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4 ways to celebrate the end of Oktoberfest

Published October 9, 2013 3:00 pm

Dining• Mountain restaurants offering beer, brats and lederhosen.
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In Munich, the 16-day beer festival — better known as Oktoberfest — officially ended Oct. 6.

But in Utah, fans of this German holiday can enjoy another weekend of beer, brats and lederhosen at several mountain restaurants and resorts including:

St. Regis Deer Valley • The St. Regis Bar will offer a menu of draft beers and German bites, including cheddar ale soup, sausages and brats, slow-cooked brisket and herbed spaetzle, prepared by Chef de Cuisine Shane Baird. Live music.

When • Friday and Saturday, Oct. 11-12, 18-19 and 25-26; 6 to 9 p.m.

Where • 2300 Deer Valley Drive East, Park City, 435-940-5760 or http://www.stregisdeervalley.com.

Cost • German bites $11 each, draft beer $4

Snowbird Ski Resort • Don't miss the final days for the resort's 41st annual Oktoberfest celebration featuring German beer, Bavarian food and music on the plaza.

When • Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12 and 13, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where • Highway 210, Little Cottonwood Canyon; 801-742-2222 or snowbird.com

Cost • Free admission

Squatter's Brew Pub • German food and seasonal beers available along with live Bavarian music by Janet Todd and Heidelberg Express.

When • Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19, music from 7-10 p.m.

Where • Squatters Brew Pub, 147 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City.

Cost • Prices vary

Harley & Bucks • The restaurant will offer a special German meal, in addition to its regular menu. There also will be live music by Scotty Haze Band.

When • Friday, Oct. 11, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Where • 3900 N. Wolf Creek Drive, Eden; 801-745-2060 or harleyandbucks.com.

Cost • Adults $19, children $11. Beer also available for purchase

Blue Boar Inn & Restaurant • Offering special Oktoberfest dishes in addition to its regular European menu.

When • Through October.

Where • 1235 Warm Springs Road, Midway; 435-654-1400, 888-650-1400 (toll free) or http://www.blueboarinn.com.

Cost • Prices vary