Willkommen Platz 2024

Willkommen Platz 202411octAll Day13(All Day)(GMT-04:00) Downtown Kitchener, 200 King St W, Kitchener, ON N2G 4G7

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Willkommen Platz 2024

Join us Friday, October 11th, Saturday, October 12th & Sunday, October 13th as downtown Kitchener transforms into a bustling Bavarian village like you’ve never seen it before – along King Street from Ontario Street to Kitchener City Hall!

Raise your stein in the biergarten, 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 bringing the best of it to DTK!

Dates: Friday, October 11 – Sunday, October 13, 2024
Location: Carl Zehr Square (200 King Street West, Kitchener) & along King Street from Ontario Street to Kitchener City Hall

Biergarten & Stage Hours:

Friday, October 11th – 11am – 10pm (Official Keg Tapping 12pm)
Saturday, October 12th – 11am – 10pm
Sunday, October 13th – 11am – 10pm
*entry into the Willkommen Platz Biergarten is FREE Friday, Saturday & Sunday for ALL ages!

Vendor Market Hours:

Friday, October 11th – 11am – 7pm
Saturday, October 12th – 11am – 7pm
Sunday, October 13th – 11am – 7pm

Entertainment Schedule

Mark your calendars and meet us at the Willkommen Platz in DTK where you can discover your inner Bavarian with amazing artists such as The Golden Keys, Weiss Blau, Rick Guzik, Hofbrau Band and the one and only Polka King himself, Walter Ostanek.
If polka is not your thing, we have you covered with performances by Moonshine and the indie funk sounds of The Boo Radley Project. Also on hand are local legends Romeo Sex Fighter, the Stacey and Shane Guse Honky Tonk Cocktail Hour and, as already announced, the multi-horn, multi-drummer, brass funk beast, My Son The Hurricane who is headlining the Saturday night party. Additional special guest performers will be announced in the coming months.

Stay tuned for more exciting details by following K-W Oktoberfest social channels and check back here regularly.

Biergarten Stage (Carl Zehr Square)

Friday, October 11th

12pm-12:30pm – Official Keg Tapping

The Golden Keys

Walter Ostanek

Stacey & Shane Guse Honky Tonk Cocktail Hour

Romeo Sex Fighter

8:30pm-10pm – Special Guest Headliner – more information to come!

Sunday, October 13th

Oktoberfest Goes Country

Weiss Blau

Walter Ostanek


The Redhill Valleys

8:30pm-10pm – Nate Haller

Nate Haller

DTK Wunderbar Stage (King Street at Ontario Street)

*Please note: entertainment schedules are subject to change.

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.


October 11, 2024 - October 13, 2024 (All Day)(GMT-04:00)


Downtown Kitchener

200 King St W, Kitchener, ON N2G 4G7

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