Pink Oktoberfest


Sunday 15th October 2017


The campest, most colourful Oktoberfest ever seen is taking place in London as organisers of Winter Pride takeover Oktoberfest near the O2 on Sunday 15 October in a huge 3,000 capacity beer hall.

Venue: Erdinger Oktoberfest, Meridian Quays Greenwich Peninsula, London, SE10 0QE, United Kingdom


Time: 2pm - 11pm

The one-off LGBT+ themed takeover Oktoberfest event will see drag queens in lederhosen conducting lip sync battles, game shows and rave karaoke withdancing on tables, congos, dress up and much more.
The traditional Bavarian beer hall which will also have a fun fair will be situated near the O2 Arena in London’s Greenwich Peninsula.
The exterior will be purpose built to look like the outside of a traditional 19th century Bavarian beer hall, and a huge fun-fair outside. Inside there will be over 220 bench tables, set in a huge open-plan beer hall made from wooden floors and walls. The interior will be decorated with floral garlands, a traditional blue and white striped roof, and a live music stage for entertainment.
With similar takeovers, already popular in Munich and Dublin, those attending can still expect lots of German waiters, German sausage and German crooners.
Rebecca Paisis, founder of Pink Oktoberfest commented: “Oktoberfest events have grown in popularity in the UK and we’re excited to be taking over London’s largest and most authentic Oktoberfest event for the LGBT+ community and their allies. "
It is a massive undertaking and the main marquee will have over 220 bench tables, set in a huge open-plan beer hall made from wooden floors and walls. The interior will be decorated with floral garlands, a traditional blue and white striped roof, and will have a huge stage for live music and entertainment.
The exterior will be purpose built to look like the outside of a traditional 19th century Bavarian beer hall and most importantly they are shipping over 250,000 pints of premium “Erdinger Weissbier” (wheat beer) and an award-winning lager “Fischers Hell”, direct from their brewery in Bavaria, there will also be wine and spirits on sale.
The entire site for the Pink Oktoberfest will be on a beautiful 16,700 square foot area over-lookinover-looking the Thames opposite Canary Wharf, and is less than a five-minute walk from North Greenwich underground.












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Last Update: 2017-09-21




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