Beer, BBQ and boots: 5 must-do October events in Hudson County

A dog plays with its master as yellow leaves fall from the trees on a rainy day in Melbourne on June 17, 2016. SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images

We desperately awaited the arrival of the fall season so we could have an excuse to stock up on more oversized sweaters, leggings, scarves and knee-high boots. Now all we need is a place to show off our new outfits. If you’re looking for exciting things to do this October with family and friends, then we’ve got you covered!

Check out five must-attend gatherings happening in Hudson County next month:

Oktoberfest (September 23 – October 22)
Pilsener Haus & Biergarten in Hoboken is hosting this year’s Oktoberfest and what a place to do it! The establishment is the home to over 20 premium drafts and 50 European and American craft beers, ready for your tasting pleasure. Stop by every Thursday and Friday to celebrate the occasion. Beer lovers will be welcomed by live music, festive costumes and a damn good time!

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Rock the BBQ Festival (October  8)
Barbecues aren’t only for warm weather! This MetLife Stadium festival is a guaranteed to put a smile on your face and inside your tummy. We can picture it now: hanging out with family and friends while throwing back some delicious drinks and stuffing our faces with food prepared by premiere chefs.

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Festival of Lights Diwali (October 16)
Diwali is one of the largest holidays in India, celebrating hope and positivity by placing illuminating lights inside and around places like homes and buildings. Soak up some good energy on Exchange Place in Jersey City, while also enjoying live performances, raffles, vendors, authentic Indian food and much more!

Harvest Festival (October 22)
Bring the fall season in the right way at Pier A Park in Hoboken! This festival screams family fun goals, including activities like face and pumpkin painting, hay rides, mazes, live music, gymnastic demos and more!

Pumpkin Decorating Party at Pinot’s Palette (October 26)
What sounds better than drinking wine with your girls while pretending you’re a world-famous artist. Hoboken Girl is throwing this unique party in Hoboken of course. So, call your friends and get ready to laugh your butts off while channeling your inner Picasso.

“Be like a peacock and dance with all of your beauty.” – Debasish Mridha #peacock #feathers #paintandsip

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