Three showstopping weekends full of entertainment and fun!

September 29-30, October 6-7, & 13-14


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Ticket Information

Tickets officially go on sale July 1st for Oktoberfest in Leavenworth! We recommend buying your tickets online in advance, there will be a limited amount of tickets available at the gate. We also recommend coming early to get in line for day of ticket sales.

Your Oktoberfest ticket gets you into all venues. Once inside you will purchase tickets for beer, non-alcoholic beverages, food and merchandise! Kinderplatz-only tickets cover all the games and bouncy houses, rides on the Ferris wheel ($5.00), food and merchandise are extra.

Oktoberfest Entry Prices


Saturdays- $27.00/person

*kids 12 and under are free

Kinderplatz Entry Only Prices


Saturdays- $10.00/person

*kids 12 and under are free

The clock's ticking until online ticket sales open up for
Oktoberfest in the Bavarian Village of Leavenworth, Washington!

Map and Hours

*Kids welcome until 9:00pm
Fridays 6:00pm – Midnight
Saturdays Noon – Midnight

BIERZELT BEER TENT & STAGE (behind Festhalle)
*Kids welcome until 9:00pm
Fridays 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Saturdays Noon – 10:00pm

Fridays 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturdays Noon – 9:00pm

*21+ Only
Fridays 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Saturdays Noon – 10:00pm


This year we have lined up a stellar roster of amazing entertainers, here is just a glimpse of some of our bands (click the bio link for an inclusive list!)

  • Traditional polka fan favorites the Smilin’ Scandinavians, Bavarian Beer Garden Band and the Ted Lunka Polka Band
  • Folk styles from Michael Stoessl and Leavenworth’s AlpenFolk
  • Rock and dance music from The Hosen Ones and the Aqua Nets
  • Big name Oktoberfest groups from around the world including Manuela Horn, Pech und Schwefel, Happy Hour Oktoberfestband, and the Europa Band.
  • Dance groups Enzian Schuhplattler and Edelweiss Dance Academy

Let’s Talk Beer!

It’s no secret that our Leavenworth breweries are creating some delicious and much sought-after craft beer. This year we have a stellar line-up of local brews at the event, plus our friends at Icicle Brewing, Blewett Brewing, and Doghaus Brewery are once again collaborating on the one-of-a-kind Festbier just for Oktoberfest!

In addition to our local beers, we have a robust lineup of German imports, from Paulaner to Weihenstephan. Check out the 2023 lineup below.


  • Festbier- Collab beer with Blewett Brewing Company, Doghaus Brewery, and Icicle Brewing Company
  • Icicle Brewing Company- TBD
  • Blewett Brewing Company- TBD
  • Doghaus Brewery- TBD

German Imported

  • Paulaner Oktoberfest Märzen
  • Paulaner Lager
  • Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen
  • Weihenstephaner Dunkel
  • Clausthaler Original (non-alcoholic beer)

The Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the 2023 Oktoberfest continues moving towards being a ZERO WASTE event! With compostable beer cups, biodegradable paper and no single use plastic utensils or water bottles are just some of the ways we are diverting waste from our area landfills!

Food Options

Brats, German sandwiches, kraut, pretzels, handmade corndogs and donuts and more! Many yummy tastes and smells of Oktoberfest can be found this year at the event.

All around town, you find plenty of German options and so much more like Pub style, Italian, Farm to Table, Mexican to name a few, your taste buds will thank you!


Fun for the kiddos (and adults who still feel like a kid!)

Our 10,000 sq ft Kinderplatz has a 62-foot Ferris wheel, bouncy obstacle course, root beer garden, face painting, games, and more. Come by and play!

For families entering the Oktoberfest beer gardens, your entry to the Kinderplatz is free. For those who just want to take your kids inside the Kinderplatz area and do not wish to attend the beer gardens, a separate admission will be available this year:

  • Entry fees: $5.00/Fridays, $10.00 Saturdays (kids 12 and under are free)
  • Once inside, bouncy house and games are free and you can purchase rides on the ferris wheel ($5.00) merchandise and food.

Kinderplatz is open 6:00-9:00pm on Fridays and Noon-9:00pm on Saturdays.

Old and New Traditions

Munich Oktoberfest’s longstanding tradition of the official tapping of the keg to signal the start of their festivities, is one we heartily celebrate with our keg tapping ceremony each Saturday at 1:30pm, join us! We have also brought in some new traditions like our stein holding contest and a pretzel toss just to kick the fun notch up another meter!

Oktoberfest Selfie Contest

Post your selfie on Facebook or Instagram and tag it with #oktoberfestinleavenworth to enter!

Pics are eligible to win a Leavenworth goodie bag when:

1) The selfie picture(s) are posted Friday and/or Saturday during one of our weekends.

2) The selfie includes as a backdrop, the village of Leavenworth, Front Street Park, the Kinderplatz, or the Festhalle.

3) Bonus if you are wearing Trachten or 2023 Oktoberfest branded merchandise.

Shuttle Service

We will be providing a free shuttle on all Fridays and Saturdays of Oktoberfest. They will run one hour prior to event opening until one hour after event closing.

The routes will go as far west as Icicle Road, south to Sleeping Lady, east to Safeway, and north to Ski Hill Drive, with other stops around town delivering you to the Oktoberfest gate.

Schedules and additional shuttle information to come.

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