Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest 2017 in New York City

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Originating in Germany, Oktoberfest is an annual festival typically spanning from September 16 through October 2. The customs and traditions of said celebration are pretty simple: drink a lot of beer. If you’re looking to get really spirited, all one needs to remember is this is a German festival with pretzels, sausage, lederhosen, polka, and again beer. Now that you know how to party, here are some great party plans and place to keep in mind for this year’s Oktoberfest.

Watermark Oktoberfest on Pier 15
From September 22 through the 30, Watermark Bar is hosting an Oktoberfest festival sure to make you feel like you’re there in Germany. Grab a one-liter stein for only $16 bucks and start chomping away at authentic German cuisine right by the East River. Reservation are not only taken but highly recommended as these tickets will fly especially since the event is free! (78 South St.; 212-742-8200)