clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile
Schnitzel at Lazy Dog
Schnitzel at Lazy Dog
Lazy Dog

10 Ways To Celebrate Oktoberfest in Las Vegas

Prost!

View as Map
Schnitzel at Lazy Dog
| Lazy Dog

Need an excuse to lift a stein of beer and eat schnitzel and bratwurst? Look no further than Oktoberfest, the Munich, Germany, festival that generally lasts for 16 days and ends on the first Sunday in October. Las Vegas rules mean the festival comes around whenever bars or restaurants feel like throwing a celebration. So grab your lederhosen, braid your hair like a fräulein and get set to yell "Prost!" at the top of your lungs while you down Bavarian dishes and suds. Here, ten ways to celebrate Oktoberfest in Las Vegas.

Read More
Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.
If you buy something or book a reservation from an Eater link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics policy.

Carnaval Court Bar & Grill

Copy Link

Head to Carnaval Court at Harrah's Las Vegas on Oct. 17 for a late Oktoberfest celebration. The party starts at 6 p.m. with pretzel necklaces, Sam Adams OktoberFest and other beer options. There will even be a stein hoisting contest, complete with complimentary lederhosen for those competing. In true Oktoberfest spirit, there will be no cover charge.

Harrah's Las Vegas

Crush celebrates Oktoberfest with a German-inspired menu and beer pairing available from Sunday, Sept. 28, through Sunday, Oct. 4. For $16, get grilled bratwurst with house-made sauerkraut, new potatoes and Pommery mustard paired with a Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest beer.

Handout

Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino

Copy Link

The Golden Nugget throws an Oktoberfest pool party on Friday, Oct. 9, during its annual two-day Fall Beer Festival. Admission to the Oktoberfest is free.

Handout

Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas

Copy Link

Both Hard Rock Cafe locations on the Strip and at the Hard Rock Hotel celebrate Oktoberfest with the Samuel Adams OctoberFest Schnitzel Burger paired with Samuel Adams OctoberFest beer.

Handout

Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas

Copy Link

Hofbräuhaus, the German beer hall, features guest keg tappers regularly with ventriloquist Terry Fator on Oct. 2, Rick Harrison from Pawn Stars on Oct. 3 and Dirk Vermin on Oct. 10. More guest tappers can be found on the Website.

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar

Copy Link

Oktoberfest festivities at Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar run through Saturday, Oct. 31. Look for pretzel-crusted schnitzel and an Oktoberfest beer sampler with hefeweizen, Oktoberfest and Hefe Dunkel.

Amelinda B Lee

The Linq Pool

Copy Link

The Linq Pool celebrates Oktoberfest from 8 to 11 p.m. on Oct. 2. More than 25 beer options from 15-plus breweries include Victory Festbier, Hofbrau Dunkel, Ballast Point Dead Ringer Marzen, and Las Vegas’ own Tenaya Creek Oktoberfest Lager and Bad Beat Brewery. Also find apfelstrudel (apple strudel slices), brezel (soft pretzel pieces), wurst (sausage with sauerkraut) and more. General admission starts at $30.

The Linq

Shake Shack

Copy Link

Shake Shack celebrates Shacktoberfest now through Sunday, Oct. 4, with special-edition biers, bratwursts and burgers. Order a $10 Shake Shack bier stein filled with your choice of Brooklyn Brewery’s Oktoberfest brew or ShackMeister Ale. Special dishes include the bacon cheddar brat burger, the ShackMeister Ale with marinated shallots and Shack Sauce, currywurst with a bratwurst topped with crispy ShackMeister Ale-marinated shallots and curry ketchup, a Bavarian brat topped with German­style slaw, a bacon cheddar brat, and a German chocolate pecan concrete and apfelstrudel shake.

Amelinda B Lee

Tag Bar & Sports Lounge

Copy Link

Tag Sports Bar at The Linq features a monthly tap takeover program, and in October, Oktoberfest beers at the self-serve tables include Ballast Point Dead Ringer Marzen, Tenaya Creek Oktoberfest Lager, Sam Adams OktoberFest and Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest.

The Linq

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill

Copy Link

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill celebrates Oktoberfest on Tuesday, Oct. 6 starting at 6 p.m. with a specially curated German menu by Spago’s executive chef Eric Klein. The menu includes a German cured meat platter, Bavarian smoked pork loin, chicken weisswurst, schnitzel and more. The $50 tickets include all-you-can-drink beer options from Crafthaus, Ballast Point, Deschutes, Tenaya Creek, Schwendl, Reutberger and Full Sail.

Amelinda B Lee

Carnaval Court Bar & Grill

Harrah's Las Vegas

Head to Carnaval Court at Harrah's Las Vegas on Oct. 17 for a late Oktoberfest celebration. The party starts at 6 p.m. with pretzel necklaces, Sam Adams OktoberFest and other beer options. There will even be a stein hoisting contest, complete with complimentary lederhosen for those competing. In true Oktoberfest spirit, there will be no cover charge.

Harrah's Las Vegas

Crush

Handout

Crush celebrates Oktoberfest with a German-inspired menu and beer pairing available from Sunday, Sept. 28, through Sunday, Oct. 4. For $16, get grilled bratwurst with house-made sauerkraut, new potatoes and Pommery mustard paired with a Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest beer.

Handout

Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino

Handout

The Golden Nugget throws an Oktoberfest pool party on Friday, Oct. 9, during its annual two-day Fall Beer Festival. Admission to the Oktoberfest is free.

Handout

Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas

Handout

Both Hard Rock Cafe locations on the Strip and at the Hard Rock Hotel celebrate Oktoberfest with the Samuel Adams OctoberFest Schnitzel Burger paired with Samuel Adams OctoberFest beer.

Handout

Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas

Hofbräuhaus, the German beer hall, features guest keg tappers regularly with ventriloquist Terry Fator on Oct. 2, Rick Harrison from Pawn Stars on Oct. 3 and Dirk Vermin on Oct. 10. More guest tappers can be found on the Website.

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar

Amelinda B Lee

Oktoberfest festivities at Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar run through Saturday, Oct. 31. Look for pretzel-crusted schnitzel and an Oktoberfest beer sampler with hefeweizen, Oktoberfest and Hefe Dunkel.

Amelinda B Lee

The Linq Pool

The Linq

The Linq Pool celebrates Oktoberfest from 8 to 11 p.m. on Oct. 2. More than 25 beer options from 15-plus breweries include Victory Festbier, Hofbrau Dunkel, Ballast Point Dead Ringer Marzen, and Las Vegas’ own Tenaya Creek Oktoberfest Lager and Bad Beat Brewery. Also find apfelstrudel (apple strudel slices), brezel (soft pretzel pieces), wurst (sausage with sauerkraut) and more. General admission starts at $30.

The Linq

Shake Shack

Amelinda B Lee

Shake Shack celebrates Shacktoberfest now through Sunday, Oct. 4, with special-edition biers, bratwursts and burgers. Order a $10 Shake Shack bier stein filled with your choice of Brooklyn Brewery’s Oktoberfest brew or ShackMeister Ale. Special dishes include the bacon cheddar brat burger, the ShackMeister Ale with marinated shallots and Shack Sauce, currywurst with a bratwurst topped with crispy ShackMeister Ale-marinated shallots and curry ketchup, a Bavarian brat topped with German­style slaw, a bacon cheddar brat, and a German chocolate pecan concrete and apfelstrudel shake.

Amelinda B Lee

Tag Bar & Sports Lounge

The Linq

Tag Sports Bar at The Linq features a monthly tap takeover program, and in October, Oktoberfest beers at the self-serve tables include Ballast Point Dead Ringer Marzen, Tenaya Creek Oktoberfest Lager, Sam Adams OktoberFest and Sierra Nevada Oktoberfest.

The Linq

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill

Amelinda B Lee

Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill celebrates Oktoberfest on Tuesday, Oct. 6 starting at 6 p.m. with a specially curated German menu by Spago’s executive chef Eric Klein. The menu includes a German cured meat platter, Bavarian smoked pork loin, chicken weisswurst, schnitzel and more. The $50 tickets include all-you-can-drink beer options from Crafthaus, Ballast Point, Deschutes, Tenaya Creek, Schwendl, Reutberger and Full Sail.

Amelinda B Lee

Related Maps