8 BEST Oktoberfest Celebrations Across US Students MUST NOT Miss in October 2018

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Oktoberfest 2018 is a massive celebration for all the beer lovers across the globe. As for the US, it begins in late September and the festivities last through October. So, students have a chance to see the massive events in their locations. Even though you might not be allowed to drink beer just yet, there’s no reason to miss an amazing holiday! The Typical Student team listed the locations across the US to partake in Oktoberfest in October 2018!


Where and When is Oktoberfest 2018?


If you’re googling Oktoberfest near me, here’s a list of festivities to visit in your state:


#1 Oktoberfest Northwest


Date: Oct. 5-7, 2018

Location: Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 9th Ave. SW, Puyallup, Washington, USA.


Hours planned:

  • Friday noon-midnight local time;
  • Saturday 11am to midnight;
  • Sunday 11am – 6pm;


At this amazing event, you will be offered lots of German food and beer. But not just that! Visitors will also enjoy live performances. Please mind, all ages festivities last until 7pm and all day on Sunday.


#2 Oktoberfest Fredericksburg


Date: Oct. 5-7, 2018

Location: 100 West Main Street, Fredericksburg, Texas, USA.


Hours planned:

  • Friday 6pm – midnight local time;
  • Saturday 10am – midnight;
  • Sunday 11am – 6pm.


The festival will feature both local  Texas and German cuisines as well as a selection of locally brewed, German and craft Oktoberfest beer.


#3 Asheville Oktoberfest


Date: Oct. 6, 2018

Location: Pack Square Park on S. Spruce Street, North Carolina, USA.


Hours planned: 1pm – 6pm local time


Asheville Oktoberfest is described as a relaxing event with lots of German food with the stunning scenery of the North Carolina fall.


#4 Oktoberfest NOLA / New Orleans


Date: October 5-6, 12-13 and 19-20th

Location: Deutsches Haus at 1700 Moss Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.


Hours planned:

Fridays 4pm local time – 11pm;

Saturdays 1pm – 11pm.


Just imagine, three weekends of NOLA to enjoy! Come to the Gulf Coast’s Deutsches Haus featuring German food, beer, music and dance performances.


#5 Nashville Oktoberfest


Date: Oct. 11-14, 2018

Location: Germantown neighborhood, 998 5th Ave North in Nashville, Tennessee, USA


Hours planned:

  • Thursday 5pm – 10pm;
  • Friday 10am – 10pm local time;
  • Saturday 10am – 10pm;
  • Sunday 10am – 8pm.


You won’t feel bored in Nashville! Get ready for lots of live performances and delicious German food and specialty brews. Participate in the Oktoberfest bratwurst eating contest! And don’t miss the Nashville Oktoberfest parade scheduled for 1pm on Saturday at Harrison Street & 5th Ave North.



#6 Oktoberfest Cape Coral


Date: Oct. 19-21 and 26-28.

Location: 2101 SW Pine Island Road, Cape Coral, Florida, USA


Hours planned:

  • Fridays 4pm – midnight local time;
  • Saturdays noon – midnight;
  • Sundays 11am – 9pm.


One of the most authentic and one of the best Oktoberfests! Traditional German food, beer, live German band performances - all of that is waiting for you!


#7 Richmond Oktoberfest


Date: Oct. 19-20, 2018

Location: Old Dominion Building at Richmond International Raceway, 600 E. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, Virginia


Hours planned:

  • 6pm – midnight on the 21st;
  • 3pm – midnight on the 22nd.


MASSIVE Oktoberfest celebration in Virginia,  one of the best Oktoberfests in the Mid-Atlantic! This festival will provide you with an exquisite experience of German Bavarian beer and food.


#8 Linde Oktoberfest



Date: Oct. 18-21, 2018

Location: River West Festival Park, 2100 S. Jackson Ave. Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA


Hours planned:

  • Thursday 5pm – 11pm;
  • Friday & Saturday – 11am – 1am;
  • Sunday noon – 6pm.


Linde Oktoberfest features country-western artists, old-time rock and dance performances. That’s apart from food, of course! Don’t miss a chance to taste German and Oktoberfest-inspired beer, and visit the festival’s arts and crafts fair.



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