Experience Oktoberfest in the Gardens on the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is gearing up for an unforgettable Oktoberfest experience in 2023! After making a mark in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth, the world-famous Oktoberfest celebration is now heading north to the Gold Coast.


When and Where?


Mark your calendars for September 30th, a Saturday filled with Bavarian-style revelry. The event is scheduled from 1 – 9 PM at Broadwater Parklands, promising a day of non-stop fun. In addition, the festivities will span The Great Lawn. It features a colossal BEER HALL and adjacent outdoor spaces designed for this grand one-day occasion.


Moreover, this Oktoberfest event is renowned for being Australia’s largest, and for a good reason. It consistently delivers more festivities, fun, and frothies year after year. In 2023, it’s no exception.


Authentic German Flavors


Prepare yourself for a mouth-watering journey through the world of cuisine! Explore a diverse range of authentic German beers, wines, cider, and delectable food stalls that will transport you straight to Germany. In addition, Oktoberfest in the Gardens will feature local favourites, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy.


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Special Surprises


What sets this year’s Gold Coast edition apart? The organizers have some special surprises in store that will make your Oktoberfest experience even more memorable. So, make sure to take advantage of this garden party extravaganza. Secure your tickets ASAP and join the Bavarian-style festivities. It’s the perfect way to spend a day on the Gold Coast.


Ways to Get to the Event


Public Transport


Guests are encouraged to utilize public transportation options. The G Link Tram conveniently stops at “Broadwater Parklands,” and nearby Bus Routes include 704, 735, and 747. Enjoy a stress-free travel experience by planning your ride with Translink.


Rideshare / Taxi

For those opting for rideshare or taxi services, the existing Nerang Street’s Taxi Rank has a designated pickup/dropoff point located east of Scarborough Street.




If you prefer to drive, you can find public carpark spaces at Carey Carpark which is only opposite Broadwater Parklands. Please note that parking is on a first-come, first-served basis.




Parking Guidelines


For those parking in surrounding areas, it’s essential to ensure that you park safely and within the legal guidelines. You can find the City’s Parking Guidelines by clicking here.


Disability Access


The event organizers are dedicated to assisting disabled patrons. Accessible parking can be found in Carey Carpark, opposite the venue. The entrance is vast, and all areas will be wheelchair-accessible. Additionally, disabled ablution facilities will be provided. If you need any help or have any queries, please reach out to them at info@oktoberfestinthegardens.com.au.


Embrace the Spirit of Oktoberfest on the Dazzling Gold Coast!


With an array of authentic German flavours, local delights, and surprises in store, this year’s Oktoberfest in the Gardens promises an unforgettable experience. Whether you arrive by public transport, rideshare, or your own vehicle, the event ensures convenience for all attendees. Plus, their commitment to disability access ensures everyone can enjoy the fun. So, mark September 30th on your calendar and secure tickets for a day of Bavarian-style revelry at Broadwater Parklands. Oktoberfest in the Gardens is where the Gold Coast comes alive, one frothy at a time!


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