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Don’t you want to dress like these guys in the above photo and drink beer out of a boot? Then come on down to downtown Riverhead’s first Oktoberfest pub crawl.

The event will be held Sunday, Oct. 18, from noon to 8 p.m. at participating businesses. Entry bracelets are $10 each and can be purchased online and picked up at the Suffolk Theater box office or purchased at participating vendors. Click here to purchase a bracelet.

Costumes are encouraged.

Oktoberfest piggybacks on the success of a leprechaun-themed pub crawl held in March, as well as Riverhead’s first Santacon bar crawl in December 2014.

The following businesses will offer discounts for bracelet-wearing customers:

Digger’s Ales and Eats, 10 percent off the bill; PeraBell Food Bar, half-priced wine by the glass and draft beer; Vines and Hops, German Bier and Bavarian Food Specials throughout the entire day, Live music featuring “The Core” from 3 to 7 pm; Crooked Ladder Brewing Co., $1 off all pints and flights; Cliff’s Rendezvous, beverage Specials, $3 pints of Coors Light and Miller Lite, All tap beer pints are $1 off with $5 well drinks $5 glasses of house wine, 10 percent off all bottled wine, menu specials include a $3 beer brat, $2 braided pretzel and $2.50 french fries; The Suffolk Theater, DJ Phil 3pm to 8pm, half-priced German and seasonal beer selections, 20 percent off appetizers; Mazi, half-priced draft beer, wine glasses and well drinks, German food specials; Joe’s Garage and Grill, $5 pumpkin beer, bratwurst, potato salad, sauerkraut basket $8; Uncle Joe’s Pizzeria and Café, 10 percent off everything; Hyatt East End,Call the hotel for a special Oktoberfest Pub Crawl rate for overnight accommodations (631) 208-0002; Hotel Indigo East End, Please call for special Oktoberfest room rates at (631) 369-2200; Hotel Indigo’s in-house restaurant Bistro 72 will feature Crooked Ladder Oktoberfest $6, German Bratwurst $11, Flammkuchen $10. A shuttle from the hotel will run from 11 am until 1 am.

Top Photo: digital cat on Flickr