German Food. German Beer. Obviously!

Saturday October 14 2017

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General Info

Lowell Oktoberfest is our take on an authentic German Oktoberfest. From local food partners serving German inspired foods, to a Beer Garden serving exclusive German beers and fun games, we have a fun program for you.

Admission is $5. No outside liquor, beer, soda or food to be brought onto the premises. Thank you for understanding.

Weather - Wetter

Oktoberfest will be held rain or shine. All food vendors will be open regardless of weather. 


Cash and credit cards are accepted for all food and beverages.

The Beer Garden

The Beer Garden is set up in the Canalway Cultural District in Lowell and will create an atmosphere that is similar to an original Beer Garden in Germany.

The Beer Garden is open to everyone. Go grab your food from one of the Food Trucks and enjoy it with a cool beer.

What's On Tap?

Old favorites and new additions to discover. Below are the beers on tap for this years Oktoberfest. Prost! All beers served in 16oz cups. (last call is 20 min prior to event end time)


Weihenstephan Oktoberfest


Raderberger Pilsner / Erdinger Hefeweizen / Weihenstephan Original Lager.

Local Partners

Merrimack Ales, Lowell Brewery




Lowell Oktoberfest offers a great variety of entertainment, from traditional German Music, to some great local bands, we have you covered. Oans, zwoa, drei - g'suffa!  


We will have some outdoor games for kids of all ages. New in 2017: Beer-stein holding contest, best dressed (traditionally German of course) contest, and more...



Plan Your Visit


Courtyard Marriott Boston/Lowell
30 Industrial Ave E
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 458-7575

UMASS Inn & Conference Center
50 Warren St.
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 934-6920


Event parking is available in nearby parking garages. 

Getting to Oktoberfest



Thank you for your interest in supporting Lowell Oktoberfest.

We appreciate you volunteering your time to this worthwhile event that benefits Made In Lowell. You are not only a huge part of putting together on authentic Oktoberfest in Lowell but you are actively helping to create deeper, more connected, and inspired community.

Volunteering with Oktoberfest is an excellent opportunity to:

  • Lend your time and support to build community in Lowell
  • Participate in an amazing event
  • Be part of a community of cool people
  • Gain firsthand experience in special event production

Event Support Volunteers are needed to assist with a variety of activities including setup, checking in guests, passing out materials, giving directions, ticketing and other event support tasks.

Each volunteer shift will run approximately 4 hours and volunteers are encouraged to assist with multiple shifts-some choose to volunteer the entire weekend!

Become a Volunteer

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Align yourself with a great community event and take advantage of positive media exposure. Contact us for more information. Sponsor packages available from $500 to $2,500.

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