St. Al’s Oktoberfest

Friday + Saturday + Sunday

September 27-29


19th Annual st. al’s oktoberfest

Bring on autumn and pull out the lederhosen! Oktoberfest Chicago at St. Alphonsus is one of the city’s most popular celebrations of fall and all things Bavarian. Three days of beer, brats, and fantastic bands located at the iconic church in Chicago’s West Lakeview neighborhood, at the intersection of Lincoln, Wellington, and Southport.


Event details:

Friday, September 27

5pm - 10pm
Admission $10

Saturday, September 28

11am - 10pm
Admission $10

Sunday, September 29

11am - 7pm
Admission $5


Noon-4pm, Saturday and Sunday
Featuring games and crafts for the whole family!
Admission to Kinderfest is free with Oktoberfest entry
Sponsored by the AACA Arts Council



St. Alphonsus Catholic Church
Corner of Southport, Lincoln and Wellington in Chicago


Friday 6-9pm + Saturday 4-7pm

craft beer night

What kind of beer goes best with brats? You decide! 


CRAFT BEER NIGHT takes place in a spirited German beer hall within St. Alphonsus church. The event is limited to 650 people/night and attendees can sample from over 40 samples of craft beers! The selection of beers is intended to highlight both German-made beers as well as favorite fall seasonal selections. Each participant will receive a delicious pretzel necklace to accompany you on your journey of beer sampling.

If the event is not sold out, tickets may be purchased on-site the evening of the event but there are no guarantees. Tickets purchased in advance include admission to the festival for the purchased date.