Hefeweizens? Schnitzels? Bratwursts? Strudels? Live Music? We love a good Oktoberfest! Wondering where to go for Oktoberfest in NY, CT or NJ? Here is our Oktoberfest guide for the New York tri-state area.
Oktoberfests in Connecticut
When: October 19, 2019
Where: Elm Street, Westport, CT
Westoberfest invites patrons to enjoy tastings from 30+ local and regional breweries, complemented with live music by Massachusetts based StompBoxTrio, and great food from local favorites Kawa Ni and Rothbard Ale + Larder. Come spend the day downtown and experience a classic car rally, a pop up collection of artisan vendors from the Westport Farmers Market, and enjoy kids fall activities featuring in-town non-profit partners, with face painting, pumpkins and apples and much more! Beer tasting is from 2-5 pm and kids area, food vendors from 1-5 pm. Ticket prices are advanced Single – $40, pack of two – $70, party pack of 10 – $360. Buy your tickets now for early bird pricing and group discounts.
Oktoberfest In The Park
When: September 27, 2019 from 4-9pm and September 28, 2019 from 2-9pm
Where: Mill River Park at 1055 Washington Blvd, Stamford, CT 06901
Oktoberfest In The Park presented by Half Full Brewery is an Oktoberfest-style event featuring the area’s best food trucks, a true “garden” themed Pop-Up Beer Garden, and Live Music from a variety of local and regional acts. The festival is held in support of the Mill River Park Collaborative and takes place on The North Lawn & Grand Steps in Mill River Park in downtown Stamford. Get your tickets now.
When: October 5, 2019 from 5:30pm-10pm
Where: Rowayton Community Center, 33 Highland Avenue, Rowayton, CT
It’s Back…the 7th annual Rowayton Civic Association Oktoberfest Fundraiser! Grab your lederhosen and dirndls and come join us for German food, German beer, and an evening full of singing and dancing. A guaranteed evening of fun! There will be no parking at the event, please arrange a ride share or a designated driver to drop off & pick up from the event. Tickets are $150.00 per person, and proceeds go to support the Rowayton Civic Association. Get your tickets here.
Oktoberfests in New Jersey
When: September 27, 2019 from 6 – 10pm and September 28, 2019 from noon-10pm.
Where: Oktoberfest Plaza at Hudson Street between 4th and 5th street, Hoboken, NJ.
The whole family is invited to St. Peter and St. Paul Parish annual Oktoberfest in Hoboken. Enjoy German brews, festival foods, games, live music. Admission is free.
When: September 28, 2019 from 1:30-9:45pm
Where: Montclair Brewery at 101 Walnut Street, Montclair, NJ
Join Montclair Brewery for their First Annual Oktoberfest on September 28. They will release special Oktoberfest lager as well as a Bourbon Barrel-aged brown ale and a few other special craft brews. Music all day with bands such as The Little Engineers and Rasha-Jay; and Blissed Beats & friends on the turntables. Dress in your German -Best Oktoberfest attire and enter the costume contest. Craft activities and outdoor games available for play. Each adult ticket holder will receive a commemorative pin and branded souvenir cup. Montclair’s Eclectic Chic Boutique has curated an exciting outdoor market with fun craft activities, beer souvenirs and a variety of food vendors. $15 General Admissions ticket and $25 VIP tickets. Get your tickets here.
When: September 28, 2019 from 4pm-10pm (rain or shine)
Where: American Legion Hall, 399 Broad Avenue, Leonia, NJ
Come to the 20th Annual Leonia Oktoberfest presented by The Rotary Club of the Palisades. Enjoy German food, beer, live music and kids activities. Adult tickets are $15 at the door ($10 in advance). Kids 12 and under are free. Proceeds from the event will benefit Weekend Snack Pack program at local schools. Get your tickets now.
Franklin Lakes Oktoberfest
When: October 18, 2019 at 7pm
Where: McBride Field at 813 Franklin Lake Road, Franklin Lakes, NJ
Come to the 16th Annual Oktoberfest celebration! Over 500 guests are expected to attend this fun night of German food and beverages and entertainment! Proceeds from this event will support the important work of Oasis – A Haven for Women and Children where education, job readiness/placement, youth development and basic needs for women and children are addressed. Click here for tickets and sponsorship opportunities.
Oktoberfests in New York
When: October 4, 2019 at 7:30pm
Where: Rye Nature Center at 873 Boston Post Road, Rye, NY
Come and celebrate Rye Nature Center’s 60th anniversary! Enjoy a night of live music, drinks and food! Jeans, lederhosen and dirndls are encouraged! Buy your tickets now.
When: September 21, 2019 and September 22, 2019 from 9am- 6pm
Where: Barton Orchards at 63 Apple Tree Lane, Poughquag, NY
Come to this family-friendly Oktoberfest at Barton Orchards. Enjoy live music, live entertainment, corn maze, fun park, haunted house, hayrides, petting zoo and more! Plus P.Y.O. Apples and Vegetables too! Admission is $15 per person.
When: September 28, 2019 to October 20, 2019 on the weekends (rain or shine). Saturdays 11am-6:15pm and Sundays 11am-5:15pm. Except October 13th which will run until 6:15 PM.
Where: Hunter Mountain at 64 Klein Avenue, Hunter, NY
Hunter Mountain’s FREE Oktoberfest runs 4 weekends long through September and October, features authentic German and German-American entertainment in the beauty of the great northern Catskills in autumn. Included in USA Today’s 10 Best Oktoberfests in the Nation. Experience live entertainment and great food surrounded by lush fall foliage. Modern celebration of the harvest features numerous vendors, free crafts for the kids, and much more. Plus, each weekend features specialty events. Free admissions. VIP Packages available.
When: September 28, 2019 starting at 11am
Where: 145 Rockland Road, Roscoe, NY
Roscoe Beer Company is inviting guests to come to the brewery for the largest festival of the year. The festival will feature traditional food and craft beer for guests to enjoy. The festival will be sticking to true Oktoberfest tradition and will be serving authentic German dishes that always sell out fast. The brewery will be featuring its very own Oktoberfest beer as well as some other autumn favorites. It is a family-friendly event with plenty of activities for the children to take part in. The children are sure to have a great time with the chance to paint their own pumpkins, conquer a challenging hay maze and many more activities. There will also be an Oktoberfest themed costume contest, so come dressed to impress. The children will not be the only ones engaging in fall festivities, a pumpkin carving station will be set up for the adults to unleash their fall spirit and creativity. The brewery is bringing back a fan favorite from Winterfest with a live wood carving show. There will be numerous local vendors to shop from, a mug special and live music from 12pm-4pm. Roscoe Cares will be selling hot cider and doughnuts to raise money for local families in need.
When: September 14, 21 and 28 at 12pm
Where: Defiant Brewing Co. at 6 East Dexter Plaza, Pearl River, NY
Come celebrate Oktoberfest at Defiant Brewing Company! Come for Steins of beer, the release of Oktoberfest lager and Headless Horseman Pumpkin Ale, stein holding competitions, special german food menu, live oompah music., and much more!!!
When: September 27, 2019 to October 20, 2019. Every Friday- Sunday.
Festival hours are Fridays: 6 pm – 10 pm; Saturdays & Sundays: 12 pm to 6 pm; the bands play from 12:30 – 5:30 pm
Where: Anthony Wayne Recreation Area located off Exit 17 off the Palisades Parkway
The tradition continues! Oktoberfest 2019 will be hosted at Anthony Wayne Recreation Area, just a stone’s throw from Bear Mountain State Park – located at Exit 17 off the Palisades Parkway. Enjoy live music, German food and German beer. Parking fee is $10 per car.
*All information were accurate when we were putting this guide together, however, please check with the event organizer to verify that nothing has changed.
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