Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Oktoberfest Events 2013


When: Fri, Sep 6 from 1:00 p.m. to “when the beer runs out”; Sat Sep 7 from 1:00 p.m. to “when the beer runs out”
Where: Gerda’s, 5180 Leavenworth St, Omaha

From their Facebook page

We will have 9 different beers on tap this year! We will have Hofbräu original, Dunkel, and Hefeweisen inside the restaurant. Outside we will have Franziskaner Hefeweisen original and Dunkel. We will also have Spaten lager, Dunkel, and Oktoberfest outside. We will have Storz triumph lager on tap too!!! Come out and enjoy the great food, music, and drinks!



When: Wed, Sep 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Brix Village Pointe Event Centre, 225 North 170th Street, Omaha

Oktoberfest Dinner
$45 per person, plus tax and gratuity
402.991.9463 ext 107 for reservations


Lucky Bucket Brewing

When: Fri, Sep 13 from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Where: Lucky Bucket Brewing, 11941 Centennial Road, La Vista

From their Facebook page

• Party kicks off with the Barry Boyce Polka Band playing live all night!
• Enjoy some German food (Caterers to be announced), German Music, and an exceptional German Beer with Lucky Bucket's Oktoberfest Release!
• Lederhosen and Dirndle Optional, but always recommended!
• Tickets sold between August 31st-12th will receive 1 drink ticket.
• Tickets available at the door day of event for $7.
• Tickets can be purchased at www.luckybucketoktoberfest.eventbrite.com
• Must be 21 years of age or older, no kids or dogs please.
• Beer Sales will include Lucky Bucket Lager, Wheat, IPA, Evil, and Oktoberfest for $3
• Cocktails available for $5
• Cash or Charge accepted



When: Sat, Sep 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Where: Jerry's, 6301 Military Ave, Omaha

From their Facebook page

We will have spectacular German beers on tap, first liter $12 includes a mug, $7 refills or bring your own for $7 fill ups all day long $4 1/2 liter/pints as well ! its going to be an 11am NU game, so i guess we are starting early this year!!


Stony Brook Hy-Vee

When: Sat, Sep 14 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Stony Brook Hy-Vee, 14591 Stony Brook Boulevard, Omaha

From their Facebook page

$15 entry fee
75+ beers to sample


German American Society

When: Fri, Sep 20 from 5:00 p.m. to midnight; Sat, Sep 21 from 11:30 a.m. to midnight
Where: German American Society, 3717 South 120th Street, Omaha

From their website

Admission: $5.00 Adults - Children 12 & Under: Free (Admission covers both days)
Active Military Personnel w/valid ID: FREE

Excellent food and drink are available outside at the southeast corner of the building. Fine German tortes are available in the Library. You will find German cultural items for sale under the stage area, North Hall.

We are pleased to present Suass Wassa Tanzl Musi (Detroit), Nebraska Czech Band, and Barry Boyce Band (Omaha), who will play a variety of German music for your dancing and listening pleasure. In the North Hall, our own German folk dance group, Die Heimat Tänzer, will perform authentic German dances, and our men's singing group, Die Singenden Wanderer, invites you to sing along with their light-hearted songs. Our mixed chorus, Sängerchor, opens the celebration.



Huber Haus

When: Fri, Sep 27 from 4:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.; Sat, Sep 28 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Where: Huber Haus, 3578 Farnam St, Omaha

From their Facebook page

• Free Admission
• HUGE Outdoor Space!
• Live German Music (The Barry Boyce Band plays both Fri & Sat at 5:30 p.m., Bobby “Z” and Polka Joy plays Sat at 1:00 p.m.)
• Lots of Great German Beer served In Authentic German Mugs
• Large Selection of Glassware available to purchase (if you bought a 1/2 liter or liter mug in past years you may bring it back to use so you don't have to buy a mug again this year!)
• Ceremonial Keg Tappings both days!
• Authentic Imported German Oktoberfest Biers On Draft
Spaten • Weihnstephaner • Hacker-Pschorr • Paulaner • Warsteiner • Ayinger
• Try great American Oktoberfest and Fall beers on tap in the Crescent Moon
• Shot Specials!!
• Wonderful German Food (Brats, Chicken, Schnitzel, Pretzels and Desserts)
• German "costumes" thoroughly encouraged!
• Families Welcome


Upstream Brewing

When: Sun, Sep 28 at 4:00 p.m.
Where: Upstream Brewing, 17070 Wright Plaza, Omaha

Facebook event page


Krug Park and Lot 2

When: Sun, Sep 29 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Lot 2, 6207 Maple St, Omaha

From their Facebook page

Lot 2 and Krug Park present Oktoberfest Dinner and Beer Pairing

This four course event will include traditional and modern German fare paired with four Oktoberfest Marzen-style beers from both Germany and local breweries, as well as a collaboration beer brewed by John Fahrer of Lot 2 Brewing and Krug Park staff.

Featured Beer:

-John Fahrer (Lot 2) / Krug Park Oktoberfest Bier - Benson/Omaha, NE
-Lucky Bucket Oktoberfest - La Vista, NE
-Ayinger Oktoberfest-Marzen - Aying, Germany
-Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier - Munchen, Germany

$40 per person


Okto Beerfest (Nebraska State Stroke Association)

When: Thu, Oct 10 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Lancaster County Event Center, 4100 North 84th Street, Lincoln

See our post on the event

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