Third biggest Oktoberfest in the world
The Schützenplatz fairground in Hannover will be all about the fun during Oktoberfest! The third biggest Oktoberfest in the world can now look back on almost 50 successful years. In the many marquees, visitors can look forward not only to conviviality, music and dancing, but also to some hearty treats, including regional specialities from both the Alpine region and Lower Saxony.
This is a perfect day out for families with kids! Families visiting Oktoberfest Hannover get 50 percent off the rides on Wednesdays. There are also vouchers available for celebrating children's birthday parties.
German beer at Hannover Oktoberfest
Over the course of this 17-day Volksfest, visitors can enjoy a variety of beers, which are served in the two large tents, as well as in several smaller tents and beer gardens. Prominent beers at Hannover Oktoberfest include the special festival beer from Privatbrauerei Herrenhausen and a favourite local beer, Lüttje Lage. There'll be plenty of Lower Saxon cuisine to accompany the amazing beer.
Funfair rides at Hannover Oktoberfest
The fun element is front and centre at Hannover Oktoberfest. This travelling funfair has everything you could find at any of the best amusement parks in Germany.
Get ready for a whole range of thrilling rides, providing you with a great atmosphere in the spirit of the "Wiesn" of Munich. The place will be adorned with white and blue, the colours of Bavaria, in honour of the legendary Munich Oktoberfest. And that's not all - fireworks take place every Friday at 9.45pm during Hannover Oktoberfest.
Oktoberfest is synonymous with traditional German clothing, carnival rides, parades and fireworks. In fact, there's even a Miss Dirndl Hannover competition which, for many, belongs in the past. Whatever floats your boat, there's something for everybody at Hannover Oktoberfest!