Life changes when you become a parent, but it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on things you used to enjoy. Sure, you probably won’t party like you used to, but you can still indulge in a beer or two this fall. Here are some family-friendly Oktoberfest events around town for our beer loving parents and our favorite breweries for any time of the year.
Saline Main Street Oktoeberfest @ Downtown Saline (Friday, September 20 & Saturday, September 21):The 15th Annual Saline Oktoberfest features a bier garten, food and entertainment. Bring the family out on Saturday for Kinderplatz Kids Activities, Bouncers, Crafts, Make It Take It Crafts, Architectural Scavenger Hunt, Antique Tractors, Scarecrow Making, and more!
Parktoberfest @ Beacon Park, Detroit (September 21 & 22): The event and feature the Big Biergarten Tent, an impressive selection of craft seasonal and Oktoberfest Biers, fall food favorites, live music, kids activities, traditional games, dance, and competitions. A fully decorated Oktoberfest tent featuring a live performance stage, traditional biergarten tables, and Oktoberfest Games and competitions
Brew & Fall Fest @ Jimmy John’s Field, Utica (Saturday, October 12): The event will include craft breweries, live music, the third annual Ace Run Derby Disc Golf event, a Cornhole Tournament, football games on in the AAA Clubhouse, Fall Food specials and concession stands throughout the ballpark, apple cider, donuts, kids craft stations, pumpkin painting, face painting, and USPBL mascot meet & greets. There will be something for everyone to enjoy!
- Atwater In The Park // Grosse Pointe Park
- BJs Restaurant & Brewhouse // Livonia, Taylor + Sterling Heights
- Eastern Market Brewing Co. // Detroit
- Founders Brewing Co. // Detroit
- Granite City Brewery // Detroit, Northville + Troy
- HopCat // Ann Arbor, Detroit + Royal Oak
- Jolly Pumpkin // Ann Arbor, Detroit + Royal Oak
- Kuhnhenn Brewing Company // Warren
- River’s Edge Brewing Co.// Milford
- Rochester Mills Beer Company // Rochester
Have a date night on us! Enter to win a pair of tickets to Oktoberfest at The Community House in Birmingham on Friday, September 20th. Call the sitter and get ready to eat, drink, and party.
About Carrie Budzinski
Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..