Willkomen to Milwaukee’s Original Oktoberfest!

Join us for Milwaukee’s original Oktoberfest in 2020. For the past 60 years, the Bavarian Bierhaus (located in Glendale, Wisconsin) has hosted Oktoberfest for a five-consecutive-weekend event in their Old Heidelberg Park. Guests can enjoy authentic German cuisine, beer, festival foods, carnival games, and live music entertainment.  Traditional activities such as Hammerschlagen and Polka Dancing occurs daily.  Children will enjoy the carnival games at this family-friendly festival.  Open rain or shine…as there is a full-covered pavilion for all weather.  Guests may reserve their picnic tables in advance. PROST!



When: Starting Friday, September 4th – Ending Sunday, October 4th. (Thursday through Sunday…Rain or Shine!)

Thursdays…4pm to 11:55pm  (FREE ADMISSION)
Fridays…4pm to 11:55pm ($5 Admission Fee or FREE when the Bavarian Bierhaus app is installed.)
Saturdays…11am to 11:55pm ($10 Admission Fee or $5 when the Bavarian Bierhaus app is installed.)
Sundays…11am to 10:00pm (FREE ADMISSION)

Where: Old Heidelberg Park at the Bavarian Bierhaus (700 W. Lexington Blvd., Glendale, WI 53217)

Cost: Admission Ticket prices vary depending on the event day. Specials are available. See Above.

Staying in a Glendale hotel? Show your hotel key card and get into OKTOBERFEST for free!

Hotels: Looking to stay over night? Glendale offers six hotels with no overnight parking fees.  Two hotels are walking-distance to the Bavarian Bierhaus.  To learn more, visit

Show your hotel key card and get into OKTOBERFEST for free!

Other: Parking is FREE! Kids can enjoy the Midway full of games! Guests can reserve tables in advance.

Full Menu: View here!

Note: Due to the Coronavirus and social distancing, tables have been limited this year! Don’t hesitate to get your tickets and table reservations. 

Purchase your Oktoberfest Tickets!

There are two ways to purchase tickets:

Milwaukee Octoberfest 2020

Purchase your Table Reservations!

To reserve a table, click here…OKTOBERFEST 2020 Table Reservations

  • Fridays- $10 per table of 8
  • Saturdays- $35 per table of 8

Check out the OKTOBERFEST Band Line-Up!


Learn More!

Visit The Bavarian Bierhaus website.

Due to Coronavirus-Related issues, dates/times/events are subject to change. WELCOME TO GLENDALE is not responsible for weather or Covid-related issues.  We are exempt from all Oktoberfest festival proceeds. The State of Wisconsin has an Emergency Mask Order. Learn about the order here.