The best Oktoberfest events in Chicago

Autumn is here and it's brought plenty of German beer, tasty sausages and festive outdoor celebrations

Photograph: Courtesy Metropolitan Brewing

Halloween may be the most notable fall occassion, but we like to celebrate the season a few weeks early at Oktoberfest events. Fortunately, Chicago's best bars and breweries are more than willing to mark the arrival of colorful foliage with parties and giant beer steins. Squeeze into your lederhosen, tip back a boot of beer and check out some of the best Oktoberfest events in Chicago.

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