Best Places to Celebrate Oktoberfest in Baltimore, Maryland

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Best Places to Celebrate Oktoberfest in Baltimore, Maryland

Oktoberfest season is upon us, and you can bet that Baltimore, Maryland will be celebrating the German tradition in style.

The multi-week-long festival, adapted here in the United States serves up all the delicious German cuisine favorites plus folk music, opportunities to whip out the lederhosen, and of course, beer!

Therefore, for those in the Baltimore, Maryland area, we put together a helpful guide to the hottest Bmore Oktoberfest events. So, keep reading to find out which one you should attend this autumn.

5 Must-Attend Oktoberfest Festivals in Baltimore

1. Oktoberfest Live at the Power Plant

WHEN: Saturday, September 29, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

WHERE: Power Plant Live! | 34 Market Pl, Baltimore, MD 21202

WHAT: Power Plant Live’s Oktober Fest Live! encourages attendees to dig out their lederhosen for unlimited sampling of 150+ beers featuring international, local craft, fall seasonal, Marzen, Oktoberfest, and more. So, whether you are stuffing your face with pretzels and brauts, competing in the Stein Holding or chicken dancing to the live music, there is plenty to keep you entertained.

COST: Tickets start at $35, purchase in advance to save a few dollars.


2. Baltimore Beer Week

WHEN: October 12, 2018 – October 21, 2018

WHERE: Throughout Baltimore

WHAT: Baltimore Beer Week is a collaborative effort of businesses and beer enthusiasts in the community coming together to celebrate and highlight the unique beer culture that exists in and around the Chesapeake region. There will be dozens of beer-centric events that focus on beer culture including culinary aspects, meet and greets, homebrew demonstrations, and even a handful of beer history lessons.

COST: Prices vary.

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3. Das Best Oktoberfest

WHEN: Saturday, October 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

WHERE: M&T Bank Stadium Lots | 1101 Russell St, Baltimore, MD 21230

WHAT: Das Best Oktoberfest is part of the Baltimore Beer Week celebration mentioned above and is also Baltimore’s biggest beer festival of the year! With all-you-can-taste beer from 150 domestic, international, and local beer and wine samplings along with authentic oompah and polka bands, this is an event you don’t want to miss. Plus, there will be several brat concessionaires offering sausages and delicious German foods. Dress up in your best German-inspired attire and get ready to party.

COST: Tickets start at $39 and are available for purchase online.

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4. Strong City Oktoberfest

WHEN: Saturday, October 13, 2018 @6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

WHERE: Peabody Heights Brewery | 401 E. 30th Street, Baltimore, MD 21218

WHAT: A benefit for The 29th Street Community Center, Strong City’s Oktoberfest 2018 features craft beers, an outdoor beer garden, German food, music, silent auction, and more. Attendees are encouraged to “party for a purpose!” All funds raised help keep the doors open for safe, enriching, free and low-cost programs for neighborhood children and families. Enjoy sausages, sauerkraut, German potato salad, and even vegetarian choices. Desserts will also be provided by Woodlea Bakery.

COST: $45

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5. OktoBEARfest at the Maryland Zoo

WHEN: Saturday, October 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

WHERE: Waterfowl Lake Pavilion, The Maryland Zoo

WHAT: Beer, bears, and more! Head to the Maryland Zoo for OktoBEARfest and enjoy unlimited fall-flavored beer and wine samplings. There will be live music from The Muddy Crows and Bad With Names plus all the German-inspired food and fare from local vendors and artisans.

COST: Tickets start at $44. However, if you’re a member of the zoo, you can use your member number as a coupon code to save $10 off when you purchase your ticket online. Other discounts are available if you buy before the event.


Cheers! ?

…Or should we say “Prost!” (that’s German for “cheers”).

We at Hirschfeld Apartment Homes in Maryland would like to wish everyone a joyous Oktoberfest season. Remember to drink responsibly.

For more Baltimore, Maryland fun, make sure to check out our guide to Baltimore Fall Festivals.

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