oktoberfestWashington state, home of the one largest hop producing regions in the world, celebrates Oktoberfest in a variety of ways, places and times. Grab a beer and join the celebration!

Note:  This list is a work in progress. I am getting information about more details and more events all the time. Check back for updates. If you know more than I do, share your information in our comments section.

Fremont Oktoberfest

The Fremont Oktoberfest is your fall kick-off celebration in the “Center of the Universe” Fremont, Washington. Voted by USA Today and Orbitz.com as one of the top places to toast Oktoberfest, the three-day event has an activity for kids and adults of all ages! Events range from the Fremont Brew Ha Ha fun run to Texas Chainsaw Pumpkin Carving to Kids play area to Miss Buxom contest to BEER! There is an impressive beer list for this festival. Take a peek at SeattleBeerNews’ list of must try brews September 18-20.

Silver City Brewery 13th Annual Oktoberfest

Silver City Oktoberfest is an authentic interpretation of this classic amber lager. Just a few sips of this luscious brew and you are transported to the great beer halls of Bavaria. You will enjoy the rick malty sweetnessm and a spicy hop character of this popular Silver City seasonal brew. 6.4% ABV

Fresh offerings from Silver City Brewery Kitchen for Oktoberfest!

  • Bavarian Pretzel Platter
  • Wild Salmon with Forest Mushroom Cream
  • Huckleberry BBQ Beef Tenderloin Tips
  • Black Forest Cutlets
  • Bavarian Bratwurst
  • Bavarian Bacon Pizza

All profits go to the Central Kitsap Professional Firefighters Benevolent Fund, September 18-20.

Oktoberfest in Burien

Our humble festivities in Burien will take place Saturday, September 26. Look for live music, special beers and food, and an outdoor beer garden! More details later as they become available.

Puget SoundKeeper Alliance Oktoberfest at Fish Brewing Company

Live and Silent Auctions benefitting the Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, great music , food and beer abound at the Oktoberfest hosted by Fish Brewing. Enjoy the Puget Sound Oyster Bar, in addition to the “culinary” delights from the Fish Tale Brewpub. Fish Tale Organic Ales, Leavenworth Biers and Spire Mountain Ciders will be available. All ages welcome!
Contact the Fish Tale Brewpub, 515 Jefferson St, Downtown Olympia (360)-943-3650 for advance tickets.

Leavenworth Oktoberfest

Since 1998, Projekt Bayern, has been bringing Oktoberfest to Leavenworth. Oktoberfest in Leavenworth is Live music, German food, arts and crafts, Bavarian clothing sale, and activities for the whole family. Entertainment includes two bands from Germany, dancers, procession and official keg tapping every Saturday during the festival. Free shuttle service helps you get to and from your hotel or campground. October 2 & 3, October 9 & 10, October 16 & 17.

Oktoberfest Enumclaw

Pull out those lederhosen and steins and join us at Enumclaw Oktoberfest as we turn up the oompah. Don’t miss this community celebration of the Bavarian culture. Bring the whole family for authentic wursts and sausages, live entertainment, Bavarian dancers and of course…beer. Enumclaw Oktoberfest partners with the Washington Beer Commission in bringing 15 breweries from around the state. This event has plenty to offer for all ages. October 9-10, 10am to 10pm Enumclaw Exposition Center.

Oktoberfest Dinner, Dance and Auction

We will have great beer provided by Elliot Bay Brewery and Bratwurst provide by the Tin Room and Dan the Sausage Man. A silent Auction during the happy hour before dinner followed by Bratwurst dinner. The Live Auction is after dinner, followed by dancing. Proceeds benefit the Highline Schools Fund for Excellence. Tickets available in advance or at the door. October 10, 6-10pm at the Cove in Normandy Park.

Oktoberfest Northwest

Oktoberfest Northwest 2009 will serve up beer, brats and authentic Oktoberfest entertainment for the entire family. Join in the fun with the Weiner Dog Races. In 2005 we introduced Hammerschlagen to the Pacific Northwest. It quickly proved to be quite possibly the most addicting bar game ever, and a tradition was born! The game- Hammerschlagen. The goal- to drive a nail into a cross-section of wood faster than your opponent. Sample delicious German grub and German style beer, including Snoqualmie Brewing Harvest Moon German Style Festbier. October 9-11, 2009 Puyallup