This guide features Oktoberfests in Oklahoma. The guide is regularly updated as events for the year are announced so check back for updates. As always, it is recommended to check official sources for any last minute changes. For fall activities, such as corn mazes and haunted houses, check out the Oklahoma Halloween Guide.
WHERE: Downtown Bartlesville
WHEN: October 6, 2018
Several food trucks will be there, serving authentic German food as well as hot dogs, strudel and sweets. Also features a beer garden offering up cocktails, wine and beer, plus live polka music, folk dancers demonstrating authentic German, Swiss, and Austrian folk dancing, a costume contest, photo props, games (including a stein-holding competition) and children’s activities, including a marionette theater!
WHERE: Choctaw Creek Park
1900 Harper Street, Choctaw
WHEN: August 30 – September 2, 2018
Old Germany Restaurant, the City of Choctaw and the Choctaw Chamber organize an Oktoberfest under 30,000 sqft of tents and pavilion featuring German food, beer, wine, dancing. There will be 2000 seats with some 50,000 people in attendance over the span of the event. Once again, the Choctaw Oktoberfest will be held at Choctaw Creek Park on Harper Rd. between NE 23rd Street and NE 10th Street. Sorry, no pets allowed at Oktoberfest.
WHERE: Downtown Enid
WHEN: Friday, October 5, 2018, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Enjoy brats, polka band and more during Oktoberfest in Downtown Enid! First Fridays take place during the months April through November. Come to the downtown area from 6:00 to 9:00 pm (or later) and enjoy an evening of live music, great shopping and delicious food at several locations! First Friday is FREE and open to the public!
WHERE: Fassler Hall
421 NW 10, Oklahoma City
WHEN: September 7-9, 2018
Friday, September 7 marks the official kickoff of the newest Oktoberfest to hit the Oklahoma City metro – Midtown Oktoberfest. The free, three-day festival featuring live entertainment will take place across the street from Fassler Hall OKC in Midtown, underneath a gigantic 9,000-square-foot tent on the Midtown Lawn at 10th and Hudson.
“We couldn’t be happier to bring a true Oktoberfest-style festival to downtown Oklahoma City,” said T.J. Bennett, General Manager of Fassler Hall. “There will be lots of food, drink and live entertainment to make sure everyone is happy, and has a great time.”
To accommodate the crowd, Fassler Hall will construct a full-size, outdoor temporary kitchen serving made-to-order Bavarian favorites, such as house-made bratwurst and sausages, schnitzel sandwiches, Bavarian pretzels and more, along with a large selection of German-style beers, cocktails, and other Oktoberfest classics.
Midtown Oktoberfest will also feature live polka music, nighttime performances by The Flannels and DJ Tangerine, and a variety of Oktoberfest contests, games, and entertainment, including stein-hoisting, sausage eating, and best-dressed contests.
“We are thrilled for this event to be taking place in Midtown. It is a perfect opportunity for the community to gather in the heart of the district, to celebrate and take part in what we hope becomes a tradition every year,” said Mallory O’Neill, Director of District Management for Downtown Oklahoma City Partnership.
The dates and times for Midtown Oktoberfest are:
• Friday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
• Saturday, Sept. 8, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
• Sunday, Sept. 9, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
This new community festival is free to both humans and their leashed dogs. Must be 21 with I.D. to enter after 8 p.m. For more details and festival updates, visit Fassler Hall online via Facebook or www.fasslerhall.com. Ride-sharing encouraged.
WHERE: Plaza District
WHEN: Friday, September 14, 2018, from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Get ready to celebrate one of Oklahoma City’s best monthly festivals! For September the theme is Oktoberfest. The Plaza District will also continue their Outdoor Market featuring work from local artists and live music. LIVE Activities include Plaza Beer Walk, Stein Holding Competition at Saints, Fashion Show with live music at Bad Granny’s Bazaar, Sneak performance of “When We’re Gone” in front of Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, DJ performance at Dig It, Live broadcast by 92.9 The Edge at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, Springfree Trampoline, German-inspired specialty pizza at Empire Slice House, and more.
WHERE: River West Festival Park
2100 South Jackson Avenue, Tulsa
WHEN: October 18-21, 2018
The Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa celebrates its 40th year as an authentic Bavarian cultural festival in the heart of Oklahoma. Scheduled for October 18-21, with a private, Corporate Night evening on Wednesday, October 17, Oktoberfest presents international German bands, Bavarian delicacies, authentic arts and crafts as well as games and competitions for the entire family. Entering its 40th year, you’ll enjoy große (huge) quantities of bratwurst, German beers, Bavarian cheesecake, great music and thousands of your friends together at one place at the new River West Festival Park with 116,000 square feet of new tents, stages and more.
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