Roll Out the Barrel at Bingemans
Waterloo’s Oktoberfest is the best Bavarian Festival this side of Munich
Kitchener - Waterloo Region’s Oktoberfest is well known as the biggest and best Bavarian festival to be found anywhere outside of Munich.
And for good reason. It is a beautiful marriage of German cuisine, unique entertainment and fun events that brings a community together. From family-friendly dinners and adult-only revelry into the wee hours of the morning, there is something for everybody at Oktoberfest at Bingemans.
“There is no other Bavarian festival in North America that can rival what we do for Oktoberfest,” says Mark Bingeman, President of Bingemans. “The food, music, culture, games, events, drinks … it is an incredibly fun week-long celebration that really does have something for everybody. Bingemans is proud to host a grand selection of events throughout Oktoberfest in Kitchener-Waterloo.”
Oktoberfest is slated to take place October 7th to 15th, but the fun begins early at Bingemans. Highlights of this year’s celebration includes:
• Brew Haus
A celebration of the best craft brewers in the Waterloo region brings a variety of local, specialty beers featuring everything from pilsners to stouts to ciders all under one tent! In preparation for Oktoberfest, experience the care that goes into each one of these amazing craft creations accompanied by Oktoberfest food, atmosphere and good live music. The Brew Haus takes place October 1st.
• Ultimate Bavarian Feast
Enjoy Marche dining featuring all your traditional Oktoberfest favourites plus a few contemporary twists, exclusive entertainment and express access to the party in the Oktoberfest Kool Haus. The Bavarian Feast takes place October 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th, with three seatings each night between 6:00 and 9:30 p.m.
• Kool Haus
The largest Festhalle and biggest outdoor patio in Oktoberfest, the Kool Haus is where all the fun happens. With a capacity of 4,500, it boasts the best selection of activities, great food and stunning entertainment not to mention the exclusive Jagermeister Lounge, Smirnoff Lounge and Wunderbar Lounge. Kool Haus opens October 7th with the MuchMusic/99.5 KFUN Retroberfest, with live music on October 8th, 13th, 14th and 15th.
• Bavarian Carnival
Fun for the whole family! The Bavarian Carnival brings rides, games, entertainment, activities, food and more all under one tent. $35 for a family of four or $10 per person, the price includes all your rides. The Bavarian Carnival is open October 9th and 10th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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