Fri Oct 7, 4:00 PM - Fri Oct 7, 11:00 PM
600 N. Ashley Drive Tampa, FL, 33602

Community: Downtown Tampa


Come and Celebrate The festival of Gemütlichkeit returns for its 12th Annual Oktoberfest Tampa event along the Tampa Riverwalk @ Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park!

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Damen und Herren, it's time to prep your sweet Lederhosen and Dirndls for the 12th ANNUAL Oktoberfest Tampa!! Can you believe it?

For 3 full days, Tampa's downtown Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park will be transformed into the city's largest, waterfront beer garden. Soak in the sprawling skyline views and beautiful sunsets, as the park buzzes with traditional schuplatt dancing, Outrageous Bavarian Games competitions, multiple Alphorn performances and daily keg tappings.

Dates & Times:

Friday, October 7: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Saturday, October 8: 11:00am - 11:00pm

Sunday, October 9: 11:00am - 6:00PM

The festival of Gemütlichkeit returns for the 12th Annual Oktoberfest Tampa event. Our unique Outrageous Bavarian Games are all free to play and run all weekend long.

Festival goers are encouraged to participate in the wide range of custom-crafted Oktoberfest Games that foster fun challenges to win cool prizes and more importantly, the bragging rights. Challenges include: Stein Hoisting, Keg stacking, Brat Toss, Liter Race and much more.

The VIP Tent is the place to be! With Express Box Office and private VIP shade tent with first class bar service and table-side food service, you enjoy speedy entry to your Oktoberfest Tampa experience with prime viewing of all of our entertainment and competitions! (Plus, the air-conditioned restrooms we think are almost priceless! J)

A variety of beers from traditional German Pils, a variety of Oktoberfest märzens, Hefeweizens and more, will all also be available. We are proud to partner with Green Bench Brewing to bring you three unique, traditional brews found only at Oktoberfest Tampa. These brews will include: traditional Hefeweizen, Dunkel lager, and Festbier märzen. Additionally both Red and White Wine for our VIP guests, or any other beverages like our fresh squeezed lemonade are also part of your complimentary beverages all day long!

If you have military friends in the area. Every year, our event offers free General Admission entry for men and women of the Armed Forces (active or retired) and any first responders of the City of Tampa (TPD, TFR, EMS) for you and your spouse. Simply show your proper ID at the entry gate.

This event proudly supports Are U Safe, a local Tampa non-profit organization that advocates and assists domestic violence victims through empowerment and education.

More info:

LOCATION: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park

600 N. Ashley Drive

Tampa, FL 33602


• Commemorative Oktoberfest Stein (1 Liter Acrylic)

• Free Refills of Your Favorite Beer, Wine, Water or pop beverage!

• 1 König’s Feast (Get a full food plate including a Pretzel!)

• Table side service (Food delivered to you!)

• VIP Express Entry

• VIP Air-Conditioned Restrooms

• VIP Tent with extended patio seating & lounge / guaranteed seating for VIP

• VIP Bar

• Champagne Bottle Service (*Only available in VIP! Bottles available for purchase).

**As a VIP guest, your food is delivered to you at your VIP table. Additional König’s Feast plates are available for purchase.

For your Oktoberfest Survival Guide, Tickets and more info, please visit our website:

We want to thank our 2022 partners & sponsors:

Pepin Distributing, Goose Island, Creative Loafing, Are You Safe -CHARITY, Creative Loafing, TBA Communications, and Tampa Bay Metro.

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