Beer, Brats and the Chicken dance at Spokane Oktoberfest 2010

The first annual Spokane Oktoberfest opened under cloudy skies, and with a relatively small crowd at 4pm Sept 24, 2010. That first wave through the gates was small but enthusiastic about trying the diverse selection of Washington beers on tap. When the Riverfront...

Five reasons to enjoy Oktoberfest in Spokane

The Washington Beer Commission Oktoberfest is coming to Spokane on September 24-September 26, 2010. This is the very first Washington Beer Commission sanctioned event east of  the cascades. That is great news for folks in Eastern Washington and a great opportunity to...

Fremont Oktoberfest fun for the whole family

Fremont Oktoberfest is one of the wackiest and wildest Oktoberfests in Washington state. This Oktoberfest is more in line with the creative culture of Fremont than the traditional harvest celebrations in Europe. The creative twists plus world class beer is what makes...

Raise a pint at a Washington Oktoberfest 2010

The official Oktoberfest is a 16-18 day* celebration in Munich, held in late September and early October. What started out as a wedding reception is now celebrated around the world,  honoring beer, food and music. With Yakima Valley being one of the largest producers...

Enumclaw Oktoberfest: Community Festival and Beer

Enumclaw Oktoberfest is a community festival, featuring German music and dance. Although the King County Fairgrounds have been converted into the Enumclaw Exposition Center, it retains part of a fair atmosphere. A variety of vendors offered an assortment of food,...

WABL Oktoberfest Beer line up

This year the Washington Beer Commission and the Washington Beer Lovers (WABL) are shaking up Oktoberfest or at least they are moving on down south. Instead of creating a stand-alone Oktoberfest, they have joined the Enumclaw Oktoberfest where they will reigning over...

Fremont Oktoberfest Friday

We made sure that we were one of the first few through the gates at the Fremont Oktoberfest Friday evening. We like to party with the best of them, but we also appreciate low volume crowds so we can really savor our beer while the sun is shining. As the sun goes down,...
Its Oktoberfest time!

Its Oktoberfest time!

Washington 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...

WABL Oktoberfest moving to Enumclaw

Oktoberfest has been around since 1810, but the WABL version keeps reinventing itself. In the past, it has been held at Pyramid Brewery and at St Edwards Park. It’s latest reincarnation is a joint effort with the city of Enumclaw. This year Enumclaw is putting...