Oktoberfest may be a Bavarian event, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t great places to enjoy this epic beer festival right here in New York. From charitable events to local biergartens putting their spin on the three-week holiday, there are plenty of ways to grab an Oktoberfest brew and enjoy the festivities.
Check out these events that will help you celebrate without the cost of a plane ticket to Munich. Prost!
Oktoberfest at Watermark
This South Street Seaport bar will host Oktoberfest weekend events, beginning Sept. 17 and ending Oct. 2. Take in the Brooklyn skyline while sipping on German beer and noshing on tasty Oktoberfest treats. Access to the event is free, but reserve your entrance online by downloading a ticket. Want to get more into the beer-drinking spirit? Watermark is also hosting two-hour German brew tastings, with tickets starting at $60. 78 South St., Manhattan, eventbrite.com