Oktoberfest is a time to celebrate the changing season with family, good German food and, of course, beer. If you are looking for family-friendly activities in Vancouver and throughout Clark County, look no further. Whether you are looking to chicken dance the night away, eat your fill of bratwurst or sample German beer, we got you covered! Here are the 2023 Oktoberfest events in Clark County.

Ridgefield Annual Oktoberfest

September 9, 3 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Ridgefield Overlook Park
113-131 S Main Avenue, Ridgefield

The Ridgefield Oktoberfest in Clark County is happening once again on September 9, 2023.  This family-friendly event includes live music from European take out band, The Nuwavers, two beir gartens, weiner dog races, cornhole tournament and a costume contest for the best Bavarian-themed outfit. VIP Tickets can be purchases in advanced online and include a 16-ounce collectible pint glass and two drink tokens.

A man in lederhosen and a woman in a country-style dress hold up pints of beer as they pose for a photo
Photo courtesy: Elktoberfest


September 15-16
Vancouver Elks 823
11605 SE McGillivray Boulevard, Vancouver

The Vancouver Elks are once again having their Oktoberfest, dubbed Elktoberfest, September 15-16, 2023. They will have plenty of live music, German food, games, local craft beer and more! Learn about the charities and community work the Elks do as well. For more information, visit the Vancouver Elks 823 website.

Brush Prairie Oktoberfest

September 30, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Alderbrook Park
24414 NE Westerholm Road, Brush Prairie

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Brush Prairie on September 30, 2023. The entire family will have fun at this Oktoberfest event, with plenty for the kids! There will be bounce houses, train rides, pedal boats, mini golf, play structures and access to the pool! It’s all included with your admission. There will also be plenty of fun for the adults too with live music, vendors, beer garden, contests and games. And everyone will love the food vendors! For more information visit the Alderbook Park website.  

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