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DO I NEED A TICKET FOR THE OKTOBERFEST WALTHAM ABBEY?

Yes, you will need a ticket. We have five sessions over Friday 4th to Sunday 6th October 2019 and you will need a valid ticket for the session of your choice. Should you wish to come to more than one, a valid ticket will be needed for each.

HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS?

Tickets are priced at £23.50 each. Reserved-seating group bookings of 8 are priced at £188. Prices include booking and transaction fees and apply to all sessions.

Early bird tickets may be available for a limited time only.

DO I GET A SEAT OR WILL I HAVE TO STAND?

Yes, you will get a seat. No-one will have to stand. There is guaranteed seating for all in true Oktoberfest style of shared tables and benches. Please note seating is unreserved for individual ticket holders – reserved seating only applies to group bookings of 8. 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN MY TICKET COST?

Ticket costs include single-entry to The Oktoberfest event on your chosen day and time, with access to our Bavarian-themed beer tent with stage, dancefloor, and mix of exceptional live band and DJ entertainment. World-renowned ‘Oompa’ pros ‘The London Street Band’ will headline. All food and drink will need to be paid for upon order.  

WHICH CHARITIES DO YOU SUPPORT?

We are proud to support both the Royal Gunpowder Mills and the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance teams. A small donation will be made to both charities from the sale of each ticket purchased.

WHERE CAN I BUY A TICKET?

You can buy a ticket by visiting the Tickets page. The tickets may not have gone live yet but you can sign up to be notified when they are available!

DO I HAVE TO PRINT MY TICKET?

E-tickets will be sent to the mail address you used to purchase. If for whatever reason this has been lost/deleted/did not arrive then please contact the ticket provider so they can arrange for your ticket to be sent to you again.

WHAT TIME IS LAST ENTRY?

The last entry time is 2 hours after the venue doors open.

WILL I NEED ID?

We are an 18+ event so you will require I.D. We also have a challenge 25 policy so if you are lucky enough to look under 25, we will ask for I.D.

CAN I BRING ALCOHOL?

No. Alcoholic drinks will not be permitted into the venue. There will be plenty to choose from at the event.

CAN I BRING FOOD?

No. Food will not be permitted into the venue. There will be plenty of Bavarian-style food choices catered for at the event, including vegetarian options.

CAN I BRING MY GUIDE DOG?

Guide/Assistance dogs are permitted, but no other animals are allowed on site.

ARE THERE ANY GROUP DISCOUNTS?

Yes, reserved-seating bookings of 8 are given at a discounted rate.

CAN I TAKE A CAMERA?

If you are a photographer looking to apply for photography/media access at the event, then please email your request to tickets@theoktoberfest.co.uk. Otherwise photos taken on your phones is permitted.

CAN WE DRESS UP?

Absolutely! We firmly encourage you all to dress up! Lederhosen are welcome! Come dressed in your finest Bavarian wares!

HOW BIG ARE THE BEERS?

2pint steins will be handed out upon arrival and you can choose to fill them by individual 1 or 2 pints at a time. We kindly ask that you do not take the Steins home. There will be limited availability if you wish to purchase your own stein on a first come, first served basis. All other drink choices will be served by standard unit in regular plastic cups.

CAN I PAY BY CARD AT THE EVENT?

Yes. Our beer maids will take cash and card. Outdoor food vendors however may not take card, so we advise you to bring along cash as well.

ARE THERE CASH MACHINES ON SITE?

No, but you can pay for your drinks by card. We accept all major credit and debit cards. American Express is not accepted.

FIRST AID AND WELFARE

We will have First Aid & Welfare services available on site. Please Visit the First Aid & Welfare tents on site with any healthcare issues during the event.

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