Is there a more magical season than fall? Between the foliage, the crisp autumn air, and delicious pumpkin spice lattes, it’s one of our favorite seasons. Among all the wonderful things this time of the year brings, there’s one event you cannot miss: The Oktoberfest in Chatham! Each year, this event draws hundreds of visitors to our beautiful town, and it’s about time you join the fun. Read on to learn more about this tremendous seasonal event and plan your trip to Chatham today!
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Celebrate Fall at the Oktoberfest in Chatham
There’s no doubt that the Oktoberfest in Chatham is one of the most anticipated fall events on Cape Cod. It typically takes place toward the end of October at Kate Gould Park on Main Street. Entry to the festival is free, but some activities require cash, so make sure you bring your wallet.
Note: The lines can get pretty long, so we recommend getting there early!
What Can You Do at the Chatham Oktoberfest?
If there’s one thing the Chatham Oktoberfest isn’t, it’s boring. There are plenty of fun things to do and see– we have a feeling you’re going to love it! Listen to live entertainment, drink delicious local beer, browse numerous craft booths, and eat iconic Oktoberfest bratwursts.
One of the main highlights of Oktoberfest in Chatham is Pumpkin People in the Park. The park is filled with creative and fun “pumpkin people” that are created by local businesses and organizations. The pumpkin people go on display just before Oktoberfest in Chatham and stay through Halloween. Pumpkin People in the Park tends to be one of the most popular aspects of Oktoberfest in Chatham!
More Fall Festivals on Cape Cod
The Oktoberfest isn’t the only fun fall festival on Cape Cod. If you want to experience more fun events, we have you covered! If you’re a beer lover, then the Brewfest is made for you. Since its creation in 2011, the event has become one of the most up-and-coming festivals in the region. The Yarmouth Seaside Festival is also a local favorite! This giant craft fair gathers more than 125 artists and features numerous parades, contests, and a 5K.
Make Your October Extra Magical With a Stay at Chatham Gables Inn
Now that you know how fun the Oktoberfest can be, the only thing left is to find a cozy place to stay. Our historic bed and breakfast is perfect for travelers looking to relax and enjoy the luxuries of home away from home. You’ll love our elegant rooms, all decorated in crisp Cape Cod style. You’ll also love our plush beds and luxurious linens. After sleeping like a baby all night, wake up feeling refreshed, and join us downstairs (where a delicious, homemade breakfast awaits you). It’s so good, you’ll wish it were morning all day long. One thing is for sure: There’s no better place to relax than Chatham Gables Inn!