Downtown Celebration is picturesque on its own, but this weekend, the town’s Oktoberfest returns October 23 and 24.
The event kicks off Friday with a traditional German experience, featuring the sounds of Dan Witucki & Heimatland Musikanten. Then Saturday, Oktoberfest becomes Rocktoberfest with live music starting at 1pm from Off Kilter, Jordyn Kane, and The Jonnie Morgan Band.
This weekend, Orlando Brewing will host their 9th Annual Oktoberfest party on September 19, and it will be quite the festival.
It kicks off with a ceremonial tapping of Orlando Brewing’s 2015 märzenbier at 1pm. The day will continue with German food, the party polka sounds of Dan Witucki & Mein Heimatland Musikaten, general revelry, and of course, beer.
On October 17th and 18th, Celebration Town Center transforms before your very eyes as the falling leaves of the season drop on Market Street in the Fall Festival known as Oktoberfest.
On Friday October 17th, Oktoberfest will be celebrated in the old-world German tradition featuring the sounds of Dan Witucki & Heimatland Musikanten. Come join in on the interactive live show featuring everything from yodeling to crowd sing-a-long fun. On Saturday, The Jonnie Morgan Band will entertain.
In celebration of Oktoberfest, the newly opened American Q at the B Resort & Spa features a Brews ’n’ BBQ tasting menu.
For $30, you get four small plates paired with four beers through the end of October.
On the menu are:
- Virginica Oysters (grilled in shell and served with bacon jam) paired with a Widmer Brothers Alchemy Pale Ale
- Carne Asada Fajita paired with a Pacifico Pilsner
- Short Rib Sliders paired with a Founder’s Brewing Co. Porter
- St. Louis Spare Ribs (smoked 6 hrs, topped in Kansas City BBQ sauce, and served with house slaw and garlic toast) paired with a Alltech Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale
We had the chance to review it earlier this month and the food is so good!
American Q is located inside the B Resort & Spa at 1905 Hotel Plaza Blvd. It is open for dinner daily at 5pm. For more information, visit AmericanQ.com.
House of Blues Orlando is getting into Oktoberfest with special menu items that will be available now through October 4.
Get a taste of Germany with an order of Schweineschnitzel, a dish which features pork cutlets, lightly pan fried with mustard cream sauce, served with beer braised red cabbage and mashed potatoes, for $15.99.
You can also enjoy a Grilled Fresh Bratwurst, served with grilled onions, sauerkraut, German mustard and french fries, for $11.99.
Enjoy either of these with a Samual Adams Octoberfest for $6.
House of Blues Orlando is located at Downtown Disney West Side. For more information, visit houseofblues.com.
Starting Saturday, September 20, Orlando Brewing will commemorate over 200 years of German tradition by kicking off their 8th annual Oktoberfest celebration.
It all starts at 1pm with the tapping of their 2014 organic Oktoberfest bier. The celebration will continue with German food by Vital Flair Catering, a 3pm Cornhole tournament, traditional German music by Dan Witucki & Mein Heimatland Musikaten beginning at 4pm, and 17 taps of their ocal, organic beer.
Orlando Brewing will continue to celebrate Oktoberfest through October 13th with a series of events. In September they’ll hold a 2008 Anisocoria Barley Wine Tasting on Wednesday the 24th, a Liquid Education Beer School on Saturday the 27th (reserve your seat in advance), release their Rum barrel aged cask of the Senator Imperial Stout on Sunday the 28th and hold their monthly Beer:30 on Tuesday the 30th.
Looking for an Oktoberfest celebration that is fun for the whole family? Then you’ll want to check out Oktoberfest in the town of Celebration the weekend of October 25 -26.
Celebration Town Center will transform into a European festival, complete with German music, food, and drink. There will also be hayrides, pumpkin painting, and more.
On Friday, October 25th, Oktoberfest will be celebrated in the old-world German tradition featuring the sounds of Dan Witucki & Heimatland Musikanten. Come join in on the interactive live show featuring everything from yodeling to crowd sing-a-long fun.
On Saturday, October 26th, Celebration Town Center will turn into Rocktoberfest, featuring the sounds of The Micah Read Band and Lucy Iris
Admission and parking are free both days. Friday’s celebration starts at 5:30pm, and Saturday’s at 5pm.
For more information, visit CelebrationTownCenter.com. Celebration is located on the south side of Orlando, next to Kissimmee.
One of the biggest annual events in brewing worldwide is Oktoberfest, and this year, Orlando Brewing offers their 7th annual celebration of the event from September 21st through October 13th.
They’ll kick off Oktoberfest at 1pm on September 21, with a ceremonial tapping of Orlando Brewing’s 2013 organic Oktoberfest beer. The brew is an organic Reinheitsgebot beer brewed with deep-well, charcoal filtered hard water from the Floridan aquifer, lager yeast, organic Hallertau hops and organic two-row Munich, Carapils and Caramel malted barley.
‘Reinheitsgebot’ is a German Purity Law of 1516 which decrees beer must be made with only four ingredients: water, hops, yeast and malted barley — no additives and no adjuncts.
The celebration will continue all day with German food (starting 1:30pm, from C&S Brisket Bus), local vendors, a 3pm Cornhole tournament, traditional German music by Dan Witucki & Mein Heimatland Musikaten (4pm-9pm), and seventeen taps of beer brewed in the accordance with the Reinheitsgebot.