Oktoberfest is a yearly celebration in Germany and has made its way into the Treasure State. Several towns in Montana are celebrating Oktoberfest, which is guaranteed to be a fun-filled weekend event.

The Great Northwest Oktoberfest 2022 is hosted in beautiful Whitefish, Montana, and is celebrated for not one but two weekends in a row! The first Oktoberfest is from September 22 through the 24 and the second is from September 29 through October 1. Both weekends start at the same time. From Thursday through Friday, it is from 5 pm to 11 pm, and Saturday from noon to 11 pm. 

Oktoberfest in Anaconda, Montana, starts October 8 from 2 to 5 pm. Enjoy local beer crafted from breweries in the state. The event starts at Friendship Park near Copper Village. There is also an Oktoberfest golf tournament too that starts at  9 am at hte OldWorks Golf Course.

The city of Helena is hosting the first annual Queen City Oktoberfest from October 14 through 16. This family-friendly event will have live local music, crafters, and trades. There will also be the Rough Stock Rodeo, and the vintage car show on October 15 from 9 am to 3 pm. Brews, cars, and rodeo – sounds like a jam-packed day of fun! The event is gels at the Lewis and Clark County Fairgrounds. Be sure to reserve your spot today!

The Might Mo Brewing Company in Great Falls, Montana, is hosting its MOtoberfest and MOtober Mile. This event starts Saturday, September 17 at 2 pm with live music and german styled beer; Kellergeist is also cooking up authentic German food that is fit for the occasion. Something new this year at MOtoberfest is the Inflatable Fun Run at 2:30 pm. The MOtober Mile starts at 3 pm; check-in times for both runs start at 1 pm.

Another beer fest happening in the fall is the Harvestfest 2022, celebrated in downtown Billings. The event will have ab Oktoberfest beer garden with crafted beers from the Montana brewing Company. Harvestfest will also have free crafts and activities for the kiddos to have fun with. The street festival starts on October 8 from 8 am to 4 pm. 

If you are a beer fan, you can’t miss these Oktoberfest events happening across Montana!