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Celebrate Oktoberfest by getting drunk beneath the Manhattan Bridge

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Jennifer Picht

Bring on beer and brats! We don't know about you, but we're ready to say sayonara to summer and welcome all the amazing things to do in fall with open arms. Speaking of the autumnal season, do you know what event we can't wait for? Oktoberfest! 

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There are many fun Oktoberfest events in NYC this year, but we're particularly stoked for the bash occurring beneath the Manhattan Bridge. The Dumbo Business Improvement District is throwing down under the archway for its second annual Oktoberfest celebration. However, this event happens a bit later than most of NYC's other German-themed parties, most of which kick off in September. 

Nonetheless, now's a good time to mark your calendar for what is sure to be an incredible celebration of German culture. In case you couldn't make last year's iteration, the archway will once again be transformed into a beer hall equipped with picnic tables, twinkling lights and live music from the Polka Brothers, Street Beat Brass and Melina and the Oompahs. 

You can also hit "The Lighthouse" to purchase pretzels, brats and draft beers served in traditional, limited-edition DUMBO steins from bartenders rocking their lederhosen. Prost! 

Make sure to join the festivities on Friday, October 6 from 5pm to 10pm and Saturday, October 7 from 1pm to 10pm. For more details, click here

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