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Where to celebrate Oktoberfest in Canberra 2017

It’s almost October, and you know what that means? The world’s largest beer festival is looming. We’ve rounded up the best places to celebrate Oktoberfest in Canberra.

Any holiday that is devoted almost exclusively to drinking beer and eating heaps of food is our kind of holiday, and the world seems to agree. This year Oktoberfest will be celebrated on every continent. If you’re in Canberra during the festival, then you’ve got a couple of great options to join in the celebrations, including one of Australia’s most popular Oktoberfest parties.

Oktoberfest Canberra parties

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1. Oktoberfest CBR

When: 27-29 October 2017

Where: Queanbeyan Showgrounds, Glebe Road, Queanbeyan

Beer selection: Wide selection of popular German and international beers.

For more information: Oktoberfest - Brought to you by the Harmonie German Club.

This year's Canberra Oktoberfest celebrations is bigger and better than ever having been moved to the Queanbeyan Showgrounds. It's three days of oompa merriment with traditional music, German dancers and bell-ringers set to entertain.

The first keg is tapped at 5pm on 27 October, paving the way for music, dance, beardmeister competitions and naturally, bier drinking. Prost!


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2. Knuckles Restaurant

When: Open 12pm-2pm (Monday-Saturday) and 5:30pm-8:30pm (Monday-Saturday) / 5:30pm-7:30pm (Sunday)

Where: 49 Jerrabomberra Avenue, Narrabundah

Beer selection: A wide selection of German beers.

For more information: Knuckles Restaurant

Knuckles' signature dish is a mouthwatering port knuckle that you'll need to preorder to get as it takes a mammoth 4.5 hours to prepare - so don't forget to make the request when booking or sit tight and prepare to wait a while...

As Knuckles is housed within Harmonie Club which is hosts the annual Canberra Oktoberfest event (see above) so all celebration will likely be focused there. But that doesn't mean you can't tuck into the German fare that Knuckles offers daily.


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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at finder.com.au. On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal or cheap flight available, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too.

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