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Breckenridge Oktoberfest, September 6-8, 2019, is the largest street party in the Rocky Mountains. Join us on historic Main Street where Munich meets the mountains for views, brews, yummy food, live music and more!
- More than three-dozen genuine German cuisine and brew vendors
- German-themed games including Hammerschlagan
- Bavarian lederhosen, Oompah and polka dancing
Entry to Oktoberfest is FREE!
Due to the extensive food and beverage offerings, we ask that you please leave your four-legged friends at home as well as any outside alcoholic beverages. Oktoberfest patrons must be 21 to consume the wide variety of beverages offered; don’t forget your ID if you plan on partaking.
PROST! That means “cheers” in German.
Friday, September 7th
2:00pm – 6:00pm – Breckenridge Oktoberfest 2019 Main Street Party
The fun begins on Main St. with the kick-off to the Breckenridge Oktoberfest 2019 Main St. Party! Beer, food, music, and dancing will start at 2:00pm and go until 6:00pm on the first day of this three-day party.
Stein pre-sales are closed. Purchase your stein starting Friday at 2:0pm at the North or South end of the event.
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Brewmaster Dinner
Enjoy a multi-course meal elegantly paired with Paulaner biers or alternate wines with the first course starting at 6:30p.m. It is a great evening of food, new friends and the perfect kick-off to an amazing Oktoberfest celebration dinner. The dinner will be held at Sauce on the Maggie where great food, drink, and vistas make for an amazing Breckenridge Oktoberfest dining experience. This dinner will sell out.
Times Vary: 13th Annual Breckenridge Oktoberfest Hockey Tournament
Join us at the Breckenridge Ice Arena to cheer on the teams between festivities all weekend! 13th Annual Breckenridge Oktoberfest Hockey Tournament hosts over 30 men’s and women’s adult hockey teams. Registration coming soon.
Saturday, September 8th
10:00am – 12:00pm. Breckenridge Brewery’s Oktoberfest Brunch
Join us for brunch at the Breckenridge Brewery on Main Street before the festivities begin! Enjoy an Oktoberfest inspired brunch featuring 5 beer pairings with 4+ courses. Space is limited to the first 60 sign ups and fills up quickly. Call the Breckenridge Brewery for reservations and info: (970)453-1550. Check-in at 9:30 and receive a welcome beer!
Price: $60 (includes tax but not gratuity)
10:00am – 1:00pm Oktoberfest 5K Trail Run
Registration coming soon.
11:00am – 6:00pm Main Street Party
The fun continues with great beer, food, music, and dancing. The good times start early at 11:00 a.m. and go until 6:00pm on the second and longest day of this three-day party. Stein pre-sales are closed. Purchase your stein starting Friday at 2:00pm at the North or South end of the event. If you don’t have your 2019 Stein by Saturday, hurry, because supplies are limited and usually sell out.
Stein and beer token booths open at 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, September 9th
11:00am – 5:00pm Main Street Party
Sunday is your chance to have a beer in the morning for the second day in a row! This is the last day for great beer, food, music, and dancing on Main St. in down town Breckenridge. The good times start early again at 11:00 am and go until 5:00pm on the final day of Breckenridge Oktoberfest 2018. If you haven’t sampled all the fine beer and food that this party has to offer then get to work because your next chance is 365 days away! (Stein and beer token booths open at 10:00 a.m.)
Stein and Beer Tickets
Every Oktoberfest we sell out of steins, but don’t worry- simply buy your steins online in advance and pick them up at the event!
Pick up times are:
- Friday from 12pm-6pm
- Saturday from 11am-5pm
- Sunday from 11am-2pm
After 2pm on Sunday, we will release all pre-purchased steins to be sold to the public. If you did not pick up your stein in time, we will not be able to issue a refund.
Remember, this is a no pet event- please leave your furry friend at home or we will have to turn you away regardless of if you’ve purchased a stein. We will not ship steins to you- all steins must be picked up at the event on the corner of Adams Ave. and Main Street. See you soon!
2019 Brewmaster Details:
The ultimate VIP experience at Breckenridge Oktoberfest 2019 combines gourmet multi-course dinner with brilliant, creative beer pairs from our partners at Paulaner and Sauce on the Maggie.
The Brewmaster Dinner will take place Friday, September 6th from 6:30pm – 9:00pm at the renowned Sauce on the Maggie in the Breckenridge Village where you can take in the breathtaking views from the base of the Peak 9 of the Breckenridge Ski area with your meal. Enjoy the masterful pairings of traditional German cuisine, authentic Paulaner Bier, Bavarian music and entertainment while we celebrate the traditions of Oktoberfest. Wondering what to wear? If you have lederhosen or dirndl, there’s no better occasion to break it out and you surely won’t be alone.
We need help setting up, pouring/serving beer, and selling steins and drink tokens. We are happy to give all volunteers a half liter Oktoberfest stein and two drink tokens as a “thank you” for your help!
2019 Volunteer Registration will open in July.
Families at Breckenridge Oktoberfest
There’s plenty of kid-sized fun at Oktoberfest! Breckenridge’s Oktoberfest typically sees the biggest crowds on Saturday; to avoid the most hectic times, local families tend to come out on Sundays, or even Friday afternoon. A family play area will be available all three days with a free bounce house and other paid activities will be located on the Riverwalk Center lawn (just across the river from the Welcome Center). It’s a great place for families to kick back and the parents can still hang on to their beer. And of course, a busy Saturday downtown means lots of freedom for families to check out the Epic Discovery experience or to hit local trails.
View our Tips for a Family-Friendly Oktoberfest
Buying Food and Getting Cash
Most food vendors accept CASH only. The closest ATMs are located at Downstairs at Eric’s (111 S. Main Street), Main Street Mall (311 S Main St, Breckenridge near Shirt and Ernies). Additional ATMs are available at nearby First Bank, US Bank, Alpine Bank and Bank of the West, as well as inside Fatty’s Pizzeria.
Beer vendors take tokens only. You can purchase beer tokens at the entrance tents with cash or card. Beer vendors will not be able to sell tokens or take cash.
Transportation & Parking
Plan on drinking? Don’t drive. Book your lodging in advance and plan on either walking, taking the free town bus or grabbing your lodging shuttle to and from the event. You can pick up bus schedules from the Welcome Center (203 S. Main Street), the Breckenridge Station (150 Watson Avenue) or view the schedule online. If you’re coming from outside of town, take the Summit Stage free bus, which drops off at the Breckenridge Transfer Station, a short 5 minute walk to the event.
Didn’t plan on drinking but did? Don’t drive. Provided you’re parked legally, it’s OK to remain parked on town streets Friday and Saturday nights. Please make note that Breckenridge now has paid parking throughout town and is implemented from 10:00 a.m. through 8:00 p.m. daily.
There is no charge for entry to Breckenridge’s Oktoberfest; designated drivers should be ready to partake in food, music, games and dancing!
Restrooms are located throughout the event (look for portable toilets off Main Street on all sides streets). Bathrooms are also available at the Riverwalk Center (150 W. Adams Avenue) and the Breckenridge Welcome Center (203 S. Main Street).