Frequently asked questions

Will I need to bring ID?

Bournemouth International Centre, the location for Bournevaria Oktoberfest, operates a Challenge 25 policy. If you are lucky enough to look under 25 staff will ask you for ID on arrival. This event is strictly over 18’s.

Where will it be held?
Bournevaria Oktoberfest will be held at Bournemouth International Centre in central Bournemouth.
Do I need to print my ticket?
No, let’s save the planet together! Simply show your confirmation email on your phone to our friendly Bavarian team who will scan this on entry.
What entertainment do you have?
The Bavarian Strollers are Bournevaria Oktoberfest’s resident Oompah band. You will find them performing a number sets throughout each session, accompanied by a DJ to fill in between their breaks!
Is there table service?
Yes, table service will be available or you will be able to order from several bars around the festival.
Do you accept cash?
Bournevaria Oktoberfest is a cashless event. We accept all major bank cards with the exception of American Express. Please come prepared with card / contactless payment methods.
What is the dress code?
Fancy dress is optional but encouraged! We encourage you to come dressed in Bavarian-style clothing. Our team will be rocking their lederhosen and Dirndl.
Is there a cloakroom?
Yes! Our cloakroom is located inside the main foyer just before you enter the main hall. Items stored are charged at £2 each.