Oktoberfest is right around the corner, and we’re ready to celebrate! We’ve rounded up a list of parties, events, concerts, and more for you to participate in now through the end of October.

Easy Tiger

To celebrate Oktoberfest, Easy Tiger will have live music, activities, beer, and food specials at all of their Beer Gardens September 22nd–26th. Their live music lineup will consist of TubaMeisters, Austin Polka Band, and Off The Grid Band. To find all the details, check out their post on Instagram here.


Banger’s

Join Banger’s September 23rd–25th for their annual Oktoberfest celebration! They’ll have over 10 Oktoberfest food offerings, 13 Oktoberfest beer features, and 5–8 live music performances each day. See their full live music lineup here.


Round Rock Express Oktoberfest 

On September 23rd, join the Round Rock Express for their Oktoberfest celebration. Off the Grid polka band will play live in Bullpen Bar from 6–8 p.m. and fans can grab complimentary Express beer pints/steins in Bullpen Bar, while supplies last. There will also be a Brew Review consisting of complimentary craft beer and seltzer sampling for guests age 21 and up.


Carpenter Biergarten

Offering a Texan-take on some classic German fun, the Carpenter Hotel is transforming the property into a mini fest with the Carpenter Biergarten on October 1st – 3rd and 8th – 10th, providing an ideal stop to and from ACL for a little recharge. The Carpenter Biergarten is free to enter, with food and beverage options such as pretzels, brats, beer and wine available to purchase with Biergarten Bucks. The Carpenter will also be offering brunch each morning of the festival (Friday-Sunday) from 10am – 3pm. Photo credit – Alex Lau.


The Invokation of Oktoberfest

Beerthoven is thrilled to join up for two live outdoor performances at Neill-Cochran House Museum on October 1st and 2nd with the bowed and fretted string quartet invoke! The program will feature invoke originals and Oktoberfest-themed selections that are sure to pair well with a pint or two. In addition to the live music, they’ll be serving warm pastries and cold beer generously provided by Easy Tiger and Lazarus Brewing.


Haymaker Oktoberfest Party

On October 2nd, Haymaker is throwing a party to celebrate beer and they want you to join them. There will be a Stein holding contest, Hammerschloogen, brats, pretzels, and all the Oktoberfest beer. For more info email events@haymakeraustin.com.


Saengerrunde Oktoberfest

Come join the Austin Saengerrunde for its annual Oktoberfest Celebration on October 2nd from 5–11 p.m. The evening starts with happy hour, followed by dinner, and wraps up with a concert and lots of dancing.


Corktoberfest

On Sunday, October 3rd, celebrate Cork & Barrel’s first annual Oktoberfest, fittingly dubbed Corktoberfest! The Round Rock pub is partnering with Altstadt Brewery for locals to enjoy a day of beer, food, live music and fun events, such as traditional Oktoberfest contests, yard games like cornhole and Jenga, and more.


Cars, Coffee, Croissants: Porsche Club of America Oktoberfest Event at Mozart’s

Hill Country Region Porsche Club and Mozart’s invite you to join them for a spectacular exclusive Porsches-only event on October 16th. The event will take in the Mozart’s parking lot. You’ll see 25-30 vintage and new Porsches on display in their parking lot from 9 a.m.–noon. The event is free to attend.


Meanwhile Brewing

Meanwhile is hosting two free outdoor Oktoberfest concerts on October 23rd and 24th. On the 23rd, Off The Grid will be playing at 9 p.m. and on the 24th the Austin Polka Band will be playing at 6 p.m.

Born and raised in Austin, Emily thrives off sunlight and a good happy hour. In her free time she enjoys finding hidden spots along the greenbelt and frequent trips to Austin Pets Alive! She graduated with a degree in PR and has spent the past four years as a social media manager and writer.