Enter a charming, fairy-tale inspired village centered on a cobblestone plaza. Visit splendid shops and enjoy extraordinary food and spirits. In Germany, fantasy, folklore and festivity abound as you step into a German village where Guests can experience Oktoberfest every day. In Der Bücherwurm, Guests will marvel over the hand painted eggs and steins. In Der Teddybar, children will ooh and ahh over the toys there and are sure to find a favorite to take home. The adults in the group will want to be sure to visit Kunstarbeit in Kristall where crystal jewelry sparkles in the light. Those are just three of the many shops in the German Pavilion where shopping and dining are the featured attractions.
Oktoberfest Musikanten is a German band that provides entertainment to guests dining at the Biergarten Restaurant.
CHARACTERS FOUND IN THE GERMANY PAVILION
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Biergarten: At Biergarten, it’s Oktoberfest everyday! Guests can dine on the authentic German cuisine and listen to live music performed by Oktoberfest Musikanten. You can even kick up your heels on the dance floor to the lively Polka music.
Guests sit at communal, biergarten-style tables, and can enjoy buffet selections such as bratwurst, rotisserie chicken, pork schnitzel and a variety of salads. You’ll want to save room for Bavarian cheesecake and hand-pulled apple strudel, made fresh daily!
Guests 21 and over can partake in the alcoholic beverages on the menu.
Biergarten is a table service restaurant and one table service credit is required when using the Disney Dining Plan. Advance reservations are recommended and can be made up to 180 days prior to your visit.
Hours: Lunch: 12:00 p.m. to 3:10 p.m. Dinner: 4:00 p.m. to park closing **Hours are subject to change
Jennifer C., one of our Magical DIStractions team members, wrote about her family’s dining experience at Biergarten in her article entitled: Zum Wohl! Authentic German Cuisine at Biergarten.
Sommerfest: Sommerfest, a counter service restaurant, is a great place to stop if you are looking to dine on Deutsch delicacies such as a bratwurst or frankfurter loaded with sauerkraut. At Sommerfest, it won’t take Guests long to make up their mind what to order since the menu consists of two German staples, sausages and beer. For those under 21, soft drinks and other drink options are available. One can’t forget the yummy chocolate cake and crisp apple strudel.
Sommerfest is one of the many Epcot counter service restaurants. If you are using the Disney Dining Plan, one counter service credit is required.
Hours: 111:00 a.m. to park closing **Hours are subject to change
Karamell-Kuche: While not a true restaurant, Karamell-Kuche is definitely worth a stop. This location is the only working kitchen for Werthers in the world and Guests can choose from a large selection of fresh candy, caramel candy, caramel and chocolate dipped strawberries and pineapple spears and other delectable treats. Many items are considered a snack credit on the Disney Dining Plan. Simply look for the DP symbol on the menu or next to the item.
Hours: The shop usually opens when World Showcase opens to the public and closing at park closing. **Hours are subject to change