Get ready to get your Fall on, Oktoberfest will be coming to New Bedford October 1st at the State Pier in Downtown NB.

The Southcoast Business Alliance has put together so many fun events for Oktoberfest this year including live music all day including the band Living on a Bad Name; a Bon Jovi tribute band, and The Pourmen. Get your friends together for a fun night out of great food, craft beer and entertainment!

Photo from Living on a Bad Name Facebook Page

Oktoberfest is a fundraiser with the NB Business Alliance and all proceeds go to:

  • Star Kids
  • The YMCA After School Program
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Junior Achievement
  • Various Scholarships

and other programs that provide opportunities to "at risk youth" on the Southcoast.

Photo Provided By Pete Murner via Facebook

Oktoberfest will have 12  local brewers on hand to pour your favorites including Buzzards Bay Brewing, Fool Proof, Sam Adams, and even more. Food will be brought by No Problemo, Francheezical Food Truck, Knew Potato Caboose and DNB Burgers. 21+ tickets are available but do not include beer or food.

Tickets are $20 in advance and you can get them at or any SCBA member. They're $25 at the door the day of. The event takes place Saturday, October 1st at 3pm.

Additional Reporting By: Mikaylee McEwan