Oktoberfest in Louisiana

Have some fun in 2017 at an Oktoberfest in Louisiana.  The state may only have 400,000 citizens with German heritage. But if there is one thing about the people of New Orleans – they love a good party! So I wouldn’t be surprised if there is a substantial increase in the number of people claiming German ancestry during September and October. You can look for them at one of these Louisiana Oktoberfest festivals:

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2017 Events

Gretna Oktoberfest - Gretna, LA - Sep 29 to Oct 1, 2017

Deutsches Haus Oktoberfest - New Orleans, LA - Oct 6 to Oct 21, 2017
This New Orleans Oktoberfest is quite a party! It is open Friday and Saturdays in October. They are open from 8:00 am through 11:30 pm. They feature authentic German music, foods, and beverages. Lots of fun activities throughout the day.

German-Acadian Coast Historical and Genealogical Society Oktoberfest - Destrehan, LA - Oct 14, 2017

2016 Events

Gordon Biersch - New Orleans, LA - Sep 14, 2016
Their Fest Bier Tapping Octoberfest party is happening Sept. 14th.

Shreveport Oktoberfest - Shreveport, LA - Sep 25, 2016

Roberts Cove Germanfest - Roberts Cove, LA - Oct 1 to Oct 2, 2016
Roberts Cove is a small community that celebrates its German heritage with this annual festival the first weekend of October. Authentic German food, German beer on tap, live entertainment and family friendly environment with children’s activities. In conjunction with the event, they run a home brew contest sanctioned by the American Homebrew Association. The event is sponsored by the Roberts Cove Germanfest Association. Past attractions and entertainment have included live music by German bands and folk singers, an antique farm equipment display, blacksmith demonstrations, folklore presentations and the German Heritage Museum. Location: 7212 Roberts Cove Road, Rayne, LA 70578

Some of these Oktoberfest parties might be on the smaller side. Try my list of the largest Oktoberfest celebrations in the United States for the most popular parties for German heritage. You should also check the lists of nearby states that also celebrate Oktoberfest: Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas.

Whether you have found a festival to enjoy or you will be celebrating from home, Funtober has some other resources that will help you prepare for Oktoberfest. Read about the history of Oktoberfest. Learn about Oktoberfest beer. Find the words to Oktoberfest music. Plan your Oktoberfest outfit. And try cooking some of these Oktoberfest recipes.

Find other fun things to do in Louisiana in October:

Oktoberfest in Louisiana
Louisiana Festivals
Louisiana Corn Mazes
Louisiana Ghost Tours
Haunted Houses in Louisiana
Pumpkin Patches in Louisiana

One thought on “Oktoberfest in Louisiana

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