225 W Main St., Patchogue
Through October 3
Blue Point Brewpub is celebrating Oktoberfest now - October 3 with food specials including Sausage Fest, cured sauerkraut, and German-style pull apart honey Berliner dessert. Compete or be a spectator at the Stein Holding Competition, Tuesday - Friday each week (Tue 9/21 - Fri 9/24, Tue 9/28 - Fri 10/1). Try pub-exclusive German beers on tap like our Helles Lager, Zümfest, Maibock, and more.
4558 Sound Avenue, Riverhead
Saturday and Sunday, October 16 - 17
Garden of Eve Farm Brewery in Riverhead will hold an Oktoberfest celebration on Oct. 16 and 17. Try craft beers, listen to live music, and bring the kids for a pedal kart track, maze, lavender labyrinth, and friendly farm animals.
64 N. Country Rd., Smithtown
Through October 17
Have lunch or dinner in the outdoor beer garden at the Garden Grill in Smithtown. Choose from a special Oktoberfest menu that includes sauerbraten, beef goulash, and more. Bring the kids – there’s a menu just for them, too. Oktoberfest flags and music set a festive mood. Choose from a selection of German beers to accompany your meal. Need more info? Check them out on Facebook, visit their website, or give them a call.
817 Pulaski St, Riverhead
The Long Ireland Beer Company will be holding its 8th Annual Oktoberfest Celebration from 12 - 9 p.m. on October 9. Enjoy a day filled with beer, German-inspired foods, and lots of merriment including contests for Keg Tossing, Best Lederhosen/Dirndled, Beard, Sausage Eating, and Stein Holding. Oktoberfest regalia and lederhosen are strongly encouraged.
Long Island Craft Beer Fest
Tanger Outlets Deer Park, 152 The Arches Circle, Deer Park
October 16, 1-5 p.m.
In the true spirit of Oktoberfest, a traditional German celebration of beer will be held at the Long Island Craft Beer Fest. The event will feature over 150 samples of craft beer including many from New York breweries, as well as live music, interactive games, and food available for purchase. 21 and over only. Purchase tickets online.
1132 Hempstead Tpke, Franklin Square
October 1 -October 15
Plattduetsche Biergarten feels like an authentic German beer garden and is one of Long Islander’s go-to places to celebrate Oktoberfest. Guests can expect everything from German food and Oktoberfest beers to music, bands, dancing and demonstrations. Indulge in traditional German entrees such as Wiener Schnitzel - or perhaps share a giant pretzel imported from Munich? No reservations required. Visit their website, Facebook page, or call the restaurant for details.