As Portland’s iconic amusement park is celebrating the harvest with a fun, family-friendly celebration. The Oaks Park Oktoberfest is one fall festival you won’t want to miss.
This Oktoberfest has activities everyone can enjoy. The festival is broken up into the Main Festhalle and a Family Festhalle. Each has its own list of activities throughout the day.
Here’s all of the fun you can have at this year’s Oaks Park Oktoberfest.
2023 Oaks Park Oktoberfest
The 2023 Oaks Park Oktoberfest is September 22-24, 2023. Here’s what you can enjoy at this year’s event.
The event has full list of activities for the young and young at heart. Here’s a little taste of what you can do at the festival:
- Try your hand at the pretzel toss.
- Make a masterpiece at the condiment art contest.
- Show off your dance moves at the chicken dance contest.
- Watch a Bavarian cooking show.
- Hit the dance floor to learn the classic beer hall two-step.
- Pick the prized pooch at the wiener dog races.
There are two festhalles with full lineups of performances on each day of the festival. Along with these family-friendly activities is the Kinderplatz, which features special activities and entertainment for kids.
Top off your day at the Oaks Park Oktoberfest by visiting the vendor village full of unique finds from local businesses.
Beer and Food
Beer tokens are available for $7 each, or get five tokens for $30. Options include four beers, three wines and one cider.
Pair your beverage with German-inspired food available for purchase. Get schnitzel, bratwurst, apple strudel, giant pretzels and many other meals and snacks.
The best part of this Oktoberfest is the price. While there are some add-on activities for an extra cost, such as rides, mini golf, go karts and roller skating, the general admission for all the Oktoberfest fun is reasonable.
Admission is $7 for adults, $4 for kids.
The 2023 Oaks Park Oktoberfest is happening September 22-24. Hours are 4-10 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday.
Oaks Park is located at 7805 SE Oaks Park Way in Portland. Parking is $3 on Friday and $5 on Saturday and Sunday.
For more information, visit Oaks Park Oktoberfest website.
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