Prost to Oktoberfest
From German fare and beer to games and entertainment, a variety of venues across the Valley celebrate Oktoberfest.
Four Peaks Oktoberfest, Oct. 7-9, Tempe Town Lake: Four Peaks is celebrating its 49th Oktoberfest with a big bash featuring live music, family fun, games, contests and its Oktoberfest beer and German brews. Admission is $20 Friday and Saturday for those 21 and over, and free for everyone on Sunday.
Oktoberfest dinner, Oct. 8 and 29, Classic Cooking Academy, North Scottsdale: Oktoberfest dinners for $90 feature German dishes paired with beer, including pickled red cabbage and Bavarian smoked cheese, bratwurst on a pretzel bun and German dark chocolate brownies with cherry preserves.
Desert Brews and German Grill, Oct. 14 and 28, Andaz Scottsdale: Stop by the hotel’s pop-up beer garden from 5-7 p.m. for live music, local beer and Biergarten bites from Weft & Warp. Dogs are welcome.
Hop Box Oktoberfest, Oct. 15, Pemberton Phoenix: Enjoy local beers, food and entertainment from 6-10 p.m. General admission starts at $45 and includes 12 beer-tasting tickets and a commemorative mug.
Gilbert Oktoberfest, Oct. 15, Gilbert Regional Park: From 2-9 p.m., enjoy live music, local beer selections, bratwurst and pretzels, children’s activities, and stein holding and sausage-eating competitions. Admission is $23.76.
Oktoberfest, Oct. 15-16, Heritage at Sportsman’s Park, Glendale: Located near Westgate and State Farm Stadium, the celebration includes contests, games, food and drink specials, and college and NFL football games on big screens. Admission starts at $25.