Not going to Munich? No worries. There are Oktoberfest celebrations across Long Island. Here's five you won't want to miss.
The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington: presents Oktoberfest 2019, an all-day experience with live music, German-inspired food, and beer on Saturday, Oct. 12, with musical guests, Die Spitzbuam and DJ Beso at 3 p.m. Click here for details.
Croxley's Ale, 190 Main St., Farmingdale: An Oktoberfest event is set for Friday, Oct. 18 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. with Mayor Ralph Ekstrand as master of ceremony. The fun includes a live Umpa band, German specialty dishes, German beer, and mug holding contest. Click here for details.
Hotel Indigo, 1830 West Main St. (Route 25), Riverhead: Third Annual: Ode to Oktoberfest Sunday, Sept. 29 from noon to 4 p.m., Doors open at noon. The band plays at 1 p.m. Fun includes live music, food, beer, mug holding contest, polka band, German fare, and keg tapping ceremony. Click here for details.
Destination Unknown Beer Co., 1 S Chicago Ave, Bay Shore: First Ever Duptoberfest Saturday, Sept. 28 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tastings of 20 German-inspired beers and meads. Click here for details.
Plattduetsche Park Restaurant, 1132 Hempstead Turnpike, Franklin Square: The restaurant serving traditional German specialties celebrates Oktoberfest on Friday, Oct. 4. German band Die Spitzbuam brings the oompah. Authentic German beer on tap and a special Oktoberfest menu will be available. There will be traditional dancing demonstrations by Original Enzian. Click here for details.
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