On September 18th through October 3rd, Funkenhausen is creating a Funktoberfest celebration filled with food, music, and of course, beer. Diners can expect various specials to be running including Oktoberfest beer in novelty mugs, apparel, and an Uber Piggy Plate featuring smoked pork chop, haus bratwurst, pork belly, sauerkraut, pretzel, mustard, and pickles. The festival will also have live music from the Oompa Band and will feature surprise pop-up acts throughout the length of the festival. A variety of fall beers will be available for purchase including Pfungstädter Festbier, Maisel’s Amber Hefeweizen, Hirter Morchl Munich dunkel, and more
PB&J will be hosting their Oktoberfest starting on September 24th. Diners can order the "German Trio" which consists of a Giant Pretzel with beer cheese and mustard, Brat, and German Chocolate Cake. Beers include: Hacker Pschorr Oktoberfest, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Hofbrau Original, and Oktoberfest. The team will also be tenting off the patio and will feature numerous games.
Pilot Project Brewing
Pilot Project Brewing in Logan Square is hosting its second annual Dogtoberfest this weekend on September 19. The canine-forward event will feature a variety of pet-friendly activities, like homemade dog treats, dog bandanas, a mobile groomer, and kiddie pools for pets to splash in, weather permitting. Alive Rescue will also be on-site with a few of their current foster pups.
Pilot will be offering an Oktoberfest brew for humans along with Parisian ‘Ruff’ lattes (made with whipped cream, rice dye with cranberry juice and dog treats) for canines. The event is free, but reservations are recommended through Tock.