One of Harvard Square’s biggest and best festivals of the year, Oktoberfest is celebrates fall with Bavarian tradition. This free event features a variety of international cuisines, arts and crafts, sidewalk sales, four beer gardens, and six stages of live music! The most exciting aspect of the festival, the Honk! Parade, arrives in Harvard Square from Davis Square at around 1pm. A collection of Honk! Bands, made up of mobile, acoustic instruments, are accompanied by puppeteers and other visual artists as they march through the streets, costumed and all.