Willkommen Platz

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Festival goers enjoy Oktoberfest in Downtown Kitchener

Event Details

Join us Thursday, October 5th to Sunday, October 8th as Downtown Kitchener transforms into a bustling Bavarian village like you’ve never seen it before – along King Street from Queen Street to City Hall, and down Gaukel Street to the biergarten in the parking lot/event space at 44 Gaukel Street!

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 Hours: (44 Gaukel Street lot & street event space)
Thursday, October 5th – 4pm – 11pm (Oktoberfest Block Party – ticketed event)
Friday, October 6th – 12pm – 10pm (Official Keg Tapping 12noon-1pm)
Saturday, October 7th – 12pm – 10pm
Sunday, October 8th – 12pm – 4pm
*entry into the Willkommen Platz Biergarten is FREE Friday, Saturday & Sunday

King Street Vendor Market Hours: (along King Street from Queen Street to City Hall)
Friday, October 6th – 10am – 7pm
Saturday, October 7th – 10am – 7pm
Sunday, October 8th – 10am – 4pm

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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 5 (Thursday) - 8 (Sunday)


Downtown Kitchener

44 Gaukel Street