Guide to Oktoberfest in Virginia

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How would you like it if you could celebrate Oktoberfest without having to leave Virginia? That’s right, no need to travel, just locally of course! Since Oktoberfest is the most popular Festival in the world, it only made sense that other locations picked up on the fun and began to celebrate it themselves.

The ultimate Oktoberfest celebration is filled with varieties of delicious beer, a heap of tasty international foods, the necessary Folk music and clothing to symbolize the culture. If you’re interested in celebrating the Fall Season by attending an Oktoberfest event, take a look below at what we have to offer that may be in your area!

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Photo by Kasia Wallis, via Flickr

Oktoberfest Events Near Virginia

Lovettsville Oktoberfest – Sept 29,2018
Authentic German Cuisine, Live Music Performances, Street Performers, Beer, Wine, Traditional Bavarian Music, Dance Performances, Weiner Dog Races, Kinderfest, German Food.
Located at Lovettsville, VA 20180. Visit website for more information.

Old Town Winchester Oktoberfest – Oct 12-13,2018
German-inspired Food, Beer, Wine, Live Music,
Time: Friday: 5pm – 11pm; Saturday: Noon – 8pm
Located at Old Town Winchester Loudoun Street Mall, Winchester, VA 22601. Visit website for more information.

Tomtoberfest – Tom Tom Founders Festival – September 29, 2018
Free Concerts, Games, Craft Beer, Food Trucks, Art, Expos
Located at 100 W South St, # 1D, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902. Visit website for more information.

St. Benedict Oktoberfest – Sept 21-23, 2018
German Music, Dancing, Food, Beverages, Christkindlmarkt, Activities for all ages, German Cuisine, German & Local Breweries, Wineries.
Time – Friday: 4pm-11pm; Saturday: 11am-11pm; Sunday: 12pm-6pm
Located at St. Benedict Catholic Church, 300 N. Sheppard Street, Richmond, VA 23221. Call 804-254-8810 or visit website for more information.

Vienna Oktoberfest – Oct 6, 2018 from 11 am to 7 pm
Beer Garden, Classic Oktoberfest Music, Ballet & Modern Dance, Kids Activities, Wine, Food, Entertainers, Inflatables, Chicken Dance Contest, Polka Contest, Abrakadoodle Face Painting.
Located at Church Street, Vienna VA. Visit website for more information.

Martinsville Oktoberfest Arts and Crafts Festival – Oct 6, 2018
Beer Garden with Craft Beer, German food, Arts & Crafts, Home Accents, Carnival Rides, Kids Activities
Located at 22 E. Church Street, Suite 308, P.O. Box 614, Martinsville, VA 24114. Call 276-632-5688 or visit website for more information.

Richmond Oktoberfest – Oct 19-20, 2018
German Foods, German & American Beer, Wine, Souvenir, Chicken Dance, Musical Entertainment
Friday – 6:00pm to 12:00am, Saturday – 3:00pm to 12:00am
Located at 600 E Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23234. Call 804-342-0310 or visit website for more information.

Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival– Oct 20-21, 2018 from 1:00pm-6:00pm
50 Craft Beers from over 25 breweries, Live Music
Located at 30th Street at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Virginia Beach, VA. Visit website for more information.

Smith Mountain Lake Oktoberfest – Oct 13, 2018
5K Trail Race/Walk, Authentic German Style Music by The Mountain Top Polka Band, Children’s Play Area, German Food
Located at Westlake Towne Center, Smith Mountain Lake, VA. Call 540-721-5288 or visit website for more information.


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