Honoring German tradition, the seasonal celebration of Oktoberfest has become a fall staple in many New Jersey towns. Whether you live in North, Central or South Jersey, if you love good people, great beer and traditional German food, look no further than right here in New Jersey! Here's everything you need to know about which NJ towns are hosting Oktoberfest 2012 events on Saturday, October 6th and Sunday, October 7th including festival hours, prices, websites, locations and the best information to get you to the local New Jersey Oktoberfest of your choice!



When: Saturday, October 6

Where: Ironstone Village, 560 Stokes Road, MEDFORD, NJ

Head to South Jersey's downtown Medford for this fall festival for the whole family and enjoy great food, fun, and of course....great tasting beer!  Enjoy live classic rock music, pony rides for the kids, and this year's fantastic Chili cook-off! Admission is free, $10 Beer Garden entrance fee. Hours: 3pm - 7pm | More info



When: Saturday, October 6

Where: Horse Park of NJ, 626 Route 524, ALLENTOWN, NJ

Enjoy all things Oktoberfest from craft beer to bratwurst, cabbage, spaetzle and more at this exciting festival at Allentown's Horse Park of New Jersey. With a wide selection of tasty beer, huge prizes, a blacksmithing competition and a "Daschund Dash", this year's event will be bigger than ever! Call 609-259-0170 for tickets - $40 per person in advance and $45 at the door. Hours:   Directions | More info



When: Saturday, October 6

Where: 329 Moore Avenue, LEONIA, NJ

If your mouth waters at the sights of bratwurst, weisswurst, German potato salad, and delicious German beer brewed from the finest malt and hops, then you'll love Leonia's 2012 Oktoberfest! Tickets are $20.00 advance ($25.00 at the door, Free for kids under 10). Benefits proceed the Weekend Snack Program. Entrance includes All You Can Eat food and beer. Hours: 4pm until all the beer is gone! Get tickets | Directions | More info



When: Saturday, October 6

Where: Veterans Park, Bay & Shrewsbury Avenues, HIGHLANDS, NJ

Join in a day of authentic German food and flavorful varieties of German beer at Veterans park in Highlands for the 2012 Oktoberfest celebration. Bring the whole family and delight in traditional Munich favorites hot off the grill such as bratwurst, knockwurst, kraut, potato pancakes and more! Admission and parking is free. Hours: 2pm- 10pm. Rain date is October 7th from 2pm – 8pm. | More info



When: Saturday, October 6

Where: Forest Lodge, 11 Reinman Road, WARREN, NJ

If you're looking for Oktoberfest at its best with traditional German festivities, food and savory German beer, then make your way to Somerset County for the 2012 Oktoberfest at Forest Lodge in Warren! Fun for the whole family, there's great food, live entertainment and games and rides for the little ones. Admission is just $7 (Free for kids under 10) and parking is free. Rain date October 13. Hours: 11am - 5pm. Directions | View the 2012 Oktoberfest Flyer



When: Saturday, October 6

Where: Deutscher Club, 787 Featherbed Lane, CLARK, NJ

Join the Deutscher Club of Clark as they open their doors to the public for this year's Oktoberfest celebration. Specializing in delicious German beer and traditional German food like sauerbraten and spaetzle.  There will also be live music, dancing, and much more! Entrees range from $13 to $17 Hours: 7pm until close. Directions | More info



When: Saturday, October 6

Where: 80 Lambert Lane, LAMBERTVILLE, NJ

If you love locally brewed beer with all the flavorful hops you can handle, then check out this year's Oktoberfest hosted by none other than the unique town of Lambertville's River Horse Brewery. With 6 seasonal beers on tap, live music. entertainment and great food, Oktoberfest is a great event for local  beer lovers throughout the great state of New Jersey (and Pennsylvania too). No cover charge. Hours: 1pm - 6pm. Directions | More info



When: Saturday, October 6

Where: W. Madison to W. Shore Avenues, DUMONT, NJ

Truly an event for the entire family, the Dumont Oktoberfest Street Fair is an exciting fall festival for people of all ages. With rides, trick-or-treating, and lots of local food and craft vendors, the Street Fair brings big crowds each year to this exciting event! Plus, enjoy live entertainment and great beer selections and Madison Avenue bars to celebrate the German traditions of Oktoberfest! Free admission. Hours: 10am - 4:30pm. More infoView the 2012 Oktoberfest Street Fair Flyer



When: Saturday, October 6 & Sunday, October 7

Where: New York Road (and surrounding area), SMITHVILLE, NJ

Take the family to Galloway Township's beautiful Historical Smithville to celebrate the town's signature annual event, Oktoberfest! Revel in the historic sights and unique shops and enjoy the plentiful outdoor vendors, great food and of course...German spirits! Combining family fun with live entertainment, fall arts and crafts and more, this is one New Jersey event you just can't miss! Free Admission. Hours: Sat. 10am - 7pm, Sun. 11am - 6pm.  Directions | Historical Smithville Official Page



When: Sunday, October 7

Where: 37 Main Street, HIGH BRIDGE, NJ

Join in the Oktoberfest celebrations at Circa Restaurant in High Bridge with great German food, great drinks and live music! Don't miss out on this annual event in the tiny, gorgeous town of High Bridge! Hours: 1pm - 6pm. Directions | About Circa Restaurant


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