Hunter Mountain is honored to announce Oktoberfest has been included in USA Today's 10 Best Oktoberfests in the Nation!
Our FREE Oktoberfest, which runs 4 weekends long through September and October, features authentic German and German-American entertainment in the beauty of the great northern Catskills in autumn. Experience live entertainment and great food surrounded by lush fall foliage. Our modern celebration of the harvest features numerous vendors, free crafts for the kids, and much more. Plus, each weekend also features specialty events - see below for more details. FREE Admission makes it an affordable, fun time for all ages.
Hours for all four weekends are:
- Saturdays: 11 AM - 6:15 PM
- Sundays: 11 AM - 5:15 PM (except October 13th which will run until 6:15 PM)
- All four Oktoberfest weekends are rain or shine.
The first weekend of Oktoberfest features our Ciders in the Catskills tasting event showcasing some of the best cideries in NYS. Also, don’t miss the high-flying action provided by the Monster Energy Aerial Stunt Show!
Click Here to learn more about entertainment and activities
Colors in the Catskills will return featuring off-roading fun & vendors! After great success with our summer and fall 4X4 off-road adventure events, we are offering yet another opportunity for those with off-road vehicles to experience the fun and excitement of off-roading at Hunter Mountain while enjoying the Colors in the Catskills. Whether you have an off-road vehicle or not, you can still enjoy the wonder of fall in the Catskills paired perfectly with our Oktoberfest activities.
Oktoberfest III with Das Laufwerk Eurocar Rally: October 12-13, 2019
Ring in October with our third weekend of Oktoberfest with the Das Laufwerk Eurocar Rally. All European model car owners are welcome to bring their vehicles to showcase in exclusive fashion for the crowds. Grab your traditional German-American garb to dance the day away with German-American music and authentic traditional cuisine. Click here to learn more about entertainment and activities.
Our fourth and final weekend of Oktoberfest features a showcasing of local wineries to compliment the festivities, offering samples of their finest locally-crafted wines. As the weekend’s festivities continue, take advantage of your last chance to take in exceptional views from our Scenic Skyride chairlift. Click here to learn more
If you would like to participate as a vendor, please scroll to the bottom of this page and fill out a vendor contract. Please note, the submission of your contract does not guarantee your vendor participation. You will be contacted by our vendor coordinator.
Dogs are welcome at the outdoor portion of this event, however; they are required to be on a leash of no more than 6 feet long. Dogs are not permitted in any of the buildings on the property. Dogs are not permitted on the Skyride. Do not leave your dog unattended at any time. Hunter Mountain reserves the right to request that any dog be removed from the festival grounds for any reason. Please be considerate of others and the environment – pick up after your dog.
Food Vendor Contracts (Updated for 2019)
Oktoberfest Weekend I (Sept. 28-29) SOLD OUT Oktoberfest Weekend II (Oct. 5-6) SOLD OUT Oktoberfest Weekend III (Oct. 12-13) SOLD OUT Oktoberfest Weekend IV (Oct. 19-20) SOLD OUT
Commercial/Craft Vendor Contracts (Updated for 2019)