Northside Oktoberfest - October 8, 2022

The Northside Oktoberfest, benefiting Iowa City area nonprofits, showcases the Bohemian nature of the Northside Marketplace with great craft beers, neighborhood food, beer games, and much more! Join us as we take over the streets of the Northside, just blocks north of downtown Iowa City. This year, Northside Oktoberfest celebrates 26 years and will include Iowa City BrewFest, your beloved sampling event, and bring back the Outdoor Beer Hall introduced last year. Iowa City BrewFest, sponsored by FLY CID, will be the traditional sampling event you love and ONLY ticket holders will be allowed to sample from multiple vendors and the Outdoor Bier Hall will be a general admission anyone is welcome to stop by and enjoy.

Iowa City BrewFest (Saturday, October 8th, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm) – For 2022, the Iowa City BrewFest, sponsored by FLY CID, will remain exclusive and only open for 800 BrewMaster ticket buyers to participate in samplings. The festival is open for anyone to walk through, but only those with a ticket and BrewFest glass will be able to sample.


    • Exclusive access to unlimited samplings from vendors
    • Customized 2022 Northside Oktoberfest glass
    • $15 gift card to eat & shop at Northside businesses
    • Custome and Exclusive Northside Oktoberfest baseball hats
    • 1 free beer at the Outdoor Bier Hall (while supplies last)
    • Access to beer games, Oktoberfest contests, and live music
    • *Please note, you will not receive a physical ticket for Iowa City BrewFest. Ticket holders will check in under the ticket buyer’s LAST NAME via a will-call list.


Northside Oktoberfest Outdoor Bier Hall (Saturday, October 8th) – General Admission will be welcome to attend the Outdoor Bier Hall on North Linn St.  From 12:00 – 8:00 pm, the Outdoor Bier Hall will take over North Linn Street with traditional Oktoberfest entertainment, games, and contests in addition to live outdoor music. Attendees will be able to purchase an official Bier Hall Mug where they can purchase wine and beer at Northside bars and restaurants to enjoy in the streets throughout the evening.  *This will NOT give you access to sample from vendors at BrewFest.

Outdoor Bier Hall Tickets

    • $15 Bier Hall Mug (available for pre-purchase this summer)
    • 1 beer with purchase (while supplies last)
    • Allows you to purchase wine and beer at Northside businesses to take to the street and enjoy with the live music, contests, etc.
  • *More details about the Outdoor Bier Hall will be announced soon!

THANK YOU to the 2022 Northside Oktoberfest sponsors

for making this event possible!