Each year, Germany welcomes the fall season with a festival they call Oktoberfest. Traditionally, it starts in mid to late September and continues through the first week of October. In fact, Munich began celebrating on September 22nd. If you'd like to join them in this autumn celebration, you're going to have to wait until October 5th. That's when San Antonio Oktoberfest 2018 begins here at home.

What: San Antonio Oktoberfest 2018
Where: Beethoven Maennerchor (422 Pereida St)
When: October 5th, 6th, 12th & 13th, 5 pm to midnight
Admission: $5 per person
Contact: Beethoven Maennerchor (210) 222-1521 or via email

San Antonio Oktoberfest 2018

San Antonio Oktoberfest 2018 - Search homes for sale in the San Antonio areaIf you want the same experience you'd find in Munich right now but don't want to travel that far, come to San Antonio Oktoberfest 2018 at Beethoven Maennerchor. Avoid the massive crowds that descend upon Germany each year. But don't skimp on the fun. Since 1867, Beethoven has provided the "go to" destination for German expats. So, you know that this is the place to be for a local Oktoberfest celebration!

For just $5 per person, enter Beethoven Maennerchor. Enjoy live authentic German music. Soak in the Deutschland atmosphere. Of course, there'll be beer. What kind of an Oktoberfest celebration would it be without it? To keep the party going, dine on comforting German food such as bratwurst, spaetzle, schnitzel and more. And don't be shy. Feel free to join in on some good old fashioned German drinking songs if the mood strikes.

Anyone attending the San Antonio Oktoberfest 2018 festivities must be at least 21 years old. Make sure to bring a valid photo ID. Otherwise, you might get turned away at the door. You definitely don't want that to happen. Arrange for safe passage home ahead of time, whether that's via Uber, Lyft or taxi. You can always bring along a designated driver to escort you home. Even when you don't drink, the San Antonio Oktoberfest 2018 offers tons of fun. Enjoy your night out. Just make sure you and your loved ones get home safely. Prost!

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