Put On Your Lederhosen: Oktoberfest Rhodey Roundup

It’s time to put on your lederhosen for Oktoberfest because the beer has been tapped! Here are a few beer fests happening this year. Please note, some events overlap. Whatever event you attend is sure to quench your thirst for delicious beer. Prost!

German American Cultural Society of Rhode Island

  • Sat, Sep 30, 1 – 11pm
  • Sun, Oct 1, noon – 5pm

Food: Ratskeller Kitchen and Cake Stand, Burgundian Waffles, JaJu Pierogi


Beer: Draft and bottle served in upstairs bierhalle, Ratskeller downstairs, and outsider biergarten with Rolling Stogies cigars

Live music: Vagabonds and Bavarian Brothers

Tickets available for pre-purchase and at the door. 78 Carter Ave, Pawtucket.

Narragansett Brewery Oktoberfest

  • Fri, Sep 29, noon – 4pm & 5 – 10pm
  • Sat, Sep 30, noon – 4pm & 5 – 9pm
  • Sun, Oct 1, noon – 5pm

Multiple weekend sessions to choose from. Tickets include glass stein, beer token, a VIP authentic German meal (included) or a buffet menu (purchase). Pig Roast add-on ticket available for purchase. Limited DD tickets are also available.

Live music: TubaFrau and Bavarian Bros

Contests: Stein holding and best dressed in modern and traditional German fest attire

Tickets available via link below. 271 Tockwotton St, PVD.

Beervana Fest 2023: Rhode Island’s Ultimate Craft Beer Fest

  • Sat, Sep 30, 2 – 5pm

45 tables with over 150 world class craft beers (listed below)

Only one session this year, limited tickets available. 

GA tickets include a tasting glass and unlimited 2 oz pours. VIP tickets include one hour early entry, tasting glass, VIP lanyard, $10 food voucher, and unlimited 2 oz pours.

See below for list of breweries (subject to change)

GA and VIP tickets available via link below. Waterfire Arts Center, 475 Valley St, PVD.

3 Floyds Brewing Company

3 Fonteinen Brewery

Allagash Brewing Company

Amory’s Tomb Brewing Company

Beer’d Brewing Company

Belleflower Brewing Company

Bissell Brothers Brewing Company

Branch and Blade Brewing Company

Burlington Beer Company

Buttonwoods Brewery

Drekker Brewing

Equilibrium Brewery

Exhibit ‘A’ Brewing Company

Finback Brewery

Forest & Main Brewing Company

Grey Sail Brewing Of RI

Grimm Artisanal Ales

Hive Beer

Kings County Brewers Collective

Little Willow Brewing Company

Long Live Beerworks

Mast Landing Brewing Company

Moniker Brewery

Narragansett Brewing Company

New England Brewing Company

Nikki’s Liquors Vintage Cellar

Origin Beer Project

Proclamation Ale Company

Ragged Island Brewing Company

Revival Brewing Company

River Styx Brewing Company

Second Wind Brewing Company
Shaidzon Beer Company

Spanish Marie Brewery

Tilted Barn Brewery

Tributary Brewing Company

Tripping Animals Brewing Company

Twelve Percent Beer Project

Upper Pass Beer Company

Vigilant Brewing Company

Vitamin Sea Brewing Company

Widowmaker Brewing Company
(Look at that list of breweries! This is truly the event for craft beer lovers!)