october, 2022

Willkommen Platz06octAll Day09(All Day) Downtown Kitchener, 200 King Street West

Festival goers enjoy Oktoberfest in Downtown Kitchener

Event Details

Join us October 6th – 9th as Downtown Kitchener transforms into a bustling Bavarian village like you’ve never seen it before – all along King Street from Frederick through to City Hall.

Raise your stein in one of the biergartens, savour authentic German cuisine from one of our food vendors, shop our local vendor market, or sing along in front of the stage at one of our live performances – Oktoberfest is back and we’re bringing the best of it to DTK!

Willkommen Platz Hours:   

Thursday, October 6th – 3pm – 10pm
Friday, October 7th – 10am – 10pm (Official Keg Tapping at 12-1pm)
Saturday, October 8th – 10am – 10pm
Sunday, October 9th – 10am – 6pm

Parking

DTK has free parking on weekdays after 5 p.m. and all day Saturday and Sunday in municipal surface parking lots.
CLICK HERE for a parking map.
Visit downtownkitchener.ca/parking for a full list of locations.

Food Trucks:

Crazy Canuck
Happy Twist Inc
Born2eat
Bayaks Grill
AJ Funnel Cake
The Scrumptious Spud/Berlin95

Biergartens

Market Vendors:

Strudel Ladies
Little Rock Honey Farm
Queen Shawarma and Kebab
Legacy Greens
Oktoberfest Beer Nuts
Grainharvest
Phlippen Sauce
Arisan Woods
Idle & Wood Candle Co.
Taya
Talula Fields

Entertainment

Willkommen Platz has THREE stages featuring live entertainment!

EUROPRO STAGE & BIER GARTEN
(60 King Street West)

  Thursday  October 6  Friday  October 7  Saturday  October 8  Sunday October 9 
Ziggie Zaggies Trio 3 – 6 pm 6 – 10 pm    
The Golden Keys 7 – 10 pm      
Variations Band   3:30 – 5:30 pm    
DJ Von Dino     10:30 – 11:30 am 3:30 – 6 pm
John McKinley Trio     11:45 – 1 pm 12 – 1 pm
Weiss Blau     1:30 – 3:30 pm  
Walter Ostanek     5 – 7 pm  
The Tonewheels     7:30 – 8:30 pm  
Cheryl Lescom and the Tuscan Choir Boys     9 – 10 pm  
Wildbahn       10 – 11:30 am & 1 – 3 pm

DTK WUNDERBAR STAGE
(10 King Street West)

  Thursday  October 6  Friday  October 7  Saturday  October 8  Sunday October 9 
Accordionist Rick Guzik 3:30 – 4:30 pm 6 – 7 pm 2 – 4 pm 10:30 – 11:30 am & 5 – 6 pm 11 – 12 pm
Rusty Nail Comedy 4:30 – 6 pm 4 – 5 pm 4 – 5 pm 12 – 1 pm
Kobbler J Fire Show   6 – 7 pm 6 – 7 pm 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Kobbler J Family Show     12 – 1 pm 1 – 2 pm
Deb Meinser Jones     1 – 2 pm 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Robotics Team     3 – 4 pm 3:30 – 4:30 pm

CARL ZEHR SQUARE STAGE & BIER TENT
(200 King Street West)

  Thursday October 6 Friday October 7 Saturday October 8 Sunday October 9 
TC Alpine 3 – 5:30 pm      
Jessie T & DJ Johnny Rivex 6:15 – 6:45 pm      
Karli June & DJ Johnny Rivex 8 – 9:30 pm      
The Golden Keys   11:30 – 2:30 pm    
Blackwater Trio   6 – 7 pm    
Walter Ostanek   3:30 – 5:30 pm
& 7:30 – 9:30 pm
11 – 1 pm 11 – 1 pm  
Black Forest Band     1:30 – 4:30 pm  
Turk & Hobbits     5 – 6 pm  
Uptown Girls     6:30 – 8 pm  
Alex Price & Pocket City     8:30 – 10 pm  
The Jacks       2 – 2:30 pm
Jesse Webber Band       3 – 4 pm
Romeo Sex Fighter       4:30 – 6 pm

Admission to the Platz is FREE for all ages to come and enjoy the music and entertainment, but wristbands must be purchased in order to purchase drink tokens for those wishing to enjoy local craft beer and German brews.

Wristbands are valid for all four days so long as they remain intact.

Time

october 6 (Thursday) - 9 (Sunday)

Location

Downtown Kitchener

200 King Street West

Organizer

Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest

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