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2023 Oktoberfest Events and Festivals Tampa FL

Published on Sep 11, 2023 by Brandon Ford

Fall fun and festivals are just around the corner and we know that Oktoberfest is a highlight of the season for many Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater area residents. Families who look forward to Oktoberfest fun each year can plan ahead with this list of our favorite 2023 Oktoberfest events and festivals in Tampa, FL created by Brandon Ford. Hop in your 2024 Ford Bronco today and join in the fun this year!

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Things To Do for Oktoberfest 2023 in the Tampa Area

Are you looking for fun things to do for Oktoberfest this year? Do you love German food, beer and music? No matter where your adventure takes you this fall in the Tampa area, you can expect to find Oktoberfest fun and festivities. Here are a few of our favorite Oktoberfest celebrations at Brandon Ford.

Oktoberfest Tampa 2023

WHEN: October 13 - October 15
WHERE: Curtis Hixon Park - 600 N. Ashley Dr. Tampa, FL 33602

A premier Oktoberfest celebration in the United States - Oktoberfest Tampa 2023 - will check all the boxes for your fall fun. German beer, music and food will headline this incredible three-day celebration at Curtis Hixon Park and you do not want to miss out. Highlights of the event include an Oktoberfest Beard and Mustache Competition, an Oktoberfest Stein Hoisting Competition, a Keg Stacking Competition, corn hole, tug-o-war and the Mr. and Mrs. Oktoberfest Competition.

2nd Annual Oktoberfest in Downtown Plant City

WHEN: Saturday, September 23 at 5 p.m.
WHERE: Plant City, FL on Main Street

A hop, skip and a jump away from Tampa, families will find the 2nd Annual Oktoberfest Event in Downtown Plant City. This awesome event will be hosted in Historic Downtown Plant City for the second year with plenty of fun for all ages. Live music by Ida Mann & the Die Haus Band will set the tone with traditional Bavarian dancers. Additional highlights include a traditional German biergarten, a lebensmittelgarten with German food, a Main Street Kids Zone and local vendors. Activities at the festival include a stein holding competition, axe throwing, an Oktoberfest costume contest and much more.

Eine Kleine Wies’n at Independent Bar and Cafe

WHEN: September 16 - September 29
WHERE: Independent Bar and Cafe - 5016 N. Florida Ave. Tampa, FL 33603 

Oktoberfest is the largest bier festival in the world and you could not ask for a better place to kickstart the fun than a traditional bier hall in the heart of Tampa. Eine Kleine Wies’n - Little Oktoberfest Celebration at Independent Bar and Cafe - will feature a rotation of classic German beers that include Weihenstephaner, Hofbrau and Ayingerbrau. Add traditional German food and great music to the equation and you cannot go wrong at this Oktoberfest event.

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Are you making plans for the fall season? This list of 2023 Oktoberfest events and festivals in Tampa, FL promises fun for all ages. Apply for online credit approval today at Brandon Ford and get behind the wheel of a brand-new 2023 Ford F-150 in the Tampa area!

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