As the days get shorter and the mornings cooler, our minds start to wander toward fall festivities. One that comes to mind includes lederhosen, sausage, pretzels and music. Oh yeah, and beer!

Here is a roundup of local Oktoberfest celebrations in Reno and Northern Nevada involving local beer and breweries.

Thursday, September 21

Third Annual Sixtoberfest – Six authentic German beers on tap. Traditional Oktoberfest brews from Hacker-Pschorr, Ayinger Privatbrauerei, Paulaner, and Weihenstephaner Wiesbaden. German-style pretzels made by neighbors over at Batch Cupcakery.
SixFour Growlers, 555 S Virginia St, Reno


Saturday, September 23

South Reno Rotary Oktoberfest – fourth annual Oktoberfest celebration. Local breweries, wine, Bavarian food, live music and a silent auction. Proceeds will go to supporting the club’s various charitable programs. $75 includes all food and drinks, as well as a commemorative Oktoberfest tasting glass. Tickets can be purchased directly through South Reno Rotary members or by contacting Kyle Whaley at (775) 741-8025 or email
Saturday, September 23 from 3 PM to 7 PM
Wolf Run Golf Course in south Reno; 1400 Wolf Run Rd.

The Depot – third annual Oktoberfest party! Prizes and bragging rights will be given out to the best dressed Mann (Man) & Frau (Woman) as well as to the winners of the grueling endurance event …. The Masskrugstemmen (beer stein holding)!

$40 will get you a custom Depot Oktoberfest 1L Stein with all you can drink, freshly released, The Oktoberfest bier. Also featured will be Bavarian Pretzels, assorted Würste with all the trimmings and other German themed snacks. Admission is FREE but only 72 steins will be available so email or call now to reserve yours! or 775.737.4330
Saturday, September 23, 11 AM – 4 PM
325 E 4th St., Reno


Sunday, September 25

The Brewer’s Cabinet Oktoberfest – Seasonal beir, live music, traditional German faire by Liberty Food & Wine Exchange plus activities for children. Admission is FREE.
September 24, 11 AM – 7 PM,
475 S Arlington Ave, Reno


Saturday, Oktober 7

Beer NV 2nd Annual Sausage Fest featuring multiple Oktoberfest beers including, but not limited to, Warsteiner, Hacker-Pschorr, Ayinger, Erdinger, and some American favorites. Food starting in the afternoon. live music, raffles, and games.
Saturday, October 7, starting at 11 AM.
15 Foothill Rd, Reno

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