Oktoberfest Celebrations in Colorado Springs

Dust off the steins, grab the leiderhosen and get ready to polka at these Colorado Springs regional Oktoberfest celebrations. Don't forget to visit one of the area's 20+ craft breweries while you're at it.

Royal Gorge Route Railroad Oktoberfest – September 8 - October 21, 2018 – Relax and savor delicious autumn beer as you roll through Colorado’s majestic landscape in the Royal Gorge region. While on board the train enjoy German food pairings and the open-air cars for 360-degree views while listening to authentic German accordion music. 

Where: Royal Gorge Route Railroad Station
When: Departures vary depending on day.
Cost: $94-114

Pawtoberfest – Saturday, September 15, 2018 – Enjoy a pint and the company of your furry friends at this dog-friendly beer festival. Guests can sip and relax or take on a 2-mile dog walk to enjoy the Colorado sunshine. Experience music, agility demonstrations, pet contests and more at this fur-friendly festival that benefits the Pikes Peak Humane Society. 

Where: Bear Creek Regional Park
When: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost: Free, donations accepted

Rocktoberfest – Saturday, September 15, 2018 – Join the Space Foundation Discovery Center for a family-friendly Oktobefest celebration with kid-friendly science and technology activities. 

Where: Space Foundation Discovery Center
When: 12-9 p.m.
Cost: Price varies depending on package

Oktoberfest with the Chorale – Saturday, September 15, 2018 – Enjoy German-themed food, beer, and music at the home of the ultimate driving machine. 

Where: Winslow BMW Showroom
When: 7-10 p.m.
Cost: $50 per person

Rocky Mountain OktoberfestPlus – September 15-16, 2018 – Head to Woodland Park this September to attend the 21st annual OktoberfestPlus that brings a Colorado twist to traditional German festivities. With a climbing wall, obstacle course, kid’s area, and of course, beer and brats, there will never be a shortage of fun at this beloved festival. 

Where: Ute Pass Cultural Center
When: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Cost: $6 adult | $5 Seniors/Active military | Under 21 are free

Mona Lisa Fondue – September 22 - October 7, 2018 – Make a date night out of Oktoberfest at Mona Lisa Fondue. Enjoy harvest salad, smoked beer cheese fondue and entree platter featuring German sausage and more. 

Where: Mona Lisa Fondue, Manitou Springs, CO 
When: 5 - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Varies depending on menu item

Oktoberfest at Trails End – September 25, 2018 – Come sample from a selection of Oktoberfest craft beers. The only place in town that you can compare a variety of Oktoberfest beers - pouring as much or as little as you want! Beers will stay on the wall until they are gone.

Where: Trails End Taproom
When: 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Cost: Varies depending on amount of beer poured 

Colorado Springs Oktoberfest – September 28-30, 2018 – Experience four traditional German beers and eats while dancing to local brass bands and folk artists. If wine is your drink of choice hop along for a German vineyard tour and wine tasting. rn 

Where: Western Museum of Mining and Industry
When: Times vary depending on day
Cost: Vary depending on activity/ticket package chosen

For more on local Colorado Springs brews, check out our breweries page.

Royal Gorge Route Railroad

Royal Gorge Route Railroad

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Space Foundation Discovery Center

Space Foundation Discovery Center

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Ute Pass Historical Society & Pikes Peak Museum

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Ute Pass was used as a trail between the prairies and the mountains by the Ute people, who depended on the resources to support their nomadic…

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Trails End Taproom

Trails End Taproom

Our fun concept allows you to pour your own selection and pay by the ounce. Our limited but well selected food menu comes from many local…

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Western Museum of Mining & Industry

Western Museum of Mining & Industry

The Western Museum of Mining and Industry provides dynamic guided tours, interactive exhibits, and educational events. Witness a 37-ton…

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Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant

Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant

The Mona Lisa Fondue Restaurant is located in Downtown Manitou Springs. Voted as one of Colorado Springs "Best Of" and "Most Romantic"…

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