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SAT 29 OCT | 1pm – 9 pm

Oktoberfest in the Gardens

Australia’s biggest and best Oktoberfest celebration returns to Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide in 2022

Inspired by a love of the traditional Bavarian festival and great beer, Oktoberfest in the Gardens Sydney features two massive beer halls, authentic German food stalls, roving performers, sideshow alley, silent disco and an eclectic mix of entertainment and competitions across multiple stages throughout the afternoon and evening.

Taste your way across Europe with a large selection of imported German beer, cider, wine and a range of other beverages.


Saturday 29 October, 1 pm – 9 pm


Phillip Precinct, The Domain (Entry Art Gallery Road)


Public transport recommended. Limited parking available.
The event will be in the Phillip Precinct of the Domain.
Yes, the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney will be open as normal. Oktoberfest takes place in the Phillip Precinct of the Domain and this area will be fenced, other parts of the Domain ie. The Crescent Precinct, Tarpeian Precinct & Yurong Precinct will remain open as normal.
We encourage patrons to use public transport to and from the event:
  • Train: exit via St James, Martin Place or Circular Quay
  • Ferry: walk to The Domain from Circular Quay
  • Bus: for timetables, maps and trip planning visit
Road Closures
There are no road closures required for this event.

Some delays may be experienced during peak ingress and egress times. A vehicle drop off zone will be in place at the corner of Hospital and Art Gallery road which will be unaffected by the road closure.
Parking restrictions / parking availability
Limited metered parking is available on site and at the Domain Carpark (operated by Wilson Parking). For prices visit: Domain car park
Sound checks will be carried out between 10.00 am and 1.00 pm followed by event sound from 1.00 pm to 9.00 pm.
A dedicated Event Hotline ph. 02 9231 8330 will be active during the sound check and the event.
Whilst we inform immediate neighbours of events that may require traffic changes by email, we also provide event information via our website, eNewsletters, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and seasonal What’s On Planners.
You can sign up to our eNewsletters (subscribe link at bottom of page) or join our online community via Facebook and Twitter to ensure you are informed.
The Domain and the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney have a range of venues for hire to suit a variety of different events. Please visit our Venue Hire web page to learn more.