I'm Just Here for the Beer
Prost! Oktoberfest is held annually in Germany and was originally run in the days up to the first Sunday of October. So while its name says October it's actually a celebration leading up to October held in September. Originally started to celebrate the marriage of the king it's evolved into promotion and celebration of German culture, Bavarian agriculture and of course beer! Zum Wohl! (To Health) With these German eats and brews.
Oktoberfests don't have to be drunken parties, there are many that are family-friendly. Find them in Lake County or McHenry County.
Find your favorite Bier: A guide to Lake County Breweries.
Get your fill of brezel & weißwürste: