The Oktoberfest celebration is both a great tradition and a promise to have a fun time. It is one of the best things that happen to a city during the fall season.

If you are an admirer of the colorful Bavarian culture, you need to attend Oktoberfest at least once in your lifetime. And to help you experience a lively Munich scene right in Gainesville and Ocala, we have a list of top places that host great Oktoberfest events - let’s dive in. 

Must Read: Best German Restaurants in Gainesville and Ocala

First Magnitude Brewing Company
Bar $
1220 SE Veitch St, Gainesville FL, 32601
Head to Gainesville to attend the annual FM Oktoberfest party by First Magnitude on the 24th of September.
Here, you will find lots of delectable sausages and German-style cuisine, as well as non-stop fantastic brass music and, of course, German-style beers. You can enjoy all these Oktoberfest elements while watching the UF-Tennessee match on a large display.
So what are you waiting for, plan a visit here to pick a mug and toss it with your friends and family!
Dade City Brew House
Breweries & Distilleries $$
14323 7th St Dade City, FL 33523, Ocala FL, 33523
When the weather is festive and you need a place to celebrate Oktoberfest, Ocala's Dade City Brew House is the place to go.
They are hosting the 2nd annual Oktoberfest on 1st October. Groove on the live music by your favorite performers- Skinny McGee and Mayhem Makers. Also, taste German-style beers and enjoy the fullest by participating in stein holding and costume contests.
World Equestrian Center
Recreation $$
1390 NW 80th Avenue Ocala, FL 34482, Ocala FL, 34482
Want a weekend full of German-themed fun? Turn your vehicle to the World Equestrian Center in Ocala on 1st October.
Don your lederhosen and take advantage of the opportunity to taste traditional German fare, load a stein with draught pours and beer samples, win competitions, and sway to live music with the Swinging Bavarians.
Nine State Brewery
Bar $$
Inverness FL, 34450
Remember Taking Anderson rocked this event last year? Well, he is returning to make Oktoberfest 2022 even more fantastic.
Join Nine State Brewery for their 2nd annual Oktoberfest on the 15th of October and celebrate with their chilled craft beers.
on Saturday, 15 Oct, 3:00 PM
at Nine State Brewery
200 W Inverness Blvd, Inverness, FL 34452
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Nine State Brewery will hosting their 2nd annual OKTOBERFEST. Taking Anderson rocked this event last year, and we are excited to return.

on Saturday, 15 Oct, 2:00 PM
at The Lodge Ocala
36 S Magnolia Ave, Ocala, FL 34471
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Drink Around The World - DOWNTOWN OCALA - Oct. 15

on Friday, 14 Oct, 5:00 PM
at Plantation Hall at Haile
5100 SW 91st Ter, Gainesville, FL 32608
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Join all the fantastic businesses & residents of the Haile Village Center for Food, Drinks, and Live Music at the 21st annual Oktoberfest!