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The best events for Oktoberfest in NYC

Here’s where to drink beer, listen to live Oompah jams and feast on delicious German grub during the annual festival

Photograph: Courtesy Radegast Hall & Biergarten
By Lea Ceasrine, Jennifer Picht and Collier Sutter |

Contrary to popular belief, Oktoberfest in NYC isn’t just about the beer. There are mug-holding competitions, live Oompah music and plenty of places to feast on authentic German cuisine. While the weather is still nice enough for related outdoor activities, hit some of the city’s best beer gardens and always plan out things to do this weekend for smashing weekends to look forward to. This celebration fo German culture is certainly one of the best things to do in fall, so don't miss out.

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