Munich on the East River NYC 2014

NYC's first original Oktoberfest Tent

Check out the photos from October 3rd and 4th.

Check out the photos from October 3rd and 4th.


We have released more general admission (all day access) tickets for sale onlineIn addition, we released a good number of evening tickets for Saturday and Sunday after 5pm.

See below for the VIP options.

We are selling tickets at the door, including for "sold out online" days.

Large groups in the general admission area are strongly encouraged to arrive early to be seated together.

We open at 4pm on Thursday Oct. 9th and Friday Oct. 10th, and at noon on Saturday Oct. 11th and Sunday Oct. 12th.

The event is cash only. We have ATM's on site.

All exits are final.

No dogs allowed. No smoking inside the tent. 

We are hosting a free after party with DJ Volka Racho in the restaurant on Ave C and East 7th St at 10pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (bar only, no food.)

The Restaurant will be closed during our events in the tent.

Oktoberfest Tent Menu
Brezn / Pretzel  $5
Riesenbrezn / Giant pretzel  $10
Bratwurstsemmel $7
Weisswurst  $12
Brotzeitteller / Cold Cut Platter $14
Obatzda / Bavarian Cheese Spread $12
1/2 Haxn / Roasted Pork Shank $17
1/2 Hendl / Roasted Chicken $14
Steckerlfisch / Grilled Spanish Mackerel $16
Kartoffelsalat / Potato Salad $7
Gurkensalat / Cucumber Salad $7

Oktoberfest Beers
1 Mass / 1 Liter Steins $18

HB Traunstein Festbier (exclusive)
Paulaner Oktoberfest Märzen
Paulaner Wiesn
Schneider Wiesn Edelweisse (VIP only)

We also serve wine and soft drinks

Mayor de Blasio's proclamation

Dates in the tent:

Thursday, October 9th, 4-10pm
Tickets available at the door

Friday, October 10th, 4-10pm
General admission
Tickets also sold at the door
VIP online still available

Saturday, October 11th, 12-10pm
General admission sold out online
Tickets also sold at the door
Evening tickets (5-10pm) online
VIP is sold out

Sunday, October 12th, 12-10pm
General admission
Evening tickets (5-10pm)
Tickets also sold at the door

VIP online still available

During our Oktoberfest Tent - Munich on the River events - (Oct 3,4,5; Oct 9,10,11,12), the restaurant will be closed. We will open the restaurant (bar only, no food) at 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays (Oct 3,4 and 10,11) and also on Thursday Oct. 9 for the afterparty with DJ Volka Racho

East River and East 23rd Street (map)


$25 General Admission (all day access from beginning to end)
Guaranteed seat, but no reservation. You can take a "Masskrug" (Stein) home. Table service.
Buy online. Tickets will also be available at the door. 

$25 Dinner Ticket (5pm - 10pm, Saturday and Sunday)
Guaranteed seat, but no reservation. You can take a "Masskrug" (Stein) home. Table service.
Buy onlineTickets will also be available at the door. 

$100 VIP tickets
Sold in groups of 2, 4, 6, and 10. $100 per person (except for Oct 9th, where single tickets are available). Reserved seats. Includes: Giant Brotzeitteller (shared Bavarian appetizers), 1 Mass (liter) beer free for each guest, Masskrug ("Stein") to take home, private entrance, private bathrooms, dedicated table service. A VIP table fits 10. Your group will be seated together.

Buy VIP online:

Thursday, October 9th VIP - single tickets and dinner package available!

Friday, October 10th VIP
Saturday, October 11th VIP 
Sunday, October 12th VIP

Questions? Contact

Press and media, please contact - Press release

Corporate and private parties:

If you want to host a corporate or private party in the tent, you have the opportunity to reserve tables and whole areas on Thursday, October 9th, from 4-10pm. The JaJaJa's Oompah band will play, and you are getting the same deal as VIP ($100 per person). The second option is the VIP deal plus a main course dish for $140 per person. We offer a 10% discount on parties of 50 or more on October 9th (VIP package only). Please contact if you are interested. Our special events team will get back to you and cater the party to your needs. You can also purchase the tickets online in advance.

Complete event details:

  • Fully decked out original Oktoberfest tent for close to 1,000 people incl. original furniture, "Masskrüge" (liter steins), an Oompah band stage, and VIP boxes (exclusive VIP seating) 

  • Original Oktoberfest beers on tap: HB Traunstein Festbier (exclusive), Paulaner Oktoberfest Märzen and Paulaner Wiesn

  • Live music with Mösl Franzi & the JaJaJa's and guests starting shortly after doors open. Bad Buka (Gipsy Punk Rock) on Saturday afternoon.

  • Staff fluent in German with Dirndl and Lederhosen

  • VIP boxes (exclusive VIP seating)

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

  • Kiddy carousel

  • Strongman competitions outside and on stage

  • Wiesn-Hendl & Haxn (Oktoberfest roast chicken & pork shank) and more food served in the tent

  • On Saturdays & Sundays we will serve Weisswurstfrühstück from 12-3pm

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

  • The event is cash only. Multiple ATM's will be on site.

  • Dirndls and Lederhosen highly encouraged!

Questions? Please contact our Oktoberfest customer service team at

Your original "Munich on the East River" Oktoberfest Liter mug!

Your original "Munich on the East River" Oktoberfest Liter mug!


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