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Claremont Brewfest: Battle of the Brews

September 16, 2023

Held at the Visitor’s Center Green in Claremont. This is a combo brewfest and 5K race held by the Kiwanis Club of Claremont. Sample beers from more than 30 New England Breweries and vote for your favorites. Ticket prices vary.

Dover Oktoberfest

When: Saturday, September 30, 2023

Where: Dover, NH

Samuel Adams and Dover Restaurants present this annual event. Enjoy all of your favorite German favorites like pretzels, schnitzel, sausage and more served up by some of Dover’s favorite restaurants.

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Schilling’s Ammonoosuc Oktoberfest

When: Saturday, September 30, 2023 | 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Where: Schilling Beer Co. in Littleton, NH

This Oktoberfest is held in conjunction with Schilling’s anniversary celebration. The brewery’s Bavarian and Czech-style lagers will take center stage, and local meats will be on the grill. Live folk music will welcome guests as Schilling celebrates brewing in Littleton. Admission is free.

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Oktoberfest at the Inn at East Hill Farm

When: Sunday, October 1, 2023

Where: Inn at East Hill Farm, 460 Monadnock St., Troy, NH

At Oktoberfest in Troy, you can enjoy traditional German fare and live oompah music. Hors d’oeuvres begin at 5 p.m., dinner begins at 6 p.m. Reservations required. This event is BYOB.

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Oktoberfest at Mile Away Restaurant

When: Sunday, October 1, 2023

Where: Mile Away Restaurant on Federal Hill Road in Milford, NH

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Exeter Powder Keg Beer & Chili Festival

October 7, 2023

Held under tents from 12 p.m.-4 p.m. at Swasey Parkway in Exeter. Tickets are $45. This huge festival features breweries from New Hampshire, New England and beyond. In addition to the beer, taste your fill of chili and vote for your favorite. New Hampshire Magazine is a proud sponsor of this event.

White Mountains Oktoberfest at Loon Mountain

When: October 7-9, 2023

Where: Loon Mountain Resort in Lincoln, NH

Get a taste of the Bavarian Alps during the area’s largest celebration of German food, drink and culture, White Mountain Oktoberfest. This two-day festival perfectly coincides with fall foliage season so you’ll enjoy beer and brats alongside stunning views of New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Admission is free for all.

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New Hampshire Brew Fest

October 14, 2023

Hosted by Cisco Brewers (formerly Redhook) in Portsmouth from 1-4:30 p.m. Tickets for sessions 1 and 2 as well as VIP are on sale now. Regular tickets are $60 and VIP are $80. This event is a special fundraiser for the Prescott Park Arts Festival in partnership with Master Brewers Association of America and WHEB’s “The Morning Buzz.”