Oktoberfest 2022 in Greater Newburyport!
Cheers to Fall with Great Tasting Beer!
German Style Beer, Live Music & Good Times
Oktoberfest, Octoberfest and Fall Festival events are the perfect way to celebrate the fall season in Greater Newburyport and throughout North Shore MA. Highlighted in this article are local micro-brewery annual Oktoberfest events as well as the Octoberfest run by the Greater Newburyport Chamber. Check the Newburyport Events Calendar for more specific evvent details and download the “Newburyport” App to easily access the Events Calendar.
Local celebrations take inspiration from the original Oktoberfest traditions which originated in Munich back in 1810 and continue to grown in popularity each year. German Oktoberfest features traditional lager beers, traveling carnivals and German foods. These Celebrations typically run for 16-18 days from mid to late September and conclude by the first Sunday in October.
Kick off the 2022 Oktoberfest season at the BareWolf Brewing on Saturday, September 17th from from 12 – 10 pm with the release of the Marzen Retrograde Lager and many German-style beers on tap, food trucks, new merch and live music starting at 4:30 pm. In addition, to the BareWolf Brewing celebration, make sure to check the Amesbury Chamber for an an extensive list of additional Oktoberfest events hosted throughout Amesbury from Sept. 17th – 23rd.
On Saturday, September 24th from 12 – 10 pm, RiverWalk Brewing in Newburyport will host their annual Oktoberfest with beers, brats and live music from Oberlaender Hofbrau Band. Located next to the Newburyport rail trail, RiverWalk has a wonderful outdoor area, offering plenty of space for the kids to play.
On Saturday, October 15th from 12 – 9 pm, Newburyport Brewing Company will host a family friendly Oktoberfest to benefit Newburyport Youth Services, $10 suggested donation. Enjoy live music from the Oberlandauer Hofbrau Band, try the NEW, Newburyport Brewing Oktoberfest beer and check out the food trucks with brats, pretzels and more.
The Newburyport Chamber has decided to revive Newburyport’s Octoberfest on the Waterfront. October 15th and 16th the Chamber will host a two day Octoberfest event from 12 – 5 pm, featuring: local beer garden, live music, preforming arts, informational booths, and art vendors.
As part of the Chamber’s Octoberfest, The Mom Comm will host Pumpkin Palooza feature family friendly activities on Inn Street from 11 am – 3 pm. Join the fun with a family friendly workout, kids yoga, live performances from NH Academy of Performing Arts and Port Players. Last but certainly not least, make sure to check out the costume parade at 3 pm!
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