Best Places To Celebrate Oktoberfest This Year

Dated: 09/14/2015

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In 1810, King Louis I of Bavaria and Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen were wedded. The Bavarian Royal Family invited all of Munich to celebrate the wedding in the fields just outside the city gates. Oktoberfest has been celebrated every year in Bavaria ever since. Naturally, the festivities have made their way to the Indianapolis area. There are a number of places on the north side of Indianapolis to celebrate Oktoberfest this fall.

Traderspoint Creamery

Traderspoint Creamery in the northwest corner of Indianapolis is hosting its 9th annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 10th, between the hours of 12:00pm and 7:00pm. They are hosting two musical acts. Airstream Betty will be on stage between 12:00pm and 3:00pm. Polka Boy will play from 4:00pm until 7:00pm. In addition to music all day, Traderspoint Creamery will offer beer and wine and will have a hog roast. There is a hayride, petting zoo, facepainting and many other activities for the kids. Tickets cost $10.00 if bought at the door. Visitors can also buy Advance tickets on the Traderspoint Creamery website for just $8.00. Children ages 10 years and younger receive free admission. Attendees can park at Traderspoint Creamery or on nearby side streets. Image title

Carmel City Center

The City of Carmel will host its annual Oktoberfest at the City Center Plaza off of Range Line Road on October 2nd. It will begin at 6:00pm and end at 10:00pm. Visitors of all ages are welcome to attend the event, which is free to the public. Like Traderspoint Creamery, Polka Boy will perform. There is parking available at Carmel United Methodist Church, on nearby streets, at Mohawk Plaza and at public lots near the Carmel Fire and Police Departments. Like all Oktoberfests, food and beverage are available for purchase.

Fishers Oktoberfest

The City of Fishers hosts an Oktoberfest at Witten Park. This year, the festival occurs on Friday, September 25th and ends on Saturday, September 26th.  It beings at 5:30pm and ends at 10:30pm on Friday. The Oktoberfest festival is open between noon and 10:30pm on Saturday. Admission is free, but attendees are strongly encouraged to bring a nonperishable item for the event’s canned food drive. German food and traditional fair food are offered both Image titledays. Wine and beer are also offered both days of the event for $5.00. German beers including Warsteiner and Dunkel are available. Local and domestic beers, selections from Leinenkugel and SunKing, along with Coors Light are also offered. Local musical act Stella Luna and the Satellites will perform on Saturday from 3:30pm to 6:30pm.

Carmel Lutheran Church Oktoberfest

The Carmel Lutheran Church will also Oktoberfest. Their Oktoberfest occurs on Friday, September 25th, between the hours of 4:00pm and 10:00pm in the church’s south parking lot. Bingo, bounce houses, and face painting are available for kids. The Johnny Wagner Band from Chicago will play selections of polka music between 6:00pm and 10:00pm. The event is free to the public, but attendees should bring money to purchase tickets for food, beer and certain children’s activities. Tickets cost $1.00 each, but can be purchased in increments of 10 for $0.85 each on the Carmel Lutheran Church’s website.

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