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 released a limited number of evening tickets for sale online on Sunday after 5pm.

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 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:

Saturday, October 11th, 12-10pm
General admission sales is closed online
Tickets also sold at the door

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

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)

Ticket Details:

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

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

$100 VIP tickets (sold out)
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.

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)