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Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest 2017 in NYC

The world famous Munich Oktoberfest takes place this year from September 16 to October 3, 2017. If you can’t make it to Munich, you can still celebrate here in NYC. In our continuous efforts to “connect the fun to the fun people”, check out our list of the best ways to celebrate Oktoberfest 2017 in NYC…

Check out our MurphGuide Directory of German bars & restaurants in NYC:


– prost, Murph.

Oktoberfest NYC 2017

The Top Oktoberfest Celebrations in NYC:

September 16 – October 7, 2017
Oktoberfest at Bierhaus
Oktoberfest headquarters in NYC and home of NYC’s largest pretzel, Bierhaus is celebrating all month with German music, food and bier.
Festivities include live music, Masskrugstemmen, shot-skis and more.

Serving six varieties of Hofbräu bier on tap including the world renowned Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier. Also offering 2-liter ‘boots’ filled with bier or a shotski that consists of 4 shots of Killepitsch attached to a wooden ski.

Sat. Sep. 16: Steuben Parade After Party [more…]
Sun. Sep. 17: Kidtoberfest – Kids Eat Free [more…]
Mon. Sep. 18: Octo-Burlesque [more…]
Fri. Sep. 22:  Oktoberfest Pretzel Party [more…]
Sun. Sep. 24: Kidtoberfest – Kids Eat Free [more…]
Sat. Sep. 30: Oktoberfest Keg Tap – Free Bier [more…]
Sun. Oct. 1: Kidtoberfest – Kids Eat Free [more…]
Mon. Oct. 2: Football Players Meet & Greet [more…]
Fri. Oct. 6: German American Day [more…]
Sat. Oct. 7: Jäger Night – Free Shotskis [more…]
Sun. Sun. 8: Kidtoberfest – Kids Eat Free [more…]
Sun. Sun. 8: Oktoberfest Dinner & Bier Tasting [more…]
Sun. Sun. 15: Kidtoberfest – Kids Eat Free [more…]
Sat. Oct. 14: Bier Belly Contest [more…]
Sat. Oct. 21: Bratwurst Eating Championship [more…]

Bierhausoktoberfest nyc
712 Third Ave. (45th St.)
New York, NY
212-867-BEER (2337)

Oktoberfest 2017 at Paulaner Brauhaus

Saturday, September 16 – Sunday, October 22, 2017:
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Streaming Oktoberfest in Munich on TVs
‘Strong Arm” contests (winners receives 3L ‘MeisterGlass” to drink at the table)
Beer Pong contests (winners receive Paulaner homemade BierSchnapps round for table)

Paulaner Brauhaus
265 Bowery (between Houston & Stanton St.)
New York, NY.
(212) 780-0300


Thursdays in October: 5, 12, 19, 26


$4 Sam Adams Octoberfest drafts
$5 Jager shots
5pm – close
Turtle Bay Grill & Lounge
987 Second Ave. (between 52nd & 53rd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 223-4224

Saturday, September 16 – Saturday, October 21, 2017
Oktoberfest at Loreley

Sat. Sep. 16: Loreley’s 14th Annual Oktoberfest [more…]
Wed. Sep. 20: Oktoberfest NYC: Das Craft Bier Weekend [more…]
Sat. Sep. 23: Das Craft Bier Launch Party [more…]
Wed. Sep. 27: Oktoberfest NYC: Das Craft Bier Weekend [more…]
Sat. Sep. 30: Oktoberfest NYC Launch Party  [more…]
Sun. Oct. 1: Oktoberfest NYC 2017 Launch Party [more…]
Wed. Oct. 4: Oktoberfest Beer Tasting Dinner 2017 [more…]
Thu. Oct. 5: Oktoberfest NYC: Das Craft Bier Weekend [more…]
Sat. Oct. 7: Das Craft Bier Party [more…]
Wed. Oct. 11: Sausage Fest, Oktoberfest NYC [more…]
Sat. Oct. 14: Sausage Fest Climax Party [more…]
Sat. Oct. 21: Oktoberfest Das Boot Party [more…]Loreley NYC
7 Rivington St. (Between Bowery & Chrystie)
New York, NY
(212) 253-7077


Oktoberfest at Reichenbach Hall

See their promotional video:

rh1 from Reichenbach Hall on Vimeo.

Reichenbach Hall
5 W. 37th St. (between 5th & 6th Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 302-7744

Saturday, September 24 – Sunday, November 6, 2016circleline
Oktoberfest Cruises to Bear Mountain
featuring German Feast Plate with bratwurst, sauerkraut, and German potato salad,
Prop & Peller Real Bavarian Pretzels
Traditional pork schnitzel
All Circle Line’s classic concessions items (hot dogs, chips, candy, etc.)
Draft and bucket specials on all Warsteiner beers
live music:
Smitty’s Polka Band: 9/23, 10/1, 10/7, 10/9, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4 & 11/11
Street Beat Brass Band: 9/24, 9/30, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5 & 11/12
2 1/2 hour cruise to Bear Mountain
3-hour visit at Bear Mountain
Boarding at 8:30am and departing at 9am
The Circle Line
Pier 83
W. 43rd St. & 12th Ave.
New York, NY


October 9-12, 2017
October 16-19, 2017
Oktoberfest at Zum Stammtisch
$65 features 4-course menu
starting at 7:30pm
Zum Stammtisch
69-46 Myrtle Ave.
Glendale, NY
(718) 386-3014


[more to come…]

and previously…

Saturday, September 16, 2017Steuben Day Parade NYC
Steuben Day German-American Parade
12 Noon
Fifth Ave.
68th St. to 86th St.
(Grand Stand at 79th St.)



Saturday, September 16, 2017
Oktoberfest in Central Park
Exclusively serving German brews.
Entertainment by:
The Polka Brothers

The US Championship in Masskrugstemmen,  presented by Hofbräu
Rumsey’s Playfield / Summer Stage Area
(enter Central Park at E 72nd St. )
New York, NY

Saturday, September 16, 2017
featuring keg tapping, traditional cuisine
oompah music and DJs
95 Pearl St./58 Stone St.
(Hanover Square)
New York, NY
(212) 482-0400




Friday, September 22, 2017
Oktoberfest Pretzel Party

Featuring pretzel specials all day long
plus BIG prizes, giveaways, and live music.

RSVP via facebook

712 Third Ave. (45th St.)
New York, NY
212-867-BEER (2337)

Saturday, September 23 – Sunday, September 24
Saturday, September 30 – Sunday, October 1
Saturday, October 7 – Sunday, October 8
Oktoberfest at Bohemian Hall
special menu on weekends
stein hoisting competition
live entertainment

Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden
29-19 24th Ave.
(between 29th & 31st St.)
Astoria, New York
(718) 274-4925

Thursday, September 28, 2017
Oktoberfest Happy Hour

brewery representatives from von Trapp will be here to promote their Oktoberfest lager
RSVP via facebook or eventbrite
The Porterhouse Brewing Co.
at Fraunces Tavern

54 Pearl St. (Broad St.)
New York, NY
(212) 968-1776

Friday, September 29 – Sunday, October 8, 2017
Zum Schneider presents…
Munich on the East River
Fully decorated traditional Oktoberfest tent
Original Oktoberfest beers on tap
Live music with Mösl Franzi & the JaJaJa’s plus special guests playing a variety of traditional Oompah music and Wiesn hits
Zum Schneider Oktoberfest Tent
24-20 FDR Drive Service Road
East River & E. 23rd St.
New York, NY

Saturday, September 30, 2017

The Bronx Brewery’s first ever Oktoberfest style party.
Featuring schnitzel, German style pretzels courtesy of Bronx Baking Co., and a live DJ in The Backyard and introducing Oktoberfest Lager, a collaboration with Spangalang Brewery called Concrete Peaks.
$5 admission / $10 w/1 beer / $15 w/beer & limited edition stein [tickets]
The Bronx Brewery
856 E. 136th St. (between Walnut & Willow Ave.)
Bronx, NY
(718) 402-1000

Saturday, September 16 – Thursday, October 5, 2017
Drink Bitburger, Erdinger or Benediktiner litre or half litre
any time between Sep. 16 and Oct. 3
and earn tickets for a chance to win a trip to Germany
Drawing to be held on October 5

Clinton Hall
90 Washington St.
(between Joseph P Ward St & Rector St.)
New York, NY
(212) 363-6000

Saturday, September 16– Tuesday, October 3
Oktoberfest at Brooklyn Bavarian BiergartenOktoberfest Brooklyn Bavarian Biergaten
music, fun costumes, games, giveaways, cuisine and bier
free admission
Brooklyn Bavarian Biergarten
263 Prospect Ave.
(Between 5th & 6th Ave.)
Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 788-0400


Friday – Sunday, September 15-17, 2017
Friday – Sunday, September 22-24, 2017
Friday – Sunday, Sep. 29 – Oct. 2, 2017
Watermark presents Oktoberfest

featuring food, games, beer and entertainment
12pm – 12 midnight
78 South St. (Pier 15)
New York, NY
(212) 742-8200

Friday, October 6 & Saturday, October 7, 2017
Live at the Archway: Oktoberfest

Oct. 6: 5 – 10-pm
The Polka Brothers
Oct. 7: 1 – 10pm
Street Beat Brass
MELINA and the Oompahs

in the Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge
Water St. (between Anchorage Place and Adams St.)
DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY

Friday, September 15 – Sunday, October 8, 2017
Oktoberfest at Treadwell Park

featuring contests, German fare, giveaways
Treadwell Park
1125 First Ave. (62nd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 832-1551

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Beat the Clock specials:
$3 drafts noon-2pm
$4 drafts 2pm-4pm
$5 drafts 4pm-7pm
No ticket purchase required
McFadden’s Saloon
800 Second Ave. (42nd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 986-1515


Saturday, October 7, 2017
two pre-sale options:
$5 Mextoberfest Wristband – Pre-purchase $5 wristband and get $5 drink specials from 8pm to closing: $5 Select Mexican beers, $5 margaritas & $5 well cocktails. [tickets]

$25 Open Bar Option:
3 hours of open bar, from 10pm to 1am. Open bar includes mixed drinks, domestic drafts, wine, margaritas. [tickets] (Open bar will be available at the door for $35.)
Calico Jack’s Cantina
802 Second Ave. (between 42nd & 43rd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 557-4300

Saturday, October 7, 2017
Oktoberfest Arts & Crafts Fair
beer garden
pumpkin patch
beer garden
live entertainment
carnival rides
children’s entertainment
BBQ & traditional fare
free admission
Sunnyside Gardens Park
48-12 39th Ave. (49th St.)
Sunnyside, NY

blocktoberfestSaturday, October 14, 2017
the NYC Brewers Guild presents…
featuring 15+ NYC craft breweries
$10 General Admission [tickets]
$20 General Admission + Five 4oz Samples [tickets]
$34 General Admission + 5 12oz Beers [tickets]
12:30 – 5:30pm
The Well Public House
272 Meserole St. (between Bushwick Pl. & Waterbury St.)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
(347) 338-3612

Oktoberfest at The WilkySaturday, October 14 – Sunday, October 15, 2017
2nd annual Oktoberfest at The Wilky
signature Wilky Mug while supplies last
pretzel eating contest [enter]
polka music
8+ German styles brews on tap
Beer Brats
costume contest
RSVP via facebook
The Wilky
108 Patchen Ave. (Monroe St.)
(718) 484-7458

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