Celebrations Are Brewing

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Join the fun this Oktoberfest season in Temple, Texas! From attending First Friday events in Downtown Temple to visiting local breweries, there are various ways to celebrate. Throughout September and October, exciting themed events will take place, featuring great beer, tasty food, and lively block parties. Come join the festivities and experience the best of Oktoberfest in Temple.

Fire Base Brewing Company

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Downtown Temple's Fire Base Brewing Company is excited to host three amazing Oktoberfest celebrations. On September 29, October 6, and October 13, Fire Base Brewing Company will be throwing block parties with a brand new Oktoberfest beer, delicious food from the Check Point Germany food truck, live music, and vendors. Come join the festivities!

Oktoberfest Cooking Class

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Get ready for an unforgettable experience at Over the Plate in Temple! Over The Plate is hosting an upcoming Oktoberfest-themed cooking class, where guests can discover the secrets behind authentic German cuisine. Join Over The Plate on Friday, September 22, or Saturday, September 23 for an unforgettable culinary journey. For $65 per person, you'll learn how to prepare mouth-watering dishes such as dill cucumber salad, spaetzle, pork schnitzel, and German apple streusel cake. 

Over The Plate provides everything you need for the class, including aprons, bottled water, and glasses. The event is BYOB, so feel free to bring your favorite beverage to enjoy with your meal. If you're planning to bring a minor aged 12-17, they're more than welcome to attend, as long as they're accompanied by a paying adult. This exciting event will leave you feeling inspired, informed, and satisfied. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to improve your cooking skills and indulge in some delicious German cuisine. Purchase your tickets now by visiting the event listing. The event will sell out quickly as seats for the class are limited.

A Very FoxDog Oktoberfest

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On Saturday, September 30, from 2 to 10 PM, FoxDog in downtown Temple will host an Oktoberfest-themed event. The event will have vendors, food trucks, and entertainment. Live music by Voodoo Villains.

Bold Republic Brewing Co.

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Bold Republic Brewing Co. in West Temple will host their annual Oktoberfest event. Join Bold Republic at their beautiful West Temple location all weekend long on October 7 and 8 for their 5th annual Oktoberfest. Enjoy an excellent assortment of craft brews like the German Festbier "Fest 5," Punkee Brewster Pumpkin Ale, Carnival Games Caramel Apple Sour, and more. Feast on German food and enjoy a drink while the kids play outside. While you visit Bold Republic, don't forget to sign up to throw axes with Black Axe, try your hand at shuffleboard, and enjoy a great time with friends. Get ready for live music, stein-holding contests, great brews, and so much more.

Oktoberfest First Friday

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It's not every day you get to experience First Friday in downtown Temple, but it is every month. While you can attend a First Friday event each month throughout the year, October's First Friday event has always been the fan favorite. Take a stroll through downtown Temple and check out local food specials, block parties, beer, and live music.

Down At The Yard

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Join the food trucks at The Yard Food Truck Plaza for a night of great food and live music by with live music by Jerry Heisler & Friends. Stop by The Yard on October 6 from 6 PM to 8 PM to enjoy this special event.

 First Friday guest will be able to listen to music while enjoying meals from the following awesome food trucks:

The ‘Taqueria Mi Lindo Nayarit’ food truck 
‘Savor Los Catrachos’ food truck 
Lulamae's Cajun Cuisine
‘Mama Llama’ food truck         
‘Chock Full of Cheese’ food truck 
‘808 Island Grindz’ food truck       
‘You Da Man Noodle Man’ food truck 
Da Geezers Italian Shaved Ice food truck 

Das Glory Fest

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Das Glory Fest is a family-friendly event that will be held on October 21 from 2 PM to 7 PM at the Santa Fe Plaza. Enjoy music, food, games, and fun for the whole family!

6th Annual West Temple Oktoberfest

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The 6th Annual West Temple Oktoberfest will take place on October 14 from 12 to 8 PM at 7373 Honeysuckle Dr. Get ready to enjoy live music by Chris Austin Martinez and have a great time. The event will feature authentic German food, music, entry for beer and wine garten samples, a kids zone, and so much more.

A Czech Oktoberfest

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Celebrate a Czech-style Oktoberfest at the SPJST home office at 520 North Main Street on October 12. The event will feature live music by Jerry Haisler and the Melody 5 and free beer. Celebrate this Oktoberfest-style Night at the Museum from 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM.

Mo's Rail Yard Saloon

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Mo's Railyard Saloon is hosting a party in honor of Oktoberfest on October 14. Learn more about the event on the listing.

Oktoberfest in Temple is filled with exciting, family-friendly activities and events worth celebrating. Discover and explore Temple as you celebrate Bavarian history with great drinks, good times, and the best of friends. Get ready to experience block parties and First Friday like you never have before.

With events happening from September 30 to October 15, there are several weekends to experience the fun and excitement Oktoberfest offers. Prost!

The Temple Ticket

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Want to see more fall content? Check out The Temple Ticket: Fall Issue! This issue of Discover Temple's digital magazine features autumn events, spooktacular celebrations, breweries, and this blog. Read our digital magazine and travel to Temple like a local this fall.