Ultimate Fall Guide to Oktoberfests across New York City

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Prost! Oktoberfest heats up city taverns and beer gardens just as the weather cools down.

Try your hand (or arm) at a mug holding competition, dance to the polka or challenge the pros at a sausage-eating competition.

Here are the best spots to drink a liter (or two) of brew:

PAULANER BRAUHAUS & RESTAURANT NYC

Paulaner Beer, the No. 1 Bavarian beer exporter, is set to open their first microbrewery/restaurant in the United States soon. The new Bowery bar is going all-out for Oktoberfest, with beer brewed on site and served alongside Bavarian specialties, including locally-sourced artisan sausages, schnitzel with cucumber salad and duck. Sept. 21-Oct. 4. 265/247 Bowery, at East Houston St. Seepaulaner-brauhaus.com/nyc.

Nataleigh Colleen

New York, New York, USA

Opening Hours: Sun-Wed 11am-12am, Thur-Sat 11am-1am