Burritt’s Oktoberfest Dinner 6pm - 8pm $45 per person Raise a glass at Burritt on the Mountain with stunning views overlooking the city of Huntsville. Oktoberfest is always celebrated in September because of the longer days and warmer weather. Oktoberfest has been a German tradition since 1810. It was originally built to commemorate the wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess of Bavaria. This year, Bavarians were treated to days of beer, food and entertainment.