The October festival originated from Munich, Germany with the celebration of a Royal Wedding which took place in 1810, the world famous festival still continues today and is now hosted in several countries such as Argentina, India, United States, Canada and of course Ireland. It’s the largest beer festival in the world! The German festival is a two-week festival held each year from mid-September to the first week in October. Dublin Octoberfest located in the IFSC area, attracts thousands of people every year from all over Ireland. Apart from a wide vibrant variety of beers to choose from, the festival also plays host to amusement rides, games, music, themed nights, tasty food stalls and much more entertainment.

The Morgan Hotel is only a 10-minute journey via the Red line Luas from Octoberfest or a 20-minute walk. Its central location makes it the perfect hotel to choose while attending the festival. Our beautifully designed rooms and and superbly comfortable beds are ideal to relax and unwind. We have offers available for mid-week and weekend stays, click here to pick the best package for you.

Dublin’s Octoberfest is a free event; you don’t need a ticket to enter but we do recommend getting to the festival as soon as possible as crowds of people attend the popular event every year! Although this is a free event, there is a fee to book a table if you don’t plan on standing for the day while sipping on your pints of German beer. Tables fill up fast so be sure to get your booking in early.

The food section of this festival will be sure to make your mouths water, choose form the following German variety:

  • Schmankerlteller
  • Delicious German bratwurst
  • Leberkäs
  • Haxn
  • Sauerkraut
  • Roasted potatoes
  • Hot dog & fries
  • Burgundian ham
  • German Schmalzkuchen
  • Crepes
  • German candies
  • German pretzels
  • Fresh potato chips

Be sure to book a stay at The Morgan if you're planning on attending Octoberfest this year. 

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