Kick Off Oktoberfest at Morey’s Piers on September 20


This year, Oktoberfest festivities at Morey’s Piers will take place at Mariner’s Pier with special German themed menus, an outdoor “biergarten,” live entertainment, a kids “Rootbier Garten” activity area and much more!

On Friday, September 20 at 5 p.m., the annual festivities kick-off with a ceremonial keg tapping of Warsteiner beer, live entertainment, and the Morey family clad in lederhosen.

Wilhelm’s Bier Garten, the home of Oktoberfest, will serve ice-cold German draft beer along with local and domestic imports and wine. Visitors can feast on German fare aplenty including, fried pierogies, large Bavarian Pretzels, Bavarian Bacon Skewers, Cheddar Bratwurst and Bacon Knockwurst sandwiches on a pretzel roll.

In addition to the regular menu, Jumbo’s Grub & Pub restaurant will feature a special themed selection of Bavarian pretzels, bratwurst, German potato salad, schnitzel and more. On tap, guests will find a wide selection of beers and tasting flights to be enjoyed at an outdoor “biergarten” located behind Jumbo’s.

A kid’s zone with a “Rootbier Garten” will be set-up near the Wave Swinger and kids can enjoy a variety of activities including a pumpkin and cookie decorating station. Wristband holders 12 years old and under will receive a free souvenir root beer cup with first fill free. Prices per kid activity vary.

Oktoberfest will take place Friday through Sunday on the following weekends: Sept. 20 – 22, Sept. 27 – 29, Oct. 4 – 6 and Oct 11 – 13. Enjoy live entertainment, taking place on the Coca-Cola Stage in front of the Giant Wheel, each night.

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Friday, Sept. 20: 6:30 – 10:30pm: Jim Milligan Band
Saturday, Sept. 21: 1 – 5pm: The Party | 6:30 – 10:30pm: Covert Pop
Sunday, Sept. 23: 1 – 4pm – M-80 Band
Friday, Sept. 27: 6:30 – 10:30pm: JJ Rupp
Saturday, Sept. 28: 1 – 5pm: Eleven Eleven | 6:30 – 10:30pm: Chatterband
Sunday, Sept. 29: 1 – 4pm – Musician Impossible
Friday, Oct 4: 6:30 – 10:30pm: Stealing Savanah
Saturday, Oct. 5: 1 – 5pm: Weird Science | 6:30 – 10:30pm: Late Last Night
Sunday, Oct. 6: 1 – 4pm – Shot of Southern
Friday, Oct 11: 6:30 – 10:30pm: Lauralea & Tripp Fabulous
Saturday, Oct. 12: 1 – 5pm: Sidearm | 6:30 – 10:30pm: Bing Bang Baby
Sunday, Oct. 13: 1 – 4pm – Big House Band