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Great Awakening Brewing Company, Oktoberfest

September 14, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until September 17, 2022

Join in on the Oktoberfest festivities! Our taproom will be transforming into a beer hall for the week with live music, games, German inspired food menu, and a new lager release! Check out our extra special events going on Saturday September 17th.

We’re pumped to be a qualifying venue for the 2022 Massachusetts Steinholding Competition! This event will take place during our first Oktoberfest featuring live music, games and traditional food favorites. Men’s and Women’s qualifying round. There will be two separate events for women (4:00pm) and men (4:30pm). Whoever holds their 1 liter of beer out correctly the longest – wins!

Here’s what to expect:

– German-inspired food specials
– Special seasonal beer releases
– Wear your traditional Oktoberfest clothing and be entered into a raffle. Break out the lederhosen, dirndl’s, and other festive garb. Anyone who dresses in their Oktoberfest attire we be entered into a raffle to win a Great Awakening prize!
– Oktoberfest beer hall style seating

September 17th

Our 6 week Summer Cornhole League is coming to an end. Come watch the tournament finals starting at 1:00pm during our Oktoberfest celebration!
– Cornhole League Semi-Finals 1pm
– Cornhole League Championship Match 2pm

– Women’s Steinholding Content – 4:00pm

– Men’s Steinholding Content – 4:30pm

– Live music from October Mountain Band 6-9pm

October Mountain Band  is a four piece Rock, Blues and Reggae band. They perform covers and original material ranging from the 70’s to current day. Enjoy a beer with some great tunes!

Tickets are available on our website.


So what is it? Steinholding is a traditional Bavarian strength contest in which competitors hold a full one-liter beer stein (or Masskrug/Mass in German) out in front of their bodies with a straight arm, parallel to the ground. You go as long as you can and the last person holding with good form is the winner! The winner qualifies to compete in the MA Steinholding Competition held at Jack’s Abby on October 2! Plus 1st and 2nd prize winners receive Great Awakening gift cards! For more information, check out http://www.ussteinholding.com/info/what-is-beer-steinholding-faqs.



September 14, 2022
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Great Awakening Brewing Company
77 Mill Street
Westfield, MA 01085 United States
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(413) 875-7868
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