The fall season is ripe with opportunities to enjoy sporting events, outdoor concerts and festivals. Oktoberfest is just one of the ways Houstonians usher in autumn and this year, there are a host of events named for this beer-centered holiday. The real Oktoberfest takes place in Germany over the course of 16 days, but if you haven't racked up enough frequent flier miles to justify the trip, you'll find plenty to do right in your hometown. Browse this list of ways to celebrate Oktoberfest 2012 in Houston.
Also, be sure to check out the updated information for the Texas Renaissance Festival - these guys go all out for the holiday.