Beer Lovers Guide to Oktoberfest

Beer Lovers Guide to Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest begins this weekend so raise your stein and get ready to party with fellow beer connoisseurs during Oktoberfest through October.

TICKET GIVEAWAY: Interested in winning a FREE pair of tickets to the Detroit Beer Festival? Send an email to giveaways(@)after5detroit.com with “Beer Festival at Eastern Market” in the subject line for your chance to win!

Batch Brewery is hosting the Beer Festival After Party and we’re giving away a DICKSMASHER shirt and Batch gift card. Email giveaways(@)after5detroit.com with “Batch After Party” in the subject line for your chance to win!

Don’t miss out on any of the Oktoberfest events in Detroit this season.

Oktoberfest at Batch Brauerei (September 15-16): Batch Brewing Company re-assumes it’s alter ego as Batch Brauerei for the 3rd year in a row, with German-style beers and serving German food inspired by München.

Bloktoberfest (September 16): Atwater celebrates its 20th Anniversary with Bloktoberfest on tap, live music and German food.

PARKtoberfest (September 22): PARKtoberfest at Campus Martius will feature an impressive selection of 25 craft, seasonal and Oktoberfest beers, ceremonial keg tappings, live musical performances, friendly Oktoberfest competitions, a Kids Zone, pumpkin carving demonstrations and more!

Corktoberfest (September 23): The 1st Annual Corktoberfest 2017 will feature over 101 different types of beers ranging from large batch, world famous brands to some of today’s greatest small batch craft beer options from around the world. Bonus: Food from your favorite Corktown restaurants.

Ocktoberfest in the D (September 23): Hockeytown Café is opening its outdoor patio for an Oktoberfest featuring 20+ breweries, GrillWich Tot Stop food truck and music from DJ MiNightOut.

St. Joseph Oktoberfest (September 24): An authentic Oktoberfest celebration with Bavarian music, a German dinner and Oktoberfest beer.

Motor City Gears & Beers (September 30): Experience some of Detroit’s most notorious and interesting bars, watering holes, and breweries on your bike.

Detroit Boat Club Beer Fest (September 30):  The Detroit Boat Club hosts an indoor/outdoor fall beer fest on Belle Isle with more than 50 craft beers.

Oktoberfest at the Park (September 30): Head to Atwater in the Park for exclusive beer tappings and live music. Prizes for the best Bavarian attire.

Oktoberfest Cruise (October 4): Cruise Lake St. Clair and the Detroit River with a beer in hand and enjoying fun entertainment.

Oktobeer Festival (October 6): Ferndale’s weekend festival with food, music games and BEER.

Boatoberfest (October 7): Motor City Brew Tours invites you to cruise on the Detroit River while sampling 25+ Seasonal Beers & Hard Ciders from Michigan and beyond.

Oktoberfest Drinking with Dogs (October 10): No need to leave your best friend at home. Party with your pup and fellow dog lovers at Canine to Five Oktoberfest celebration at Rosie O’Grady’s.

Windsor Craft Beer Festival (October 13): Take a trip across the River and enjoy craft beers from the burgeoning Ontario brew scene.

Octoberfest (October 14): Axle Brewing Co. is hosting its first celebration of all things craft beer at their new home in Ferndale.

Brew & Fall Fest (October 14): Head to Jimmy John’s Field for craft beer and fall fun, including disc gold, cornhole and football.

Michigan Craft Beer Stroll (October 14): Sample beer from over 20 of Michigan’s top breweries and food from top downtown Royal Oak restaurants and venues.

Oktoberfest in Royal Oak (October 14): Celebrate Oktoberfest with Over 50 Breweries, Spirits, Live Entertainment & Games!

TICKET GIVEAWAY – Michigan Beer Festival (October 27-28): Join the Michigan Brewers Guild at Eastern Market in October for one of the largest all-Michigan beer tastings around with more than 700 craft beers from over 80 Michigan breweries.

GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY: Michigan Beer Festival After Party @ Batch (October 28): Head to Batch Brewing Company after the Detroit Fall Beer Festival for a DICKSMASHING good time. Batch is releasing 2017 DICKSMASHER in the RYE and debuting Black Knight Satellite, our collaboration with Garden City/Detroit’s own Koffin Kats: an 11% abv Imperial Coffee Stout. The Kats are also performing starting at 8pm!