Where to celebrate Oktoberfest in and around Toronto this year

Sep 10 2019, 11:59 am

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.

Canada’s Wonderland Oktoberfest

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Canada’s Wonderland

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


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Beau’s Oktoberfest 11th Edition

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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

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Octo-berfest at Ripley’s Aquarium

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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


Toronto Oktoberfest 2019

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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

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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.


Bingemans Oktoberfest


At Bingemans Oktoberfest, running from October 11 to 19 just a short drive from Toronto, you can taste in beer-infused bratwurst… plus a host of other mouthwatering eats including¬†German schnitzel, Oktoberfest sausage, sauerkraut, spaetzle, and plenty of craft beer.

Where:¬†Bingemans ‚Äst425 Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener
When: October 11 to 19, 2019
Tickets: Available online from $15


Amsterdam Brewhouse and Barrel House

Amsterdam Brewhouse

Amsterdam Brewhouse and Amsterdam Barrel House are throwing a two-weekend celebration for Oktoberfest! Amsterdam Brewhouse will kick off the party from September 27 to 28, and continue on October 4 and 5.  They’re encouraging everyone to grab their ederhosen and prepare for fun with games, specialty Oktoberfest beer, German-inspired eats, and entertainment starting at 6 pm each day. Amsterdam Barrel House, located at 87 Laird Drive in East York, will be joining the celebrations on October 5 with live entertainment at 7 pm. Anticipate a specialty Oktoberfest beer menu and German-inspired eats throughout the night. All events are first-come-first-serve. Learn more here.

Address: 245 Queens Quay
Phone: 416-504-1020

Address: 87 Laird Drive
Phone: 416-504-1060

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CRAFT Br√ľha√ľs Oktoberfest Party

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Bust out your lederhosen and dirndls and celebrate all things Oktoberfest at CRAFT! Anticipate German-inspired eats, big beers, great music and entertainment at this 2-day Bavarian party.

Address: CRAFT Beer Market, 1 Adelaide Street East, Toronto
Phone:  437-922-2337
Tickets: RSVP for free online


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