Paulaner Oktoberfest Dublin

A FREE event for all, experience traditional German fun, food and entertainment and have the kids entertained by face painters.

The Paulaner Oktoberfest will take place in Dublin’s George’s Dock over a 18 day period. There is plenty to do for all, from having a Bavarian lunch during the week, to a great Bavarian night out with friends. Over the weekends browse the many interesting Bavarian food stalls and have your children entertained by face painters.

Festival Details & Opening Times
The Paulaner Oktoberfest is a 18 day festival commencing on Thursday the 18th September and runs every day until Sunday the 5th of October.

Lunch the Bavarian way Monday to Friday
Enjoy our traditional German food during your lunch break. Black Forrest specialties can be found on the platform or directly at the entrance.
You are looking for a cool business lunch with your clients or employees? Contact us for special LUNCH-DEALS!

Oktoberfest FUN!
Competitive players step forward! Challenge your CEO, your friend or co-worker and be a part of the BAVARIAN GAMES!

Show your friends how to be a real Bavarian. Be one of the attendants/participants competing against others. During the whole time of the Oktoberfest Dublin our DJ Udo will play the games with you, sometimes in the evening and sometimes at lunchtime!

You can win great prices!

Following disciplines will challenge the participants.

  • Nailing
  • Schuhplattlern
  • Mass stemming
  • Dress up and show us your Bavarian outfit
  • Fliegerlied dance
  • Jodel contest
  • Show your muscles- who can carry the most steins


No matter if you want to eat on the platform or above directly at the entrance area. You will find a taste of Germany everywhere that will water your mouth. Here is a variety of food that you can select from:

  • Schmankerlteller -> Just available in the tent
  • Delicious German Bratwurst
  • Steak & Burger
  • Leberkäs
  • Haxn
  • Sauerkraut
  • roasted potatoes
  • Hot Dog & Fries
  • Typical Burgundian ham
  • German Schmalzkuchen
  • Crepes
  • German candies
  • German Pretzels
  • fresh Potatoe chips


Opening Times:

  • Monday-Wednesday 12.00 pm – 11.30 pm
  • Thursday-Saturday 12.00 pm – 00.30 am
  • Sunday 12.00 pm – 10.30 pm

Please note the daytime, evening and family days are FREE, so please do come down and sample the fun and delight of this unique event.

Oktoberfest Location

Getting to Oktoberfest Dublin

The Oktoberfest Dublin is being held in George’s Dock in the IFSC Docklands.

On Foot
There is an excellent pedestrian linkage between the North and South of the city via the Sean O’ Casey Bridge. George’s Dock is located within the IFSC development. Access is beside the CHQ building about a 5 minute walk from O’ Connell bridge.

Connolly Station and Tara Street Station are within five minutes’ walk of the George’s Dock Area (IFSC) in Docklands. At peak times, the DART runs every 10 minutes. For more information visit.

The IFSC is served by the 151 and 90 bus services – for more information visit

The Docklands Area is also accessible by Luas. The nearest Luas stop is at George’s Dock. For more information visit