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2017 Bend Oktoberfest Food, Brews, & Fun

Throughout the event folks can sample traditional Bavarian style music, beers, wines, cider, & foods.


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We will offer traditional Bavarian foods including 3 types of brats from Taylor’s Sausage-(classic mild (white) with a touch of sage, smoked with garlic and onion, extra hot with onion, garlic and enough hot pepper to make your nose run!), German Sausage Pizza from The Pizza Cart,  Knödel (dumplings) in 3 flavors-Keberbase-meatloaf, Potato Onion, and a veggie option from Dump City Dumplings, Philly CheeseSteak, Shaved Ice, Schatz Pretzel, 10 Below, Kettle Korn & Cotton Candy, Hot Nuts, & Bonta Gelato.


Enjoying the 16+ varieties

18 taps of local brewed love to try!!! We will be featuring local brews from several of our Central Oregon breweries serving their best Oktoberfest brews and other ales. Breweries include Bend Brewing Company Boneyard Beer, Crux Fermentation Project Deschutes Brewery, GoodLife Brewing Silver Moon Brewing,  Sunriver Brewing,  Three Creeks Brewing, & Worthy Brewing.  The Wine Shop & Beer Tasting Bar will be serving up German and Austrian wines! European inspired cider from Atlas Cider Company.

All servings are pint pours of beer! You must purchase a Bend Oktoberfest stein to try the brews. For prices click here


 The Bend Oktoberfest Games will feature absurd games of skill for prizes including yodeling, bendhamershlagen (race to hammer a nail into a custom table), a costume contest, tricycle races, and the Famous Wiener Dog Races.

Bouncy houses will be provided by Bouncing off the Wall.                              Bouncing off Walls logo



Bouncy houses by Bouncing Off The Walls

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BENDHAMERSHLAGEN – a race to hammer a nail into a table for prizes!

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Brilliance in Branding Oktoberfest SPIRIT CONTEST – Contestants compete in fun games to show off their costumes and Oktoberfest spirit.

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Hutch’s Bicycle Tricycle Races



Oktoberfest is the only event held in Downtown Bend that raises money to help keep Downtown Bend beautiful. It is events like this that help us fulfill our mission – adding to the vitality and success of downtown and its businesses. The Bend Oktoberfest is produced by the Downtown Bend Business Association, a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit organization working to maintain and improve the economic vitality of Downtown Bend. The DBBA works to keep downtown beautiful and is responsible for the flowers baskets, Holiday decorations, banners, daily sidewalk cleaning, and much more. Thank you for your support!