Heiliger Abend / Christmas Eve
5:00 pm17:00

Heiliger Abend / Christmas Eve

Tannenzapfen mit Kugeln

"There's beer under the Christmas tree,
and that's where my baby found me! 

We offer a traditional Christmas menu and accept reservations: info@zumschneider.com
Please mention your time of arrival. We open at 5pm. The kitchen closes at 11pm.

Christmas Eve Dinner
Subject to Change

Prix fixe TBD

New Year's Eve Party
Jan 1

New Year's Eve Party

Free Admission!

Our annual bash with DJ Volka Racho

German hits and the best international songs of 2015

Champagne at midnight

Watch the ball drop on the big screen

Glühwein (homemade mulled wine)

The best German beers on tap (also wine)

Regular food menu available until 11pm, snacks thereafter

Doors open at 8pm

Oktoberfest NYC 2015: Munich on the East River
12:00 pm12:00

Oktoberfest NYC 2015: Munich on the East River

  • Zum Schneider Outdoors Party Location (Solar One)

Our Oktoberfest celebration is taking place at our outdoor party location on East 23rd St and the East River! The restaurant is drinks only on Sunday. However, there will be a free afterparty for everyone in the restaurant at 10pm! Monday is Columbus Day!

Business Insider Review: New York City just might throw the most authentic Oktoberfest celebration outside of Munich

Village Voice: New Yorkers Celebrate Oktoberfest

We will always sell $25 General Admission tickets at the door as they become available, even when online sales is closed or it says "sold out"! These will become available depending on the space in the tent, first come, first serve.

If you are part of a larger group and want to be seated together you must buy "Reserved Seating" or "VIP", and name your host during checkout. The hostess will seat you at tables of 10. In General Admission it's not guaranteed that you will be seated together.

No need to print out the tickets, if you can display them on your mobile device.

For questions, please contact pr@zumschneider.com - Please don't call the restaurant, they can't help you.

General admission, 4pm-10pm on Fri, 12pm-10pm on Sat/Sun: $25
Seating guaranteed, but no reserved seats. Table service. Valid all day, but no re-entry. "Revolving door" policy: When people leave, new guests will be admitted from the line outside. We will always sell tickets at the door, as they become available,  even if online sales is closed for the day.

Reserved Seating, 12pm-4:45pm on Sat/Sun: $35
Includes a reserved seat close to the stage. Table service. By 5pm we kindly ask you to vacate the table for the 5:15pm seating. One table fits 10.

Reserved Seating 5:15pm-10pm: $35
Includes a reserved seat close to the stage. Table service. One table fits 10. Starting at 4PM on Thursdays and Fridays. Free after party in the restaurant.

VIP Balcony (4pm-10pm on Fri, 12pm-10pm on Sat/Sun): $100
Per person. Reserved seating valid all day. Includes: Brotzeitteller (shared Bavarian appetizers). 1L Mass beer free for each guest. Private entrance. Private bathrooms. Dedicated table service. One table fits 10. 

Questions? Email pr@zumschneider.com

Zum Schneider, the prominent Bavarian Bierhaus in NYC owned by Sylvester Schneider, once again presents Munich on the East River, an unforgettable and traditional München Oktoberfest experience. Zum Schneider hosts its annual event for the second time in epic proportions, by following the age old traditions of Oktoberfest typically celebrated in Munich for over 200 years:

  • Fully decked out original Oktoberfest tent for close to 1,000 people incl. original furniture, "Masskrügen" (liter steins), an Oompah band stage, general admission area, reserved- and VIP seating.

  • Original Oktoberfest beers on tap: HB Traunstein Festbier, Andechs Festbier (exclusive), Paulaner Märzen and Paulaner Wiesn. 1L or "Mass" will be sold for $18. We also serve white wine and soft drinks.

  • Live music with Mösl Franzi & the JaJaJa's starting shortly after doors open throughout the day/evening.

  • VIP balcony (separate bathrooms, dedicated waitress service, Brotzeitteller, free 1L beer incl.) and reserved seating (close to stage).

  • Stands outside selling roasted almonds, gingerbread hearts, giant Brezn, cotton candy.

  • Strongman competitions, games and carousel outside.

  • Wiesn-Hendl & Haxn (Oktoberfest roast chicken & pork shank) plus other food served in the tent. Vegetarian options available.

  • Staff fluent in German, dressed in Dirndl and Lederhosen.

  • A seat is guaranteed in general admission, however, for reserved tables, please buy "reserved seating" (close to stage) or VIP tickets (balcony). Our "Garnituren" = tables/benches fit 10 people. Large groups without reserved seating or VIP tickets are encouraged to arrive early, otherwise combined seating is NOT guaranteed.

    Reserved seating (close to stage) on Sat and Sun is divided into two sessions 12-4:45pm and 5:15-10pm

    General admission access works with a "revolving door" concept throughout the day. Once people leave new people will get access. Tickets will always be sold at the door, as they become available. All exits are FINAL.

  • We accept cash & credit cards. ATM's will be on site as well.

  • No smoking in the tent, but you can step outside. No dogs on the site.

  • We are hosting a free after party with DJ's Volka Racho and Tom Breu in the restaurant on Ave C and East 7th St at 10pm.

The tent will be open on:

Friday, October 2nd, 4pm
Saturday, October 3rd, Noon
Sunday, October 4th, Noon

Thursday, October 8th, 5pm: Schmooze in the Tent

Friday, October 9th, 4pm
Saturday, October 10th, Noon
Sunday, October 11th, Noon

Attention media: You can find a selection of hi-res photos from the 2014 festivities here. Credit: Jonathan McPhail Photography

Sponsored by:

10% off with discount code Zumschneider

10% off with discount code Zumschneider

Schmooze in the Tent: Oktoberfest NYC
5:00 pm17:00

Schmooze in the Tent: Oktoberfest NYC

On Thursday, October 8 from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Zum Schneider is hosting a very special corporate networking night version of our Munich on the East River event. This opportunity is a fresh and festive way to entertain clients and reward employees. Tables of 10 people are available for $2000, with unlimited food and beer included. This evening will feature the same benefits as the regular event, with live music throughout the night and everything else. After party with DJ's in the restaurant. General admission tickets (not all-inclusive) are also available here.

Oktoberfest (Restaurant Location)
Sep 27

Oktoberfest (Restaurant Location)

The soft opening of our Oktoberfest takes place in the restaurant (107 Ave C in NYC), on Saturday, September 26th, and Sunday, September 27th.

Doors open at 11:30am on Saturday, with the ceremonial tapping of the keg at noon taking place at noon. On Sunday we open at 1pm.

Free admission.

Live Music with Mösl Franzi and the JaJaJa's. DJ Volka Racho in the house. Imported Oktoberfest beers on tap. Wiesn Hendl (Oktoberfest roast chicken) and Giant Oktoberfest Brezn. German speaking staff in Dirndl and Lederhosen.

Oktoberfest continues in the tent at "Munich on the East River".

15th Anniversary Party
5:00 pm17:00

15th Anniversary Party

Come celebrate 15 years of Zum Schneider with us!

Moesl Franzi and the JaJaJa's
Sidewalk Pig Roast ("Spanferkel")
DJ Volka Racho

The Big Bang on the East River - 4th of July hosted by Zum Schneider
4:00 pm16:00

The Big Bang on the East River - 4th of July hosted by Zum Schneider

  • Solar One Outdoors Event Space

Enjoy the Macy's July 4th 2015 fireworks from an unobstructed front row seat, with live band, DJ's, BBQ, and German beer! All inclusive open bar and food.

Organized by Zum Schneider.

The fireworks barges are right in front of our outdoors party location on the East River at East 23rd street. The location enjoys an unobstructed view, right on the river side. It's the same place we used for the World Cup parties and last year's Munich on the East River Oktoberfest Tent.

Our all inclusive tickets are headache free.

We'll be serving German beer, wine, sodas, water, bratwurst, American hotdogs, corn on the cob, Steckerlfisch (whole fish on the stick), Brezn and more. Plenty of seating on our Biergarten benches and tables available.

We can't wait to serve you a great time for the whole family and friends at this "Independent day" by the river.
Your Zum Schneider family

Please use this link if the ticketing below doesn't work.

USA v Germany - Women's World Cup semifinal
7:00 pm19:00

USA v Germany - Women's World Cup semifinal

Free admission
HD projector screen
DJ Volka Racho in the house
Doors open at 5pm

To get into the mood, watch the highlights of the Women's World Cup 2015 games with Germany or USA participating, plus some extras in the end: Youtube playlist of all highlights

We will also screen these highlights, and some other "Schmankerl", before the official broadcasting commences (NYC location only).

Please mark your calendar for the FINAL on Sunday July 5, 7pm

Easter Brunch
1:00 pm13:00

Easter Brunch

Easter egg hunt at 1pm

Special menu:

Reservations encouraged. Please email info@zumschneider.com

Rothaus Tannenzäpfle Launch and Giveaways
5:00 pm17:00

Rothaus Tannenzäpfle Launch and Giveaways

Come join us for the launch of Badische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus' Tannenzäpfle!

1/2 priced Rothaus beers and brewery giveaways.

The Rothaus Pils Tannenzäpfle was introduced in 1956. Tannenzäpfle means "pine cones".

It was the first Rothaus beer to emerge with a label depicting “Biergit”, the Black Forest girl holding two glasses of beer. Today, “Biergit” is the defining symbol for all beers made by the Rothaus Brewery.

Ingredients: Water, barley malt, hops
Alcohol by volume: 5.1 %

Schnitzel & Bier with Oscar!
7:00 pm19:00

Schnitzel & Bier with Oscar!

This coming Sunday, Feb. 22nd, you can follow the Oscars with the best beer in town and a chance to walk away with a nice prize! All you have to do is show up before 8pm and fill out a a ballot with your guess of this year’s winners.

The winner receives a $50 gift certificate and his/her personal beer/wine bill will be waived!

MC Becky Boobs
 will lead through the evening. HD projector screen.

Free Admission.

After celebrating the life of Udo Jürgens and be-schneidert him into our Beer Halls of Fame, it's now time to move on to the movie stars. Come and bet on who is grabbing a golden statue over a Liter of "Fastenbock" (Lent beer)!

Super Bowl
6:00 pm18:00

Super Bowl

We are showing the Super Bowl on the HD projector screen and on an additional TV screen in the small room.

Zum Schneider FC Holiday Party
7:00 pm19:00

Zum Schneider FC Holiday Party

Join us for the annual holiday party, hosted by our soccer club Zum Schneider FC.

We will have live music, DJ Volka Racho, and the "Skibrettl".

Please come dressed as an 80's ski bum.

Oct 12

Oktoberfest NYC

  • Mösl Franzi and the Ja Ja Ja's on stage
  • DJ Volka Racho
  • Riesenbrezn (giant pretzels)
  • Wiesn-Hendl (Oktoberfest roast chicken)
  • Original Oktoberfest beers on tap
  • German speaking staff in dirndls and lederhosen

Oktoberfest schedule with live music at Zum Schneider NYC:

O'zapft is!

O'zapft is!

Saturday, Sep 27, 11am (restaurant)
Sunday, Sep 28, 11am (restaurant)
Monday, Sep 29, 5pm (restaurant)
Tuesday, Sep 30, 5pm (restaurant)

Oktoberfest tent
Munich on the River (tickets and details)

Friday, Oct 3, 4pm (tent)
Saturday, Oct 4, noon (tent)
Sunday, Oct 5, noon (tent)

Saturday, Oct 10, 4pm (tent)
Saturday, Oct 11, noon (tent)
Sunday, Oct 12, noon (tent)

Oktoberfest continues in Montauk on October 17/18 and October 24/25 (Fridays and Saturdays)

Der Himmel der Bayern

Der Himmel der Bayern

6:00 pm18:00

Marching band "Spielmannszug Ebersberg"

Please come to experience the sensational Marching band "Spielmannszug Ebersberg" up close and in authentic surroundings. The band has been around for more than 50 years, playing at traditional gatherings, for the opening of the Munich Oktoberfest and celebrity birthdays. They are touring all over Europe and the world.

They are flying in for the German-American parade on Sep 20 and honor us with a pre-appearance on Wednesday, September 17th , playing two sets starting at 6pm, surely going to shake the building with their 35 member strong band. A unique historic Bavarian cultural experience!

Ein Prosit der Gemütlichkeit!

Your Sylvester Schneider

Oktoberfest Tent Warm-Up Part 1

5:00 pm17:00

Wölffer “Zum Cider” Tasting

Our friends at Wölffer Estate Vineyard have produced two delicious hard ciders and they’re taking them on the road!

As part of Wölffer’s Cider Road Trip, come see their 1949 Chevy “Cider Truck” and sample Wölffer No. 139 Dry White and Rosé Ciders. During the event, enjoy a cider-inspired dinner special: Montauk Striped Bass with a glass of Wölffer No. 139 Dry White Cider for $15.