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October 8, 2022


NJ’s BEST Annual Oktoberfest at Forest Lodge is quickly approaching, and everyone is invited. The celebration is planned for the second Saturday in October (rain date on Sunday, October 9th).

Oktoberfest will run from 11am-5pm. The food and beverage pavilion opens at noon, featuring a hearty menu of German-American foods. The Amazing Polka Panic will perform for dancing event goers as they drink and eat around Forest Lodge’s beautiful outdoor event venue.

“We’re pleased to announce that we’ll be holding our Annual Oktoberfest on October 8th this year. Now more than ever we’re excited to bring people back together in our 40-acre, outdoor, open-air environment. I think this is something the community has been missing,” said Charlie Alberto IV, General Manager of Forest Lodge.

“So come and feast on all these delicious foods. Leave room for the scrumptious German cakes and strudels. And don’t forget the cold, German beer to wet your whistle!”

Other food favorites include goulash over spaetzle, Bratwurst, Perogies, and German potato salad. American BBQ fare will also be available alongside signature German desserts and assorted beverages.

Oktoberfest is great fun for the children as well. Kids will keep busy with amusement rides, carnival booths, inflatables, and other activities.

The admission for adults is $10.00 per person. New to this year: Tickets can be purchased online via Admission includes live music and dancing in the Apple Grove Pavilion, as well as access to all recreational activities. Otherwise, the event’s staff will be selling tickets inside the event for alcoholic beverages, food, desserts, and entertainment (like rides, carnival booths, etc.). Kids under 10 years can come for free. Plus, the parking is free.

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Forest Lodge’s premier cuisine and attentive staff creates events you’ll remember—from exquisite open-air affairs and unique corporate outings to the classic family picnic and everything in between. Located in Somerset County, NJ—the team has been recognized by NJ’s BEST. The Lodge is nestled on over 40 meticulously landscaped acres in the scenic Watchung Mountains, just 30 miles from Manhattan and convenient to major highways (less than five minutes off Route 78).

Forest Lodge specializes in customized food, beverages, entertainment, and amusement options for the whole family. This space is the perfect option for creating an indoor, open-air, or combination celebration of any type. Forest Lodge offers expansive lawns, shaded groves, as well as 75,000 square feet of pavilions and tented spaces. Each pavilion has its own well-manicured and shaded grove area, as well as extensive recreational facilities. Plus, our indoor event venue called the Sherwood Chalet encompasses a flawlessly designed ballroom with cathedral ceilings, crystal chandeliers, and filters out into the adjoined deck and garden patio area.


Forest Lodge
11 Reinman Rd.
Warren, NJ 07059 United States
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