Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest 2013 in NYC

The world famous Munich Oktoberfest takes place this year from September 21 to October 6, 2013. If you can’t make it to Munich, you can still celebrate here in NYC. Check out our list of the best ways to celebrate Oktoberfest in NYC…

– prost, Murph.

bierhaus_oktoberfest2013September 21 – October 31
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.
Featuring live music Tuesdays through Saturdays by Alpine Squeeze, The Polka Brothers 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.


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

houseofbrews-oktoberfest2013Oktoberfest at The House of Brews

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Oktoberfest Kickoff at House of Brews (51st)
food & beer specials, costumes, raffles, prizes & giveaways
Stein holding contest hosted & judged by Samuel Adams representatives
$5 general admission includes 1 Sam Adams draft [tickets via eventbrite]
6 – 10pm
House of Brews
302 W. 51st St. (Eighth Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 541-7080


Thursday, October 17, 2013
“Pumpkin-toberfest” at House of Brews (46th St.)
The inaugural “Brews Pumpkin-toberfest” featuring the best pumpkin beer from Greenport Harbor Brewing, Southern Tier Brewing, Blue Point Brewing & more. Beer specials, giveaways, tasters & more
$5 general admission includes 1 pumpkin beer on tap [tickets via eventbrite]
The House Of Brews
363 W. 46th St. (between 8th & 9th Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 245-0551

newyork-beerco_oktoberfest_brooklynTuesdays in September (3, 10, 17, 24)
Oktoberfest at New York Beer Co.
2 for 1 drafts
Brooklyn Brewery Oktoberfest

Thursday, October 10
Oktoberfest Blind Tasting Night at NY Beer Company
blind tasting 6 Sam Adams fall seasonal offerings, guess all 6 choices correctly to win prizes
Food & beer specials, costumes, raffles & giaveaways all night long
RSVP via facebook
$5 general admission includes 1 Sam Adams draft [tickets via eventbrite]
New York Beer Company
New York Beer Company
321 W. 44th St. (bet. 8th & 9th Ave.)
New York, NY
212-245-BEER (2337)


taproom307_oktoberfest2013Oktoberfest at Tap Room
Wed. October 9: Hofbrau Munchen
Wed. October 16: Weihenstephaner

Tap Room No. 307

307 Third Ave.
(between 23rd & 24th St.)
New York, NY
(212) 725-4766

overlook_oktoberfest2013Oktoberfest at Overlook
Every Wednesday in October
serving beer, brats & Bavarian pretzels
225 E. 44th St.
(between Second & Third Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 682-7266

peggy-oniells_oktoberfest2013bSaturday, September 28
& Sunday, September 29, 2013

Samuel Adams Beerfest

Advance tickets:
$40 per day ($45 at the door)
$75 2-day pass ($80 at the door)
– Live music
– Mix & match pints of all specialties on tap
– Discounts on Oktoberfest foods specials
– Entry into the Samuel Adams Stein Hoisting Competition (Saturday)
Peggy O’Neill’s
1904 Surf Ave. (at MCU Park)
Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 449-3200

Saturday, September 21, 2013
German-American Parade After Party
Zum Schneider will have a float in the parade and is hosting an official after party for the parade, starting at around 3:30pm, with DJ Volka Racho on the decks. We welcome parade musicians for jam sessions! Don’t miss this “training day” for the NYC Oktoberfest coming up! (Sep. 28 – Oct. 13)

Saturday, September 28 – Sunday, October 13
zum-schneider_oktoberfest2013Oktoberfest 2013 at Zum Schneider
now in its 13th year.
Featuring original Oktoberfest beer and original Oktoberfest Lebkuchenherz (gingerbread heart)
special Riesen-Wiesn-Brezn (giant pretzls) and Wiesn Hendl (whole broiled chicken)

Polka with Mösl Franzi and the JaJaJa’s
DJ Volka Racho between sets, German speaking staff
12 imported German beers on tap, including 3 Oktoberfest specials (HB Traunstein Festbier)

Dates with live music and DJ:
Saturday, Sep. 28, 11am – Tapping of first keg at noon
Sundays 1pm: Sep. 29, Oct. 6, Oct. 13
Mondays, 5pm: Sep. 30, Oct. 7
Tuesday, 5pm: Oct. 1, Oct. 8
Saturdays, 1pm: Oct. 5, Oct. 12
[No reservations on Saturdays and Sundays.]
Free admission
Zum Schneider
107 Avenue C (7th St.)
New York, NY.
(212) 598-1098


Oktoberfest at Stout

Brooklyn Oktoberfest
and Fly Dog’s Dogtoberfest

133 W. 33rd St.
(bet. Sixth & Seventh Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 629-6191

BohemianHall-Oktoberfest2013Oktoberfest at Bohemian Hall
Saturday, September 28 through Sunday, October 6, 2013

featuring pig roast (Sept. 28 & 29)
special menu
beer & liquor promos & tastings
live entertainment

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




porterhouse_oktoberfest2013Oktoberfest at The Porterhouse

Fraunces Tavern
The Porterhouse Brewing Co.
at Fraunces Tavern

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


Oktoberfest at Turtle Bay
$4 Blue Point Pumpkin Ale
drafts with cinnamon sugar rim

any day in October (before 10pm)
Turtle Bay Grill & Lounge
987 Second Ave.
(between 52nd & 53rd St.)
New York, NY
(212) 223-4224

radegasthall_oktoberfest2013September 17 – October 5, 2013
Oktoberfest at Radegast

Radegast Hall & Biergarten – an authentic beer garden in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Featuring live music, pig roasts, mug holding competitions & a celebratory keg tapping.
Tuesdays, September 17 & 24, October 1:
Oktoberfest Beer Tastings in the Bier Haus
featuring Hofstetten Original Hochzeitsbier von 1810, Hacker-Pschorr, Erdinger & Hobrau

Saturday, September 21
Dasy Booty 1-4pm, Bad Buka acoustic 6-9pm
Celebratory Keg Tapping, Pig Roast, Mug holding competition

Saturday, September 28
Dasy Booty 1-4pm, Dirty Water Hunde 6-9pm
Celebratory Keg Tapping, Pig Roast

Saturday, October 5
Johnny Koenig Band 1-4pm, Bad Buka acoustic 6-9pm
Celebratory Keg Tapping, Pig Roast, Mug holding competition
Radegast Hall & Biergarten
113 N 3rd St.
Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY
(718) 963-3973


September 27 & 28, 2013
Oystoberfest 2013 at Alewife

$65 includes:
all you can eat oysters
all you can sample cask ales, Oktoberfest & pumpkin beers
3 sessions over 2 days
tickets at getrealpresents.com


5-14 51st Ave.
Long Island City, NY
(718) 937-7494

lorelei_oktoberfest2013September 21 – October 31, 2013
10th Annual Oktoberfest at Loreley
Saturday, September 21 – Ceremonial Keg Tapping
Wednesday, September 25 – Oktoberfest Beer Tasting
Thursday, Oct. 3 – 10 Year Anniversary
Saturday, October 5 – Sausage Fest
Wednesday, October 16 – Oktoberfest Beer Tasting
Thursday, October 31 – Oktoberfest Halloween Party

7 Rivington St. (Between Bowery & Chrystie)
New York, NY
(212) 253-7077


ulysses-oktoberfest2013Oktoberfest at Ulysses’
Friday, October 4, 2013
Tapping of the Kegs
Saturday, October 5, 2013
Oompah music
traditional food
outdoor bier garten

Live music – 10pm
featuring 2U
95 Pearl St./58 Stone St.
(Hanover Square)
New York, NY
(212) 482-0400

Check out our directory of German bars & restaurants in NYC:

Bierhaus – 712 Third Ave. (45th St.) New York, NY (646) 580-2437

Blaue Gans – 139 Duane st. New York, NY (212) 571-8880

Hallo Berlin – 402 W. 51st St. (Ninth Ave.) New York, NY (212) 541-6248

Heidelberg – 1648 Second Ave. (between 85th & 86th St.) New York, NY (212) 628-2332

Killmeyer’s Old Bavarian Inn – 4245 Arthur Kill Rd. (Sharrots St.), Staten Island, NY (718) 984-1202

Koelner Bierhalle – 84 St. Marks Pl (off 4th ave) Brooklyn, NY. 347 227-7238

Lederhosen – 39 Grove St. (Bleecker St.) New York, NY (212) 206-7691

Loreley – 7 Rivington St. (Between Bowery & Chrystie) New York, NY (212) 253-7077

Radegast Hall & Biergarten – 113 N 3rd St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY. (718) 963-3973

Reichenbach Hall – 5 W. 37th St. (between 5th & 6th Ave.)    (212) 302-7744

Rolf’s Restaurant – 281 Third Ave. (E. 22nd St.) New York, NY (212) 477-4750

Schnitzel Haus – 7319 Fifth Ave. (bet. 73rd & 74th St.), Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY. (718) 836-5600

Silver Swan – 41 E. 20th St. (between Park & Park Ave. South) New York, NY. (212) 254-3611

Zum Schneider – 107 Avenue C (7th St.) New York, NY. (212) 598-1098

Zum Stammtich– 69-46 Myrtle Ave. (70th St.), Glendale, NY. (718) 386-3014


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