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Oktoberfest in the Capital Region

Oktoberfest in the Capital Region

There are a variety of places and ways to celebrate Oktoberfest, the original outdoor beer and food festival, in Canada’s Capital Region this fall. Whether you want to be in the heart of downtown or surrounded by nature, we’ve got you covered.

Oktoberfest Ottawa

September 27-29, 2013
Clarke Fields Park, Barrhaven

Festival kickoff begins Friday evening and the main festival day is Saturday, with tons of activities and performances. Stop by with the kids for Family Fun Day on Sunday. Music by local and Canadian artists including Amanda Rheaume and Hollerado and entertainment includes Cyrus from The Trailer Park Boys. For details and tickets visit

Oktoberfest on Sparks Street

September 27-29, 2013
Sparks Street, Ottawa

Don’t miss the craft beer tents, prizes and games. In the Beer Hall, they’ll tap kegs from eight of Ottawa’s best craft breweries and serve authentic Bavarian fare. The restaurants of Sparks will all be joining in on the fun with their take on German dishes. More information at

Beau’s Oktoberfest

October 4-5, 2013
Vankleek Hill, Ontario

Food, beer, music and fun for the whole family with fairground activities. Musical acts include Kathleen Edwards, Sloan, and more! 10 varieties of Beau’s beer will be served alongside cask beers from over 20 different breweries. Return bus packages from Ottawa, Montréal or Cornwall are available. Saturday is sold out but there are still tickets available for Friday night. More information at

Oktoberfest in the ByWard Market

October 18-20, 2013
ByWard Market, Ottawa

A free event with great live entertainment on Friday and Saturday night and family programming all weekend long. Enjoy music, dancing, barrel races, wagon rides, games, sausages, pretzels, and of course… beer! Details at

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