Guide to Oktoberfest Celebrations - Stamford Moms

Among the most anticipated fall activities are the Oktoberfest-style celebrations and beer festivals!

Oktoberfest is a folk festival held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. Oktoberfest started more than 200 years ago when Bavaria’s Crown Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen on October 12, 1810. The wedding celebration lasted multiple days with drinking, feasting and horse races.

September through October, there are a number of celebrations in our area to choose from, featuring food, beer, music and many with family activities, We have a complete list, below!

Oktoberfest at the Beer Garden
Thursday, September 12 – Sunday, September 15
The Beer Garden at Shippan Landing

Milford Oktoberfest
Friday, September 20 – Saturday, September 21
Rotary Pavilion at Fowler in Milford, CT

The Last Taste of Summer Craft Beer Festival at Harbor Point
Saturday, September 21
Commons Park at Harbor Point

Saturday, September 21 & Sunday, September 22
Barton Orchards in Poughkeepsie, NY

Two Roads Ok2berfest
Saturday, September 21 & Sunday, September 22
Two Roads Brewing Company in Stratford, CT

Stamford Brew & Whiskey Festival
Friday, September 27
Harbor Point

Oktoberfest in the Park
Friday, September 27 & Saturday, September 28
Mill River Park

Beach Oktoberfest
Saturday, September 28
Ripka’s Beach Cafe & “The Dugout” in Norwalk

Harbor Point Octoberfest
Saturday, October 12
Sign of the Whale

Saturday, October 19
Elm Street Lot in Westport, CT

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