• Oktoberfest is back in Leeds from Thursday 7th October.
  • The iconic Bavarian celebration of Steins, bratwurst and sing-along party tunes will take place at Globe Waterside, spanning a four-day period.
  • 2021 promises to be the festival’s most spectacular event to date.
  • Live Oompah and brass band.

Get ready because the legendary Bavarian beer, bratwurst and music festival, Oktoberfest, is coming back to Leeds bigger, bolder and better than ever after a year's hiatus.

Kicking off on Thursday 7th October at Globe Waterside in the city centre, the four-day festival, famous worldwide for its electric atmosphere and guaranteed frivolity, will be taking Leeds social scene by storm. Think huge steins of beer, lots of dancing and traditional eats with the Oktoberfest Leeds team ready to make up for lost time with their most memorable festival to date.

German party culture
Originating from Munich way back in 1811, Oktoberfest has become synonymous with traditional German party culture across the globe. 2021 marks the fifth time the event has come to Leeds and it is fast becoming a staple on Yorkshire’s entertainment calendar.

Speaking about the launch, Oktoberfest Leeds Marketing Manager, Lance Holden, said: “After a year away from our usual format, we can’t wait to return bigger and better than ever before for 2021!

We'll be taking over a new space in Leeds city centre, which is exciting, bringing the people of Yorkshire a whole load of German beer, bratwurst and Oompah music. Hopefully, we can make up for a lost year and have a fantastic four days of Oktoberfest celebrations."

Foot stomping entertainment
Guests attending can expect the festival's signature brand of first-class German beers, Currywurst's from the famous Get Wurst and rousing, foot-stomping entertainment from the in-house Oompah and Brass band. Limited VIP tickets are available for those who want to really get stuck into the festivities a free stein, table service and a Bavarian hat to top it all off.

Tickets for this spectacular four-day event go on sale on Friday 2nd July at 9am from https://www.oktoberfestleeds.co.uk/