Mountain Creek Announces 38th Annual Oktoberfest

Mountain Creek Resort will be celebrating its 38th annual “Oktoberfest” the weekend of September 17-18, from 12-7 p.m.

Some of the more adult-only activities include lawn games like tankard and keg holding contests, lumberjack contest, hay bale tossing, wife carrying relay, and “sumo wrestling.” Children can enjoy petting zoos, bouncy houses and face painting. The admission fee also provides guests with free sky rides on the Mountain Creek Lift or unlimited rides on the Mountain Coaster.

Oktoberfest wouldn’t be complete without authentic German cuisine, plus more than 10 varieties of German and domestic beers, cider, seltzer, and canned cocktails. Wine will be available at the wine tent and alcohol at the Biergarten. A selection of festival food can be purchased at the German Pretzel Station, Dessert Station, Corn and Pickle Station and Main Food Tent, serving traditional German dishes including Schweinshaxe, sandwiches sliced ​​sauerbraten, grilled bratwurst and potato pancakes. Classic menu items like cheeseburgers and burgers, jumbo hot dogs, grilled chicken sandwiches, pulled pork sandwiches and fries will also be available for purchase.

“We are thrilled to announce the return of the 38th Annual Oktoberfest Celebration to Mountain Creek,” said Hugh Reynolds, Chief Marketing Officer, SNOW Partners. “We look forward to bringing this fun and festive celebration of Oktoberfest to an ideal time of year to visit North Jersey. We are pleased to announce enhancements to our food and beverage selections, as well as additions to our entertainment. We are confident that our 38th celebration will be our best yet.

Musical entertainment includes John Stevens’ Polka Band and The Spins. For more information, offers and daily hours of operation, visit

Helen J. Jimenez