A Different Kind of Banking
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Some come for the music, the singing and dancing, others for the great German sausage, the Hofbrauhaus chicken, the great selection of beer Vom Fass (straight from the tap) and Rhein wine…and a selection of other outstanding foods and sweets.

Teens love the thrill of the carnival and midway; the young ones can’t wait to have their faces painted and dance the “Chicken Dance.”No matter your age, your interests or attitude, you’re sure to find something to your liking at the Top o’ the Bay Oktoberfest!Oom-Pah music to beat the band. Joe Oberaitis and Oktoberfest Express Band will cover Friday, Saturday evening and Sunday.

It’s your turn – get into the act!
All weekend long, you’re invited to get “into the act” by participating in one of the hourly contests on (and around) the Main Stage. Just sign-up for any of our events when we call the Macho Men and Fearless Frauleins to take part in our contests of strength, endurance and sheer determination. This includes:
  • Stein-Holding
  • Log Sawing
  • Keg Tossing
  • Barrel Rolling 
Oktoberfest hours 
Oct 20, 5pm-11pm
Oct 22, 11am-11pm

We are conveniently located at the historic Tampa Bay Downs just a mile north of the landmark Oldsmar Flea Market at Tampa and Racetrack Road. Come on down for some good ‘ole Florvaria Gemutlichkeit! Zum Wohl!!!!
For more information, call the Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce at (813) 855-4233.

Oktoberfest brings the best of Old Bavaria and New Florida together for three full days of authentic German food, drink, music and dancing … along with a spectacular carnival & midway, a great arts & crafts show, and the wildest array of audience participation contests that the Tampa Bay area has ever seen.

$5 Admission, Military Id+1 and 12 and under Free
Oldsmar and Upper Tampa Bay’s version of this German tradition is both the largest and the longest-running Oktoberfest in West Central Florida, attracting more than 10,000 guests from 16 Florida counties and more distant locations.