Oktoberfest, wine walks and more events to attend in Frisco this October

Frisco Oktoberfest attendees can relax in the Biergarten, browse the local businesses and participate in games. (Courtesy SBG Hospitality)
Frisco Oktoberfest attendees can relax in the Biergarten, browse the local businesses and participate in games. (Courtesy SBG Hospitality)

Frisco Oktoberfest attendees can relax in the Biergarten, browse the local businesses and participate in games. (Courtesy SBG Hospitality)

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Residents ages 21 and up can enjoy a stroll through the Frisco Rail District featuring music from local artists Oct. 14. (Courtesy Matthew Calloway)
Frisco residents have no shortage of events to attend this fall. From festivals to book clubs, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Oct. 2-3 | Oktoberfest

Frisco’s annual German-themed festival will take place in Frisco Square. Highlights include food, beer, dancing, artisan vendors and contests. The first attendees to arrive will receive free beer until the keg is tapped out. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (Oct. 2), noon-5 p.m. (Oct. 3). $20 (regular tickets); $100 (VIP with exclusive food and beverages). 8843 Coleman Blvd., Frisco. www.eventbrite.com/e/frisco-oktoberfest-tickets-162603654909

Oct. 9 | Learn to Prune

All trees need annual pruning, and fruit trees, especially, need pruning because this helps them support the weight of next season’s crop. Shades of Green hosts this gardening clinic in which experts will demonstrate how, when and where to prune. 10-11 a.m. Free. Shades of Green Nursery & Landscape. 7401 Coit Road, Frisco. 972-335-9095. www.shadesofgreeninc.com/events


Oct. 11 | Celebrate the Indigenous

The Frisco Public Library will host a session with storyteller Eldrena Douma at the City Hall council chambers. Douma will give examples of how American Indian history and folktales remain among native families. A variety of stories geared toward elementary ages will be told. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Free. 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco. 972-292-5669. https://tinyurl.com/ksx63jbb

Oct. 12 | Read with the Undead

Join the Frisco Public Library’s adult reading club as it discusses “In the Valley of the Sun” by Andy Davidson. Undead & UnRead meets the second Tuesday of each month to unpack science fiction, horror and fantasy books. Readers not ready to meet in-person may join via Zoom. 7-8 p.m. Free. 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., 4th Floor, Study Room B. 972-292-5669. https://tinyurl.com/hkbr3dn2

Oct. 14 | Enjoy a Wine Walk

Residents ages 21 and up can enjoy a stroll through the Frisco Rail District featuring music from local artists. Tumbleweed TexStyles will provide a stemless wine glass to commemorate this walk that spotlights local wine and merchants. 5:30-9 p.m. $25 per person. 7511 Main St., Frisco. https://friscoartsandwinewalk.com

Oct. 18 | Golf with the Chamber

The Frisco Chamber of Commerce hosts this golf tournament in which local businesses will sponsor tents, banners and player gift bags. Enjoy a light breakfast and lunch, and events that include Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin. Sponsorship opportunities are available. 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $325 (individual player); $1,200 (team of four). Fazio Course at the Stonebriar Country Club. 5050 Country Club Drive, Frisco. 972-335-9522. Register online at https://tinyurl.com/yzaunu7n
By Brooklynn Cooper
Brooklynn Cooper covers public education in Frisco and McKinney. Previously, she reported on southern Dallas for The Dallas Morning News. The Durham, N.C. native and devoted Tar Heel fan graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2019.


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