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Best beer & Oktoberfest events you should know about at the Jersey Shore

The Jersey Shore loves its beers. There’s just no questioning that reality! Based on all the local craft breweries that popped up in the area during the last few years, along with the handful of beer related festivals held as well, people are getting their fill of brews and loving it. And you know what? We’re nearing that time of the year when Oktoberfest Jersey Shore events are becoming abundant!

We’ve posted about several beer events hapening in the area separately, but to make it easier on you to decide, we’ve compiled the list into this guide! You’ll find all the Oktoberfest Jersey Shore events happening in-and-around the area below. From food specials, to an authentic German Oktoberfest experience, and even a bar crawl, you’re bound to find something to interest you.

So, don’t wait anymore to check out the Oktoberfest Jersey Shore events below! We’ve arranged them in chronological order to make it easier to plan, but click the headers to learn more about each individual event.

Oktoberfest at the Track

When: Sat, September 28, 11am – 5pm
Where: Monmouth Park, 175 Oceanport Ave, Oceanport, NJ

Description: If you love German beers, then plan on checking out Monmouth Park’s upcoming Oktoberfest at the Track event on Saturday, September 28th. Best of all, they’re offering FREE admission for it!

10th Annual Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival

When: Sun, September 29, 12pm – 7pm
Where: White Street Parking Lot, Red Bank, NJ

Description: The 10th annual Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival is set for Sunday, September 29th, featuring live music from several local bands, food from 20 of Red Bank’s restaurants and eateries, and other fun activities for everyone to enjoy. And oh yeah, there will be plenty of Guinness and oysters as well!

Monmouth Beach Food Truck Takeover

When: Sun, September 29, 1pm – 6pm
Where: 29 Ocean Ave, Monmouth Beach, NJ

Description: Monmouth Beach will be giving summer a proper sendoff with one amazing event! Join the Monmouth Beach PBA for the Monmouth Beach Food Truck Takeover on Sunday, September 29th.

Belftoberfest Weekend

When: October 3-6
Where: Belford Brewing Company, 84 Leonardville Rd, Belford, NJ

Description: Belford Brewing Company is getting into the Oktoberfest mood with its upcoming Belftoberfest Weekend event, which is slated for October 3-6!

19th Annual Highlands Oktoberfest

When: Sat, October 5, 2pm – 9pm
Where: Veterans Memorial Park, 51 Bay Ave, Highlands, NJ

Description: You’ve wait all year for this one, but it won’t be long before it’s here. The 19th annual Highlands Oktoberfest is slated to happen on Saturday, October 5th, featuring authentic German cuisine, live music, dancing, and yes, plenty of brews to try!

Bradley Brew Project Oktoberfest

When: Sat, October 5, 1pm – 9pm
Where: Bradley Brew Project, 714 Main St, Bradley Beach, NJ

Description: Bradley Brew Project is gearing up for Oktoberfest as well, by hosting its own celebration on Saturday, October 5!

Holmdel Harvest Fest 2019

When: Sat, October 5, 12pm – 9pm
Where: Bayonet Farm, 41 Middletown Rd, Holmdel, NJ

Description: Residents of Holmdel and the surrounding areas will have something to look forward to come this fall. Bayonet Farm and Holmdel Township Recreation proudly presents the Holmdel Harvest Fest 2019 on October 5th, featuring a variety of fun activities perfect for the family!

Central Jersey Beer & Wine Fest 2019

When: Sat, October 12, 10am – 6pm
Where: Mercer County Park Festival Grounds, West Windsor Township, NJ

Description: There are quite a few beer related events happening around the area in October, but the Central Jersey Beer Wine Fest 2019 on October 12 should also be in your radar. Sure, it requires some travel from the Jersey Shore area, since it’s being held at West Windsor in Mercer County, but you’ll definitely love what’s in store for it!

The Beer Run 5K

When: Sun, October 13, 10am – 4pm
Where: 4265 Atlantic Ave, Farmingdale, NJ

Description: Races can be grueling, but The Beer Run 5K will have you celebrating crossing the finish line with something awesome waiting for you! Get ready to tackle this 5K race at The Historic Village at Allaire on Sunday, October 13.

Laurita OktoberFest

When: Sat, October 19, 11:00am – 9:45pm
Where: Laurita Winery, 85 Archertown Rd, New Egypt, NJ

Description: With fall almost here, Laurita Winery is gearing up for some exciting events. The Laurtia OktoberFest with Food Trucks & Fire Pits event will be one to think about, which runs October 19-20!

Proving Ground Waterfront Oktoberfest

When: Sat, October 19, 1pm – 9pm
Where: Proving Ground Waterfront Dining, 56 Shrewsbury Ave, Highlands, NJ

Description: The Proving Ground Waterfront Oktoberfest event will be a one day event featuring a menu filled with German dishes and cuisines, German beers, and much more on Saturday, October 19.

Red Tank Brewing Oktoberfest

When: Sat, October 19, 1pm – Sun, October 20, 12am
Where: Red Tank Brewing Company, 77 Monmouth St, Red Bank, NJ

Description: After a year of pouring brews from its taps, customers have been exuberant about actually having a brewery in Red Bank. That’s why you’ll want to check out the Red Tank Brewing’s Oktoberfest event to celebrate its 1st year anniversary on Saturday, October 19!

Boo Brew by the Bay

When: Sat, October 19, 1pm – 5pm
Where: The Seafarer, 1 Atlantic St, Highlands, NJ 07732

Description: There’s already an Oktoberfest event being held in Highlands next month in October, but there will be more brews to sample at a later event with Boo Brew by the Bay on Saturday, October 19!

Red Bank Food & Wine Walk

When: Sun, October 20, 2pm – 5pm
Where: Red Bank, NJ

Description: Red Bank’s annual Food & Wine Walk is returning starting this summer and runs all the way through fall with four dates to experience it. Happening on the third Sunday of each month, it’s an opportunity to sample what Red Bank’s restaurants and eateries have to offer. Those dates are July 21, August 18, September 15, and October 20.

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