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Oktoberfest I: Ciders in the Catskills

Sat, Sep 22 - Sun, Sep 23

Men and Girl
Time: 11:00 AM - 6:15 PM (Sat) | 5:15 PM (Sun)
Location: Hunter Mountain
Admission: FREE
Our FREE Oktoberfest, 4 weekends long, features authentic German and German-American entertainment in the beauty of the 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 11 AM to 6:15 PM Saturday; 11 AM - 5:15 PM Sunday (except October 7th which will run until 6:15 pm), rain or shine.
Click here to learn more about all 4 FREE Oktoberfest Weekends! 
September 22-23, 2018: 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!
September 29-30, 2018: The second weekend of Oktoberfest features our Colors in the Catskills Motorcycle Rally! Whether you have a motorcycle or not, you can still enjoy the wonder of fall in the Catskills paired perfectly with our Oktoberfest activities. The beer will be flowing, food will be plenty, and the music will be as rocking as ever!
October 6-7, 2018: Ring in October with our third weekend of Oktoberfest, featuring 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.
October 13-14, 2018: 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.
  • Spitz Blitz Race to the Summit Saturday, October 13th | Registration coming soon!
  • Doxie Derby Sunday, October 14th | Registration coming soon!