Enjoy a new take on Oktoberfest with some Saint Louis Zoo flair! This is a family-friendly Oktoberfest that you can’t find anywhere else. After you’re all “oompah-ed” out, enjoy a walk around the Zoo and see some of your favorite animals! 

  • Saturday & Sunday, October 6-7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday, October 13-14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m

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Free for all guests!

Oktoberfest with Zoo Flair!

  • Several German bars serving a wide variety of beers* (authentic German Oktoberfest, local and national Oktoberfest, and seasonal),root beer for the kids, and German specialties including bratwurst and pretzels.
  • Specialty beers are available at beer tents around the Zoo**, located in Schnuck Family Plaza, the South Entrance Plaza, Carousel Plaza and at East Refreshments. Specialty beer and steins also are available at Lakeside Cafe and River Camp Cafe. 
  • Exclusive Zootoberfest beer steins with discounts for refills*
  • Live music
  • Fall-related kids’ games and crafts

* For adults 21 and older. 
On Sundays, beer tents will open at 11 a.m. You may purchase beer before 11 a.m. at Lakeside Cafe and River Camp Cafe.

Live Entertainment 

Noon to 3 p.m.

  • Saturday, October 6: Good Times Polka Band
  • Sunday, October 7: Larry Hallar Accordian Duo
  • Saturday, October 13: Zydeco Crawdaddies
  • Sunday, October 14: Die Spitzbuam

Zootoberfest is a FREE, family-friendly event.