Passes Lift Tickets Seasonal Products
Snow Report   Lift Tickets 
Mostly Sunny
Mostly Sunny
Partly Sunny

Oktoberfest I with Ciders in the Catskills

Sat, Sep 28 - Sun, Sep 29

Men and Girl
Time: 11:00 AM - 6:15 PM (Sat) | 5:15 PM (Sun)
Location: Hunter Mountain
Admission: FREE
Our FREE Oktoberfest, which runs 4 weekends long through September and October, 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 festival admission makes it an affordable, fun time for all ages.
Enjoy Oktoberfest at Hunter Mountain in style with VIP Oktoberfest packages!  
VIP Packages coming soon!
Hours for all four weekends are:
  • Saturdays: 11 AM - 6:15 PM 
  • Sundays: 11 AM - 5:15 PM (except October 6th which will run until 6:15 pm)
  • All weekends of Oktoberfest are rain or shine.
Click here to learn more about all 4 FREE Oktoberfest Weekends!  
Need a ride to the festival?  To charter transportation for your own group of any size,  click here.
Oktoberfest I: September 28-29, 2019:  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 !
Oktoberfest II: October 5-6, 2019: NEW! The second weekend of Oktoberfest will no longer feature the Motorcycle Rally. However, we are excited to announce that Colors in the Catskills will now feature off-roading! After great success with our summer and fall 4X4 off-road adventure events, we wanted to offer 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. Food and beverages will be plenty, and the music will be as rocking as ever!
Colors in the Catskills VIP packages available soon. Once on sale, act quickly as space is limited!  Vehicle Tour Requirements |  All drivers must have a valid driver’s license, and vehicles must:
  • Be equipped with 4-low gearing
  • Have front & rear frame mounted recovery points
  • Be street-legal
  • Be inspected & insured
  • Have no leaking fluids
Oktoberfest III: October 12-13, 2019:  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.
  • Live Music featuring 18-time Grammy Award Winner, Jimmy Sturr!
  • Entertainment schedule coming soon!
Oktoberfest IV: October 19-20, 2019:  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 .