Before the Halloween candy and the pumpkin pie there is first beer and sausage. Check out these Oktoberfest events happening across the city and throughout the month of October.
Ontario Place, September 30-October 1
The biggest of all the events in the city, Toronto Oktoberfest brings a Bavarian village, beer garden, Festhalle tent and more to the waterfront. Styled after an original Munich party you can enjoy lots of beer and German fare. Prices start at $22.
Gladstone Hotel, September 30
For one night The Gladstone Hotel will be transformed into a German Beer Hall. Expect lots of beer, and sausage and pretzels to soak it all up. Early bird tickets start at $15.
Bandit Brewery, October 1
The newest brewery to open it’s door in Toronto will be celebrating Oktoberfest in a big way with the release of four new German beers; Altbier, Dunkels Bock, Vienna Lager and Maibock. Look out for custom steins, Bavarian music and more.
Airship 37, October 14
Want to do some good while enjoying an Oktoberfest celebration? Then get your tickets to the Canadian Cancer Society’s OktoberFEAST. A night of food and drink at a reasonable cost of $25. Many of the best in craft beer and food will be on hand to support this important cause.
Amsterdam BrewHouse, September 29-October 9
Enjoy a special menu, limited edition beers served in 1L stein and live music Fridays and Saturdays during Amsterdam’s ten days of festivities.
Mill Street Brewery, October 1
Enjoy a pint of Nightmare Pumpkin Ale while tasting a special Bavarian menu, and enjoying music, dancers and more. Tickets are $30 and include 3 beer token and mug.
Mariposa Cruises, October 8
Enjoying a floating Bavarian Festhalle with a 3 hour Toronto Harbour Cruise aboard the Capt. Matthew Flinders; the largest of Mariposa’s fleet. Enjoy a special menu full of schnitzel, sausages and roast beef and relax with 1L steins(which you get to keep) of Steam Whistle in the beer garden. Tickets are $74.95 plus tax,