As if Londoners need another excuse to get boozy. Dust off your finest lederhosen and get ready to drink your body weight in beer - for three weekends across September and October, the annual London Oktoberfest celebration makes it way over from Munich to bring Londoners a beer fuelled party, in homage to, well... beer!
For the next two weekends (19th - 22nd September and 26th - 29th September), Kennington Park in Lambeth will play host to 3,300 Oktoberfest-ers, ready to soak up a tankard or two of German beer. The venue will change over the following weekend (3rd - 6th October), and guests can make their way to Millwall Park in Canary Wharf for another weekend of beer-fuelled revelry.
Oktoberfest London will host Albfetza, one of Europe's favourite Oktoberfest party bands for the first two weekends at Kennington Park, whilst the third and final weekend will see a performance from Hofbraeu-Regiment. When the bands aren't on stage, DJs will play a set of famous Schlager songs, guaranteed to have you dancing on benches.
Entry is free on Fridays and Sundays, although entry on Saturdays will cost you £5, with beer and food available for purchase inside. Alternatively, you can reserve a space for you and your guests for £34 (£39 on Saturdays); on top of seat reservation, this package includes snacks, 2x1.5 litre pints of London Oktoberfest Beer or 1 bottle of wine, a German Schnitzel with potato salad and a dessert surprise.