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Oktoberfest in NYC: Where to grab a beer and celebrate

Oktoberfest in NYC: Where to grab a beer and celebrate

Oktoberfest may be a Bavarian event, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t great places to enjoy this epic beer festival right here in New York. From charitable events to local biergartens putting their spin on the three-week holiday, there are plenty of ways to grab an Oktoberfest brew and enjoy the festivities.
Check out these events that will help you celebrate without the cost of a plane ticket to Munich. Prost!

Sip beer and hold steins at Treadwell Park

This Upper East Side beer hall is offering everything Oktoberfest, with a special kick-off celebration on Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. Taste German beer from around the country, filling out a special “passport” to complete your brew journey. While you sip on your steins, be sure to grab some eats too: Treadwell Park is offering authentic dishes including schnitzel, pretzels and Berliner (jam-filled donuts).

Treadwell Park, 1125 First Ave., Manhattan, Sept. 16-Oct. 14, from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. on weeknights and from 11:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. on weekends, treadwellpark.com