Tulsa Oktoberfest 2023 Guide

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Celebrate authentic Bavarian culture in the Midwest with Tulsa Oktoberfest 2023. The setting is an incredible replica of the Oktoberfest Munich in Bavaria, Germany.

All the festivities, entertainment and contests will not fit into one day. Tulsa Oktoberfest lasts 4 days plus pre-festival activities. Tulsa takes Oktoberfest very seriously.

This celebration of German and beer will be happening at River West Festival Park from October 19 to 22, 2023, with 140,000 square feet of stages, tents and much more.

Tulsa Oktoberfest was named a Top Five Oktoberfest by USA Today.

From beer barrel rolling to stein hoisting to delicious foods, there is something here for Oktoberfest novices and veterans alike. This is a family friendly festival and the young and the young at heart will love the carnival rides. There’s Zeeco Family Free Day on Friday when every member in the family will have free admission from 11 am to 4 pm. General Admission begins at 4 pm on Friday.

The games and competitions at Oktoberfest can be so much fun. Watch or compete in the MassKrug Relay or the Masskrug Carry Competition. And everyone loves the Dachshund Dash!

Enjoy an upscale dining experience at the new Restaurant Himmel (Restaurant in the Sky) that overlooks der BierGarten stage and dance floor. Award winning Chef Josh Vitt will prepare a delicious three course Bavarian dinner. The meal will be paired with signature German beers and a crisp German Riesling dessert wine.

And, needless to say, there’s bier, bier and even more bier! The zelts (tents) will offer brews of Bavaria plus domestic and local craft beers.

Enjoy the best of live music with local bands plus bands that are traveling from Germany to perform at Oktoberfest.

German Food

The food at the festival is many people’s favorite part of Oktoberfest. Enjoy authentic German dishes, including

  • Wiener Schnitzel
  • Potato Pancakes
  • Bratwurst
  • Sausage
  • Sauerkraut
  • German Potato Salad
  • Warm Pretzels
  • Strudels
  • Bavarian Cheesecake
  • German Chocolate Cake

If you liked the food at Oktoberfest and want to learn more about German cooking, try these cookbooks. Use our links to see how you can save money on them.

Or you could enjoy German cuisine at the 4 Best German Restaurants in Tulsa as chosen by the users of TripAdvisor.

  1. Siegi’s Sausage Factory
  2. Margaret’s German Restaurant
  3. Fassler Hall
  4. Tors Country Pub

If you love German food but can’t get to these restaurants one night, you can get food from Fassler Hall delivered by DoorDash. Check out the menu.

Tulsa Lodging & Airfare

People come from all over to go to Tulsa Oktoberfest. If you’re going to be visiting Tulsa, you should consider the following hotels. They are all offering discounted rates which can save you money on your stay.

  • Quality Inn Tulsa Downtown West – 20% Discount ($85)
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Glenpool – 20% Discount ($108)
  • Econo Lodge Broken Arrow – Tulsa – 20% Discount ($46)
  • Quality Inn Broken Arrow – Tulsa – 20% Discount ($52)
  • Comfort Inn Owasso – Tulsa – 20% Discount ($71)
  • Quality Inn & Suites Owasso – US-169 – 20% Discount ($68)
  • Sleep Inn & Suites Central – I-44 – 19% Discount ($67)
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Tulsa I-44 West – Rt. 66 – 19% Discount ($99)
  • Clarion Hotel Broken Arrow – Tulsa – 19% Discount ($63)
  • 17 West Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection – 19% Discount ($147)
  • Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Tulsa, OK – 16% Discount ($75)
  • Comfort Suites Central – I-44 – 15% Discount ($90)
  • Quality Inn Tulsa Central – 15% Discount ($55)
  • Comfort Inn South Tulsa – Woodland Hills – 15% Discount ($84)
  • Quality Suites I-44 – 10% Discount ($76)
  • Comfort Inn Midtown – 6% Discount ($103)

If you are going to be flying into Tulsa, book your airline ticket here and you can save money on your flight.