Oktoberfest in Punta Gorda --First Friday in October -- October 7
The first Friday in October is OKTOBERFEST. This free admission event is held downtown in front of the Historic Courthouse on Taylor Street. 5 till 10 pm. In addition to authentic German Umpah music, fun contents, and Germany food, this year a wine and beer garden have been added to the fest. And, there will be German food galore. You can purchase beer, wine, soda and wursts, along with pretzels, German pork dishes, sauerbraten and more.