Recipes for an Authentic German Oktoberfest

Need help to set the mood for your own Oktoberfest party? With our recipe collections you can choose to host an authentic casual gathering or a dressed up elegant meal to celebrate the world’s largest party.  These recipes use genuine German ingredients, with options for quick-and-easy finger food to spectacular festive dishes.

Serve the following dishes with a good selection of German beers (see our Oktoberfest beer guide for suggestions), a crisp Riesling or a refreshing mineral water for the designated drivers. And for an elegant affair, try some of the cocktail recipes below.

Oktoberfest Salads and Side Dishes

Oktoberfest Entrees and Dinner Menu Items

Oktoberfest Desserts

Oktoberfest Beverages

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