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GACSRI Oktoberfest Pawtucket

Oktoberfest 2022

Thanks to all who attended Oktoberfest 2022! Check back later for 2023 dates and details!


Join us for two full days of celebrating the Bavarian tradition of the Wies'n.

Tickets are now available to purchase for both days of the Fest. We ask guests planning on attending to please pre-purchase this year in advance is possible. Tickets purchased online will be $10 (+applicable fees) and guests purchasing tickets at the door on the day of the event will be charged $12.

2022 Oktoberfest Event Map
Oktoberfest Map

Vendors Serving in the Biergarten will include: 

Burgundian Waffles (both days)

JaJu Pierogi (Saturday only)

Rolling Stogies Cigars (Saturday only)

Please note: no dogs or pets are allowed on our grounds. Certified service animals only!

Food Menu & Locations

Oktoberfest Food
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Beer Lineup

Oktoberfest Beer
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Live Music Lineup & Schedule

Okoberfest Music
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History of Oktoberfest (or the "Wiesn)
Oktoberfest History

The Oktoberfest is the world's largest Volksfest (people's festival). It is held annually in München (Munich) since 1810. Kronprinz Ludwig, later King Ludwig I (reign: 1825–1848), married Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen on 12 October 1810. The citizens of Munich were invited to attend the festivities held on the fields in front of the city gates to celebrate the royal event. The fields were named Theresienwiese ("Theresa's Meadow") in honour of the Crown Princess, and have kept that name ever since, and the locals have abbreviated the name simply to "Wiesn." In the following years, the festivities grew and the traditional has held ever since.

Oktoberfest in Pawtucket

Each September, we welcome guests to our grounds in Pawtucket to celebrate Oktoberfest and attempt to reproduce a sense of Bavarian Gemütlichkeit (coziness) with live music, dancing, German Festbier, and traditional food offerings. Our Oktoberfest is held across our outdoor Biergarten, Ratskeller bar, and large indoor Bierhalle.

Oktoberfest Pawtucket Poster 2019
Oktoberfest Pawtucket Poster 2018
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