Prost!

Oktoberfest is almost upon us, with the Bavarian festival kicking off Sept. 16 in Munich.

If you’re looking for some lederhosen-laden action closer to home, here are beer-and-sausage-fueled affairs in New York City.

Go whole hog at Frying Pan

The floating barge bar's annual Oktoberfest celebration will
The floating barge bar's annual Oktoberfest celebration will have a bit of everything, including an oompah band, costume contest, stein hoists, a hog roast and more fare like Bavarian pretzels, wurst and strudel. Food and drink packages are available. Sept. 23 and Sept. 24 starting at 1 p.m.; Pier 66 Maritime, 207 12th Ave., 212-989-6363, fryingpan.com (Credit: Frying Pan)

Get your fill of sausage

Sit down to an all-you-can-eat feast. During the
Sit down to an all-you-can-eat feast. During the kickoff to Nowaday's Nowafest, get unlimited Meat Hook sausage for $25 on Sept. 16 from 7 to 10 p.m. Over at Dale Talde's Massoni (pictured), get endless pork schnitzel, bratwurst and more, plus unlimited drinks, for $49 on Sept. 16 and 23 (seatings at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.). Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave., Ridgewood, 347-523-8535, nowadays.nyc; Massoni, 11 E. 31st St., midtown east, 212-806-7000, massoninyc.com (Credit: Massoni)

Celebrate all season at Loreley

The Lower East Side beer garden is outdoing
The Lower East Side beer garden is outdoing the traditional 2 1/2-week Oktoberfest, with 45 days of festivities. It all kicks off on Sept. 16 with a free keg tapping of Hofbrau Oktoberfest at 2 p.m., and a free pig roast at 4 p.m. From there, the calendar includes a sausage fest Oct. 12-15 and a Halloween party on Oct. 31. (Pictured: Loreley's sausage platter) Sept. 16-Oct. 31; 7 Rivington St., Lower East Side, 212-253-7077, loreleynyc.com (Credit: Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten)

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Celebrate in Central Park at Tavern on the Green

For Oktoberfest, the Central Park eatery is decking
For Oktoberfest, the Central Park eatery is decking out its outdoor garden with haystacks and gourds, a DIY flower crown station, a lederhosen photo op and more. To eat, there will be sausages from Brooklyn's Pig Beach and other specials; to drink, find Oktoberfest beers, including a custom Tavern Oktoberfest from Empire Brewery. tavernonthegreen.com (Credit: Tavern on the Green)

Listen to polka under the DUMBO archway

Once again, the DUMBO BID is transforming the
Once again, the DUMBO BID is transforming the Manhattan Bridge Archway into a German beer hall, complete with live polka and oompah music, a menu of pretzels and brats and to drink, draft beers served in steins. Oct. 5 from 5-10 p.m. and Oct. 6 from 1-10 p.m.; Water Street between Adams Street and Anchorage Place, DUMBO, 718-237-8700, dumbo.is (Credit: Noemie Trusty)

Drink around Germany at Treadwell Park

Both the Upper East Side and downtown locations

Both the Upper East Side and downtown locations of the beer hall will be encouraging imbibers to try beers from Germany, with a stamp in a passport for each beer you sample from a new region (fill up the booklet and you get a free stein). Line your stomach with festive fare like giant pretzels (pictured) and wurst. It all kicks off on Sept. 15 with parties at both locations featuring live music, a stein-holding contest and photo booth. Sept. 15-Oct. 8; 301 South End Ave., Battery Park, 212-945-0528; 1125 First Ave., Upper East Side, 212-832-1551, treadwellpark.com

(Credit: Treadwell Park)

Party at a brewery

Threes Brewing in Brooklyn will mark the festivities

Threes Brewing in Brooklyn will mark the festivities with beer and sausage. New brews will be on offer, including The View From Nowhere (a hoppy blonde ale), and the Meat Hook is branching out and making sausage. The diverse selection includes bratwurst, kasekrainer, chicken curry coconut, and beet and onion. Sept. 15-17; 333 Douglass St., Gowanus, 718-522-2110, threesbrewing.com 

The brand new Brooklyn brewery Circa Brewing Co. observes its first Oktoberfest with a kick-off party featuring live music from a German polka band, traditional brews such as a German pilsner and Circa's own Oktoberfest lager (served, naturally, in a stein) and food specials including a German pretzel and bratwurst. Sept. 16, starting at 11 a.m.; 141 Lawrence St., Downtown Brooklyn, 718-858-0055, circabrewing.co

Paulaner (pictured), a German restaurant and brewery, specializes in Paulaner beer -- one of six official breweries at Munich's Oktoberfest. Borrowing from the Munich Oktoberfest tradition, the bar will have special "citizen mayors" on hand to tap the seasonal kegs each Saturday throughout the festival. It will also be serving up food specials, including a bier torte, or beer cake, shareable dishes such as giant pretzels, and entrees like sausages, pork knuckles and potato dumplings. Sept. 16-Oct. 21; 265 Bowery, Lower East Side, 212-780-0300, paulanernyc.com

(Credit: Paulaner)