Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa has events taking place October 19-24, 2021, starting with a new ticketed dinner on Tuesday, October 19, the popular Corporate Night Gemütlichkeit on Wednesday, October 20 and more throughout the weekend, showcasing authentic German culture through Sunday, October 24.
Linde Oktoberfest is located at River West Festival Park, 2100 S. Jackson Ave. in Tulsa, OK 74107, and is ranked as a Top 5 Oktoberfest in the U.S. by USA Today!
As one of Tulsa’s most celebrated festivals, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa has a long and storied history of providing authentic German food, drink, and fun to generations of Oklahomans. What’s not to like about bratwurst, the Chicken Dance, the Dachshund Dash, German beers, Bavarian cheesecake, great music, and thousands of your friends, all together at one place? We invite you to join us in 2021at the beautiful River West Festival Park on the banks of the Arkansas River overlooking Downtown Tulsa.
The 2021 Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa will be held October 19 (private event), October 20 (private event) through 24. The hours for the festival are:
- Tuesday, October 19: NEW! Ein Prost in die Zukunft! (A Toast to the Future!) - 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, ticketed event in Der BierGarten only!
- Wednesday, October 20: Corporate Night "Gemütlichkeit" (private event, table reservations only) - 4:00 - 11:00 PM
- Thursday, October 21: NEW! Ein Abend mit Freunden und Familie (Friends and Family Night) - 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM, for the first time, you can reserve your tables to share with friends and family!
- Friday, October 22: Zeeco Family Free Day opens at 11:00 AM (free admission until 4:00 PM). Event closed at 1:00 AM (Beer sales end at 12:30 am)
- Saturday, October 23: 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM – (Beer sales end at 12:30 am)
- Sunday, October 24: Frühstück auf dem Oktoberfest (Breakfast at Oktoberfest) – NEW! 9:30 AM - Noon, Event closes at 6:00 PM
The festival grounds are at River West Festival Park, 2100 S. Jackson Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma. Huge tents, modeled after the Munich Oktoberfest, feature more than 50 different biers and entertainment. A large, professionally produced carnival offers rides for all ages.
In order to manage our attendance effectively, all admission tickets and packages must be purchased in advance as there will be no walk-up sales available at the main entrance.
THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY, GENERAL ADMISSION PACKAGES INCLUDE:
- FC Tulsa VIP Terrasse Daily Pass - $150, includes admission to the festival and access to the FC Tulsa VIP Terrasse. Package includes German fare, FC Tulsa MassKrug and two fills
- General Admission single adult ticket (Thursday through Sunday) - $10, kids 12 and under free
- Schnelle Pack - $15, includes admission and commemorative MassKrug or KleinKrug
- Autobahn Pack - $30, includes admission, commemorative MassKrug or KleinKrug AND a beverage voucher for your first fill.
- MassKrug and KleinKrug - $5
MassKrug and KleinKrug quantities are limited. We suggest you purchase these in advance to guarantee them upon arrival. These will no longer be available for purchase in the Zelts - you MUST stop by the Customer Service/Stein Line to scan your ticket and receive your Stein. If you don't have your Krug in the Zelt, large beer pours will be available in plastic cups.
Remember, kids 12 and under are free all days when accompanied by parents or guardians.
SPECIAL PROGRAMS REQUIRING SEPARATE TICKETS:
Tuesday, October 19: NEW! Ein Prost in die Zukunft! (A Toast to the Future!) - 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, ticketed event in Der BierGarten only!
$100 per person, includes reserved seat, Wurstbrett, Bavarian meal, MassKrug and two refills
This private, ticketed-only event will take place in Der Biergarten, which will be transformed into an intimate gathering of only 1,000 guests seated at 100 beautifully decorated tables (10 people per table). Your private table will be set with an authentic Wurstbrett (charcuterie board), and servers will refill your MassKrugs and bring a delicious dinner of either roasted chicken or German sausages and all the trimmings. Entertainment will feature short cameos of performers who will appear throughout the weekend’s festivities, as well as a message from our board on the Future of Oktoberfest in Tulsa! Join us for this new, authentic German dinner.
Wednesday, October 20: Corporate Night "Gemütlichkeit" (private event, table reservations only) - 4:00 - 11:00 PM
Tent prices range from $975 to $1200, and include 30 admissions and a commemorative MassKrug for every guest.
Gemütlichkeit (Corporate Night) is a private, pre-festival evening taking place Wednesday, October 20th. Packages include reserved tables in a selected tent and group admission.
Thursday, October 21: NEW! Ein Abend mit Freunden und Familie (Friends and Family Night) - 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM, for the first time, you can reserve your tables to share with friends and family!
For the first time outside of Corporate Night, guests will have an opportunity to reserve tables for Friends and Family on this evening of celebration where we celebrate the Tapping of the Keg, the Parade of Brewers and spectacular fireworks over the Arkansas River. A limited number of tables are set aside in each Zelt (tent), and each table reservation includes a commemorative MassKrug and a first fill for your guests. $350 per table for complete package for ten people.
General admission also accepted for this evening without table reservations.
Sunday, October 24: Frühstück auf dem Oktoberfest (Breakfast at Oktoberfest) – NEW! 9:30 AM - Noon, Event closes at 6:00 PM
Featuring the GAST German Blaskapelle, German Dancers and performances by Das ist Lustig, enjoy this first Frühstück auf dem Oktoberfest, a breakfast for the entire community in the expanded Paulaner Bier Stube. Bring your entire family for this special breakfast featuring an authentic German breakfast and special beverages to share.
Reserved tables of 10 includes admission for the full day of activities, a complete German breakfast and beverage of your choice ($400). Single tickets available for $40.
GERMAN AND CRAFT BIER + BAVARIAN (AND MORE) FOOD
Food and drink are available all over the Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa grounds. Payment by credit card only. A wide variety of vendors means great food choices, ranging from authentic German food to the more traditional American meal.
SPECIAL DINING OPPORTUNITIES:
Authentic German food is available throughout the festival site, but featured dining experiences take place at:
- Der BierGarten Himmeldeck (Restaurant in the Sky), overlooking the main stage of the largest tent at Oktoberfest. $65 for a three course meal, inclusive of beverages. Reservations required.
- Hofbraühaus German Buffet, featuring a full buffet of chicken, sausage, GAST potato salad or Schnitzel. No reservation necessary.
Credit cards will be accepted at all points of sale throughout the festival venue. Cash will not be accepted; however, REVERSE ATMS are available throughout the festival grounds to convert cash to Visa cards, which are accepted anywhere Visa is accepted.
Arts and Crafts vendors will accept credit cards and cash.
PARKING AND SHUTTLES
NOTE: NO PUBLIC PARKING WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE EVENT SITE IN 2021 due to recent development along South Jackson Ave.
NEW Parking Areas are located along Boston Avenue from 8th Street to 12th Street, serviced by upgraded SCHNELLE FAHRT (Fast Ride) shuttles. These shuttles also service Downtown Hotels, the Blue Dome District, Oklahoma State University Greenwood, 81st and Harvard and I-44 and Yale. All shuttles operate one hour before and after event hours.
ACTIVITIES AND ENTERTAINMENT
We’re proud to have our signature German bands performing at Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa. Whether you’re a fan of traditional German music or local Oklahoma bands, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa has you covered. JugendZelt (Children’s Tent) has its own entertainment and activities for the kids.
Your safety is our number one priority! We strive to make Linde Oktoberfest a fun and safe experience for everyone, which does mean there are certain rules that everyone must abide by. Most of these have to do with what is, and what is not, allowed into the event.
All patrons entering the event will be subject to a thorough bag check, wanding and pat down for security before boarding the shuttles. Anyone attempting to bring prohibited items into the event may be subject to anything from a simple disposal of the items before entry to a complete denial of entry. Anyone attempting to bring a weapon into the event will immediately be turned over to the Tulsa City Police, who work closely with us and our security team. LARGE BAGS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED.
Please, no dogs are allowed EXCEPT on Sunday when ONLY registered dogs participating in the Dachshund Dash will be admitted.