Oktoberfest is every beer lover’s favorite time of year, and these Oktoberfest events in New York City offer everyone (21 and over) plenty of beer and lots of cheer.

Nowafest at Nowadays

Not into big, loud parties? Come to Nowadays until Saturday, October 6 for a more relaxed Oktoberfest with Threes Brewing, new spins on traditional Bavarian fare like bratwurst, and a signature playlist that’s just right for this informal soiree of sorts.


Foodies will definitely appreciate Oktoberfest at The NoMad Bar , offering far more than beer with a three-course, pre-fixe food menu of pretzels, chicken schnitzel, bratwurst, grilled steckerlfisch, and beer-battered apples for $58 a person until October 6.

Munich on the East River

Get the full Oktoberfest experience in New York City at Bavarian bier haus Zum Schneider until Sunday, October 7 as German-speaking staff in traditional costume serve liter steins while live music and DJs play. Don’t worry, there will be plenty of cotton candy, gingerbread, and bezel to ward off any munchies.

Watermark Oktoberfest

Lasting until Sunday, October 14, Watermark Bar's annual Oktoberfest on Pier 15 has everything you need to make the most of this beloved celebration including one-liter steins and German cuisine plus incredible views of the East River. This event is especially popular, so make sure to reserve your spot!

Loreley's Annual Oktoberfest Season

Celebrate Oktoberfest all month long at Loreley Beer Garden with Bavarian beers, 12 different kinds of sausages, brewmaster-led beer tastings, a pig roast, and a free Halloween party where you can drink pumpkin beer from mini pumpkin kegs.

No matter what your scene is, one of these Oktoberfest events in New York is bound to be the best beer bash for you. Head out and start celebrating!

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