(Fast Ride) or, simply "Die Fahrt!"
Die Schnellbusse of Tulsa Oktoberfest provide the fastest, shortest and best free way to get you and your Freuden und Familie to the front gate. Das Fahrt starts one-half hour before festival opening times and stops after everyone has left the Wiesn. All buses stop at the front gate of Oktoberfest Tulsa.
THERE IS NO PARKING AT THE EVENT SITE!
All Public Parking options west of the Arkansas River are no longer available to us. Access to the site is only through the use of Das Fahrt bus system, Uber or Lyft, bicycle (valet parking at the South Gate courtesy of Spoke House), walking (23rd St. Bridge and Southwest Blvd. Bridge) or our Riverside Shuttles taking guests from Riverside Drive (17th Street parking lot) across the 23rd Street bridge and back.
THE FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE DURING OKTOBERFEST
The Massive Schnelle Fahrt program service will depart the remote parking locations thirty (30) minutes before the start of the festival each day (including Corporate night), and will end after everyone has returned to their vehicles. The Boston Avenue and Downtown Fahrts run every 10–15 minutes while the main shuttle system runs every 20–30 minutes.
Oktoberfest Boston Ave. Schnelle Fahrt (free parking)
The shuttle stop is located on 12th Street between Cincinnati Ave. and Boston Ave. Guests may park in the TCC Lots and the Boston Ave United Methodist Church (NOTE: the church lot is not accessible before 1:00 PM on Sunday.)
Blue Dome District
- Blue Dome District, with pickup and drop off at 3rd and Elgin.
- DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Tulsa Hotel
- The Hyatt Regency Downtown
- 17 West Hotel at 7th and Boulder
Oklahoma State University Greenwood District
- Parking LOT A John Hope Franklin Blvd (Special handicapped parking area and lift bus regular service available at this lot) and Greenwood. Look for tent and shuttle stop in center of the lot.
Yale at 43rd Street Express Fahrt (Promenade Mall)
- Promenade Mall, south side parking garage – enter off of 43rd Street to S Darlington. Enter and park in the parking garage. Buses load next to the future Tulsa Oilers Training Facility (formerly Macy's).
Marriott Southern Hills
- Parking lots located at Marriott Southern Hills (Special handicapped parking area and lift bus regular service available at this lot)
UBER/LYFT/CABS/FESTIVAL PATRON DROP OFF
A special ride drop and pick-up location will be available near 2100 S Jackson Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74107, near the event site. Access ONLY from 17th Street. No drop offs or pick-ups will be allowed in the neighborhoods around this area.
RIVERSIDE DRIVE SHORT SHUTTLE
Shuttles will run during Festival hours between the Festival site and the parking lot at 17th Street on Riverside Drive. DO NOT park in the Sand Bar/Yard Bar parking lot as the shuttle will not stop there.
The cab stand is located on Jackson Avenue at 20th Street. Access ONLY from 17th and Southwest Blvd.
Specially equipped buses will operate from marked lots on a regular schedule from both the OSU Greenwood and Southern Hills locations. All other locations we will dispatch a bus to your location but wait times may be longer. All drop off and pick up will be at the front gate of Oktoberfest.
Please enter 17th Street off of Southwest Blvd. and proceed to the roadblock at 20th Street and S Jackson. The Tulsa Police Department will show you where to park.
BIKE TO OKTOBERFEST!
Tulsa is a cycling community and we love bike riders! As a way of saying thanks, you can park your ride for free at the Spoke House Bike Corral, located on the River Parks bike path at the southern gate into of River West Festival Park, just inside the entrance.
Note: Hours of operation of the bike corral are from event opening until 30 minutes past the close of the festival each evening (6:00 pm on Sunday evening).
Did you know we’ve opened a North Entry to Oktoberfest? You can come in via River Parks trails, spanning the Arkansas River to the north and connecting with Sand Springs, The Tulsa Arts District, Downtown and more.
The Massive Schnelle Fahrt program service begins thirty (30) minutes before the start of the festival each day (including Corporate night), and ends when everyone has been returned to their vehicles. The Boston Avenue and Downtown Fahrts run every 10–15 minutes while the main shuttle system runs every 20–30 minutes.
Abend im Festzelt SPECIAL SERVICE: The Boston Ave. Schnelle Fahrt runs on Tuesday evening for this event. PLEASE PARK IN THE TCC LOT bordered by Cincinnati Ave, 11th Street, 12th Street and Boston Avenue, and the shuttle stop will be located on 12th Street between Cincinnati and Boston Avenues.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT, CORPORATE NIGHT
All buses, all routes will operate.