Festival Info

Dust off your lederhosen and tune up your yodel for Oktoberfest 2022

Oktoberfest is a Rain or Shine Event

Oktoberfest is now ticketless 

Save time with fewer lines! Credit cards and digital pay options encouraged.

Find out more about pricing


Biers of Oktoberfest

The original Munich Oktoberfest celebrated the local bier breweries and their traditional craft. In honor of their noble intentions, the McKinney Oktoberfest features an array of types and flavors. Make sure to catch the Keg Tapping Meet the Brewmaster events!

Learn about the biers


Happy Hour is Here!

Celebrate Oktoberfest early and get first dibs on all the cool merch. More importantly, save money on discounted drinks before the masses get off work. Happy Hour is Friday, 2 - 4:30 p.m. 

Pricing info


McKinney to Munich Sweepstakes!

Enter the McKinney-to-Munich Sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip for two to Munich for the original Oktoberfest in 2023 and a McKinney Oktoberfest experience next fall, too! 
Sponsored by Visit McKinney

Enter the sweepstakes


Sign up for the Gemüetlichkeit (Goodwill) Games  

We’ve created the Gemüetlichkeit (goodwill) Games! It’s our fun-filled “competition area” on East Louisiana St., and the contests include Bier Stein Races, Human Beer Puppets, the Weenie Dog and Wannabe Weenie Dog Races! 

Reserve your spot for the Weenie Dog Races, games, and more!


Foods of Oktoberfest

Come hungry to McKinney Oktoberfest and experience an authentic German feast fit for King Ludwig himself! Featuring brats, sausages, schnitzel, strudel, funnel cakes, roasted almonds and much more.

More mouth-watering treats


Map of the Festival

Discover where all your favorites are this year.

View the map


Marktplatz

Experience Bavarian craftsmanship and traditional wares at the Arts and Crafts Marktplatz – it’s the place to find lasting memories of this year’s festival and gifts for the upcoming holiday season.

Learn more about the Marktplatz


Merchandise - Official

Visit the souvenir tent at McKinney Oktoberfest located on the Tennessee St. side of the Square, and get limited edition t-shirts.

See the 2022 shirt


Parking

  • Oktoberfest admission and parking are free. Visit the Downtown Parking page and download the parking map
  • Round-trip shuttle services will operate from First McKinney Baptist Church, 1615 E. Louisiana.
    • Buses will leave every 15 minutes and will operate during these days/times:
      • Friday - 4 p.m. to midnight
      • Saturday - 10 a.m. to midnight
      • Sunday - 12:30 p. m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Lyft or Uber designated zone on the west side of Mitchell Park on Benge Street between Louisiana and Virginia.

Schedule

Meet the Brewmaster, cheer on the Weenie Dogs or polka to Brave Combo - find out when your favorite events are happening.

View the schedule of activities


Stein of Oktoberfest

Prost! Get your very own official McKinney Oktoberfest MassKrug (liter stein). This limited edition acrylic stein is sure to become a collector’s item and is yours for only $20 filled w/ two beers.

Find out how to get your MassKrug


Have any questions? Read the FAQs