Oktoberfest is fast approaching, which means that September and October are already overflowing with plans for beer festivals, giant pretzels, and more across Toronto.
Here’s where to celebrate Oktoberfest in and around the city this year.
The amusement park just north of Toronto hosts two weeks of German-themed food and beverage specials, along with traditional festival bands, and daily activities.
When: September 14 to 15 and 21 to 22, 2019
Where: Canada’s Wonderland, 1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive, Vaughan
Price: Included with admission to park
- Canada’s Wonderland is hosting huge Oktoberfest celebrations this month
- A massive Oktoberfest celebration is coming to Toronto next month
Beau’s Oktoberfest 11th Edition
While this one is a day-trip from Toronto, it’s well worth the drive. The main stage will host the likes of The New Pornographers and Neon Dreams, plus loads of supporting acts, beer (of course), food, and more.
When: September 20 and 21
Where: Vankleek Hill Fairgrounds, 92 Main Street West, Vankleek Hill
Price: From $32 online
Octo-berfest at Ripley’s Aquarium
Raise your stein for an evening of live music and entertainment by Matt Lebar Ensemble and craft beer from ten local breweries. Prost! Plus find food and drink for sale.
When: September 27 from 8 pm to midnight
Where: Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
Price: Tickets are $32, available online
Don your finest lederhosen and dirndls under a massive Bavarian-style Festhalle tent in the Ontario Place parking lot. Modelled after the original Munich event, this volks fest, presented by ERDINGER, promises food, beer, a 20-piece brass band, and a fun fair!
Where: Ontario Place
When: September 26, 27, and 28
Tickets: Available online from $16
Toronto Blue Danube Oktoberfest
This Oktoberfest party in Toronto’s east end boasts Bavarian foods, traditional German dance performances, lively polka music, and cold beer!
When: September 21 from 5 pm
Where: 1686 Ellesmere Road, Scarborough
Price: $15 for members, $20 for guests.