*Updated July 15, 2024.

When the temperatures begin to dip and the leaves begin to change, thirsty beer drinkers and lovers of German culture alike begin to search out Oktoberfest events. Lively Oktoberfest celebrations can be found in September and October throughout the Lake George Area. From downtown block parties to local craft breweries, fall in the Lake George Area is covered in beer.

Check out the events below for all your Oktoberfest needs.

Lake George Village Oktoberfest

Location: Canada Street (across from Shepard Park)

Date(s): October 11th - October 13th


Friday Oct. 11th: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Saturday Oct. 12th: 12:00pm - 10:00pm

Sunday Oct. 13th: 12:00pm - 5:00pm


Witness the heart of Lake George village transform into a Bavarian-style street fair! Taking place on Lake George's popular Canada Street, this annual event is FREE to attend and provides a plethora of traditional German dishes such as bratwurst, knackwurst, potato pancakes, and more. Local hotspot Adirondack Pub & Brewery will also be supplying their handcrafted German-inspired ales and lagers.

There's tons of activities to partake in, from keg tossing and stein hoisting to local artisan vendors and carnival rides. This family-friendly event is one you won't want to miss!

(*For more information, click HERE.)

Lake George Village Oktoberfest

Adirondack Brewery's Oktoberfest

Location: Adirondack Pub & Brewery

Date(s): October 19th

Time(s): 1:00pm - 5:00pm


Make sure you come hungry (and thirsty) for Adirondack Pub & Brewery's annual Oktoberfest. Alongside their own Bier Garden is a selection of New York State guest breweries that'll satisfy your taste buds (paired perfectly with authentic German dishes).

Participate in an assortment of games and activities such as keg tossing, cornhole, a costume contest (complete with prizes), and more. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a local charity. Enjoy a day full of all things Oktoberfest with the beautiful Adirondack fall foliage as your backdrop.

(*For more information, click HERE.)

Adirondack Pub & Brewery's Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest Food Festival at the Great Escape

Location: Six Flags Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor

Date(s): Saturdays and Sundays from August 24th-September 22nd

Time(s): Normal Park Hours (see Calendar on their website)


Located at the Fest Area of this renowned theme park, guests can enjoy craft & seasonal brews, live music and entertainment, and festive foods that embody the spirit of Oktoberfest.

Between frosty beers and tasty sausages, Oktoberfest-goers can ride the Great Escape’s most wild attractions, such as the towering Adirondack Outlaw, the scream-inducing Sasquatch, and the world-famous Comet rollercoaster (and don't forget to check out the brand-new Bobcat wooden coaster). Make sure to check out all the special festivities this event has to offer.

(*For more information, click HERE.)

Oktoberfest at the Great Escape