As we move towards the end of summer in the month of September its time to mark our calendars for the various Oktoberfest celebrations that will take place across the region. Now in its 11th year, the Widmer Brothers Brewing Oktoberfest, Portland’s largest and longest-running Oktoberfest celebration will take place on Saturday, September 12 from 3:00 to 11:00pm.
Located under the eastside of the Fremont Bridge, Widmer Brothers will be hosting its Oktoberfest in the back lot of its historic North Portland property and home to its production brewery. This event is 21 & Over only.
This year admission is $10.00 and there is an advance ticket option for $25.00 that includes 3 beer $5.00 beer tokens. The first 1000 tickets sold will receive a commemorative mug at check-in.
The Oktoberfest celebration is not only limited to the back lot as the Widmer Brothers Pub will be featuring a special menu alongside its 24 taps.
The music lineup for this year’s Widmer Oktoberfest will include:
5:00-6:00pm Garcia Birthday Band
7:00-8:00pm Redwood Son
9:00-10:30pm Tango Alpha Tango
So grab an ale-braised bratwurst with sauerkraut or a German-style pretzel and watch the entertainment on the loading dock-turned stage.
Widmer Brothers Brewery 929 N. Russell St. Portland, OR 97227
D.J. is a Portland, Oregon based writer that spent his formative years in the Midwest. With over 20 years under his belt of drinking beer at festivals across America and the world, he has developed a strong appreciation and understanding of craft beer and the industry that surrounds it. He can be found in any of the great breweries or beer bars that make Portland the best beer city in the world. His writing can also be found in Northwest Brewing News and can be followed on Twitter at @hopapalooza.