As the largest German folk fest celebrated around the world, Oktoberfest is all but guaranteed to be a hit no matter where you’re celebrating it. And in Vancouver, there are a handful of events coming up this month and early October to mark the occasion. So with that in mind, here are 5 delicious Oktoberfest celebrations to check out in Metro Vancouver this year.

Harvest Haus 2023


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Harvest Haus is back & better than ever this year, celebrating the seasonal bounty of autumn with tons of specialty German fare, including schnitzel, roast chicken, and a wide range of German, Czech, and Belgian brews. Whether you’re impartial to an old-fashioned pilsner or more of a radler person, there’s a beer (and a seat) for everyone at Harvest Haus. Oh, and plenty of live entertainment to get you up and dancing all night long!

Note that table reservation tickets include a souvenir beer stein.

When: Friday, September 29th and Saturday, September 30th
Where: 2901 East Hastings
Cost: $35 to $480

Oktoberfest at Trading Post Brewing

This one’s a bit of a trek, but any Oktoberfest enthusiast will tell you that top-notch bratwurst and traditional beer are well worth the extra effort. And the Langley Tasting Room at Trading Post Brewing has exactly that. Oh, and competitive pretzel tosses, live accordion music, and prizes for the best costumes to really bring the experience full circle.

Small tables with one German Platter (feeds 2-3 people) are priced at $54.58 each, a medium table with two German Platters (feeds 3-5 people) costs $107.83, and a large table with three German Platters (feeds 5 to 8 people) is $161.08.

When: Friday, September 15th, 22nd, and 29th
Where: #107-20120 64th Avenue, Langley
Cost: $54.58 to $161.08

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Oktoberfest eats at Brewhall


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Get ready for authentic German beer at Oktoberfest at Brewhall, including their award-winning Köl Story Bro Kölsch and a new Oktoberfest Amber Lager. As well, visitors can enjoy schnitzel, currywurst, sausage, and soft-baked pretzels until October 2nd.

When: Now until October 2nd
Where: 97 East 2nd Avenue

Oktoberfest Pairing Dinner at CRAFT False Creek

CRAFT False Creek is celebrating the occasion with a special Oktoberfest Pairing Dinner, complete with three courses, four perfectly paired brews, tasting notes and stories from McClelland Premium Imports, and fun prizes and giveaways.

When: Thursday, October 5th
Where: 85 West 1st Avenue
Cost: $81.21

Oktoberfest at Austria Vancouver Club 

The Austria Vancouver Club is celebrating Oktoberfest with celebrations on September 30th, October 14th, and 28th, according to their events calendar. And they all feature dinner & dancing! For just $45 a pop, you can enjoy an authentic Oktoberfest-inspired meal and enjoy live entertainment by Al Pichler & the Alpiners and The Silver Stars.

When: Saturday, September 30th, October 14th, and October 28th
Where: 5851 Westminster Highway, Richmond
Cost: $40 for members, $45 for non-members

So there you have it, Vancouver. Prost and enjoy!