Fall Brews and Oktoberfest in Tualatin Valley
While Oktoberfest has German roots, the Tualatin Valley puts its own spin on it, sharing our local beer culture with any and all who visit. With more than two dozen breweries in Tualatin Valley, there are a lot of porters, stouts and wheat beers to choose from. Even sour ales, which have a Belgian genealogy, are also a playful nod to Oktoberfest.
Oktoberfest Celebrations in Tualatin Valley
Bethany Village’s Oktoberfest | September 9 | 1-6 p.m.
Bethany Village is holding an Oktoberfest celebration filled with German-inspired live music, exciting intermission acts, carnival ride, a stein-holding competition that’ll test your strength, Oktoberfest beer tent, and more. Enjoy live music from Z Musikmakers, a local Oktoberfest band made up of individual family members that have been performing for more than 40 years.
Forest Grove Oktoberfest | September 23 | 1-7 p.m. | Forest Grove
Oktoberfest is a family-friendly that takes over the Main Street in downtown Forest Grove. Enjoy food, drink, carnival games, bounce house, live music, entertainment and more. Dust off your dirndl and lay out your lederhosen for this fun and festive annual event. Admission is free.
OrenKoFest: Family Harvest Festival | September 23 | 12-7 p.m. | Hillsboro
This premier harvest festival at Jerry Willey Plaze at Orenco Station features a beer garden and live music. The Bavarian “flavor” of this Oktoberfest-style event also showcases German music, German food, and a traditional “Masskrugstemmen” beer stein holding contest at 3:30 pm.
McMenamins Grand Lodge Oktoberfest | October 7 | All Day
Celebrate this Oktoberfest with McMenamins’ traditional beer, a lager produce only once each year. The festivities include German-style specials and live music all day long. Turn up the accordion, pour a pint in the autumn sun and celebrate harvest season and beer.
Tualatin Valley Ale Trail
Celebrate craft beer all year-round on the Tualatin Valley Ale Trail. Pull up a stool and sip for yourself! Download the free Ale Trail Passport, your guide to the breweries of Tualatin Valley. Earn prizes and get exclusive deals – just by visiting Tualatin Valley’s breweries.
Celebrate Oktoberfest in Tualatin Valley. Prost!