You could not make it to the annual Munich Oktoberfest this year but would love to drink a Mass and eat a pork leg at a beergarden. Then, why not trying out one of the many Zurich beer festivals?
The 6th Oktoberfest takes place at the Zurich main train station until October 13th. It has a beer tent, a beergarden, music and many activities for kids. On October 7th, there will be clown and magic shows from 13:00 p.m. to 16:00 p.m.
Oktoberberfest in Zürich Oberland:
It is the third Oktoberfest in Uster this year. It will be from Oct. 5th to Oct. 14th.
On October 7th, there will be folk music from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The 17th beer festival on the Bauschänzli Island (near Bürkliplatz) will start on October 12th and end on November 10th. Book your table early. It is opened daily from 11:00 a.m. to 11 p.m. except Sundays (only until 6:00 p.m.)