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Since 1935, The Student Prince & The Fort Restaurant have celebrated German tradition on Fort Street in Springfield. The city landmark, known for German foods and beer, rolls out the barrel for The Mighty Oktoberfest on Friday, November 3, and Saturday, November 4.
The Mighty Oktoberfest kicks off for two nights on Friday, November 3 at 5:30 pm with the Berkshire Mountain Wanderers on stage and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno on
site to tap the ceremonial keg. Oktoberfest food will include bratwurst, knockwurst, and burgers, with a full menu indoors that includes German fare such as Sauerbraten, Braised Lamb, and Pork Shanks. The 2023 Ruppercht Sponsor is Liberty Bank.
Single-Night and Two-Night passes are available at the gate and in advance at Events. Passes include one complimentary ‘haus beer’ from a special list for those who are 21 or older.
2023 OKTOBERFEST BANDS
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3
Berkshire Mountain Wanderers: 5:30-7:00 pm
Trailer Trash: 7:30-10:00 pm
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4
Berkshire Mountain Wanderers 5:00-6:00 pm
American Badass (Kid Rock Tribute) 6:00-7:00 pm
Jagged Little Pam (Alanis Morissette Tribute) 7:15-8:15 pm
Foo Fighters Tribute 8:30-10:00 pm