Dust off your lederhosen and beer steins for Urban Chestnut’s 9th annual Oktoberfest St. Louis on Friday, Sept. 27 – Sunday, Sept. 29 in Grand Center. Hilton is a proud sponsor of the Munich-style celebration featuring German food, amusements, entertainment, live music and UCBC beer.
The event takes place at the UCBC Midtown Brewery & Biergarten and The Big Top, the home of Circus Flora in Grand Center. Celebrate with rock, blues, polka and oompah-thumping music on two stages as well as circus acts by members of Circus Flora.
Location: Urban Chestnut Midtown Brewery & Biergarten at 3229 Washington Ave., St. Louis
Friday, Sept. 27, from noon – midnight
Saturday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. – midnight
Sunday, Sept. 29, from noon – 7 p.m.
Cost: Entry is FREE. Beer and food is not. This event is cash-only, ATM’s on-site.
Music: The Bolzen Beer Band, Terry Thompson & The Bavarian Stompers, Euro Express, Saint Boogie Brass Band, and more.
The Bier & Food: Drink traditional Okoberfest biers including O-Katz Oktoberfest Lager, Zwickel Bavarian Lager and Schnickelfritz Bavarian Weissbier. souvenir 1-liter glass stein for $12 at the festival and get 1-liter fills for $12. 16-ounce pours will be available for $7.
Pretzels, brats, pulled pork and caramel apples will be available for purchase. Plus food trucks will be on-site during the festival, and carnival-style fare will be available at The Big Top.
Vendor Village Fun: Open throughout the weekend featuring artists and vendors selling handmade goods. The popular Oktoberfest stein-holding competition, known as Masskrugstemmen, will take place Saturday in the Biergarten, and Topgolf is hosting games to test golf skills for Topgolf coupons and prizes.
Sunday is Family Day: Bring the family for pop-up performances by members of Circus Flora and Metro Theater Company, and activities with The Magic House. Kids will also enjoy a petting zoo, cookie decorating, music, art activities, and more. This is also a dog friendly event and Purina will provide dog treats and fun activities for pups.
Check out the full Oktoberfest St. Louis schedule.
Hilton Guest Perk:
Book a room at a nearby Hilton hotel for an exclusive Urban Chestnut discount throughout the year. All Hilton guests can save 10% on food, beverage and merchandise at all Urban Chestnut Brewing Company locations including Grove Brewery and Bierhall and Midtown Brewery and Biergarten. Simply show your Hilton key card, digital key or Hilton Honors app to redeem discount.
** Not applicable on purchases at Oktoberfest event**.