Oktoberfest – Oct. 13 & 14


A taste of Germany is returning to Old Town Winchester October 13 & 14 with the 5th annual Oktoberfest. Attendees will sample Bavarian-inspired food, beer and wine while experiencing music and entertainment reminiscent of the classic world famous Oktoberfest in Germany. This event was formerly known as the Old Town Winchester Octobeer Fest.

Explore our beer and wine garden, featuring local breweries; Winchester Brew Works, Alesatian, Escutcheon, and Winchester Cider Works and their Oktoberfest style beers. You will also be able to sample beer from famous breweries from around the United States, plus award winning German classics like Paulaner.

Back by popular demand, two high-energy bands will be returning this year. Enjoy the high energy modern Oktoberfest sounds of, The Continentals, a band with a wide repertoire specializing in different ethnic styles of polka and waltz, and Bavarski, playing everything from Chicago-style Polish polka to rockin’ Oktoberfest party music. Also, featured on Saturday is Alt Washingtonia Schuhplattler Verein the “Original Bavarian Dance Club of Washington, D.C.”

There will also be street performers, accordion players, a beer stein holding competition and experiences for both children and adults! Over 30 costumed professional Bavarian dancers will again bring fun entertainment for the whole family. Everyone is invited to compete in the Best Dressed Lederhosen and Dirndl Contest on Friday night with the top prize of an overnight stay at the Bavarian Inn in Shepherdstown!

Click to Buy Tickets to Oktoberfest October 13th
Click to Buy Tickets to Oktoberfest October 14th

Want to buy a ticket downtown? Visit any of the following locations!

  • Compass West Realty
  • Espresso Bar & Cafe
  • Old Town General Store
  • Total Image & Workingman’s Store
  • Apple Federal Credit Union
  • Prime Lending
  • Abija Blue
  • Winchester-Frederick County Visitor Center

Click here to Volunteer
Volunteer with us for just a short shift and enjoy the rest of the event for free!

Click here to download the Vendor Application Form.

WHEN: Friday, October 13 – Saturday, October 14

TIME: Friday, 5:00 – 11:00 pm and Saturday, Noon – 8:00 pm

WHERE: Old Town Winchester Loudoun Street Mall

COST: $15 advance tasting packages, $10 general admission at the door

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Event Sponsors

Reddy Ice
Signet Screen Printing & Embroidery
Virginia Blood Services
KEE Construction
Winchester Brew Works
Escutcheon Brewing
Alesatian Brewing
Winchester Cider Works
New Country B105
Ridgerunner Container Services
Advance Technology Integrations
Q102 Shenandoah Country
92.5 WINC FM
Grand Rental Station
Big Brothers, Big Sisters Winchester/Frederick County
99.3 FM The Fox
News Talk 1400
Paulaner Beer
Devil’s Backbone Brewery
KISS 98.3
Winchester Aquarium
Grooming Tails
Taylor Construction
Mover Dudes
Prime Lending
Tech Team Solutions
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