Oktoberfest in Connecticut 2019 Last Updated 9/19

Every September, the city of Munich, Germany comes alive with the legendary Oktoberfest celebration. Here in Connecticut, the tradition carries on with various events around the state in September and October. Check out a few of the Oktoberfest-style celebrations going on this fall.

Hoptoberfest Beer & Wing Festival, Shelton
September 7, 2019
Expect more than 80 craft beers and live music.

Oktoberfest Dinner, Hartford
September 19, 2019
A very special beer and food pairing dinner at Hanging Hills Brewery with Chef Hunter Morton.

Two Roads Ok2berfest, Stratford
September 21-22, 2019
Join the annual Two Roads Ok2berfest to pay homage to the world's largest Volkfest (beer festival). Authentic German music, German-style beers, food trucks, games and more. 21+ event. Noon-6:30 p.m.

Milford Oktoberfest, Milford
September 20-21, 2019
Come enjoy this biergarten at the Rotary Pavilion at Fowler. Festivities feature different seasonal brews, German and American food vendors, German dancers, an Oompah band and popular music by some of the area’s top bands. Must be 21 unless accompanied by a parent.

Downtown Oktoberfest, Bethel
September 22, 2019
An afternoon of great beer, great food and live music.

Oktoberfest, Chester
September 28, 2019
Enjoy traditional fare, along with beer and wine, silent auction, and fun contests.

Oktoberfest, Middlebury
September 28-29, 2019
Great German food, live music, dancing and activities for all ages.

Docktoberfest, Branford
October 5, 2019
For a day, Stony Creek Brewery is transformed into a German Beer Garden with live music, games, pretzels, sausages, dancing and a lot of fun.

Powder Ridge Oktoberfest, Middlefield
October 5, 2019
Enjoy the beautiful October foliage with free lift rides up the mountain, food, live concerts and live demonstrations. Complementing the fall scenery will be a German-inspired menu including bratwurst, sauerkraut, pretzels with mustard, brick oven potato pizza, chili bread bowl and more.

Meriden Turner Society Oktoberfest, Meriden
October 12, 2019
This 150-year old society is planning a special smoked pork chop dinner accompanied by live music from the Joe Unger Band and Bavarian dancers.

Oktoberfest, New Haven
October 12, 2019
Save your trip to Munich and come party at a German-inspired brewery right here in Connecticut.

Oktoberfest, Derby
October 13, 2019
Located at The Hops Company that has an authentic beer garden, hosting a day of beer tastings, live bands and giveaways.

Oktoberfest Pub Crawl, Norwich
October 19, 2019
The crawl is free, so invite your friends for a fun night in historic downtown Norwich.

Westoberfest, Westport
October 19, 2019
Celebrate fall with craft beer tasting, live music and freshly mad food from top local restaurants.