Fort Myers Oktoberfest Festival

October 25-27, 2019, The River District in downtown Fort Myers, FL

Fall is the end of summer, start of the coolness and beauty of autumn and across the world --- time for Oktoberfest! Wherever celebrated, Oktoberfest celebrations share common ingredients: lively music, mouthwatering food, and big, big pints of beer. Paragon Festivals, in partnership with the River District Alliance, begins a new food and music tradition for Fort Myers: an authentic Oktoberfest experience. Stuff yourself with smoked sausages, roasted meats, sauerkraut, cabbage, and pretzels while enjoying authentic German music and dancers. Also enjoy live music performances by local and regional musicians in rock, soul, funk, R&B, blues, samba and more!


Join us then for the premiere of the Fort Myers Oktoberfest in downtown Fort Myers in the River District. The event is October 25-27, 2019 with hours Friday 4pm-10pm, Saturday 11am-10pm and Sunday 11am-6pm. Admission is free! Gather friends and family and meetup with associates from work to enjoy and relax over the weekend celebrating everything Oktoberfest! Musical performers in 2019 are, beginning on Friday: the Bavarian Boys (authentic Bavarian “oom-pah” and polka music) along with Ari & The Alibis (funk, jazz, samba). Saturday sees performances by: Alpine Doc (Bavarian, Americana 50’s & 60’s), Twinkle & Rock Soul Radio (rock, soul), The Verge (classic rock 70’s to present) and CeCe Teneal & Soul Kamotion (blues, soul, roots). Sunday relax and enjoy performances by: Tahja (Bavarian dancing), Free Fallin’ (Tom Petty Tribute Band) and Reverend Barry & The Funk (funk, soul). The list of performers and performance times are to the right. Click on the image of the Performance Schedule for a larger copy you can print out.


Between performances shop the Marketplace of arts, crafts and select fine products and services.


Party like a Bavarian! The Fort Myers Oktoberfest will offer seasonal brews, traditional Oktoberfest live music in addition to local rock & roll favorites, beer games and classic Oktoberfest food!


Note: Musicians and performance times subject to change.

October 25-27, 2019
Friday 4pm-10pm, Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday 11am-6pm
Driving Directions

EVENT Address: 1400 Hendry Street, Fort Myers, FL

FROM Hwy 41 Southbound

  • Proceed south across the Caloosahatchee Bridge
  • Take the first exit for First Street
  • Proceed east on First Street approximately 4 blocks to Hendry Street
  • Turn left and proceed north on Hendry Street to the show site

FROM Southbound N. Tamiami Trail

  • Go south across the Edison Bridge
  • Proceed south to First Street
  • Turn right on First Street
  • Proceed to Hendry Street
  • Turn right on Hendry Street and proceed north to the show site

FROM Southbound I-75

  • Go south across the Caloosahatchee River
  • Take the first exit (Hwy 80 aka: Palm Beach Blvd.)
  • Go right and merge onto Hwy 80 and proceed southwest to downtown Fort Myers
  • Hwy 80 (aka: Palm Beach Blvd.) becomes First Street
  • Proceed to Hendry Street
  • Turn right on Hendry Street and proceed north to the show site


Parking Information

See the parking map to the right. Click on the map to enlarge.


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