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Ottawa, as the capital of Canada, reflects this great nation in so many ways; from its natural beauty to its diverse population, Ottawa mirrors the character of Canada’s many cultural heritages. That’s why it makes such a great place to experience traditional festivals from all over the globe!


The original Beerfest, Oktoberfest is a Bavarian tradition of food, drink, and more drink! The first Oktoberfest was held in Munich in 1810, celebrating the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig to Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen; the Prince invited all the people of the land to join him in celebration, and the party was so legendary that it became a celebrated cultural institution!

Whether you have German heritage or not, you’re welcome to celebrate Oktoberfest at the Myers Volkswagen Auto Haus in one of the biggest Oktoberfest celebrations in Canada! Featuring over 15,000 square feet brimming with happy people, bratwurst, traditional German lagers and ales and songs, this is one of the best times you can have all year.

While anyone is welcome, you are absolutely encouraged to put on a pair of clogs and lederhosen to help celebrate the fest! Sure you might feel a bit silly, but who said Oktoberfest was for decorum? Try them on – you might like them, and you’ll DEFINITELY like the attention you’ll get at the beer hall!  

One note: this year, the Ottawa Oktoberfest actually takes place in September! Thursday, September 27 to Sunday, September 30 to be exact. It’s okay… just stay calm and book a room at the Best Western Plus Ottawa City Centre to start planning your trip. As Shakespeare said, a rose in any month would smell as sweet!

The Best Western Plus Ottawa City Centre offers an incredible location for all your Ottawa adventures in its downtown location – and our comfy beds offer a great place to sleep off all that Bavarian beer!
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