Oktoberfest Celebrations All Over the Chicago Area

Bring on the fall leaves and pull out the lederhosen for all the Chicago Oktoberfest celebrations all over the city in the next few weeks. Celebrate the traditions of Oktoberfest in the heart of the Windy City!  See the entire list below.

One of Chicago’s most popular celebrations of fall and all things Bavarian — Oktoberfest Chicago at St. Alphonsus this weekend on Sept 28-30— returns for its 15th year of seasonal revelry. It takes place both in and outside the iconic church located in Chicago’s West Lakeview neighborhood, so join in on Friday evening in West Lakeview to kick off the 17th annual Chicago Oktoberfest with beer, brats, seasonal revelry, and music from Rod Tuffcurls, Polkaholics, DT Funk, and Stache. Among the weekend excitement is Friday’s and Saturday’s popular craft beer tasting night’s in the parish’s German Beer Hall.   Another highlight (in addition to beer, brats, pretzels, and pop and Bavarian music acts on two stages) is Saturday & Sunday afternoon’s “Kinderfest” featuring games and other activities for youngsters and families.


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Sept. 27-30: Manteno Oktoberfest | Map

Sept. 28-30: Oktoberfest Chicago (Lakeview) | Map

Sept. 28-30: Chicago Gourmet (Loop) | Map

Sept. 28-30: St. Joseph’s Annual Oktoberfest (Lockport) | Map

Sept. 28-30: St. Benedict’s Oktoberfest (North Center) | Map

Sept. 28-Oct. 28: Fall Fest at Lincoln Park Zoo | Map

Sept. 28-29: Revolution Oktoberfest (Logan Square) | Map


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Sept. 29: Fall Fest: An Explosion of Colors (Bolingbrook) | Map

Sept. 29: Beer in the Woods (Forest Glen) | Map

Sept. 29: Villa Park Brewfest | Map

Sept. 29: Lisle Ale Fest | Map

Sept. 29: Homewood Fall Fest | Map

Sept. 29-30: Hyde Park Jazz Festival | Map

Sept. 29-30: Edgewater Arts Festival | Map

Sept. 29-30: The Highwood Starving Artists Show | Map

Sept. 29-30: Chicago Japanese Matsuri (Near North Side) | Map

Sept. 29-30: Oktoberfest (Roselle) | Map

Sept. 30: Historic Berwyn’s Bungalow Tour | Map

Sept. 30: Indian Summer Festival (Woodridge) | Map

Sept. 30: Dusek’s Blocktoberfest (Pilsen) | Map

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