Guten Tag from Muskoka!
Oktoberfest in Muskoka is back and better than ever this year! With 6 fantastic craft breweries, live music and great eats, Muskoka is the place to celebrate all things beer. Drink, dance, eat and sing your heart out from October 20th to the 23rd!
These Muskokan brewers have a wide range of unique, craft beers that are unapologetically bold – it’d be hard not to find a beer you loved! All crafted in Muskoka, these breweries take inspiration from the region’s gorgeous landscapes, landmarks and heritage to cultivate an optimal drinking experience. Brewmasters across Muskoka are ready and waiting for you to try their brews!
Visit Sawdust Brewing Company in Gravenhurst and try their Sagemehl Stadt, inspired from the traditional marzen lagers of southern Germany, is rich lager perfect for the coming cooler months. Take a scenic drive to Clear Lake Brewing Company in Torrance and try their two Oktoberfest beers; Kolsch, a light bodied brew with fruity esters, and Weizenbock, a strong wheat ale that is bready in flavour with subtle notes of citrus and dark fruits.
In Bracebridge, check out Muskoka Brewery and try their easy drinking German Style Festbier; a well balanced, smooth brew with a clean finish. Katalyst Brewing Company in Bracebridge has three lagers for Oktoberfest; Days& Nights, a German style pilsner, Giorni e Notti, an Italian pilsner, and Fest, an Amber Festbier.
At Canvas Brewing Company in Huntsville try the Marzen Lager with notes of toasted malt and a crisp lagered finish. In Lake of Bays you’ll find Lake of Bays Brewing Company, offering up a German Altbier which is crisp, clean-tasting and full-bodied!
Get ready for some eclectic specials and traditional Oktoberfest eats at some uniquely Muskokan local dining spots. Enjoy soft pretzels with inhouse-made cheddar ale sauce, pretzels and cheese, bratwurst on a bun, rouladen, black forest cake reuben, a schnitzel dinner and so much more to be announced! Wash that down with a 32oz stein of beer to celebrate Oktoberfest the right way.
A party at Muskoka Bay Resort is the perfect way to kick-off the Oktoberfest weekend in Muskoka! Entertainment like live music, dancing and trivia will be provided along the way for beer lovers to enjoy. Here’s a hint: brush up on your Oktoberfest trivia to lead your team to victory! Enjoy the voices of Happy Wanderer’s, Marlon Gibbons, Christina Hutt, Eddy Hess, Emma Clendenan, Charlie Mckittrick and more to be announced.
Muskoka is the vacation destination for fun all year round! Muskoka is especially a great place to experience Oktoberfest because of its beautiful scenery. Enjoy the bright and bustling craft beer culture while surrounded by the complimenting bright autumn colours, rushing waterfalls and endless photo opportunities to document those memories. Looking for more information?