Urban Chestnut Brewing Company’s (UCBC) annual Oktoberfest St. Louis returns for its ninth year at its Midtown Brewery & Biergarten in Grand Center. The three-day festival begins Friday, Sept. 27, and runs through Sunday, Sept. 29. The theme for this year’s celebration is From Biergarten to Big Top. Oktoberfest St. Louis is free to attend and will feature a full lineup polka and oompah-thumping music on two stages and plenty of German food and bier. Sunday is traditionally considered to be Family Day featuring circus performers and plenty of kid-friendly activities under the Circus Flora Big Top.