Get your steins ready, because Oktoberfest is coming to Hemel Hempstead for the very first time later this year.

The celebration of beer, food, music and community is set to take place on October 4 and 5 at Hemel Hempstead’s Gadebridge Park.

An incredible selection of traditional German beer, served in two pint steins, will be on offer, as well as a range of other drinks such as cider, prosecco, spirits and wine, and tasty food including bratwurst and pretzels.

Herts Advertiser: A great range of beer, food and music will be on offer.A great range of beer, food and music will be on offer. (Image: Oktoberfest UK)

Entertainment will be provided by Oompah bands, support bands and DJs across the following three sessions:

  • Friday evening- 5.30pm to 10.30pm
  • Saturday afternoon - 11.30am to 4.30pm
  • Saturday evening - 5.30pm to 10.30pm

"We can’t wait to bring Oktoberfest to Hemel Hempstead for the first time," said marketing manager Tom Cullen.

"Festival go-ers can expect more singing, dancing, beer and food than ever before. We expect tickets will sell quickly with VIP tables selling out first."

Pre-sale for Oktoberfest will be live on January 31, with tickets available for standing, unreserved bench seating and exclusive VIP tables - which include entry for up to 10 people, table service, great views of the stage and a free gift per person.

Visit to sign up for the pre-sale.

Herts Advertiser: Pre-sale for the event takes place on January 31.Pre-sale for the event takes place on January 31. (Image: Oktoberfest UK)