Oktoberfest becomes Husstoberfest when Huss Brewing Company celebrates the traditional German eating and drinking festival at their Taphouse at Uptown Plaza. Saturday October 19th guests will enjoy locally made bratwurst and other authentic German fare from Schreiner’s and the untapping of Huss’s Bavarian style Marzen beer. The full bodied dry beer is copper red in color and has slightly malty sweet taste.
Other award-winning Huss beers will be poured in traditional German steins. Gourmet caramel dipped apples will be available from Not Your Granny’s Apples food truck.
Husstoberfest takes place from 12- 6 p.m. at 102 E. Camelback Rd. Suite 160 Phoenix 85012.
Scottsdale beer garden Brat Haus celebrates the fall harvest kicking off Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 17th starting at 4pm and lasting late in to the night. The open air beer garden will serve traditional Oktoberfest cuisine including knockwurst, schnitzel, brats and beer to chug it down with.
Part of proceeds donated
A portion of ticket and food sales will be donated to benefit Honor Flight Arizona www.honorflight.org , a non-profit to honor veterans and helps transport them to war memorials to pay respects to their fallen soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice when in the military.
Music and festivities
This years festival starts later in the day and is a 21 and older event with more grown up games being played.
4-10 p.m. Beer Garden Games
4-10 p.m. DJ
5 p.m. Oktoberfest Tapping (first 100 through the door get a tasting from firkin)
5:30 p.m. Brat Haus Brat Eating (First to finish one Das Brats)
6 p.m. Lederhosen Contest
6:30 p.m. Dirndl Contest
7 p.m. Badass Beard Contest
7:30 p.m. Lazer Etch Stein Holding
8 p.m. Brat Haus Brat Eating (First to finish one Das Brats)
8 p.m. Lederhosen Contest
8:30 p.m. Dirndl Contest
9 p.m. Lazer Etch Stein Holding
Pre-sale tickets are available online or at Brat Haus for $8 and are $10 on the day of the festival. Show up in your lederhosen or dirndl and you get in for free. www.brathausaz.com
Brat Haus is at 3622 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251