Willkommen Platz 2024

Willkommen Platz 202411octAll Day13(All Day)(GMT-04:00) Downtown Kitchener, 200 King Street West

Festival goers enjoy Oktoberfest in Downtown Kitchener

Event Details

Join us Thursday, 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!

Biergarten & Stage Hours:

Friday, October 11th – 11am – 10pm (Official Keg Tapping 11:30am-12:30pm)
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 – 10am – 7pm
Saturday, October 12th – 10am – 7pm
Sunday, October 13th – 10am – 7pm

Call for Vendors

Willkommen Platz Vendor Applications are NOW OPEN! Vendors are now invited to exhibit at this distinctive community event. Don’t miss out on your chance to increase visibility, connect with new customers and gain revenue. Limited spots available!


Programming includes music, entertainment, dancing, buskers, magic shows, trivia and more. Stay tuned for programming details and be sure to join us!

Heritage Canada Logo

Thank you to Heritage Canada for supporting our entertainment line up!

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 (Friday) - 13 (Sunday)(GMT-04:00)


Downtown Kitchener

200 King Street West