Pretzels, schnitzels and beer: Mandurah gears up for this year's Oktoberfest celebrations

Dust off your Lederhosens and fish out your fedoras Mandurah, as we gear up to celebrate Oktoberfest!

The Peel region will become a mini Bavaria throughout October, with plenty of German entertainment to celebrate the European tradition.

Restaurants and clubs around Mandurah will deck their buildings out in Bavarian colours and staff members will serve food wearing traditional outfits, providing an authentic Oktoberfest experience.

Check out our guide to all the local events below! If we've missed any, send the event details through to k.meerton@mandurahmail.com.au.

Oceanic Bar and Grill

From October 4-6, the OBG will be serving all your German food favourites including pork knuckle, bratwurst, cheese kransky, traditional strudel and Black Forest cake.

There will be a free Burlesque show on Friday night as well as German music from Alpen Duo, Oompah and Jolly Good Fellas all weekend.

Don't miss the two kilogram chicken schnitzel eating competition on Saturday and Hofbrau beers on tap to wash down all those European treats.

For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Norma Jeans

Mandurah's nightclub will come alive with Bavarian vibes on October 11 with their Oktoberfest event.

Dance the night away to non-stop party music including urban, rap, trap and the very best of the 70s and 80s.

Pre-sale tickets include a $5 drink and free pretzels on arrival.

For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Bouvard Tavern

Make your way to Bouvard Tavern on October 19 and 20 for some Oktoberfest fun, all weekend long.

There will be plenty of drink specials and sausage and Sauerkraut dishes on the menu.

From 8-11pm on Saturday, enjoy dress ups and games as well as music from Matt Taylor and Ash Fahy.

For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Mandurah Cricket Club

The Mandurah Cricket Club is hosting an Oktoberfest event on October 19 at the Meadow Springs sporting facility from 6.30pm.

Join the club for a night of beer, fun, German cuisine and a Bavarian Strongman challenge.

Each $30 ticket includes entry, a Mandurah Cricket Club pint glass and a German beer on arrival.

For more information, visit the Facebook event page.