Saturday, October 14, 2023

Oktoberfest at Appleton Farms

oktoberfest pumpkins

About Oktoberfest at Appleton Farms

The spirit of Oktoberfest is taking over Appleton Farms for the weekend!

We’ll have a special Oktoberfest-inspired menu and food offerings both Saturday and Sunday along with lawn games, traditional German Hammerschlagen, a stein-holding competition, local breweries on site, and Wunder Kapelle, a German oompah band playing through the weekend.

Music with Wunder Kapelle Saturday & Sunday 1:00 to 4:00PM

Chuck Doran Sunday 4-5pm

Breweries on site will be:

Notch Brewing

Essex County Brewing Company

True North Ale Company

Far From the Tree Cider

1634 Meadery

Please select either 12pm or 2:30pm for your timed ticket entrance fee. Tickets are by the car, $15 for Trustees members and $20 for nonmembers. The cost will cover parking and access to this special event. Food and beer must be purchased separately.

Reminder – Dogs are not allowed on any of our farm areas or at events, but feel free to bring them to the Grass Rides area off of Highland St. for hiking another time!

Space is limited and pre-registration is strongly suggested.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) 

  • Program Refunds/Cancellations: In the event that a program is cancelled due to severe weather, low enrollment, or other circumstances, we will notify you as soon as possible by email and issue you a full refund within 14 days of the cancellation. If you cannot attend a program as planned, contact at least 7 days prior to the start of the program to receive a full refund or transfer to another date/class. Refunds and/or class transfers will not be granted for registration cancellations placed fewer than 7 days before the start of the program. There are no refunds for missed classes. Appleton Farms reserves the right to change program locations, schedules, or instructors when necessary. 
  • Where to park: Please use the main entrance off of 1A. When you arrive at the farm, you will be directed by our Welcome Gate Attendants as to where to park. Parking may be a several minute walk away from the festivities. Please be prepared to walk. Let the Welcome Gate Attendant know if you need parking accomodations or have mobility issues.
  • Membership Lookup: Click here to find your membership number.
  • Need to see an existing order? Click here to see your current orders.
  • The Trustees reserves the right to photograph or video visitors and program participants for promotional use, and usage of its properties implies consent. See the full policy at
  • Buy out a class/private events: Have a group that wants to take a class or program together? We have options to buy out our classes and/or create private events. Email for more information. 
  • While you’re here: Don’t forget to stop by our seasonal wood-fired pizza oven open weekends Spring- Fall and visit the Farm Store Tuesday- Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 10am-4pm.

All are welcome at Appleton Farms, we are excited to host you!

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