Oktober Beer Fests in Downtown Las Vegas

It’s that time again, the great annual Oktober Fest downtown is back! Wet your whistle with your favorite brews and pints at the best Las Vegas Beer Fests!

7th Annual Oktoberfest Historic Fifth Street School

October 3


See how the Germans celebrate October at the City of Las Vegas 7th Annual Oktoberfest. Las Vegas has partnered with the original German American Social Club of Nevada to offer authentic dances, food, arts and, of course, beer.

It’s a family affair. Enjoy German Folk Dancing by Las Vegas Bavarians, stroll through the Beer Garden and practice your arts with traditional German crafting.

Admission is free. For more information, call 702-229-3515 or click here.

Sixth Annual Fall Beer FestGolden Nugget Las Vegas

October 9 – 10

Beer Fest Girls

Taste your way through the Golden Nugget’s Sixth Annual Fall Beer Fest. The brewtastic weekend features beer selections from over 30 breweries, live entertainment, delicious culinary offerings and more.

Entry is free to the Friday night pool party and Grand Tasting tickets start at $45. Five dollars will be donated to The Animal Foundation of Las Vegas for each Craft Beer Grand Tasting entry.

For tickets call 866.946.5336 or click here.

Downtown Beer Festival – Clark County Amphitheatre

October 24

Just blocks away from downtown Las Vegas, spend the night under the stars tasting over 150 beers from local and regional breweries, enjoying live music, food and more!

Choose from general admission, early entry and VIP tickets. All VIP tickets allow guests to sample limited edition drinks, enter the grounds one hour early to be the first to sample featured brews (also available with early entry), and have private access the Brewers Lounge.

Tickets start at $40. Get tickets by clicking here!

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Downtown Las Vegas Nightlife – Best Bars

Downtown Las Vegas is best known for it’s live concerts and epic meal times. But the bar scene is what keeps the city alive at night. Here’s a list of the best bars in downtown Las Vegas.

The Laundry RoomCommon Wealth

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Located in the heart of Fremont East, Common Wealth offers more than the average cocktail experience. With two stories of 1940’s glam, it’s the best kept secret downtown.

The Laundry Room is a hidden speakeasy coined from it’s history as the original laundry facility of the El Cortez Hotel and Casino. This exclusive bar is invitation only and comes with it’s own set of house rules: no texting, no photos and no PDA.

How to get in: Text a secret number for instructions on how to enter.

Cadillac Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar – Golden Nugget Las Vegas

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Located at the Golden Nugget Las Vegas, Cadillac Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar offers over 70 different Tequilas. Cadillac is also known for their delectable bites and tapas.

Hosting one of the best Happy Hours on property, Cadillac offers an extensive discounted menu from 4 – 7 p.m. Monday – Friday. Their selection includes fruitful concoctions such as the Guava frozen margarita and traditional Mexican Street Tacos.

365 Tokyo Inspire

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Looking for an unforgettable downtown experience? 365 Tokyo, located at Inspire, was created with you in mind.

It’s secret location, glass box hovering over Fremont East, features an award-winning mixologist, SeongHa Lee. Lee creates custom-made cocktails personalized for the taste and mood of each guest.

How to get in: This exclusive experience is reserved for members of Inspire.


Downtown Cocktail Room – Fremont East

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Courtesy of Downtown Cocktail Room

If your looking for ambiance and mystery, you have to visit Downtown Cocktail Room. This bar challenges the average bar definition offering unique seating and doors.

This bar is more than unforgettable drinks. Downtown Cocktail Room created to be a word-of-mouth destination offering a secluded speakeasy-style room perfect for an intimate get together, bathroom stalls featuring trick mirrors and a hidden entry.

How to get in: There’s no handle or door knob on the glass panels underneath the entry sign. Look for the one that’s actually made of steel and push it to get inside.

Mingo Kitchen & Lounge – Arts District

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Courtesy of Mingo Kitchen and Lounge

Located in the heart of the Arts District, Mingo Kitchen & Lounge is downtown’s hipster cousin. Mingo pushed the limits of average cocktails serving daring mixes like #BeAbducted, which substitutes vodka for Alien Tequila.

The joint hasn’t forgotten about basic needs of this generation. There are also chargers for both iPhones and Androids built into the bar. Guests can even order a pet friendly “Bowser Beer” perfect for man’s best friend.

Park On Fremont – Fremont East

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With the DIY consumer in mind, Park On Fremont offers the only gallery themed bar downtown. From the wall paper to the seating, every aspect of Park is sure to ignite your senses.

Park also offers a hidden private patio for well informed guests. There is no pass code or reservation. Most adventurous guests stumble upon this in exploration.

How to get in: Head straight through the back bar patio and look for the opening behind the wall of plates. There you will discover an intimate adult playground.

Bar Prohibition!Golden Gate

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Courtesy of Golden Gate Hotel and Casino

Looking for a location rich in downtown Las Vegas history? At Bar Prohibition!, you can sip on Frank Sinatra’s favorite cocktails and make history as as several musical legends did.

Bar Prohibition! will transport you to the original Las Vegas. The legendary Flaming Side Car is rumored to be named after an army captain in World War II, France who liked to drive to his favorite bar in a motorcycle sidecar.

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