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.

Koko’s Bavarian

Don’t miss the first annual Oktoberfest at Koko’s Bavarian. The Prince of Bavaria (yes, you read that right) will be tapping the first keg on Saturday, September 24th, just like his 5th great grandfather King Ludwig did to kick off the first Oktoberfest in 1810. Activities at Koko’s Oktoberfest include: Nightly DJs and Bands, Koko’s Festbier—a special beer created for Oktoberfest, Oktoberfest 2022 Steins (and stein-holding contests), authentic decor, and a GIANT Oktoberfest arch for fall photo ops, games, food/drink specials, and more!


Easy Tiger

To celebrate Oktoberfest, Easy Tiger will have live music, activities, beer, and food specials at all of their Beer Gardens from September 21st–25th. Their live music lineup will consist of Austin Polka Band, and local DJs. To find all the details, check out their post on Instagram here.


St. Elmo Brewing 

Get ready for St. Elmo’s 2022 Oktoberfest party on September 17th! There will be music by Austin Polka Band (1-4 p.m.), Stein Hoisting Competition (start working out like now), and costumes are welcome! Dust off that lederhosen!


Wurstfest

Head to Wurstfest November 4th–13th for a unique annual celebration rich in German culture and full of Texas fun! Here you’ll enjoy good food, music, dancing, exciting carnival rides and games, German, Texan, and domestic beer, special events, and the finest in Alpine and Bavarian Style Entertainment.


Jester King

Join Jester King for their Oktoberfest celebration from Wednesday, September 28th through Sunday, October 2nd! They’ll have: Bavarian food specials & lots of beer, Trivia (Thursday, September 29th), Drag Bingo (Friday, September 30th), Keg rolling contest (Sunday, October 2nd), stein holding contest (Sunday, 10/2), pretzel necklaces, and live music. Dirndl and lederhosen encouraged!


Hi Sign Brewing

Hi Sign Brewing is celebrating Oktoberfest September 24th and 25th. They’ll be releasing their Festbier, pouring so well with pretzels from Sour Duck Market and sausage by Burro Cheese Kitchen! Custom Oktoberfest glassware will be available for purchase as well.


Corktoberfest

Celebrate Cork & Barrel’s second annual Corktoberfest on Saturday and Sunday, October 1st-2nd! The Round Rock Irish pub is hosting a full weekend of festivities for everyone to enjoy.


Haymaker Oktoberfest Party

Join Haymaker Saturday, September 24th starting at 2 p.m. for their annual Oktoberfest. They will have a stein holding contest, hammerschlagennnn, brats, pretzels, and more!


Meanwhile Brewing

You don’t need to travel all the way to Munich to celebrate. Meanwhile Brewing has got all the Oktoberfestivies right here—fresh Oktoberfest lager, food specials, themed music, limited merchandise, and fest activities.

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.