Oktoberfest Festivals in the Area
There are so many festivals celebrating Oktoberfest in Minnesota. There are a couple of them right here in the St. Cloud area, too. One is happening this weekend. It's the Fall Crawl out at Powder Ridge. That isn't "technically" an Oktoberfest celebration, but I'm grandfathering that one in. It's a beer and wine tasting event.
There is also Beaver Island's Oktoberfest celebration that is happening the 21st- next weekend. Lot's of fun events during the day including a stein hoisting competition and more. Tickets are available on the value connection now
There are also several other Oktoberfest celebrations around the state- here is a guide. You could even make a "tour" if you wanted to..check out all or most of them and see how they all compare, It's still a win. There's beer, it's cold and it's fun.
Cheers to Oktoberfest!