday
  • Live acoustic tunes with Liam Bowditch on Sundays

We are also now excited to be taking bookings for special OKTOBERFEST COCKTAIL FUNCTIONS. Check out the package options here.

To avoid disappointment we suggest booking now for lunch or dinner
to be part of the biggest festival in the world.
Book online, Tel 03 9682 5900 OR Email prost@hophaus.com.au

Mid Level, Southgate Restaurant & Shopping Precinct
Open 7 days a week. 11am til late

Have you organised your Christmas party yet??? Click here if you would like more information