Where to find Oktoberfest events and celebrations in NH

Enjoy a day of traditional German food and music at one of NH's Oktoberfest events.




10th Annual Oktoberfest

When: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Where: Dover, NH

Samuel Adams and WHEB present this 9th annual event. Enjoy all of your favorite German favorites like pretzels, schnitzel, sausage and more served up by some of Dover's favorite restaurants.

Visit facebook.com/DoverOktoberfest for more information


Schnitzelfest New Hampshire

When: Saturday, September 23, 2017; 12-8 p.m.

Where: Butler Park on Central Street in Hillsborough, NH

Enjoy German food, beer and music in beautiful Butler Park.

Visit schnitzelfestnh.org for more information


Schilling's Ammonoosuc Oktoberfest

When: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Where: Schilling Beer Co. in Littleton, NH

This Oktoberfest is held in conjunction with Schilling's anniversary celebration. The brewery's Bavarian and Czech-style lagers will take center stage, and local meats will be on the grill. Live folk music will welcome guests as Schilling celebrates brewing in Littleton.

Visit www.ammonoosucoktoberfest.com for more information


22nd Annual Oktoberfest

When: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Where: Elm City Brewing Company, Keene, NH

An outdoor celebration with authentic German food, the official tapping of Elm City's Oktoberfest beer, and a live oomph band.

Visit www.elmcitybrewing.com for more information


4th Annual Sausage Fest

When: Sunday, October 1, 2017; 12-6 p.m.

Where: Earth Eagle Brewing, 165 High St., Portsmouth, NH

Complete event details still fermenting but Earth Eagle Brewing will be teaming up with Maine Meat in Kittery for some special beer infused snausages.

Visit eartheaglebrewings.com for more information


12th Annual Oktoberfest

When: Sunday, October 1, 2017

Where: Inn at East Hill Farm, 460 Monadnock St., Troy, NH

At Oktoberfest in Troy, you can enjoy traditional German fare and live oompah music. Hors d’oeuvres begin at 5 p.m., dinner begins at 6 p.m. Reservations required. Tickets are $26.95 for adults and $13.50 for children.

Visit east-hill-farm.com for more information.


20th Annual Attitash Oktoberfest

When: October 7-8, 2017

Where: Attitash Mountain Resort in Bartlett, NH

Join Attitash for their 20th Annual Oktoberfest happening Columbus Day Weekend at Bear Peak. Enjoy live Bavarian music from the world renowned King Ludwig's Band, dancing, kids' activities, games, authentic German food and, of course, the Oktoberfest Biergarten featuring brewers from around the region. Admission and ticket packages range from is $7-$30.

Visit attitash.com for more information.


White Mountains Oktoberfest at Loon Mountain

When: October 7-8, 2017

Where: Loon Mountain Resort in Lincoln, NH

Get a taste of the Bavarian Alps during the area's largest celebration of German food, drink and culture, White Mountain Oktoberfest. This two-day festival perfectly coincides with fall foliage season so you'll enjoy beer and brats alongside stunning views of New Hampshire's White Mountains. Admission is free for all.

Visit loonmtn.com for more information.


Oktoberfest Dinner Party

When: October 13-14, 2017

Where: The Castle on the Charles in Rochester, NH

Grab your date or friends and sit down for a Munich-style feast at one of the long tables in the old-world atmosphere of the Castle on Charles. The evening includes lively Oktoberfest music from master of The Polka Party Gary Sredzienski, bier hall games, dancing, tasty food, and, of course, lots of "bier."

Visit www.castlenh.com for more information


2016 events -- stay tuned as we wait to hear if these events will be back in 2017.

Henniker Brewing Company's Oktoberfest

When: Saturday, September 10, 2016

Where: Henniker Brewing Company on Centervale Road in Henniker

Celebrate the release of the brewery's fall seasonal, Hometown Double Brown! There will be beer samples, brewery tours, games, live music, local vendors, food trucks, raffle prizes and more!

Visit hennikerbrewing.com for more information


Oktoberfest

When: Sunday, October 2, 2016

Where: Mile Away Restaurant on Federal Hill Road in Milford, NH

Visit mileawayrestaurant.com for more information


Anheuser-Busch Oktoberfest

When: Saturday, September 17, to Saturday, October 15, 2016

Where: Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Merrimack, NH

Enjoy authentic German beer, music, food, games and more at New Hampshire's own Anheuser-Busch brewery.

Visit budweisertours.com for more information


Oktoberfest '16 with Symphony NH

When: October 8, 2016; 6 p.m.

Where: Anheuser-Busch Brewery in Merrimack, NH

Tickets are $40, VIP tickets are $55 (VIP includes a private Brewery Tour and Symphony NH beer stein)

Enjoy your choice of seasonal brews and year-round favorites on tap alongside German beer-hall food favorites like bratwurst and strudel. Festive traditional music will make attendees feel like they're in a Bavarian Biergarten!

Visit symphonynh.org for more information


Oktoberfest Beer Brewing Event

When: October 12,-13, 2016

Where: IncrediBREW in Nashua, NH

You'll learn how to make some of our finest recipes: Oktoberfest, My Favorite Marzen, Oom-pah Pilsner, Hefe-Weizen, Dunkelweizen and Rogg-n-Roll. Plus, German John's Bakery will be there with pretzels to pair with the beer.

Visit www.incredibrew.com/ for more information

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