Oktoberfest Brisbane 2014 Fun Facts

The Oktoberfest Brisbane is now the largest and most authentic German festival in Australia – something we’re extremely proud of! There’s nothing we enjoy more than sharing our love for German culture with Brisbane locals and visitors! Here are just a few fun facts about our festival in 2014.

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155,632 dollars raised for Brisbane charity, Youngcare, since 2008

37,000 visitors ‘embraced their inner German’ at the 2014 Oktoberfest Brisbane

25,794 sausages savoured

13,976 Facebook friends

13,500 pretzels eaten (including 3,500 giant pretzels)

3,760 pork knuckles devoured

3,222 metres of Bavarian white/blue ceiling bunting used to decorate the Oktoberfest Tent

2,500 schnitzel burgers sizzled and munched

2,195 school students and teachers at the Oktoberfest for teens

490 table & bench sets – exactly the same ones at Munich’s Oktoberfest

395 years combined age of the classic Porsches & Mercedes at the Autofest show

204 years since the first Oktoberfest in Munich

143 years the six Oktoberfest Band members have played folk music in Germany (how many years is that per band member? You do the math!)

7 years of Oktoberfest Brisbane

6 years old was the youngest Alpenrosen dancer

2 German-Australian families organise Oktoberfest Brisbane

1st place as Australia’s largest Oktoberfest & largest German festival

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3 thoughts on “Oktoberfest Brisbane 2014 Fun Facts

  1. Dorothy Erdelyi

    Do we have a date for this year’s event please.

    • This year Oktoberfest for Teens is on Thursday, October 15, and Oktoberfest Brisbane is on the weekends 9-11 October and 16-18 October.
      We hope you and your students can come again this year.

      • Dee Erdelyi

        Hallo. Ja wir kommen unbedingt. Ist ja total cool!!!

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