It’s that time of year again: cities across the country are gearing up to host Oktoberfest events for the fall season. If you’re looking forward to an unforgettable time, don’t miss out on Denver’s version of this classic German celebration. Interested in attending our city’s take on Oktoberfest? Here’s what you need to know:
When and Where
Denver’s Oktoberfest will be held on Larimer Street between 20th and 22nd. The historic Ballpark neighborhood offers the perfect setting for the celebration, and parking is available at the nearby Coors Field.
The Denver Oktoberfest is a much-anticipated event, and usually draws crowds upwards of 500,000 attendees. In an effort to make the festivities accessible, Oktoberfest will be here for two weekends.The celebration kicks off on Friday, September 21 and runs through Sunday, September 23. If you’re not able to attend on opening weekend, no worries–the party will be back the following weekend, from September 28-30. On both weekends, the event is open from 11:00 am to midnight on Friday and Saturday, and from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sunday.
What to Expect
Oktoberfest is rooted in German history, and cities across the globe enjoy hosting their own flavor of this traditional Bavarian celebration. Denver’s Oktoberfest is hailed as the second largest in the United States, and is touted as “The Best Oktoberfest in the U.S.” by USA Today.
For many attendees, the main attraction is the opportunity to sample an incredible array of quintessential German brews and cuisine. The most popular brew at the Denver event is Spaten, so stop by for a taste if you’re a beer connoisseur. In addition to the numerous beverages on tap, there’s an abundance of rich Bavarian food to savor. At Denver’s Oktoberfest, guests can browse the crowd-pleasing menu, which includes favorites like bratwurst, soft pretzels, and sweet treats. To learn more about the food and beverage selection, please visit this website.
In addition to the great food and brews, this annual festival is famous for its atmosphere and entertainment. During both weekends, live bands will be on site to deliver exhilarating performances of German music. If you’d like an authentic German experience, go all out with iconic Bavarian garb. Oktoberfest enthusiasts generally wear traditional clothing, like lederhosen or a dirndl. Clothing vendors are available at the event, but you’re welcome to dress casually, too.
Denver’s Oktoberfest is a world-class event that draws visitors from across the country. Our city is famous for its culture and entertainment, making the area an excellent choice for those who love to experience life to the fullest. If you’re looking for a modern residence, the Flats at VillaRosso offers the amenities and location that you’ve been dreaming of. Our floor plans are designed with style and function in mind, including contemporary touches like hardwood flooring and quartz countertops. If you’d like to learn more about our community, please get in touch with our team.