Times Square Chronicles
Oh, Oh! OktoberFest NYC at Watermark Bar
This fall your weekends just got absolutely splendid. OktoberFest NYC 2019 is coming to the fabulous Watermark Bar downtown.
The open-air, family-friendly festival will run from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. each Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine until October 20th with up to 150,000 guests expected over the six weekends.
From the owners of the popular craft beer venues, Treadwell Park Downtown, Treadwell Park Upper East Side and Treadwell Park West, Merchants Hospitality, OktoberFest NYC will span over downtown’s Pier 15 for a lively celebration of authentic German beers, traditional German foods, Oktoberfest decorations and fun games for the entire family.
“You have to love a holiday that celebrates tradition, friends and beer, ” said Anne Becerra, Beverage Director for Treadwell Park and New York City’s first female Certified Cicerone. “The Oktoberfest parties at Watermark are always so much fun, and the fact that you’re surrounded on all sides by some of the best views in the city – you can’t beat it.”
It is a fantastic time for all and not to be missed! Views span the bridges and the cool crisp air blowing over the water is a perfect way to honor the new fall season.
With general admission tickets, guests will have access to a variety of activities including Volley Pong, Corn in the Hole and Ping Pong, as well as a Masskrugstemmen (stein-holding) contests for guests over 21 years of age.
OktoberFest NYC 2019 is offering a variety of online packages including group options designed to maximize the guest experience. Each package includes multiple beer and food tickets, and packages purchased in advance online provide priority access. The Dunkel package includes five tickets for $50, the Weissbier package includes 11 tickets for $100($110 value), the Hefeweizen includes a large stein and 22 tickets for $200 ($235 value) and the Kölsch includes three large steins and 55 tickets for $500 ($595 value). All packages are available for purchase via Eventbrite.com
General admission to OktoberFest NYC 2019 is complimentary and patrons can RSVP online to confirm attendance. Tickets can be purchased beforehand or on-site for food and beverages. Additionally, Watermark’s interior bar will provide a full-service bar in addition to German beer options with wine, cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages.
OktoberFest NYC 2019 will open from 11 a.m. – 12 a.m. on September 13-15th , 21-22nd, 28-29th and October 5-6th, 12-13th and 19-20th. OktoberFest NYC 2019 is located at Watermark Bar at 78 South Street Pier 15. Follow OktoberFest on Instagram: @oktoberfest_nyc,