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Oktoberfest in NYC

Make plans for Oktoberfest 2015 in NYC, with our guide to the best parties, beer gardens and the tastiest German quaffs to fill your stein

Photograph: Filip Wolak
Oktoberfest in New York

One of the top things to do in New York this fall includes two weeks of drinking some of the best beer in NYC during Oktoberfest. Take in the beautiful fall foliage while drinking at one of the best beer gardens and beer halls in New York City. Oktoberfest New Yorkers, take advantage of this glorious holiday to sample fine Bavarian beer and food. Prost!

When is Oktoberfest?

The official dates for this Bavarian festival are Saturday, September 19 through Sunday, October 5, 2015.

Oktoberfest 2015 features

Things to do

The best events for Oktoberfest in NYC

Where to drink beer, dance to Oompah, play games and feast on the best German food during the 17-day international festival

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Blog

5 awesome ways to kick off Oktoberfest in New York this weekend

New Yorkers can discover their love of German traditions when the Oktoberfest eating and drinking festivities come to town

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Bars

Best beer gardens and beer halls in New York City

Gotham’s beer garden and beer hall scene has taken off, and we have the list of which bars are worth the trek.

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Comments

2 comments
Caesar M
Caesar M

That's funny I just came from a local bar/restaurant and they put down Oktoberfest as starting a little later; roughly after Oct. 5th (the date you say it will end) & going until Oct. 25th, the weekend before Halloween.