Top 5 Vancouver Oktoberfest 2010 Celebrations – September 30 – October 16

If you love beer and authentic German cuisine, these Vancouver Oktoberfest celebrations are the places to be!

Vancouver may not be Munich—the home of the original Oktoberfest—but we have our own spin on the festival that will satisfy any revelers love of oompah music, lederhosen, schnitzel, suckling pig, and—of course—beer.

Top 5 Vancouver Oktoberfest 2010 Celebrations

1. Oktoberfest 2010 @ Edgewater Casino – 5 311-750 Pacific Boulevard – October 1 – 2, 2010
The biggest Vancouver Oktoberfest is a two-day event hosted by Just Here For The Beer .Com with proceeds supporting Vancouver Fire Fighters Charitable Society. The festival features 100+ varieties of craft beer from around B.C., plus authentic Bavarian music, a live Oompah band, and traditional dress. Tickets are $45 per person.

2. Oktoberfest at the Vancouver Alpen Club – 4875 Victoria Drive – October 9 & October 16, 2010
Touted as the “Real Oktoberfest by Real Germans,” this Oktoberfest serves up weisswurst sausage, soft pretzels, sauerkraut, roast pork, König Ludwig Weiss beer, and sing-a-longs to live band Al Pichler and the Alpiners. Tickets are $25 per person.

3. La Brasserie – 1091 Davie Street – September 30 – October 2; FREE Oktoberfest party October 3, 2010
This neighbourhood favourite for French-German cuisine is celebrating both Oktoberfest and its birthday with a special Oktoberfest menu—items include Schweinshaxen (rotisserie pork hocks served with sauerkraut and boiled potatoes), bratwurst, and roast suckling pig—and Konig Ludwig on tap. The FREE Oktoberfest celebration on October 3 includes a complimentary beer and free Oktoberfest fare.

4. Oktoberfest Brewski-Daddle from Granville Island Brewery – Brockton Oval, Stanley Park – October 2, 2010
Now an annual event, this “beer run” is a 5K Walk/Run, 1 Mile Walk/Run in scenic Stanley Park that encourages participants to run (or walk or “plod”) in their lederhosen and dirndls (or any other costume). An After Party serves up beer and German food. Act fast: dinners and After Party tickets sell out. Registration fee is $42; After Party is an additional $10.

5. Jagerhof Schnitzel House – 71 Lonsdale Ave., North Vancouver
A North Van institution, Jagerhof is serving up Oktoberfest sausage platters along with its usual 20 varieties of schnitzel!

Where will you be celebrating Oktoberfest?

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