Guide to Oktoberfest in Colorado

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How would you like it if you could celebrate Oktoberfest without having to leave Colorado? That’s right, no need to travel, just locally of course! Since Oktoberfest is the most popular Festival in the world, it only made sense that other locations picked up on the fun and began to celebrate it themselves.

The ultimate Oktoberfest celebration is filled with varieties of delicious beer, a heap of tasty international foods, the necessary Folk music and clothing to symbolize the culture. If you’re interested in celebrating the Fall Season by attending an Oktoberfest event, take a look below at what we have to offer that may be in your area!

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Oktoberfest Events Near Colorado

Colorado is once again preparing itself to welcome this world-famous and time-honored tradition of German heritage with German Beer, music, fun competitions, and bier-based activities. In Denver, it is also one of the largest beer festivals in the country because the city residents drink beer very well. So, check out the dates and Oktoberfest centers in Berthoud, Denver, Woodland Park, Keystone, Montrose, Beaver Creek and other places in the State for unlimited beer and unmatched fun and entertainment. You may visit this space to find out details about the centers and dates.

T.E.V. Edelweiss Oktoberfest – August 24-26, 20178
Friday, Aug 24 from 5-11pm; Saturday Aug 25 from 11am-11pm; Sunday Aug 26 11am-6pm
Family Fun, German dancers, imported German beer, Kids area, Music, Face Painting, Folk Dance, German Food,
Located at 17832 Highwar 8, Morrison, CO 80465. Call 303-289-5621 or visit website for more information.

Colorado Springs Oktoberfest
German Wine Tasting, Brewmaster’s Dinner, Oktoberfest Brunch, Warsteiner Beer Flights, Games.
Located at Sky Sox Stadium | Colorado Springs, CO. Visit website for more information.

Keystone Oktoberfest – Sept 1, 2018
Chicken Dancing, Free Face Painting, Bounce House, Dance performances from the Edelweiss Schuhplattlers, Colorado Craft Beers, 5K Run.
Located at 140 Ida Belle Dr, Keystone Colorado 80435 call 800-919-0038 or visit website for more information.

Steamboat OktoberWest – Sept 14-15, 2018
Friday Sept 14th – 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Beer Stroll. Saturday Sept 15th – 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Downtown Steamboat, Steamboat Ski Area, Steamboat Springs, Run Rabbit Run Ultramarathons, ol’ Colorado Rocky Mountain beer, Food, Live Music, the I Love Beef Cook Off and plenty of regional beers to taste in the beer garden.
Located at 125 Anglers Dr, Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80487 call 970-879-0880 or visit website for more information.

OktoBREWfest – Sept 28-29, 2018
VIP Beer Tasting, Great beer, Brats, Games, Free concert, Band on fire, Music, Crafts Area, Face Painting, Bubble tower, Arcade Games, Inflatable slide, WOW Bubbles, Children’s Chorale, UNC Jazz Band, Volkstanzgruppe German Dancers, Pie eating contests, Life-size beer pong, Willie Bean Bluegrass, Dutch Hop Makers
Located at — Lincoln Park, Greeley CO 80631. Visit website for more information.

Castle Rock Oktoberfest – Sept 29, 2018
Oktoberfest, Street fair, Live Music, Food vendors, Bounce houses, Demonstrations.
Located at 18 South Wilcox Street, Suite 202, Castle Rock, CO 80102. Call 303-688-7488 or visit website for more information.

Breckenridge Oktoberfest – Sept 7-9, 2018
New collectible beer stein, three-dozen genuine German cuisine and brew vendors, German themed games including Hammerschlagan, Bavarian lederhosen, Oompah and polka dancing.
Located at 203 S Main St, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424. Call 877-864-0868 or visit website for more information.

Denver Oktoberfest – Sept 21-23 and Sept 28-30, 2018
Food, Bier, Music, Stein Hoisting, Long Dog Derby, Keg bowling, Bratwurst eating contest, Happy hour
Located at 2100 Larimer St, Denver, Colorado 80205. Visit website for more information.

Royal Gorge Route Railroad Oktoberfest – September 8th – October 21st
Round-trip train ride, 3-course lunch, amazing food, locally brewed beer, music
Located at Santa Fe Depot, one block south of Hwy 50 & 3rd Street, Canon City, CO 81212 call 888-724-5748 or 719-276-4000 or visit website for more information.

10+ hours of live music, local seasonal craft beers, delicious food offerings
Located at 19 Old Town Square Suite #230, Fort Collins, Colorado 80524. Call 970-484-6500 or visit website for more information.

La Veta Oktoberfest – Oct 6, 2018
German Biergarten, featuring domestic & imported beer & wine, Veteran’s tribute, Twin Peak Rodder’s Car Show, German Band in the morning, Dancing in the Street all day long, Arts, Crafts, and Food vendors, Oktoberfest Royalty
Located at La Veta/Cuchara Chamber P.O. Box 32, La Veta, CO 81055. Call 719-742-3676 visit website for more information.

Berthoud Oktoberfest – Oct 6, 2018 from 11 am – 6 pm
Food and Drinks, Music and Dancing, Children’s Activities, Lederhosen/Dirndl Contest, Pretzel Eating Contest
Located at 428 Mountain Ave, PO Box 1709, Berthoud, CO 80513. Call 970-532-4200 or visit website for more information.

Beaver Creek Oktoberfest – September 1st & 2nd, 2018
Live music, Kids’ Fun Zone, Beer garden and restaurant, Bavarian Costume Contest, 5K, 10K and Family Fun 1K, Kids’ European Alpenhorn Contest.
Located at 210 Offerson Rd, Avon, Colorado 81620 call 970-754-4636 or visit website for more information.

Pueblo Oktoberfest – Sept 14-15, 2018
Located at 132 W. B Street, Pueblo, CO 81003. Call 719-544-0020 or visit website for more information.

Parker Oktoberfest – September 14th – 16th, 2018 Friday from 6pm-11pm, Saturday from 10am to 11pm, Sunday from 10am-2pm
Live German music, Biergarten, Bavarian dancers, Delicious German food, Fun activities for children and adults.
Located at Parker, Colorado 80138 visit website for more information.

Oktoberfest in Woodland Park
Live music,  German food and drinks, Arts and Crafts, Children activities
Located at Ute Pass Cultural Center, 210 E. Midland Ave. Woodland Park, CO 80863 call 719-687-9885 or visit website for more information.

Lamar Oktoberfest
Live music, a DJ inflatables for kids, Beer Garden, Beers and Brats for Boobies, Breast Cancer Awareness, 5K Run.
Located at 109 E Beech St, Lamar, Colorado 81052 call 719-336-4379 or visit website for more information.

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Photo by Leigh Wolf, via Flickr

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