Oktoberfest 2021

Oktoberfest in Minneapolis is our time to bust out the Lederhosen and display our secret love for polka music. Check out the absolute best places in Minneapolis to grab a apfelstrudel and sausage and celebrate Oktoberfest!

Utepils Oktoberfest

September 17-18, 2021
September 24-25, 2021
Utepils Brewing Co.

Oktoberfest season is back and we are ready to party! Join Utepils for 4 days of family fun, music, food and of course, beer. Admission: Friday's - Free and Saturday's - $5 (12 & Under Free).

Gastof's Oktoberfest at Fulton

September 24-25, 2021
October 1-2, 2021

Fulton's Production Brewery


Grab your lederhosen or dirndl and the biggest mug you can find, and come join us for Gasthof's Oktoberfest at Fulton! If you have ever done Gasthof's Oktoberfest, you know it's a great time with beer, food, dancing, singing, and more! Feel free to show up anytime.

7th Annual Schwandtoberfest

September 25th, 2021
Bauhaus Brew Labs

Starts at 12:00pm

Bauhaus is at it again! Join them for their Annual Schwandtoberfest. This free event will have music by Viva Knievel and friends and food from Animales Burger Co. and Gerhard’s Brats. Keeper steins will beavailable for purchase!


September 25, 2021
Broken Clock Brewing Cooperative

This day will be filled with food, beer and live music from Hell Burnin' Sinners, food from Snowman BBQ and TWO brand new beer releases!

They will also have limited edition Clocktoberfest mugs available for purchase! Mark your calendars for this exciting celebration!

Geilfest at Travail

October 2nd, 2021
Travail Kitchen & Amusements
3:00pm - 8:30pm

Head to Travail Kitchen & Amusements for an incredible German meal, some dancing and Oktoberfest favorites! Sip on one of their genuine German beers while you enjoy interactive food stations featuring dishes like sausages, smoked trout, prime rib, schnitzel, pretzels, apple strudel and more. Then, put your dancing shoes on and get ready for their live polka band.

Freehaus Oktoberfest

October 2nd, 2021
The Freehouse

Join the party for Freehouse's Oktoberfest celebration with live music, beer, exclusive food items, games, and more!

Oktoberfest at Midtown Global Market

October 2nd, 2021
Midtown Global Market
12:00pm - 4:00pm

Get some German themed beer at Eastlake Brewery, German inspired foods, and German themed gifts. Activities include accordion playing with Mark Stillman from 12- 2 pm, balloon artist from 1- 3 pm, storytelling with Nicholas Pawlowski, kids crafts, and a selfie station.

All are welcome. This is a free and family friendly event.


October 2nd, 2021
Lakes and Legends Brewing Company

We'll have Polka music playing, a stein holding contest, bag boards, a log with nails and a hammer, and delicious beer for the occasion!

We'll also have fest food from Gentleman Forager EATS.

5th Annual Barktoberfest

October 3, 2021
Inbound BrewCo

You're invited to enjoy an afternoon with your best friend at the brewery. We'll be celebrating with a festive Autumnal photo booth, costume contest with prizes, local vendors, and KCM EggRolls.

Twin Cities Oktoberfest

October 8-9, 2021
Minnesota State Fairgrounds

Enjoy this two-day celebration complete with dancers, games, local vendors and of course…BEER! New for 2021: we will be featuring beer, cider & wine from 5 great Minnesota Breweries, Cideries & Wineries.