October is officially in full swing and you know what that means- pumpkin picking, costume parties, and all things fall. For us grown folk, it also means plenty of hard cider and pumpkin ale to go around. Thankfully, you don’t have to go far to participate in any Oktoberfest festivities- we’ve rounded up some ideas to enjoy a cold one right here in the Bronx.
October at the Bronx Beer Hall
To satisfy all of you pumpkin-obsessed fall lovers, the Bronx Beer Hall has you covered with pumpkin and non-pumpkin beer and cider on tap through the month of October. Stop in and enjoy a beer flight, paired with some tasty bites from their menu.
Bronx Beer Hall, 2344 Arthur Ave
Pumpkin Pie Ale at Chelsea Craft Brewing Company
Just in it for the pumpkin? The Chelsea Craft Brewing Company has Pumpkin Pie Ale in the taproom for your enjoyment. Other offerings include Doc’s Draft Peach Cider and Sunset Red Ale.
All of October
Chelsea Craft Brewing Company, 463 East 173rd St
Bootoberfest at the Bronx Zoo
Weekends at the Bronx Zoo aren’t just for the kiddos. Stop by Bootoberfest at the Bronx Zoo for seasonal fare, a beer, music, and lawn games over on Astor Court.
Weekends thru October 29th plus Monday October 9th, 12-4 pm
Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd
Bronxtoberfest at the Bronx Ale House
On Saturday October 7th, head over to the Bronx Ale House for German Beer, food, beer, and music. Attendees gets a 1/2 liter or liter Oktoberfest stein to take with them, while supplies last.
October 7th, 11am-2am
Bronx Ale House, 216 W 238th St
Oktoberfest at Turtle Cove
Head over to Turtle Cove Golf Center in Pelham Bay Park for their Oktoberfest. Tickets are $15 per person and include a drink ticket and entree. There will also be activities- making it fun for the entire family.
October 7-8th, 1-6pm
Turtle Cove Golf Center, 1 City Island Rd
Oktoberfest at Brewski’s Bar & Grill
On Saturday October 7th, Brewski’s Bar & Grill in Throggs Neck will host their 6th annual Oktoberfest. Enjoy authentic German brews, food, promotions & giveaways from Samuel Adams, Jaegermeister, Paulaner, Leinenkugels & more. There will also be live performances. Starts at 1pm and cover charge of $10 begins at 3pm.
October 7th, 1pm
Brewski’s Bar & Grill, 3718 E Tremont Ave
Oktoberfest at Gun Hill Brewery
Saturday October 7th at 2:30pm, head to the Gun Hill Brewery for their Oktoberfest celebration. Guests can enjoy 14 beers on tap-including their new Festbier, as well as bratwurst to chow down on.
October 7th, 2:30pm
Gun Hill Brewery, 3227 Laconia Ave
On October 14th, head over to Keane’s Bar & Restaurant for German beer, food, music, and even a Stein holding and Das Boot Chugging competition.
October 14th, 1pm
Keanes Bar & Restaurant, 4344 Katonah Avenue