Fall is here. Pumpkin spice is in the air and football games are on our televisions. There’s only one thing missing…the world’s largest beer festival, Oktoberfest! ‘Tis the season for everything bratwurst, sauerkraut, spicy mustard and beer!
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September Oktoberfest Events
September 23 – Home State Brewing’s Oktoberfest, Ja!, 16016 New Independence Pkwy #100, Winter Garden, 12 – 5PM, OKTOBERFEST, JA! Get your lederhosen and dirndls ready for our Oktoberfest party Saturday, September 23rd! FESTIVITIES: Live Polka Band, Stein Holding Competition, Yodeling Competition, Kelly’s Ice Cream, Dunk Tank, Giant Yard Games, W.G. Beer Puppeteers, Face Painter.
September 28 – 30 – Oktoberfest, Center Lake Park, 299 Center Lake Lane, Oviedo, Get your Lederhosen ready! Come and join us in your best German attire at the Center Lake Park Amphitheatre and Cultural Center for a FREE 3-day German themed celebration! Thursday, September 28: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. & Friday, September 29: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. & Saturday, September 30: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. This event will feature live music, beer, wine, authentic German dancing, German food, and an additional area with non-German faire. Oktoberfest is a FREE festival.
September 30 -Delandtoberfest, East Indiana Avenue, DeLand, 5 – 11PM
September 30 – Lake Nona’s Oktoberfest, 6900 Tavistock Lakes Blvd, Orlando, 4 – 10PM, Oktoberfest is returning on Saturday, September 30 at Lake Nona Town Center with live music, German food from Park Pizza, German themed entertainment, photo-ops, games, and our annual Stein Hoisting competition, King Guys Bands, and more! Family fun for all ages! Boxi Park is a Family fun, live entertainment, outdoor laid back gatherings with a changing variety of chef-driven food concepts offering tasty bites and refreshing sips. There is also a sand volleyball court, playgrounds, and plenty of fun for children around the park! At times they have characters, face-painters, arts/crafts vendors all set up on the weekends as well.
October Oktoberfest Events
October 1, 2 & 3 – Clermont Brewing Company Oktoberfest, Downtown Clermont, 3 – 10PM
October 7 – Toll Road Brewing’s Pumptoberfest, 101 W McKey St, Ocoee, 12 – 11PM
October 7 – Brütoberfest, Brü Tap House and BTW, 143 E Main St, Tavares, 2 – 6PM, Get ready to celebrate Brütoberfest 2023, Brü’s Anniversary Beer Fest filled with beer, friends, and good vibes. Brütoberfest 2023, Zicke Zacke Zicke Zacke Hoi Hoi Hoi! Our 6th Almost Annual Brütoberfest Beer Fest will be Saturday, October 7th. We will have 35+ breweries and unlimited tastings of more than 80 beers. Food will be available from BTW- Burgers, Tacos, Waffles at the event and we will even have some fun food items that you will only be able to get at the event! Join us for the ultimate beer extravaganza at Brü Tap House in Tavares, FL! Get ready to immerse yourself in a lively and unforgettable experience. Brütoberfest is a celebration of all things beer, where you can indulge in a wide variety of brews from local and international breweries. From hoppy IPAs to smooth stouts, there’s a beer (seltzer or cider) for every palate. But it’s not just about the beer! Brütoberfest is a gathering of beer enthusiasts and friends, where you can enjoy live music, delicious food, and engaging conversation. Whether you’re a seasoned beer connoisseur or just starting your beer journey, this event promises to be a fantastic time for all. VIP enters an hour early, getting first access to all the tasty beverages. Also included is an exclusive VIP area, featuring tables, seating and restrooms, complimentary bites, exclusive tastings, a limited edition Brütoberfest Festival 2023 t-shirt, commemorative glass and more. We will have water containers available during the fest, so make sure that you bring your reusable water bottles to stay hydrated. Please drink responsibly. Must show valid id. Must be 21+ to enter the event. Tickets go on sale to the general public August 10th and can be purchased at Eventbrite and at Brü!
October 7 – Oktoberfest Mount Dora, Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce and Hollerbach’s German Restaurant at Donnelly Park, 530 N Donnelly St, Mount Dora, 4 – 7PM, Get your lederhosen & dirndl ready for Oktoberfest Mount Dora! Come and enjoy German Food, Beer, Music, and Fun! Experience Local Craft Beers and German Food from our vendors, Dance, and Sing along with the Sonnenschein Express! Make it an even more memorable experience in the Hollerbach VIP Bierhaus with Hollerbach. They will serve a German Buffet, Beer, and exclusive seating! Tickets are available now! Buy tickets online to speed up check-in at event!
October 7 – 8 – Suntoberfest, Suncreek Brewery, 790 W Minneola Ave, Clermont, 12 – 8PM, Suntoberfest is back for its 5th year in historic Downtown Clermont. We’re closing the street and the Art Walk on Oct 7th and Oct 8th for live music, street vendors, family fun, and drink! This isn’t your traditional Oktoberfest (how much polka can one person take?) as we mix traditional and contemporary bands for a more entertaining event. Entertainment schedule and event-specific food options to follow.
October 7 – German American Society’s Oktoberfest, 381 Orange Lane, Casselberry, 12 – 10PM, Oktoberfest means Fabulous German cuisine and beer, live musical entertainment, and family fun! Join us in our Biergarten, we will have live musical entertainment throughout the day and a live bands… All this adds up to the very best in Gemütlichkeit…. the warm feeling of comfort, cheer and camaraderie…Zicke, zacke hoi… hoi… hoi… und Prost. Whether you’re looking for German events, dancing, or just want to learn more about Germanic culture and traditions, you’ve come the right place. Kids under 12 get Free Entry! This is a family-friendly event. Veterans, Firefighters, Law Enforcement, Active Duty Military Free Admission with Valid Status ID.
October 13 – 14 – Avalon Park’s Oktoberfest, 3651 Avalon Park East Blvd, Orlando, 5 – 10PM, Prost! Celebrate Octoberfest at this FREE Family Event in Downtown Avalon Park. Europa Band, Schuhplattler Dancing, The Brussel Sprouts Polka Band, Free Bounce Park, Weiner Dog Derby, Beer Garden, Children’s Games, and More! Beer Garden 10/13 from 5-10PM and Community Festival 10/14 from 5-10 PM.
October 14 – Apopka 2nd Annual Oktoberfest, Kit Nelson Park, 10 N Forest Ave, Apopka, 11AM – 4PM, Join us for our Amazing Apopka Fall Craft & Food Truck Fest on Saturday October 14th 11-4pm at Kit Land Nelson Park. Shop with 100 Vendors and Enjoy a Huge Variety of Delicious Foods.
October 14 – Oktoberfest, Avalon Park Orlando, 5 – 10PM, Town Park Beer Garden, Adult Beer Garden • 2 Stages Featuring Europa, The Brussel Sprouts Polka Band & Community Performances • Alpine Dancing by Schuhplatter Gruppe Alpenrose • Food Trucks • Vendors • Kids Area & Bounce Park.
October 14 – Oktoberfest Car Show, Downtown Avalon Park, 5 – 10PM, All models & years welcome. Pre-Registration Requested | No Entry Fee. Door Prizes • 50/50 Raffle • Trophies & More!
October 20 – 22 – Crooked Can’s Oktoberfest, 426 W Plant St, Winter Garden, Dust off those lederhosen and prepare to Eat, Polka and Party-Because the annual CROOKED CAN OKTOBERFEST is BACK and you are invited! Join us October 20-22nd as we take over the street for our annual Oktoberfest celebration. THREE DAYS OF: Polka Music, Traditionally Inspired German Food, Live Entertainment, Dancing, Face Painting, Stilt Walkers, Music, Contests, Family Fun, And a BEER GARDEN, of course! PLUS back is the insanely popular, Oktoberfest Wiener Dog Race brought to you by Our Cause 4 Paws Rescue! All happening near Plant St. Market in Downtown Winter Garden!
October 20 – Uptown Vibes, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs, 6 – 10PM, We’re celebrating Octoberfest at Cranes Roost Park. Guests will enjoy live music and entertainment from Orlando Trachtenverein and Stammtischler, delicious food, drinks, games and shopping with a wide variety of specialty artisan booths along Cranes Roost Boulevard. Don’t miss out on an unforgettable evening with family and friends.
October 28 – German American Society’s Oktoberfest, 381 Orange Lane, Casselberry, 12 – 10PM, Oktoberfest means Fabulous German cuisine and beer, live musical entertainment, and family fun! Join us in our Biergarten, we will have live musical entertainment throughout the day and a live bands… All this adds up to the very best in Gemütlichkeit…. the warm feeling of comfort, cheer and camaraderie…Zicke, zacke hoi… hoi… hoi… und Prost. Whether you’re looking for German events, dancing, or just want to learn more about Germanic culture and traditions, you’ve come the right place. Kids under 12 get Free Entry! This is a family-friendly event. Veterans, Firefighters, Law Enforcement, Active Duty Military Free Admission with Valid Status ID.